ERIC Number: ED488774
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Teaching, Learning and Study Skills: A Guide for Tutors
Burns, Tom; Sinfield, Sandra
Paul Chapman Publishing
This handbook has a special focus on higher education orientation, that is it is designed to make transparent the forms and processes of academic discourse and to introduce a variety of strategies that enable students to become successfully inducted into academic practice, especially within higher education. The majority of the chapters contain suggestions for teaching practice and particular activities that, with the photocopiable resources, can be delivered straight from the page to supplement subject teaching at any level. This is designed to be a very practical handbook and it is intended that tutors could teach a particular topic using the lesson plans, resources and lecture notes that are given here either as complete source material or as a detailed guide or introduction to a specific topic. This book is organized as follows: (1) List of Resources; (2) Introduction and How to Use this Book; (3) University Teaching, Widening Participation and Study Skills; (4) How to Assess -- A Short Preface on Assessment; (5) How to Understand our Students; (6) How to Promote an Effective Transition to HE; (7) How to Promote Student Self-Confidence; (8) How to Promote Effective Organisation and Time Management; (9) How to Promote Effective Research and Reading Strategies; (10) How to Promote Effective Note-Taking; (11) How to Promote Effective Presentations and Seminars; (12) How to Promote Effective Writing; (13) How to Promote Effective Revision and Exam Techniques; (14) How to Promote Effective Group Work; (15) How to Promote Reflective Practice; (16) How to Promote Overall Success; (17) Appendix A: Bibliographic and Online Resources for "HE Orientation"; (18) Appendix B: EA199: An Introduction to Academic Studies: Reflecting, Learning and Communicating; (19) Resources; and (20) Index.
Descriptors: Study Skills, Reflective Teaching, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Tutors, Time Management, Reflective Teaching, Reading Strategies, Academic Discourse, Higher Education, Tutoring
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Education Level: Higher Education
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