Studying for Your Nursing Degree

Author: Jane Bottomley,Steven Pryjmachuk

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911106913

Category:

Page: 96

View: 2909

Studying for your Nursing Degree provides you with a sound knowledge and understanding of: the structure and culture of HE, and how nursing fits into it; what to expect, and what will be expected of you, as a university nursing student; teaching and assessment methods within nursing, so that you can perform to the best of your ability in an academic environment; and how to manage your nursing studies in an effective way and make the most of the resources available to you. (Series: Critical Study Skills) [Subject: Nursing Education]

Studying for your Social Work Degree

Author: Hilary Walker

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857253832

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 2928

This fully-revised new edition looks at how students can make the most from their time studying on the social work degree. Focusing on each of the three years of study, the author skilfully unpicks the critical thinking, reflection and study skills essential for the completion of the degree. There are sections on autonomous learning, writing academically, communication skills and developing critical analysis and argument. This second edition has more information on how students learn, what makes for excellence in social work research, and how students can successfully integrate their skills with their practice.

Academic Writing and Referencing for Your Nursing Degree

Author: Jane Bottomley,Steven Pryjmachuk

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911106951

Category:

Page: 120

View: 2864

If you are embarking on a university nursing degree in the UK, the books in the Critical Study Skills series will help you acquire and develop the knowledge, skills, and strategies you need to achieve your goals. They provide support in all areas important for university study, including institutional and disciplinary policy and practice, self-management, and research and communication. Tasks and activities are designed to foster aspects of learning which are valued in higher education, including learner autonomy and critical thinking, and to guide you towards reflective practice in your study and work life. Academic Writing and Referencing for your Nursing Degree provides a sound knowledge and understanding of: what constitutes good academic writing in nursing; a range of strategies for writing successful essays and reports; the importance of clarity and coherence in your writing about nursing; how to improve your academic style, grammar and punctuation, and formatting and presentation; and referencing conventions in the field of nursing while avoiding plagiarism. (Series: Critical Study Skills) [Subject: Nursing Education]

Critical Thinking Skills for Your Nursing Degree

Author: Jane Bottomley,Steven Pryjmachuk

Publisher: Critical Study Skills

ISBN: 9781912096695

Category: Critical thinking

Page: 96

View: 4805

If you are embarking on a university nursing or midwifery degree, the books in this series will help you acquire and develop the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to achieve your goals. They provide support in all areas important for university study, including institutional and disciplinary policy and practice, self-management, and research and communication. Tasks and activities are designed to foster aspects of learning which are valued in higher education, including learner autonomy and critical thinking, and to guide you towards reflective practice in your study and work life. Critical Thinking Skills for your Nursing Degree provides you with a sound knowledge and understanding of: the nature of critical thinking, and of its relevance and importance in HE * how to adopt a critical approach to all aspects of your nursing study * the importance of active, critical reading, and how it allows you an efficient, principled, effective assessment of the literature in your field * the need to adopt a critical approach to writing, characterised by analytical and evaluative use of sources and the development of your own 'voice'.

Studying for Your Social Work Degree

Author: Jane Bottomley,Steven Pryjmachuk,Patricia Cartney

Publisher: Critical Study Skills

ISBN: 9781912096749

Category: Social service

Page: 96

View: 5460

If you are embarking on a university social work degree, the books in this series will help you acquire and develop the knowledge, skills, and strategies you need to achieve your goals. They provide support in all areas important for university study, including institutional and disciplinary policy and practice, self-management, and research and communication. Tasks and activities are designed to foster aspects of learning which are valued in higher education, including learner autonomy and critical thinking, and to guide you towards reflective practice in your study and work life. Studying for your Social Work Degree will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of: the structure and culture of HE, and how social work fits into it; what to expect and what will be expected of you as a university student; teaching and assessment methods within nursing; and how to manage your social work studies in an effective way and make the most of the resources available to you. (Series: Critical Study Skills) [Subject: Social Work]

Studying for Your Education Degree

Author: Jane Bottomley,Steven Pryjmachuk,David Waugh

Publisher: Critical Study Skills

ISBN: 9781912096824

Category:

Page: 128

View: 5465

If you are embarking on a university-based education degree, including initial teacher training, the books in this series will help you acquire and develop the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to achieve your goals. They provide support in all areas important for university study, including institutional and disciplinary policy and practice, self-management, and research and communication. Tasks and activities are designed to foster aspects of learning which are valued in higher education, including learner autonomy and critical thinking, and to guide you towards reflective practice in your study and work life. Studying for your Education Degree provides you with a sound knowledge and understanding of: the structure and culture of HE, and how education / teaching fits into it what to expect, and what will be expected of you, as a university student teaching and assessment methods within education, so that you can perform to the best of your ability in an academic environment how to manage your education / teaching studies in an effective way and make the most of the resources available to you.

Bailliere's Study Skills for Nurses and Midwives E-Book

Author: Sian Maslin-Prothero

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049360

Category: Medical

Page: 364

View: 2399

Whether you are a first time student or returning to study, it can seem very daunting. This book can help you get the most from studying and shows how to make good use of your time and achieve success. This 4th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. It demonstrates how to develop and build on existing strengths and experiences to get the most out of any course. Using a down-to-earth and user-friendly style, it concentrates on what you need to know. It can help you to: • get the most from reading and lectures • access libraries • use the Internet and databases • develop IT skills • learn through reflection • develop a portfolio • prepare assignments • get the most from placements. activities reflection points case studies annotated further reading useful websites This new edition reflects recent changes in nursing and midwifery policy and practice including aspects such as ePortfolios, the European Computer Driving Licence and podcasts The majority of the chapters have been rewritten with either a student, or a practitioner to reflect the need for greater evidence of practice and its importance to midwifery and nursing students. More emphasis on clinical nursing and midwifery practise by relating skills to clinical placements and employment with a new chapter on Clinical Skills. New chapter on ‘Getting ready to study’

Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students

Author: Julio Gimenez

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230366287

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 9195

The new edition of this popular book combines the theory and practice of academic writing for nursing and midwifery students. Developing understanding of the basics of academic writing and cognitive processes such as reflection and critical thinking, this text is an invaluable resource for learners at all levels.

English for Nursing, Academic Skills

Author: Susan Dandridge Bosher

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780472032273

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 210

View: 4019

English for Nursing, Academic Skills,is designed to prepare non-native speakers of English for the language-related skills and tasks and the cultural content necessary for success in associate and baccalaureate degree nursing programs in the United States. This textbook focuses on the academic strategies and skills needed for nursing studies, including reading and vocabulary, research and writing, listening and note-taking, and test-taking. Each of six units focuses on a different academic skill taught through nursing content that includes historical and contemporary perspectives on the nursing profession as well as important medical issues such as death and dying and mental health and illness. The textbook features readings from actual nursing school textbooks and research-based nursing journals. The text includes activities for one lecture, which is available in MP3 format on the book's companion website.

Essential Study Skills

The Complete Guide to Success at University

Author: Tom Burns,Sandra Sinfield

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473966043

Category: Study Aids

Page: 336

View: 6144

Lecturers, request your electronic inspection copy here Do you want to do better at university? Packed with study tips and handy activities, Essential Study Skills is a proven guide that shows you step-by-step how to study effectively and make the best of your time at university - whatever level you're at. Whether you are going to university straight from school, a mature student, or an overseas student studying in the UK for the first time, you'll find out how to: Sail through those tricky first weeks Get the most out of lectures by understanding how you learn Learn techniques for academic writing and research Stay cool and cope with stress Pass exams with flying colours Plan your career after graduation. Don't miss in this edition... Even more tips and advice on learning methods, online learning and developing job skills - ensuring success throughout your course Additional case studies and student tips to help you apply the skills you need A companion website packed with toolkits and resources, to help you study smarter. ‘An outstanding book which enables learners to actively identify, reflect and develop their ‘skills’ to enable them to succeed as life-long learners. The authors present the ‘how to’ alongside the ‘what’ of study skills to enable continuous personal development, in an accessible style.’ - Di Turgoose, Senior Lecturer, Member of the Association for Learning and Development in Higher Education SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

How to Survive & Maybe Even Love Nursing School

A Guide for Students by Students

Author: Kelli S. Dunham

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803618299

Category: Medical

Page: 251

View: 2380

This light-hearted, fun, fresh, and easy-to-read guide for nursing students by nursing students is full of practical information to help them cope with—and get the most out of—nursing school. - Strategies to deal with the competitive nursing school admission process, including alternative ways to get an RN degree. - Discussions of the nursing shortage and its impact on students' career choices and workplace environments. - How to compare job offers, evaluate sign-on bonuses, and make wise decisions after graduation.

Study Skills for Nursing and Healthcare Students

Author: Pat Maier,Geraldine Price,Michelle Cowen

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 0273749781

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 440

View: 5855

An accessible, student-friendly handbook that covers all of the essential study skills that will ensure that students get the most out of their Nursing or Healthcare course.. Study Skills for Nursing & Healthcare Students has been developed specifically to provide tried & tested guidance on the most important academic and study skills that students require throughout their time at university and beyond. Presented in a practical and easy-to-use style it demonstrates the immediate benefits to be gained by developing and improving these skills during each stage of their course.

Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students

Author: Julio Gimenez

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230366287

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 9605

The new edition of this popular book combines the theory and practice of academic writing for nursing and midwifery students. Developing understanding of the basics of academic writing and cognitive processes such as reflection and critical thinking, this text is an invaluable resource for learners at all levels.

Study Skills for Sports Studies

Author: Tara Magdalinski

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136289127

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

View: 7748

Starting university can be a daunting prospect, as students come to grips with new ways of working, learning and thinking. Studying sport at university poses particular challenges, with students often engaged in playing or coaching sport alongside their studies and having unconventional working patterns. Study Skills for Sport Studies is the only complete guide to degree-level study to be written specifically for students on sport-related courses, outlining the core academic competencies needed to succeed at university. The textbook offers tips and techniques for all aspects of higher education, including time management, critical thinking, academic research and writing, e-learning, presentations, group work and exams. The practical processes are supported by sports-related examples, and each chapter ends with useful exercises to test your skills as well as reflect on your prior learning experiences. Designed as either a self-paced text or a companion to an introductory class, Study Skills for Sports Studies demystifies the academic skills needed to succeed and helps you make the most of your time at university.

Advancing Your Nursing Degree

The Experienced Nurses Guide to Returning to School

Author: Debra A Wolff, DNS, Pcnp, RN

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780826132864

Category:

Page: 275

View: 4465

"Focuses on careful preparation as the key to academic success" Brimming with practical ideas and useful resources, this book aims to prepare nurses at all levels to advance and attain their educational goals. Each chapter details how to prepare and stay motivated for the journey ahead, including how to stop contemplating the decision and move forward. The book addresses common barriers and fears about a return to school, such as how to handle multiple responsibilities, refresh writing skills, finance a college education, and deal with the fear of technology or being too old. Through real life examples from nurses who have faced the challenges of re-entering college, Advancing Your Nursing Degree: The Experienced Nurse s Guide to Returning to School, details the process of selecting a program, completing an application, and orienting to college life. In a friendly and personal voice, this book describes the current academic environment and the expectations facing students today. Included are checklists on what to look for when deciding on a school and program, how to identify gaps in computer skills, and what resources may help promote ultimate success. Each chapter builds on the previous one and contains resources and examples on preparing mentally for the rigors of school, getting family and other support systems onboard, balancing job responsibilities and schedules, sharpening academic and computer skills, setting up a study area that is conducive to success, and celebrating achievements along the way. The book also details ideas on how to finance a college education, including particular resources available to nurses. While written for nurses at all educational levels, each chapter includes specific information for graduate nurses. Key Features: Written by a nurse for nurses at all levels of education and experience Focuses on thoughtful preparation, an often overlooked strategy for success when re-entering the academic environmentAddresses the fears frequently expressed by nurses when returning to schoolProvides practical ideas and real life examples from nursing students and facultyIncludes a checklist of items to consider when exploring program choicesPresents strategies and resources to fund nursing education "

Study Skills for Nursing and Healthcare Students

Author: Pat Maier,Geraldine Price,Michelle Cowen

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 0273749781

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 440

View: 4321

An accessible, student-friendly handbook that covers all of the essential study skills that will ensure that students get the most out of their Nursing or Healthcare course.. Study Skills for Nursing & Healthcare Students has been developed specifically to provide tried & tested guidance on the most important academic and study skills that students require throughout their time at university and beyond. Presented in a practical and easy-to-use style it demonstrates the immediate benefits to be gained by developing and improving these skills during each stage of their course.

Study Skills For Business And Management Students

Author: Allan, Barbara

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335228542

Category: Education

Page: 227

View: 3709

This concise text which contextualises study skills within the specific discipline of management helps students to understand the structure and nature of management, academic practices and their relevance to the workplace, and also the importance of reflective practice.

Study Skills for International Postgraduates

Author: Martin Davies

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230345530

Category: Education

Page: 328

View: 3363

Destined to become a life saver for international students everywhere, this book provides clear, comprehensive guidance for students embarking on postgraduate study at a western university. Helping to maximise your chances of academic success, topics include challenges such as critical thinking, research, writing and speaking skills.

Study Skills for Town and Country Planning

Author: Adam Sheppard,Nick Smith

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446293122

Category: Political Science

Page: 256

View: 5075

"Sheppard and Smith provide a clear, accessible and friendly guide to studying to become a planner, with great tips, insight and advice – including what employers will be looking for and the importance of lifelong learning" - Michael Harris, Deputy Head of Policy and Research, Royal Town Planning Institute "If you are thinking of studying town and country planning at university, this book tells you what to expect and how to succeed" - Cliff Hague, Emeritus Professor of Heriot-Watt University and Past President of the Royal Town Planning Institute Study Skills for Town and Country Planning is a basic introduction to studying planning, a 'how to' for students to develop a relevant skill set to succeed in their degree, and a guide to applying those skills in a very practical and diverse workplace. Clearly written and accessible, the book includes: Up-to-date case studies, providing real examples of applying the relevant tools and techniques covered in the book Practical activities, such as preparing and practising presentations and drafting short reports 'Tips for Success' Suggestions for further reading a Glossary explaining new terms This student-focused guide provides an introduction to the study skills associated with town and country planning for anyone considering or already studying a planning related course. Adam Sheppard is a senior lecturer in the Department of Planning and Architecture at the University of the West of England. Nick Smith is a senior lecturer in the Department of Planning and Architecture at the University of the West of England.