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Study Skills for Health and Social Care Students

Study Skills for Health and Social Care Students

120 pages | Learning Matters
Many students on Health and Social Care Foundation Degree and Access courses struggle with the academic expectations required of them at this level. This book is written to support such students in adapting to self-directed study, understand the assessment process and how they can make the most of their learning opportunities. The authors also cover practicalities such as avoiding plagiarism, using their studies to become a reflective practitioner, and understanding the benefit of research and critical thinking. More than a generic study guide, this book is practice-based and will be of great benefit to health and social care students.

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.
Learning to Learn
Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication Skills
Information Literacy, Thinking, Reading and Writing
Developing Presentation Skills
Practice Learning and Ethical Practice
Understanding and Using Reflection

Helpful for students new to academic studies

Ms Juliet Diane Heaton
School of Applied Social Sciences, De Montfort University
September 16, 2016

This book will prove to be a favourite among students.
Great tips and ideas for successful studying.

Mrs Rachael Wilson
Education , Tyne Metropolitan College
September 1, 2016

A very helpful text which provides opportunities for students to work at their own pace and independently.

Miss Alyson Lewis
Department of Educational Studies, Bath Spa University
January 5, 2016

Excellent compact and practical resource for students.

Mrs Penny Yates
Island Training, Isle of Wight College
May 4, 2015

A very clear text which addressed core academic and practice skills which are transferable to the workplace. Students have found the text beneficial, helping them to improve their presentation abilities and reflective practice which are fundamental in practice.
A great text for a foundation degree.

Mr Adam Chilvers
City College Norwich, City College Norwich
March 10, 2015

An excellent learning resource for foundation degree students. Includes helpful activities that can be adapted and used in the classroom.

Miss Jacky Foster
Camborne College, Cornwall College
September 19, 2014

Using in level 4 - a useful resource!

Mrs Judith Ridgley-Smith
School of Health, Northampton Univ.
September 18, 2014

I would strongly recommend this book to students as it can help them to develop the study skills they need for health and social care foundation, HND and undergraduate programmes of study

Miss Martina Kirlew
Health and Social Care, University of Bolton
August 12, 2014

A very useful guide with lots of practical tips for students.

Mrs Sharron Galley
Centre for Childhood Studies, Stockport College
May 27, 2014

I ordered this for my level 3 health and social care students, i however felt that the ideas in this text are slightly to complex for them. Really useful for myself though as a teacher.

Miss Katey Ribchester
Health and Social Care, Ethos College
March 4, 2014

Juliette Oko

Juliette Oko is a senior lecturer at the University of Teesside and is the course leader for the social work degree programme. Her research interests include social work theory and practice and reflective practice. Prior to her academic career, she worked as a qualified social worker in the field of adult services and mental health and in children and families social work. More About Author

James Reid

James Reid is a senior lecturer in childhood studies in the Department of Education and Community Studies at The University of Huddersfield. His recent research included an institutional ethnography that focused on how teachers come to care. He is an active member of the British Educational Research Association and Huddersfield Centre for Research in Education and Society (HudCRES). More About Author

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