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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

Useful introductory text as part of a range of study skills resources for new students.

Mr Martin Hardwidge
Youth & Community, Oasis College
February 28, 2013

Used by Health Studies students to support their study skills and ways that they can research my topic ( Health & safety)

Sue Parker
Early Years, Guildford College of Further and Higher Education
February 8, 2013

This text supports well the work that Health and Social Care students are currently doing in their Study Skills sessions. It has been useful to be able to recommend students to read sections of this, e.g. being a reflective practioner and developing self-directed study in order to support the learning that is being completed in class. It will certainly help students who have been out of education for some time to make that transition from Further to Higher Education.

Lara Bukhshov
Department of Access, Business & Computing, Highbury College
January 21, 2013

this book is jsut what is needed for level 4 studnets. Clear and easy to access

Mr Matt Nicholson
Health & Social Studies Department, Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education
December 17, 2012

Covers many areas of skills required that students need to cover in relation to Higher Education

Mrs Karen Burton
Please select your department, Neath Port Talbot College
November 21, 2012

The text is useful for undergraduate level and students will find the content easy to digest and useful to their studies

Ms Gerri Capper
Access to Higher Education, Warrington Collegiate Institute
August 8, 2012

Very useful study guide for undergrads

Ms Melanie Feek
Community and Youth, College of St Mark and St John
July 9, 2012

Useful text for all social care/early years/education students interested in study skills

Mrs Michelle Rogers
Centre For Early Childhood, Worcester University
July 9, 2012

An excellent return to study aid for those working or studying in Health and Social Care. From Foundation Degree to QCF Diploma this book will become an essential tool for study.

Mr Maurice Fordy
Sociology and Social Work / Policy, Solihull College
July 5, 2012

An excellent text for our foundation course students to help them make the transition to higher education.

Mr Dave Mason
Faculty of Health, Staffordshire University
July 5, 2012

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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