Student Essentials: Critical Thinking

In One Hour

Author: Debra Hills

Publisher: Trotman, Limited

ISBN:

Category: Critical thinking

Page: 112

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Student Essentials: Critical Thinking – in one hour helps you master the essentials of this core study skill in just 60 minutes. If you are studying for an undergraduate degree at university, critical thinking and analysis is imperative when studying and can often be the difference between an acceptable grade and a great grade. This book will help you develop the key essentials of this crucial skill in just one hour so you can successfully apply it to your studies straight away. Student Essentials: Critical Thinking – in one hour is packed full of jargon-free advice, step-be-step guidance and useful summaries to help you really get to grips with every element of critical thinking and analysis. Checklists and exercises ensure you tackle each stage of critical thinking head on and develop your skills from analysis and evaluation to constructing sound arguments and weighing up evidence. Learn the critical thinking essential toolkit quickly and apply it to all areas of your study, including: What is critical thinking? – the principles and essentials for study Analytical skills – improve your technique when reading and note taking Evaluating evidence – get to grips with arguments, counter claims and credibility Building arguments – using evidence, secondary resources and examples effectively Key tools – use the checklists and exercises to master every stage of critical thinking in just one hour develop your core critical thinking skills for study success and perform at your optimum with Trotman's Student Essentials series. Discover other titles in the series to help boost your study skills including: Student Essentials: Exam and Revision Strategies – in one hour Student Essentials: Essay Writing – in one hour Student Essentials: Study Skills – in one hour Student Essentials: Dissertation – in one hour

Student Essentials: Dissertation

Author: Jessica Cooper

Publisher: Crimson Publishing

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 112

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Student Essentials: Dissertation - in one hour gives you all the essential skills you need when planning and writing a dissertation for your degree. Taking you step-by-step through every stage, helping you develop and apply core dissertation skills quickly to really boost your approach and essay execution. Student Essentials: Dissertation - in one hour is packed full of jargon-free, practical advice to help you really get to grips with every element of your dissertation or are looking to refine your essay and assessment skills. Checklists and exercises ensure you tackle each stage of your dissertation head-on and develop key skills for dissertation success, from getting started and developing your structure to refining your essay skills and making sure your bibliography and references are complete. Get the essential toolkit to your degree dissertation, including: Getting started - defining your research, structure and title Researching your dissertation - resources, mind-set and useful tips to get you through Analysing and assessment - develop a sound argument and successfully analyse your research Writing your dissertation - refine your essay writing skills when writing up Presentation and appendices - bibliographies, references and how to present your work Key tools - use the checklists and exercises to master every stage of your dissertation In just one hour develop your core dissertation planning and writing skills and perform at your optimum with Trotman's Student Essentials series. Discover other titles in the series to help boost your study skills including: Student Essentials: Exam and Revision Strategies - in one hour Student Essentials: Essay Writing - in one hour Student Essentials: Study Skills - in one hour Student Essentials: Critical Thinking - in one hour

Student Essentials: Essay Writing

Author: Sophie Fuggle

Publisher: Crimson Publishing

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 112

View: 452

Student Essentials: Essay Writing - in one hour gives you all the essential skills you need for planning and writing an essay. Taking you step-by-step through every stage, helping you develop and apply your skills straight away. Student Essentials: Essay Writing - in one hour is packed full of jargon-free, practical advice to help you really get to grips with every element of your essay. Checklists and exercises ensure you tackle each stage of your essay head on and develop key skills, from getting started and developing your structure to refining your argument, and paragraph style and writing a killer conclusion. Get the essential toolkit to essay writing confidence, including: Planning your essay - understanding the question, researching the topic and organising your idea Writing your essay - perfecting introductions and conclusions, making your point and writing with style Presenting your essay - dealing with references and bibliography and formatting your work In just one hour develop your critical thinking skills for study success and perform at your optimum with Trotman's Student Essentials series. Discover other titles in the series to help boost your study skills including: Student Essentials: Exam and Revision Strategies - in one hour Student Essentials: Dissertation - in one hour Student Essentials: Study Skills - in one hour Student Essentials: Critical Thinking - in one hour

Study Skills

Author: Matt Potter

Publisher: Trotman, Limited

ISBN:

Category: Study skills

Page: 112

View: 476

Student Essentials: Study Skills – in one hour gives you all the skills you need when studying. Taking you step-by-step through every stage, helping you develop and refine your skills for university study success. Student Essentials: Study Skills – in one hour is packed full of jargon-free, practical advice to help you really get to grips with successful study skills, whether you are an undergraduate or pos graduate looking to refine your study skills. Checklists and exercises ensure you tackle each stage of study head on and develop key skills. From developing crucial time management, easy note taking tips and critical thinking strategies to essay writing good practice and exam know-how to boost study performance. Get the essential toolkit to study confidence, including: Study strategies – preparing and planning your time and studies Learn the core techniques – from note-taking to improving your memory Critical thinking – refine your analysis and apply it to your work Essay writing – structure your arguments and drive your point home Revision know- how – adopt a winning strategy to your revision skills Exams – preparing, taking and mastering exams for success Key tools – use the checklists and exercises to master every stage study in just one hour develop study skills for all round study success and perform at your optimum with Trotman's Student Essentials series. Discover other titles in the series to help boost your study skills including: Student Essentials: Essay Writing – in one hour Student Essentials: Revision and Exam Strategies – in one hour Student Essentials: Critical Thinking – in one hour Student Essentials: Dissertation – in one hour

Student Essentials

Revision and Exam Strategies

Author: Mary Wickham

Publisher: Trotman, Limited

ISBN:

Category: Study skills

Page: 112

View: 122

Student Essentials: Exam and Revision Strategies – in one hour gives you all the essential skills you need when revising for and taking exams. Taking you step-by-step through every stage, helping you develop and apply the right strategy for revision and exam success. Student Essentials: Exam and Revision Strategies – in one hour is packed full of jargon-free, step-by-step advice to help you really get to grips with successful revision techniques and preparation for performing well in exams, whether you are an undergraduate, postgraduate or looking to refine your exam skills. Checklists and exercises ensure you tackle each stage of your revision and exam preparation head on and develop key skills for using the exam to its full potential. From getting started with the right frame of mind and developing a productive revision technique to preparing for and taking exams. Get the essential toolkit to revision and exam confidence, including: Getting started – choose the right strategy for productive revision Strategies for success – developing techniques to apply your knowledge and perform well in exams Exam preparation – learn what examiners are looking for and how to plan ahead Keeping sane – managing stress, your workload and your mindset Key tools – use the checklists and exercises to master every stage of revision and exam preparation in just one hour develop your core revision and exam skills for study success and perform at your optimum with Trotman's Student Essentials series. Discover other titles in the series to help boost your study skills including: Student Essentials: Essay Writing – in one hour Student Essentials: Study Skills – in one hour Student Essentials: Critical Thinking – in one hour Student Essentials: Dissertation – in one hour

Critical Thinking

Author: Debra Hills

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Critical thinking

Page: 104

View: 884

Service-Learning Essentials

Questions, Answers, and Lessons Learned

Author: Barbara Jacoby

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 836

Service-Learning Essentials is the resource youneed to help you develop high-quality service-learning experiencesfor college students. Written by one of the field's leading expertsand sponsored by Campus Compact, the book is the definitive work onthis high-impact educational practice. Service-learning has beenidentified by the Association of American Colleges and Universitiesas having been widely tested and shown to be beneficial to collegestudents from a wide variety of backgrounds. Organized in an accessible question-and-answer format, the bookresponds clearly and completely to the most common questions andconcerns about service-learning. Each chapter addresses issuesrelated to individual practice as well as to the collective work ofstarting and developing a service-learning center or program, withexamples drawn from a variety of disciplines, situations, andinstitutional types. The questions range from basic to advanced andthe answers cover both the fundamentals and complexities ofservice-learning. Topics include: Determining what service-learning opportunities institutionsshould offer How to engage students in critical reflection in academiccourses and in cocurricular experiences Best practices for developing and sustaining mutuallybeneficial campus-community partnerships Integrating service-learning into the curriculum in alldisciplines and at all levels, as well as various areas of studentlife outside the classroom Assessing service-learning programs and outcomes The dilemmas of service-learning in the context of power andprivilege The future of service-learning in online and rapidlyglobalizing environments Service-learning has virtually limitless potential to enablecolleges and universities to meet their goals for student learningwhile making unique contributions to addressing unmet local,national, and global needs. However, in order to realize thesebenefits, service-learning must be thoughtfully designed andcarefully implemented. This easy-to-use volume contains everythingfaculty, leaders, and staff members need to know aboutservice-learning to enhance communities, improve higher educationinstitutions, and educate the next generation of citizens,scholars, and leaders.

Assessment Essentials

Planning, Implementing, and Improving Assessment in Higher Education

Author: Trudy W. Banta

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 368

View: 169

A comprehensive expansion to the essential higher educationassessment text This second edition of Assessment Essentials updates thebestselling first edition, the go-to resource on outcomesassessment in higher education. In this thoroughly revised edition,you will find, in a familiar framework, nearly all new material,examples from more than 100 campuses, and indispensabledescriptions of direct and indirect assessment methods that havehelped to educate faculty, staff, and students aboutassessment. Outcomes assessment is of increasing importance in highereducation, especially as new technologies and policy proposalsspotlight performance-based success measures. Leading authoritiesTrudy Banta and Catherine Palomba draw on research, standards, andbest practices to address the timeless and timeliest issues inhigher education accountability. New topics include: Using electronic portfolios in assessment Rubrics and course-embedded assessment Assessment in student affairs Assessing institutional effectiveness As always, the step-by-step approach of AssessmentEssentials will guide you through the process of developing anassessment program, from the research and planning phase toimplementation and beyond, with more than 100 examples along theway. Assessment data are increasingly being used to guideeverything from funding to hiring to curriculum decisions, and allfaculty and staff will need to know how to use them effectively.Perfect for anyone new to the assessment process, as well as forthe growing number of assessment professionals, this expandededition of Assessment Essentials will be an essentialresource on every college campus.

Critical Thinking TACTICS for Nurses

Author: M. Gaie Rubenfeld

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN:

Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

Page: 350

View: 207

Critical Thinking TACTICS for Nurses: Achieving IOM Competencies, Third Edition is a user-friendly and practical manual focusing on the day-to-day realities of doing, learning, and evaluating critical thinking in nursing. With clear examples of both the parts and the whole of this complex process, each chapter includes action learning activities to promote critical thinking: Tracking, Assessing, and Cultivating Thinking to Improve Competency-based Strategies or TACTICS. Issues addressed include critical thinking language and awareness enhancement, the impact of critical thinking on quality care, mentoring the critical thinking of staff and students, and designing performance criteria for critical thinking. Based on the authors research in both defining and assessing critical thinking in nursing, this text also draws from their years of refining critical thinking teaching and learning methods."

The Goal of Critical Thinking

From Educational Ideal to Educational Reality

Author: Debbie Walsh

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Critical thinking

Page: 60

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