Resources: Study skills

5 resources found for "Study skills"
'Wordle soup - how to make feedback more nourishing'
This is an ESCalate Hot Topic by Rebecca Bell of Nottingham Trent University on using the web tool ‘Wordle’ to help students make sense of their feedback. This approach would work by encouraging students to submit all of their module, term or even year’s feedback into Wordle (simple cut and paste). The output then consists of a visually appealing ‘word cloud’ with the most common words prominently displayed, helping students to identify their key...
Developing academic skills with a diverse student body
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 11, summer 2008, written by Tracey Johnson of the Education Support Unit at the University of Bristol. It explains how the university supports the development of academic skills in diverse groups of students and the particular needs of international students at UK universities. The article details how the Student Development Unit at the University of Bristol has trained over one thousand...
Developing professionally relevant research and study skills for mature students as preparation and induction for HE
This ESCalate project aimed to compare, refine and disseminate work already being piloted in the three institutions. These pilots work with adult learners, mostly working part-time alongside their employment, for whom HE study is a daunting prospect even though they are experienced and effective professionals. The nature of these induction programmes is to dispel such fears and enthuse the adult learners towards further study and rapid progress....
Enquiry-based learning : a resource for higher education
This is a project report The Learning to Learn through Supported Enquiry Project team, based at University of Surrey. The project, which began in early 2005, has promoted innovation in educational practice through supported enquiry-based learning (EBL). It was based on established postgraduate practices at the University of Surrey and sought to support related developments in undergraduate programmes. It used an enquiry-based approach to change,...
STAR (Study Tips to Achieve Results)
STAR (Study Tips to Achieve Results) is a study skills handbook for community learners. It gives advice on how to develop effective study strategies to help community learners make the most of the higher learning experience. The STAR handbook has been designed to identify and develop the specific study skills necessary for success. These include skills such as: time management, essay and report writing, preparing a presentation, grammar and...