Reviews: Skills

3 reviews found for "Skills"
Book review : Achieving success through academic assertiveness : real life strategies for today's Higher Education students
This is a book review of Achieving success through academic assertiveness : real life strategies for today's Higher Education students by Jenny Moon published by Routledge in 2008, ISBN 9780415991438. It was reviewed by Keith Savage of Stockport College on behalf of ESCalate. What is academic assertiveness? “It is the capacity to cope better with challenges that are associated with the learning in, and experiences of, advanced education” (Moon,...
Book review : Think positively! A course for developing coping skills in adolescents
This is a book review of Think positively! A course for developing coping skills in adolescents by Erica Frydenberg, published by Continuum in 2010, ISBN 9781441124814. It was reviewed by Liam Casey of the University of Bristol on behalf of ESCalate. Frydenberg draws together techniques from many different fields of psychology, counselling and education to give adolescents a broad array of techniques for coping with the stresses of life. The book...
Book Review: How to Teach Thinking and Learning Skills: A Practical Programme for the Whole School (Book & CD Rom)
As the title implies, this book is a practical guide to teaching thinking and learning skills in the primary school, and contains a useful programme entitled Think! which provides structure and advice in introducing and developing these skills. A first glance at the contents page and the accompanying CD Rom provide the reader with a brief synopsis for the book, chapter titles providing the raison d’etre as to why thinking and learning skills...