Study skills for students with dyslexia : support for specific learning differences (SpLDs) / edited by Sandra Hargreaves & Jamie Crabb. - Third edition. - Los Angeles : SAGE, 2016. - xx, 228 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. - SAGE study skills . - Sage study skills .

Previous edition: 2012.

Includes bibliographical references (pages [217]-220) and index.

Introduction -- Managing your study / Understanding how you think and learn / How to make the most of your lectures / Note taking and note making / Reading strategies and speed reading / Answering essay questions / Structuring different writing genres / Critical thinking / Improving your grammar, spelling and punctuation / Improving mathematics skills and using statistics / Revision and examination techniques / Presentations and collaborative learning / The dissertation / Jamie Crabb, Jane Davis and Sandra Hargreaves -- Jane Davis, Jo Easton and Sandra Hargreaves -- Rachel Simpson -- Kay McEachran -- Peri Batliwala, Judith Cattermole, Robert Mclaren and Rachel Simpson -- Sandra Hargreaves -- Helen Birkmyre -- Pauline Sumner -- Sandra Hargreaves and John Brennan -- Judith Cattermole and John Brennan -- Sandra Hargreaves, Jo Easton and Jane Davis -- Paula Baty and Jamie Crabb -- Cheri Shone.

With advice on topics including note taking, essay writing, reading strategies and exam techniques, this book is intended for students with dyslexia and other Specific Learning Differences (SpLDs) in further and higher education. This edition contains: a new chapter on critical thinking; a new chapter on how to make the most of lectures; the latest IT and software references, including links to online assistive technologies; a toolkit of downloadable resources, including templates, planners, tasks and activities, and toolsheets. It also comes with a fully editable digital download of the book which can be accessed in your preferred reading format.

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