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Study skills for students with dyslexia : support for specific learning differences (SpLDs) /

by Hargreaves, Sandra; Crabb, Jamie.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Sage study skills: Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2016Edition: Third edition.Description: xx, 228 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781473925137; 1473925134; 9781473925120; 1473925126.Subject(s): Dyslexics -- Education (Higher) | Study skillsOnline Resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction -- Managing your study / Jamie Crabb, Jane Davis and Sandra Hargreaves -- Understanding how you think and learn / Jane Davis, Jo Easton and Sandra Hargreaves -- How to make the most of your lectures / Rachel Simpson -- Note taking and note making / Kay McEachran -- Reading strategies and speed reading / Peri Batliwala, Judith Cattermole, Robert Mclaren and Rachel Simpson -- Answering essay questions / Sandra Hargreaves -- Structuring different writing genres / Helen Birkmyre -- Critical thinking / Pauline Sumner -- Improving your grammar, spelling and punctuation / Sandra Hargreaves and John Brennan -- Improving mathematics skills and using statistics / Judith Cattermole and John Brennan -- Revision and examination techniques / Sandra Hargreaves, Jo Easton and Jane Davis -- Presentations and collaborative learning / Paula Baty and Jamie Crabb -- The dissertation / Cheri Shone.
Summary: 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. List(s) this item appears in: Learning Hub - Study Skills books
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Previous edition: 2012.

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

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