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  • Study power - mastering thinking and study skills
  • Beekman L
  • ISBN: 9780627026164
  • eISBN: 9780627031519
  • ePub ISBN: N/A
  • 112 Pages | Published: 2005

Learners often need to improve their  thinking skills - the ability to think creatively, critically, systematically and logically. As a result, they find studying difficult because they do not have effective study skills: they do not know how to get started, how to take control of their studies, how to study or how to choose study techniques.

Study power will help learners to:

  • master study skills through a variety of activities and the completion of 70 exercises
  • manage their studies through an effective approach to problem solving and taking control of their lives and studies
  • learn by translating their thinking skills into practical study skills

The learning material is written for outcomes-based learning objectives. It promotes meaningful, deep-level learning - not simply rote learning. The strategies and skills that are learned cover critical cross-field criteria such as: problem solving, managing one's own life, study skills and effective learning.


STUDY UNIT 1 The brain

STUDY UNIT 2 Whole-brain thinking

STUDY UNIT 3 Thinking strategies and skills


STUDY UNIT 4 Getting off to a good start

STUDY UNIT 5 Taking charge of your life

STUDY UNIT 6 Practical study skills

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