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Getting Ahead as an International Student.

Author: Dave Burnapp
Publisher: Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill International (UK) Ltd., 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How can I adapt to life at an English speaking university? How can I get good grades? This book unravels the background and culture of English speaking universities. It explains how you may be expected to learn and study in universities in English speaking countries, and how you can develop your skills to excel as an independent learner.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Burnapp
ISBN: 9780335239245 0335239242
OCLC Number: 609854932
Description: 1 online resource (215 pages)
Contents: Front cover; Half title page; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Introduction; Aims of this book; Who should use this book; The structure of this book; The methods used in this book; The learning portfolio; Employability; Critical incidents; Intended learning outcomes; Part One: The university context; 1 What are English speaking universities like?; 2 What sort of changes will I need to make?; 3 What sort of things will I have to do?; 4 What sort of assessments will I have?; Part Two: The study process; 5 Starting out: what do I already know?; 6 How can I understand my topic? 7 How do these ideas connect?8 Group working: what do other people think?; Part Three: Producing assignments; 9 What do I have to do to excel in my assessments?; 10 What is critical awareness and how can I show it in my work?; 11 Finishing off: have I done what was required?; Glossary; Index; Back cover.

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