Study Skills

Study Skills


SATURDAY:  2016 dates to be decided                         DPC_5401

Tutor:  Ann-Marie Ryan MTh, MBPsS

Course Fee:  £xx per session

Programme outline

  1. How and where to locate reading material in order to answer essay questions.
    How to avoid ‘information overload’!!
  1. How to take lecture notes and how to use these notes in relation to writing up
    of essays. How to take notes in relation to reading material to be used for the
    writing up of essays.
  1. How to use ‘Learning Outcomes’ as a guide to writing up of essays.
  1. How to recognize ‘key’ words in relation to essay questions so as to make sure
    that you understand precisely what a particular question is actually asking you
    to do.
  1. Main elements that an examiner will be looking for when marking essays in
    respect of continuous assessment and/or exams. How to use an essay plan
    and/or mind map as an ‘aide memoire’.
  1. How to prepare for an exam, including techniques to enhance performance
    when sitting the exam (e.g. how to make the best use of time allocated in
    relation to answering exam questions more productively).

(Please bring a packed lunch, tea and coffee provided) 

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