The Study Skills Toolkit for Students with Dyslexia (Paperback)Monica Gribben (author)
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Packed with helpful advice, checklists and templates, this book will help you improve your study skills throughout your time at university. Written in a straightforward, no-nonsense style, the guidance can be broken down into manageable chunks.
Issues covered include:procrastination planning your assignment understanding your essay question researching, writing and referencing your written work managing your own well-being.
Drawing on years of experience running study skills workshops in higher education, Monica Gribben has written an accessible book for students with dyslexia that shows how to work through the challenges that studying presents.
The companion website www.sagepub.co.uk/gribben has podcasts, worksheets and electronic resources to support each chapter.
SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 760 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 20 mm
-Dr John Schneider, Educational Psychologist
'This is exactly how I felt starting university ... a wonderful and very helpful book full of interesting and useful hints and tips on how to survive university as a dyslexic student. It doesn't make you feel silly or stupid but makes you feel you can achieve what you set out to do'
-Sharon Patterson, Adult Nursing student, Edinburgh Napier University
'You realize you're in the hands of a professional who has taught thousands of students how to succeed at university'
-Holly Pellicer, Dyslexia Advisor, University of Oslo
'Started delving into your book - looks very interesting and helpful to a layperson like myself'
-Aileen Maclean, Student Support Tutor, Lecturer and Program Leader, BSc Business Information Systems, Napier University
From the moment I started to read this book it quickly became a resource I used with the university students I support. I would highly recommend this book, as an extremely useful toolkit packed with practical advice, tips and hints to help the dyslexic learner at university. -- Ann Cole * Dyslexia Review *
The key strengths of this text are in providing a multitude of learning strategies for dyslexia. The text makes sure to inform the reader that dyslexia does not have a universal learning strategy, but that each student requires a learning strategy that is unique to them and their form of dyslexia... The learning strategies addressed in the text range from assisting dyslexic students who suffer from organization issues, text book reading issues, time management, and even note taking in class. -- Tyrone Smith
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