How to Manage Your Postgraduate Course

Author: Lucinda Becker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230801927

Category: Education

Page: 200

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This book is designed to help readers to make the transition from a first degree or from the workplace to a postgraduate course. It focuses on the management of the processes involved in gaining a postgraduate qualification, rather than just outlining the mechanics of the studying and research. International in its approach, the book encourages readers to assess, in a systematic way, the transferable skills that they can develop as part of their course, an area of personal development that is of increasing importance.

How to Manage Your Distance and Open Learning Course

Author: Lucinda Becker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230801919

Category: Education

Page: 224

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This book is an essential guide to all aspects of open and distance learning, covering how to choose a course, how to manage the routine aspects of studying and how to make the most of the learning opportunities, skills development and career advancement that can arise from your course. Key areas include time management, flexible learning techniques, assessment, finance, problem solving and dovetailing your course with domestic and professional commitments. The guidance is always practical and the tone is positive.

The Postgraduate Research Handbook

Succeed with Your MA, MPhil, EdD and PhD

Author: Gina Wisker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230364942

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 440

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The second edition of this best-selling book is aslively and accessible as the first edition. Advice, support and both active and reflective tasks take the students through the stages of research as well as encouraging them to consider social and cultural issues, such as working with their supervisor and other researchers.

Great Ways to Learn Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Charmaine McKissock

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137014083

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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This highly visual text is the perfect companion for anyone studying anatomy and physiology. Offering innovative techniques to help students with their learning, this user-friendly, accessible study skills text is the perfect accompaniment to any course or textbook. Complex processes are brought to life with imaginative diagrams and storylines which aid understanding, reinforce memory and also support students with memory, dyslexic or mathematical difficulties.

The Exam Skills Handbook

Achieving Peak Performance

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137013567

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 288

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Provides an easy-to-follow set of strategies and techniques that build to a plan for achieving your best possible exam performance. It gives practical step-by-step guidance in long-term planning for optimal performance through to last minute revision strategies. This fully updated, two-colour edition includes two brand new chapters.

Study Skills for International Postgraduates

Author: Martin Davies

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230344283

Category: Study Aids

Page: 328

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Destined to become a life saver for international students everywhere, this book provides clear, comprehensive guidance for students embarking on postgraduate study at a western university. Helping to maximise your chances of academic success, topics include challenges such as critical thinking, research, writing and speaking skills.

Studieren - Das Handbuch

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag

ISBN: 9783827423603

Category: Science

Page: 352

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Studieren ist schwierig? - Nicht mit diesem Buch! Dieser praktische Leitfaden für Studienanfänger vermittelt grundlegende „Soft Skills“ (vom „Lernen lernen“ über Selbsteinschätzung, Zeit-, Projekt- und Stressmanagement bis zu Gedächtnis- und Schreibtraining, Prüfungs- und Klausursituationen sowie Karriereplanung u.v.m.) - locker präsentiert, in handliche Einheiten verpackt und je nach Bedarf selektiv nutzbar. Viele eingestreute kleine Tipps stehen neben Mini-Fragebögen, Kopiervorlagen für Tabellen, die man nicht im Buch ausfüllen möchte, und ähnlichen Hilfsmitteln. Das unterhaltsam-informative Werk beruht auf dem englischen Bestseller The Study Skilly Handbook und eignet sich für Abiturienten mit Studienwunsch, Studienanfänger verschiedenster Disziplinen und Quereinsteiger als Wegweiser durch die vielfältigen Anforderungen im "Studiendschungel".

Studying Psychology

Author: Andrew Stevenson

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9780230517820

Category: Education

Page: 192

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Studying Psychology is designed to provide students with skills and strategies for writing essays, undertaking psychological research and using statistics in psychology. Acting as the ideal companion to an introductory psychology textbook, the second edition of Studying Psychology is just as detailed as the first edition, with even more activity-based exercises, as well as containing a number of new extended sections including updating research, extending research methods and statistics methods, a new chapter on psychology and everyday life, and extra material on exam preparation.

How to Manage your Science and Technology Degree

Author: Lucinda Becker,David Price

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137161515

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 184

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How to Manage Your Science and Technology Degree is a ground-breaking book, offering a no-nonsense approach to all areas of undergraduate life, including maximizing learning opportunities, handling mathematics and coping with laboratory work. How to succeed in mastering time and finances is covered, as are examination techniques. It also discusses the wider aspects of university life and helps students to grasp each opportunity available to them. The book concludes with a chapter on how to break into your chosen career.

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Start-up. Growth and Maturity

Author: Paul Burns

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230208487

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 568

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Entrepreneurship& Small Business examines how firms develop from start-up, both tracing growth and exploring failure. It studies entrepreneurs - what motivates them, how they manage and lead, and how certain defining characteristics they possess can help shape the businesses they run. The book outlines good management practice for students and encourages and develops entrepreneurial skills. Clearly structured and accessibly presented, the comprehensive coverage includes accounting control and decision-making, as well as chapters on family businesses, corporate, international and social entrepreneurship. Case insights, long case studies and discussion scenarios are used to practically demonstrate how concepts are implemented in successful small and growing companies. Burns' text is ideal for undergraduates, MBA students, and students taking specialist postgraduate modules on Entrepreneurship, Enterprise, Small Business Management and New Venture Creation within business and management courses.

The Engaging Manager

The Joy of Management and Being Managed

Author: A. Furnham

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137273879

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 216

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In this new collection of articles on managing and being managed, Adrian Furnham, author of Bad Apples , offers an engaging and witty look into the world of being an engaging manager. Based on strong research this book offers a substantial introduction to the joy of management.

The Capacity to Share

A Study of Cuba’s International Cooperation in Educational Development

Author: A. Hickling-Hudson,J. González,R. Preston

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137014636

Category: Education

Page: 294

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This discussion of Cuba's international policies in education shows how Cuba shares its educational resources with other countries. The postcolonial critique underlying the book explores Cuba's role in relation to how the disengagement from colonial legacies in education is taking place in many countries.

When Family Businesses are Best

The Parallel Planning Process for Family Harmony and Business Success

Author: R. Carlock,J. Ward

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230294510

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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The authors explore how effective planning and communication helps business families around the world address growth challenges as they strive to become high performing multi-generation family enterprises. This book shows family businesses working together at their best.

Managing Cultural Heritage

Ecomuseums, Community Governance, Social Accountability

Author: M. Magliacani

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137481552

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 136

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Managing Cultural Heritage explores managerial and governance issues within the cultural heritage sector, with particular regard to the ecomuseum. Moreover, a social accountability model is supplied to ecomuseums in order to be accountable towards its shareholder, the local community.

The Undergraduate Research Handbook

Author: Gina Wisker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230364977

Category: Education

Page: 288

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This practical, research-informed text will provide students across all disciplines with models, tasks and activities to enable them to plan, action, write and present quality research. It will help develop ideas, creative thinking and systematic research practices to enable students to produce high quality dissertations and reports.

Britain in Global Politics Volume 1

From Gladstone to Churchill

Author: C. Baxter,M. Dockrill,K. Hamilton

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137367822

Category: History

Page: 291

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This volume of essays focuses upon Britain's international and imperial role from the mid-Victorian era through until the immediate aftermath of the Second World War. Individual chapters by acknowledged authorities in their field deal with a variety of broad-ranging and particular issues, including: 'cold wars' before the Cold War in Anglo-Russian relations; Lord Curzon and the diplomacy of war and peace-making; air-power as an instrument of colonial control; Foreign Office efforts to frame and influence the historical narrative; Winston Churchill's alternative to, and the pursuit of, policies of 'appeasement'; British responses to conflict and regime change in Spain; the Secret Intelligence Service and British diplomacy in East Asia'; Neville Chamberlain and the 'phoney war'; efforts to combat American misperceptions of Britain in wartime; and British-American differences over the future of Italy's colonial possessions. This collection, along with the accompanying volume covering the period after World War 2, is dedicated to the memory of Professor Saki Dockrill.

Research Methods in Educational Leadership and Management

Author: Marianne Coleman,Ann R. J. Briggs

Publisher: Sage Publications Limited

ISBN: 9781412923538

Category: Social Science

Page: 390

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'This book is a second edition of a much respected and well-used reference text....One of the strengths of this book lies in the authoritative nature of its contributors and the wealth of experience they disseminate throughout the text....Overall I greatly enjoyed reading this book and would certainly recommend it to those individuals starting out on the path of exploring the field of research into educational leadership and management' - International Journal of Research & Method in Education Written for both new and experienced researchers, this book is the essential guide to research in educational leadership and management. The second edition maintains the accessibility of the first, all chapters have been revised and updated, and the scope of the book has been widened both by the addition of new chapters and by increased contributions from international authors and experts in research in educational leadership. The book deals with: o the concept of research and its philosophical bases o 'critical' approaches to research o fundamental issues of ethics, validity and reliability o exploring existing literature to inform research o making use of existing data sets o the nature of survey, case study, action and practitioner research o research tools such as interviews, questionnaires, documentary research and observation o analysis and presentation of quantitative and qualitative research data o writing up and disseminating research This book is a core text for master's level and professional doctorate courses in educational leadership and management. It is accessible for the beginning researcher, while at the same time providing stimulating reading for students and practitioners with research experience.

The Good Supervisor

Supervising Postgraduate and Undergraduate Research for Doctoral Theses and Dissertations

Author: Gina Wisker

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137024232

Category: Education

Page: 576

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Provides help for those wanting to develop strategies for effective supervision with a diversity of students on a wide variety of research projects, whether at postgraduate or undergraduate level. Fully updated second edition includes new content on cultural supervision, online distance supervision, and sustaining research networks.

Managing Strategic Design

Author: Ray Holland,Busayawan Lam

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 113732595X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 356

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Managing Strategic Design emphasizes the power of design management to drive corporate strategic goals, showing how design strategies can be thoughtfully formulated and managed to improve the performance of organizations. Taking an engaging and inspiring approach, this book will help design students and graduates to apply new concepts of design management in their works and to use design strategically to achieve organizational visions and targets. This is an essential text for managers, practitioners and students. Key benefits: • Integrates design and management theory with a wealth of practical applications and examples • Framed around the ''4Ds'' model

The Globalization of Higher Education

Author: C. Ennew,D. Greenaway

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137265051

Category: Education

Page: 237

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A volume of specially commissioned papers which draws on the diverse expertise of academic researchers, policy makers and educational practitioners to address the changing patterns of competition and provision, in international higher education. Topics addressed range from policy, provision, teaching, research and business engagement.