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Author Cottrell, Stella.

Title The exam skills handbook : achieving peak performance / Stella Cottrell.

Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  371.26 COTT    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description vi, 278 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Series Palgrave study skills
Palgrave study skills.
Notes Previous ed.: 2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 276) and index.
Contents 1.Introduction -- 2.Where do I start? -- 3.Getting in ̀the zone' (i): Planning for peak performance -- 4.Getting in ̀the zone' (ii): Frames of mind for peak performance -- 5.Exam myths and realities -- 6.What are examiners looking for? -- 7.Revision strategies -- 8.Memory: Remembering what we want, when we need it -- 9.Structured revision sessions -- 10.Stress, health and performance -- 11.Getting in ̀the zone' (iii): Seeing success -- 12.The exam -- 13.Multiple choice question exams (MCQs) -- 14.Managing different types of exam.
Summary 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.
Subject Examinations -- Study guides.
ISBN 9780230358546 (pbk.)
0230358543 (pbk.)