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Author Freeman, Richard P. J.

Title Study skills for psychology : succeeding in your degree / Richard Freeman, Anthony Stone.

Published London : SAGE, 2006.

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 UniM Bail  150.711 FREE    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bund  150.711 FREE {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 165 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Sage study skills.
Sage study skills.
Contents Personal Development Planning (PDP) 2 -- What You will Find in this Book 3 -- Note on Referencing 4 -- Final Introductory Words 4 -- 2 So You Want to Do a Psychology Degree? 5 -- Why Do a Degree in Psychology? 6 -- You Really Need Your Degree to Have 'GBR' 7 -- What is the Structure of a Psychology Degree? 7 -- What if I Make the Wrong Choice? 9 -- Before You Arrive at Your Chosen University 9 -- Enrolment and Induction 10 -- First Week 11 -- Second Week and Beyond 11 -- At the End of the First Year 12 -- At the End of the Second Year 13 -- At the End of the Third Year 13 -- 3 Managing Yourself and Others 15 -- Managing Your Relationships 15 -- Managing Yourself 23 -- Getting the Balance Right 27 -- 4 Doing Psychology 31 -- Scientific Method 32 -- Quantitative/Qualitative Distinction 37 -- Ethics 38 -- Interpreting Psychological Data 38 -- 5 Teaching Situations 46 -- Preparation is Essential 47 -- Effective Reading 47 -- One Method for Effective Reading and Note-taking - SQ3R 52 -- How to Focus During Teaching Situations 57 -- 6 Assessments 62 -- Organising for Success 63 -- Writing Essays 67 -- Using Feedback From Coursework 75 -- Practical Reports 76 -- Referencing 89 -- Other Forms of Assessment 95 -- 7 Using Resources Effectively 97 -- Psychology-specific Resources 97 -- Libraries 100 -- Using the Internet (or Net) 103 -- Buying Books 104 -- Core Texts 105 -- Beware of Old Books! 105 -- Your Fellow Students 106 -- Always Ask! 106 -- 8 Psychology Project 107 -- But What is a Project? 108 -- Facing the Blank Page - Generating an Idea 109 -- Identifying Resource Needs and Support 114 -- Developing Your Idea 117 -- Managing Your Supervisor 120 -- Managing Your Time 121 -- Plagiarism 126 -- Final Project Report 126 -- Understanding How the Project is Assessed 131 -- Taking the Project Further 132 -- 9 Future Directions 136 -- Seeking Advice 137 -- Careers Not Directly Related to Psychology 137 -- Careers Directly Related to Psychology 139 -- Careers Currently Chartered by the BPS 139 -- Psychotherapy 151 -- Opportunities Outside the United Kingdom 154 -- Completing Applications 155 -- Appendix Choosing an Institution 157 -- How do I Choose a Psychology Degree that's Most Appropriate for Me? 157 -- Choosing a Specific Degree at a Specific University 158 -- Choosing a Psychology Department 160 -- I Have Special Needs - is there Anything Specific I Should Do? 163.
Other author Stone, Anthony.
Subject Psychology -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Standard Number 9780761942399
9780761942405
ISBN 0761942394 (hbk.)
0761942408 (paperback)