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Author Johnson, Stuart.

Title Study and communication skills for the biosciences / Stuart Johnson and Jon Scott.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  570.71 JOHN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 235 pages : illustrations, plans ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Why are study and communication skills important? -- 2. Making the most of lectures -- 3. Working with different information sources -- 4. Choosing the right writing style -- 5. Writing essays -- 6. Writing practical reports -- 7. Working in tutorials and groups -- 8. Avoiding plagiarism -- 9. Preparing scientific presentations -- 10. Delivering scientific presentations -- 11. Creating academic posters -- 12. Using feedback -- 13. Getting the most out of revision -- 14. Getting the most out of exams.
Summary "Written in a practical, motivational style with plenty of examples and advice to help you master the skills being explored, this book explains how to get the most out of lectures, tutorials, and group work; how to get the most out of the vast array of information that is available in books, in journals, and on the web; how to communicate your work and ideas effectively to others; and how to revise for and complete exams to give yourself the best chance of success." "Written specifically for bioscience students by two experienced bioscience educators, Study and communication Skills for the Biosciences is the essential guide to getting the most out of your studies - and beyond."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Scott, Jon.
Subject Life sciences -- Study and teaching.
Study skills.
Technical writing.
Standard Number 2879525
ISBN 9780199219834
0199219834