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Academic Success

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Cristy Bartlett, University of Southern Queensland

Tyler Cawthray, University of Southern Queensland

Linda Clark, University of Southern Queensland

Copyright Year: 2021

Publisher: University of Southern Queensland

Language: English

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Reviewed by Abe Saunders, Instructor, Learning Strategies, College of Charleston on 2/22/21

The search feature serves as a very nice index of the thorough content in this textbook. read more

Table of Contents

  • I. Part A: Successful Beginnings
    • Beginnings
    • Adjusting to University
    • Successful Connections
  • II. Part B: Successful Foundations
    • English Language Foundations
    • Working with Information
  • III. Part C: Successful Study Skills
    • Goals and Priorities
    • Combatting Procrastination
    • Time Management
    • Study Space
    • Reading
    • Notetaking
    • Thinking
  • IV. Part D: Successful Assessment
    • Managing Assessment
    • Writing Assignments
    • Types of Assignments
    • Presentations
    • Preparing for Exams
    • Types of Exams

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  • About the Book

    Academic Success is designed to help students on their university journey. It is divided into four parts, each reflecting different aspects of a student’s tertiary experience. Part A: Successful Beginnings addresses what it is like to be a new student at an Australian university. Part B: Successful Foundations introduces basic skills in English language, techniques for accessing and working with information, and understanding academic integrity. Part C: Successful Study Skills presents the everyday, core skills that successful students use while at university. Lastly, Part D: Successful Assessment meets head-on the challenges of tertiary assessments. This open book ultimately aids students across all disciplines in achieving academic success at university.

    About the Contributors

    Authors

    Cristy Bartlett, University of Southern Queensland

    Tyler Cawthray, University of Southern Queensland

    Linda Clark, University of Southern Queensland