Learners often need to improve their thinking skills - the ability to think creatively, critically, systematically and logically. As a result, they find studying difficult because they do not have effective study skills: they do not know how to get started, how to take control of their studies, how to study or how to choose study techniques.
Study power will help learners to:
- master study skills through a variety of activities and the completion of 70 exercises
- manage their studies through an effective approach to problem solving and taking control of their lives and studies
- learn by translating their thinking skills into practical study skills
The learning material is written for outcomes-based learning objectives. It promotes meaningful, deep-level learning - not simply rote learning. The strategies and skills that are learned cover critical cross-field criteria such as: problem solving, managing one's own life, study skills and effective learning.
THINKING SKILLS: LEARN TO THINK
STUDY UNIT 1 The brain
STUDY UNIT 2 Whole-brain thinking
STUDY UNIT 3 Thinking strategies and skills
STUDY SKILLS: LEARN TO STUDY
STUDY UNIT 4 Getting off to a good start
STUDY UNIT 5 Taking charge of your life
STUDY UNIT 6 Practical study skills
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