Synopses & Reviews
Following-on from The Study Skills Handbook, this book enables students to think about personal, academic and career goals and to plan a path to success. Rich in activities that develop valuable career skills, this edition has a new chapter on Understanding your Personal Performance, and updated information on job applications.
Reviews of the 1st edition:
"Excellent book, well constructed, a valuable learning resource for students." —Department of Community Studies, Bradford College, UK
"This is a fantastic book packed with useful and interactive activities to enhance performance." —Department of Social Work, Bromley College of Further& Higher Education, UK
"Clear, concise and excellent layout to make for an easier understanding and read." —Business School, Middlesex University, UK
"I have found this book very useful in helping students construct their CVs/ applications. It is a useful teaching tool& a self-help guide." —Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, UK
About the Author
STELLA COTTRELL is Director for Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, UK. She is author of the best-selling The Study Skills Handbook, The Exam Skills Handbook, Critical Thinking Skills and The Palgrave Student Planner.
Table of Contents
Introductory Notes for University Staff
List of Abbreviations
The Vision: What is Success?
Start with Yourself
Understanding Your Personal Performance
Successful Problem-Solving and Task Management
Thinking Outside the Box
The Art of Reflection
Personal Records: Recording Reflection and Achievement
Successful Job Applications
Drawing it Together