ISBN : 9780198821816
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Study and Communication Skills for the Chemical Sciences has been carefully designed to help students transition seamlessly from school to university, make the most of their education, and ultimately use their degree to enhance their employability.
The accessible and friendly writing style helps to engage students with the subject while frequent chemical examples highlight the relevance of the skills being learned. A comprehensive range of skills are covered, from making the most of practicals, lectures and group work, through to writing and presentation skills, and effective revision for exams. An expanded chapter on employability offers invaluable advice for getting a job in today's competitive market.
Written by leading experts in science education, this text is essential reading for any undergraduate chemistry student wishing to succeed at university get the most out of their degree after graduation.
1: Why are study & communication skills important?
2: Making the most of lectures
3: Making the most of tutorials and workshops
4: Making the most of group work
5: Making the most of practical work
6: Working with different information sources
7: Choosing the right writing style
8: Writing assignments
9: Writing practical and project reports
10: Communicating with a non-scientific audience
11: Avoiding plagiarism
12: Using feedback
13: Preparing scientific presentations
14: Delivering scientific presentations
15: Creating academic posters
16: Getting the most out of revision
17: Getting the most out of exams
18: Developing and articulating your skills
19: Career skills