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By Pat Drake, Angela Jacklin, Carol Robinson, Jo Thorp

This path textual content for educating assistants may also help scholars make the transition into undergraduate examine. it's also a educating and studying source for college students and tutors on undergraduate programmes.

content material: half ONE: studies OF coming into greater schooling I by no means inspiration i might Be right here, yet the following i'm getting ready on your direction constructing as a Learner Succeeding and turning out to be in self assurance half : studying IN greater schooling constructing learn talents own enterprise and expectancies assembly overview standards half 3: constructing expert talents and information imposing nationwide suggestions Inclusion can we recognize What We suggest? pondering Behaviour administration half 4: problems with PROFESSIONALISM discovering a spot within the specialist panorama relocating On

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Thus, as Pam p rogressed through the course, she developed a reading level she fel t comfortable with. She also developed techniques that helped her to gather i nformation from texts more efficiently. TAKING NOTES - Readi ng is an essential element of broadening your understanding of an area. However, as wel l as reading you also need to develop the ability to condense what you read into a form that will be easy to refer to and that helps you remember the key points. You will need to develop note-taking skills.

In the first lesson we all introduced ourselves and that was real l y good; it forced us to talk to each other. This is similar to the feelings Pam fel t when she started her course: 16 This SAGE ebook is copyright and is supplied by Dawsonera. Unauthorised distribution forbidden. Copyrighted Material PREPARING FOR YOUR COURSE J fel t a m ixture really of apprehension, but a t the same t i m e l oo k i n g fo rward to it. I wondered how we were all goi n g to get on, but everyo n e was so friend ly; we all fel t at ease and l i ked each other, we were all from the same backgro u n d .

ACTIVITY 3 . 3 Use Fi�u re 3 . 1 below to l i st t h e sort of s u pport you may need. T h e n , n ext to each type of s u p port, note down w h ere that su pport might come from. 1 THINKING ABOUT S U P PORT Joan shows us two key parts of being able to grow as a learner i n higher education: firstly, a willingness to be flexible and adapt; and secondly, a willi ngness to make learning a social process, seeking the help of others both in learn i ng itself and the support she will need around her studies.

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