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Study Skills Toolkit for Students with Dyslexia

by Monica Gribben SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
09/2012
ISBN:
9780857029324
Format:
Pbk 208 pages
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Packed with helpful advice, hints checklists and templates this book will help you improve your study skills throughout your time at university. Written in a straightforward, no nonsense style the guidance given in this book can be broken down into manageable chunks allowing you to work at your own pace.

Issues covered include:

- Procrastination

- Planning your assignment

- Understanding your assignment question

- Researching, writing and referencing your assignment

- Managing your own well-being.

Drawing on years of experience running study skills workshops, Monica Gribben has written this book to be as accessible as possible for students with dyslexia as they work through the many challenges that studying at university will present.

The companion website provides students with podcasts from the author as well as electronic resources for each chapter to increase the accessibility of the materials provided. This book is the perfect guide for any student with dyslexia studying in higher education.

Stepping out into University Procrastination Note-taking Understanding your assignment Gathering information Thinking critically Writing your assignment Writing your dissertation Referencing Exams Oral Presentations Making the most of your Feedback

The key strengths of this text are in providing a multitude of learning strategies for dyslexia. The text makes sure to inform the reader that dyslexia does not have a universal learning strategy, but that each student requires a learning strategy that is unique to them and their form of dyslexia... The learning strategies addressed in the text range from assisting dyslexic students who suffer from organization issues, text book reading issues, time management, and even note taking in class.
Monica Gribben is a private dyslexia consultant and Dyslexia Adviser at Edinburgh Napier University.