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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

The Palgrave Student Planner 2017-18

ISBN 9781137608123
Publication Date May 2017
Formats Other Other Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Palgrave Study Skills

This bestselling planner is the complete self-management tool for students. It contains everything students need to organize their information and time effectively, including study skills advice, diary pages, personal finance guidance, timetables, useful contacts and websites, spelling rules, notes pages and much more.

Stella Cottrell is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement at the University of East London, UK. This position sees a return to the University of East London for Stella where she previously spent ten years working in educational development. Prior to her current position, Stella was Director for Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, UK.

She has an international reputation for teaching and learning with her publications for staff and students being used by universities and colleges around the world. The Study Skills Handbook is now in its 4th edition and has sold more than ¾ million copies worldwide. Stella has authored a number of other bestselling study skills guides as part of the Palgrave Study Skills series including Critical Thinking Skills and Skills for Success. Palgrave's interactive e-learning study skills resource, skills4studycampus, is also based on her work.

About This Planner and Diary
Dates, Contacts and Services
Year Planner 2017-18
Calendar 2018-19
Notable Dates and Bank Holidays 2017-18
Key Dates
Birthdays and Events to Remember
Personal Details
Work/Work Experience Details
University/College Details
Emergency Contacts, Known Allergies and Medical Conditions
Tutor Contact Details
Contact Details for University/College Services
Quick Telephone Numbers
Essential and Local Services
Useful Contacts and Websites
Addresses and Contact Details
Meetings: Societies, Clubs, Sports, Choirs, etc.
Diary Pages
'To Do' Pages
Notes Pages
Academic and Reference
University/College Speak
Time Management
Revision and Exams
Managing Stress
Quick Check: Conventions for Academic Study
Quick Check: Conventions for Academic Writing
Quick Check: Which is Which?
Quick Check: Spelling Rules
Quick Check: Use of Apostrophe
Quick Check: 111 Spelling Troublemakers
Conversion Factors (Metric and Imperial)
The NATO Phonetic Alphabet
Common Symbols and Abbreviations
Roman Numerals; Prime Numbers
Periodic Table
Astrological Signs; Chinese Animal Years; Wedding Anniversaries
Life Organisers
Journey Planner
Packing List
Work Placement and Careers
CV Building: To Do List
CV Building: Goal Setting
CV Building: Record of Achievements
Managing Your Money and Personal Finances
Money Saving Tips
Standard Shopping List
International Clothes and Shoes Conversion Charts
Laundry Symbols; Cooking Temperatures
Recommended Safe Limits of Alcohol Consumption
Brain  Food; '5 A Day' – Fruit and Vegetable Portions
Recipes: Meals in Minutes
Study Organisers
Tips from Tutors
Useful Apps for Study
Recommended Reading
Library Books on Reserve
Exam Dates and Assignment Deadlines
Revision Timetables
Record of Marks
Week-To-View Term/Semester


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