Study Skills Handbook: Guidance for Effective Learning in Mathematics
This Shell Handbook has just been re-issued - details at (1) below.
FREE copies available - details at (2) below. Regular price £5.90 or £9.90
(1) Details of Study Skills Handbook
Originally compiled by three specialist panels at the University Mathematics
Teaching Conference 1978, the Study Skills handbook has been revised over
the years with input from over 30 universities and similar institutions.
The first four editions were produced by the Shell Centre at Nottingham.
This edition has been produced by QED of York for the University of
Among the many authors, cartoonists and other contributors are Pam Bishop,
Diana Burkhardt, Keith Dugdale, Roy Dyckhoff, John Hepple, Margaret Jackson,
Philip Maher, Shirley Maher, Brian Orman, Des Rutherford, Gil Slater and
(from blurb on back cover)
This Study Skills guide has been used and improved over the years. Many
colleges buy annually in bulk because they find it so useful for their
students. Please contact the address below for details of bulk purchases.
It is amazing that by our actions many colleges tacitly assume that students
know how to study. Yet this is patently not the case. Furthermore, we
rarely consider how to teach studying techniques, which is what this booklet
Many of these issues are pertinent in all subjects. This book addresses
them under the following headings:
* Learning from Lectures
* note taking skills etc
* Other Resources
* effective library use
* new technologies
* Revision Strategies
* the need for a strategy
* learning from fellow students
* Exam Technique
ISBN: 1-85853-095-4 (single copy, regular price £5.90 - but see below for
1-85853-096-2 (3-pack, regular price £9.90)
(2) Details of FREE Offer
a. Available to teachers and others genuinely interested in ordering in
bulk for their students if the booklet is suitable. (Bulk price can be as
low as £1.90 per copy)
b. Only one free copy per institution
c. The free copy should go eventually into your institution's library as
part of its regular stock.
d. Free offer available until end October only.
e. To request your FREE copy, please send an email message to
qed stating simply
"Study Skills Handbook - FREE offer" in the Subject line AND as the first
line of your message. Then please give your name, full mailing address,
institution and email address.