Study Skills for Dyslexic Students

Study Skills for Dyslexic Students

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'[W]ith all the contributors having completed the Postgraduate Certificate: Teaching Adult Dyslexic Learners in Higher Educationa€bthis reader felt that the study skills discussed were tried, tested and reliable. I shall recommend this book to confident undergraduates or those who have good teacher/support' - The Patoss Bulletin 'A valuable resource for students who may need overt direction in qlearning how to learnq' - CHOICE '[T]his study skills text book offers students an overview of the skills needed for study; it does pay attention to the particular needs of dyslexic students both in its design and its material' - The Skill Journal Includes CD-Rom Are you struggling to manage your workload? Do you need help with planning and revising? Written with the needs of dyslexic students in further and higher education in mind, this book will motivate, inspire and guide you through your studies. It is set out in an accessible format and includes a CD packed with tools and resources to help you plan your work, improve your skills, and boost your confidence. There's advice on: - planning your workload to fit your schedule - note-taking and note-making - reading strategies and speed reading - answering essay questions - improving your grammar, spelling and punctuation - improving mathematics skills and using statistics - examination techniques - using ICT to help you This is an essential read for all dyslexic students in further and higher education.Examples of chunking your essay depending on the word count Table 5.2 gives some examples of how you might be able ... words 500 words 1 , 000 words 4 paragraphs of 400 words 8 paragraphs of 500 words 1 6 paragraphs of 500 wordsanbsp;...

Title:Study Skills for Dyslexic Students
Author:Sandra Hargreaves
Publisher:Sage Publications Limited - 2007


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