How to Learn

This item is a paperback. For digital formats, click here. Note that paperback copies are only available in this store for New Zealand customers. Customers who are not resident in New Zealand can purchase print copies at the international store, at Amazon, or other booksellers.

 

Working ‘hard’ is not enough. To be an effective student, you want to work ‘smart’.

Being a successful student is far more about being a smart user of effective strategies than about being 'smart'. In Effective Notetaking and Mnemonics for Study, Dr McPherson showed readers many strategies for improving understanding and memory. But these on their own can only take you so far, if you don’t know how to cement that information into your brain for the long term. In this new book, Dr McPherson explains the 10 principles of effective practice and revision.

Few students know how to learn effectively, which is why they waste so much time going over and over material, as they try to hammer it into their heads. But you don’t need to spend all that time, and you don’t need to endure such boredom. What you need to do is understand how to review your learning in the most optimal way. Using examples from science, math, history, foreign languages, and skill learning, that is what this book aims to teach you.

As always with the Mempowered books, this book doesn't re-hash the same tired advice that's been peddled for so long, but uses the latest cognitive and educational research to show you what to do to maximize your learning.

This book is for students who are serious about being successful in study, and teachers who want to know how best to help their students learn.

This paperback edition is available through this store for New Zealand residents only. If you are not a New Zealand resident, you can purchase this book at the international store, or at Amazon.

Please note that the checkout process uses US$. My apologies for this - it has proven impossible at this time to use more than one currency in the checkout process. Your order will revert to NZ$ if you use Paypal. If you have chosen to send a cheque or make a direct deposit, you will receive an invoice detailing the amount in NZ$. You can also download this order form instead.

SKU: 

PRAC004P

Catalog: 

Book cover

Publication date: 

11/2013

File size: 

296 pages

ISBN: 

978-1-927166-14-7
NZ$27.60 (GST incl)