Updated Sept 2018! This research-based manual on notetaking includes not only the obvious strategies such as how to format your notes and how to summarize, but also the more complex ones of how to evaluate text and how to ask the right questions.
This concise book goes far beyond the same tired descriptions of mnemonics, using the latest research to explain exactly how these strategies work and are best used. This 2nd edition includes multi-choice chapter reviews and a step-by-step case study.
This version of Mnemonics for Study (2nd ed.) has an extensive English-Italian glossary (750 words) to assist Italian readers.
This version of Mnemonics for Study has an extensive English-Spanish glossary (750 words) to assist Spanish-language readers. The relevant glossary is provided after each section, and these section glossaries are all included in the Table of Contents for easy reference. A complete glossary in alphabetical order is also included at the end of the book.
A collection of articles and research reports on study skills from the author's websites, arranged and edited for greater cohesiveness.
An adjunct and quick reference for those who have the more in-depth workbooks, or a simplified guide for those who want the bottom-line without the detail.
Effective strategies for improving understanding and memory 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.