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Published: 01 October 2011

288 Pages | Yes

10.0 x 7.5 inches

ISBN: 9780195576078

Bookseller Code (06)

Essential Skills for Science and Technology

Revised Edition

Peter Zeegers, Kate Deller-Evans, Sandra Egege, and Christopher Klinger

  • Suitable for students studying a range of science and technology subjects by covering core skills needed for success in these disciplines.
  • Helps students to develop the unique skills to contribute to successful learning in science for instance, reading scientific literature, collating and interpreting data and formulating individual perspectives on scientific issues.
  • Sets out the fundamental communication skills that are essential in conveying a complex, scientific knowledge, including both written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Provides instruction in the fundamentals of mathematics and quantitative methods.
  • Addresses common hurdles faced by students, based on the authors' years of experience in the Student Learning Centre, Flinders University.
  • All authors are experienced in helping science and technology students overcome obstacles and achieve their goals.
  • Helpful tips from lecturers and students are placed throughout to help summarise and scaffold learning.
  • New and updated design to increase appeal and accessibility for students.

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