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Published: 18 April 2019

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780198821816

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Study and Communication Skills for the Chemical Sciences

Third Edition

Tina Overton, Stuart Johnson, and Jon Scott

  • The friendly, conversational writing style makes the text ideal for beginning undergraduate students
  • A broad range of skills are covered, from writing and presentation skills, to working in groups and revising for exams
  • Frequent examples drawn from chemistry highlight the relevance of the skills being learned
  • The experienced author team is headed up by a leading expert in chemical education
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters on 'Developing and Articulating your Skills' and 'Career Skills' help students with concerns around employability
  • New sections on the importance of collaboration and dialogue, setting and enforcing internal deadlines, using technology in group work, and reflective writing expand on the types of skills covered
  • Extensive updates to the online resources, including example CVs, templates, and cover letters
  • Chapters are restructured to aid preparation for flipped lectures, with content on problem based learning, online learning forums, and video capture
  • Additional support for making the school to university transition, with a more explicit discussion of collusion and working with information sources

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