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The Access to Higher Education Handbook

The Access to Higher Education Handbook
Your Complete Guide to Success on your Access to HE Diploma

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October 2024 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Starting an Access to Higher Education Diploma can be daunting, but this down-to-earth guide will support you every step of the way. Incredibly detailed, yet highly accessible, this book tells you everything you need to know, from practical guidance for your first few weeks, critical thinking and revision strategies, to looking after yourself and maintaining motivation. This guide is a treasure trove of hands-on activities, engaging exercises, and real-world case studies - all curated by an author who thrived in her own Access to Higher Education Diploma journey. Supported by the Quality Assurance Agency, and mapping precisely onto the course, no stone is left unturned, and no question unanswered, allowing you to embark on your studies with confidence and excitement. Calling all current or potential students of the Diploma - this guide is a must-have!
Chapter 1: Introduction, Background, and the Basics
Chapter 2: Assessments
Chapter 3: Study Skills
Chapter 4: Referencing
Chapter 5: Writing Skills
Chapter 6: Research and Information
Chapter 7: Critical Thinking
Chapter 8: Digital Skills and Artificial Intelligence
Chapter 9: Planning for HE
Chapter 10: Transitioning to HE
Appendix 1: QAA Grading Standards
Appendix 2: Exemplar Assignment Brief
Appendix 3: Contextualising Pass, Merit and Distinction
Appendix 4: Paraphrasing in Action
Appendix 5: Flow chart example
Appendix 6: Mind Map example
Appendix 7: Timetable template
Appendix 8: Top 10 tips for HE Interviews
Appendix 9: Answers


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