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© 2010 | 200 pages | Learning Matters
This text provides an accessible and up to date guide to study skills for all those undertaking degrees and foundation degrees in policing. It will also be relevant to degree courses in criminology and criminal justice. Efficient study skills pave the way to successful learning. This book helps policing students with all aspects of their studies including identifying how they learn best, effective note-taking, how to be critical and analytical in their reading, writing and thinking, how to carry out research and writing a final dissertation.
 
Introduction: getting started
 
Reading and note taking
 
Writing skills
 
Critical and analytical thinking skills
 
Collaborative learning
 
The use of information and communication technology
 
Presentations
 
Examinations
 
The research project
 
Writing your dissertation

"I am recommending this book to our student officers – it covers everything we need and more, and says it in a clear style … I am going to suggest that this text be issued to each officer on the programme." Programme Leader, Liverpool John Moores University.


This book provides an accessible and up to date guide to study skills for all those undertaking policing degree courses.

Mr Bernard Sheridan
Department of Policing, Central Lancashire University
June 27, 2012

Easy to read, and a must have book for students wishing to carve a career in the police.

Miss Frances Jackson
Public Services, Peterborough Regional College
June 22, 2012

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ISBN: 9781844453528
£24.99