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The Study Skills Toolkit for Students with Dyslexia

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© 2012 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Packed with helpful advice, checklists and templates, this book will help you improve your study skills throughout your time at university. Written in a straightforward, no-nonsense style, the guidance can be broken down into manageable chunks.

Issues covered include:

  • procrastination
  • planning your assignment
  • understanding your essay question
  • researching, writing and referencing your written work
  • managing your own well-being.

Drawing on years of experience running study skills workshops in higher education, Monica Gribben has written an accessible book for students with dyslexia that shows how to work through the challenges that studying presents.

The companion website www.sagepub.co.uk/gribben has podcasts, worksheets and electronic resources to support each chapter.



SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

 
Dedication
 
About the Author
 
Acknowledgements
 
How to Use This Toolkit
 
Companion Website
 
Stepping out in to University with Dyslexia
 
Procrastination
 
Note-Taking
 
Understanding Your Assignment
 
Gathering Information
 
Thinking Critically
 
Writing Your Assignment
 
Writing Your Dissertation
 
Referencing
 
Exams
 
Oral Presentations
 
Making the Most of Your Feedback
 
References
 
Index

Supplements

Gribben Companion Website

Visit the companion website for The Study Skills Toolkit for Students with Dyslexia for more free online resources accompanying each chapter, including:

  • Chapter Podcasts and Activities
  • Further web links
  • Appendices.
SAGE Study Skills hub

Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

'This book is written on a personal level and entices the student to enter a world that scares even the non-dyslexic. This toolkit is the student's safety net offering user friendly, down to earth advice and real life skills that have been tried and tested by the author'
-Dr John Schneider, Educational Psychologist


'This is exactly how I felt starting university ... a wonderful and very helpful book full of interesting and useful hints and tips on how to survive university as a dyslexic student. It doesn't make you feel silly or stupid but makes you feel you can achieve what you set out to do'
-Sharon Patterson, Adult Nursing student, Edinburgh Napier University


'You realize you're in the hands of a professional who has taught thousands of students how to succeed at university'

-Holly Pellicer, Dyslexia Advisor, University of Oslo


'Started delving into your book - looks very interesting and helpful to a layperson like myself'
-Aileen Maclean, Student Support Tutor, Lecturer and Program Leader, BSc Business Information Systems, Napier University


From the moment I started to read this book it quickly became a resource I used with the university students I support. I would highly recommend this book, as an extremely useful toolkit packed with practical advice, tips and hints to help the dyslexic learner at university.

Ann Cole
Dyslexia Action
Dyslexia Review

The key strengths of this text are in providing a multitude of learning strategies for dyslexia. The text makes sure to inform the reader that dyslexia does not have a universal learning strategy, but that each student requires a learning strategy that is unique to them and their form of dyslexia... The learning strategies addressed in the text range from assisting dyslexic students who suffer from organization issues, text book reading issues, time management, and even note taking in class.

Tyrone Smith
Nacada

This book was helpful and highlighted tools to aid dyslexic students with revision procedures in a relaxed and more accessible style of writing; the images which accompanied the text also helped paint a picture of 'how it works'.

Ms Julie Wilson
Foundation Centre, Durham University
April 10, 2017

A straight talking and motivational book which offers guidance on how to succeed in a positive way. A useful toolkit for all levels.

Mrs Rebecca Dowle
College of Human & Health Sciences, University of Wales, Swansea
April 4, 2017

Sample Materials & Chapters

Ch 1 - Stepping Out in to University with Dyslexia


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