Studying Arts and Humanities

Studying Arts and Humanities

by Catherine Bates, Abi Matthewman


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Clearly illustrated with examples of written work and useful interactive exercises, this guide will encourage independent learning, helping arts and humanities students to develop effective study habits and learn successful strategies for reading and writing about theoretical texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230205475
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 09/15/2009
Series: Macmillan Study Skills
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

ABIGAIL MATTHEWMAN has a Master's in Philosophy from the University of Leeds where she provided study, writing and employability skills support to students in the Faculty of Arts. She also has experience teaching Philosophy and Medical Ethics and now manages the Centre for Humanities and Health at King's College London.

CATHERINE BATES has a PhD in English literature from the University of Leeds, UK, where she taught English literature and provided individual and group study skills support. She has published articles on Canadian literature, responsive reading, rubbish and archives. She is now a Teaching Fellow in English at Keele University.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Adjusting to University Life.- Becoming a University Student.- Effective Reading.- Written Assignments.- Preparing For and Taking Examinations.- Life After University.- Index.

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