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Author Wright, Jean

Title Learning to Learn in Higher Education / Jean Wright
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019


Description 1 online resource (216 pages)
Series Routledge library editions. Higher education ; volume 35
Routledge library editions. Higher education ; v. 35
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Chapter 1: The Models of Pre-university Learning; The Development of Creative Learning; Study Skills in Sixth Form Colleges; Selection for Higher Education; References; Chapter 2: Different Styles of Learning in Higher Education and their Effect on the Students; Expectation and Reality; The Student's Profile; The Need to Establish Identity; The Students' Perception of the Learning Process; The Reality of the Learning Experience; New Styles of Learning; Examples; How Imaginative Teaching is Rewarded
The Controversy of Rapid Reading CoursesThe Choice Between Divided and Group Methods; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Improving Learning Competence -- With Particular Reference To The University of Reading; An Eclectic Approach; The Variation in Policy Between Universities and Polytechnics; The Learning Resource Centre (LRC); The University Counsellor; The Development of Group Work; References; Chapter 6: The Problem for Overseas Students and for the Institutions where they Study; Is it Just a Language Problem?; Socio-cultural Problems; Nature and Extent of Language Problems
The Need for Remedial EnglishThe Native Speaker Norm; Conclusions; References; Chapter 7: Students with Specialised Learning Difficulties; Introduction; Overseas Students; The English Conversation Scheme; Post-graduate Students; Mature Students; Disabled Students; Conclusion; References; Chapter 8: Change in the Individual; The Effect of the Counsellor's Personality; The Problems of Society; The Role of the Specialist; The Lack of Community Provision; The Counsellor in General Practice; Counsellors in Specialised Units in the Community; Voluntary Counselling in the Community
Counselling in Higher EducationThe Need for Counsellors to be Specialised; Counselling Training Programmes; The Financial Justification for Counselling; Admission to Higher Education; The Present Position; The Teaching Staff's Perception of Counselling; Factors Affecting Counselling in Higher Education; The Limitations of Counselling; The Treatment of Emotional and Psychological Problems; The Students' Role in Increasing Motivation; Relationships; The Generation Gap; The Need for Counselling the Physically Handicapped; References; Chapter 9: Change in Higher Education Institutions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
ReferencesChapter 3: The Criteria for 'Learning to Learn'; The Intellectual Development of the Student; Study Skills in the Sixth Form and Study Skills at College; The Development of the Student at University; Dimensions of Learning to Learn; The Link Between Content and Skills; The State of Learning to Learn at the Present Time; The Historic Development of Study Skills in the United States of America; Development in Britain; References; Chapter 4: Individual and Group Methods; The Objectives of Learning to Learn; Learning to Learn Methods that Are Practised in Educational Institutions
Notes Institutional Factors that may Impede the Learning Process
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 29, 2020)
Subject Study skills.
Counselling Training.
Creative Learning.
Developing Study Skills.
Disabled Students.
Educational Institutions.
Education Policy.
Emotional Problems.
Generation Gap.
Gene Wright.
Group Learning Methods.
Higher Education.
Imaginative Teaching.
Jean Wright.
Learning Difficulties.
Learning in Higher Education.
Learning Resource Centres.
Mature Students.
Models of Learning.
Physical Handicap.
Post-Graduate Students.
Pre-University Learning.
Psychological Problems.
Rapid Reading Courses.
Sixth Form.
Sixth Form Colleges.
Specialised Learning Difficulties.
Student's Profile.
United States of America.
University Learning.
Study skills
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780429809439