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Study & Examination Skills

Study & Examination Skills

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STUDY AND EXAMINATION SKILLS
AT THE HEART OFYOUR CAREER
 
Published in 2006 By The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy 3 Robert Street London WC2N 6RL Email: ETIS@cipfa.org Phone: 020 7543 5600 Website: www.cipfa.org.uk Coypright © The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) 2006  All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without either prior written permission of the publishers or a licence permitting restricted copying in the United Kingdom issued by the Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd, 90 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 4LP. Every possible care has been taken in the preparation of this publication, but no responsibility can be accepted for loss occasioned to any person acting or refraining from action as a result of any material contained herein.
Developed by David Walker.
 
Table of contents Page 1 Introduction
- Aims of this booklet - How should you use this booklet? - What is different about the CIPFA qualification
?
- What can we learn from the examiners? 2 2 3 3
2 Preparing for examinations
- What do I need to study? - Approaches to learning - How do you learn? - Active learning - Breaking down your learning - Improve your note taking - Two step approach - Mind maps - How do you go about it? - Learning exercise - Responsibility and planning - Effective reading
 
4 5 5 6 7 7 8 8 8 9 9 9
3 Revision
- What to revise - Facing up to the examination - Formats and rubrics - Style of questions - How much thinking will I need to do? - Can I do any of it beforehand? - Question spotting - Learning exercise - Motivation - Learning exercise - Time management and planning - How to revise - Timing when do you start? - Planning - A five step approach - Learning exercise - Revision Techniques - Summarising and the use of memory keys - Mind maps - Testing and practice
 
12 12 12 13 13 13 14 15 15 15 15 16 16 16 16 18 18 18 19 19
4 Sitting the examination
- Coping with stress - Learning exercise - The examination itself. Are you ready? - Choosing the right questions - During the examination - Learning exercise
 
20 20 21 21 23 24
5 Postscript
27
6 Bibliography
27
Study and Examination Skills Page 1 of 27

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