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Why are you taking this programme of study?
What is success?
What is a successful student?
How you study is as important as what you study
What is the role of a student?
Our expectations
Inputs – you are not studying alone!
Space – a physical place to study
Studying independently
Studying in a teaching institution
Profiles
What you will receive when you first register
What you will receive in subsequent years
How materials are sent to you
Why do we provide subject guides?
Reading advice and reading lists
Getting hold of books
Examiners’ commentaries
Past examination papers
Why should I use the online Student Portal?
What is in the Student Portal?
The Virtual Learning Environment
Long term
Medium term – planning your year
Short term – creating a weekly routine
How to fit it all in
Making the best use of your time
What is a course?
Introduction
About the FHEQ framework
New course codes
Rules of progression for BSc degrees
What is a syllabus?
What is a course information sheet?
LSE Study Weekend
What happens at the Study Weekend?
What is ‘early enough’?
How to keep motivated and focused on revision
‘It was more difficult than last year’
In one ear and out of the other?
Will the examination format be the same?
Topic picking
‘Question spotting’
Why do you need to plan?
Why study Maths and Statistics?
Why is it compulsory?
Getting started with MT105a Mathematics 1
If that isn’t working…
It’s about doing, not about reading
How to prepare for a quantitative examination
How to present your answers in a Maths examination
How do I pass a Maths examination?
Writing an essay that ‘wins the game’
Planning an examination essay
How would the Examiners mark this?
General marking scheme
Understanding what the question is asking for
Academic writing is indirect
Writing in the first person
Academic sentences
Balance, impartiality and avoiding emotiveness
Appropriate terminology and formal vocabulary
Your handwriting
Incorporating sources and avoiding plagiarism
What is your score?
How to read your subject guides
How to read your essential textbooks
How to read journal articles
Access to all courses
Digital study materials
Discussion forums
Audio-visual tutorials
Defining ‘critical analysis’
Understanding metaphors
In your lectures
Using VLE resources
Note taking in lectures
Making notes from reading
Revision notes
Suggestions for writing notes
If things are not running smoothly, what should you do?
Problems which aren’t practical
Practical problems
‘Quick fixes’
Other study skills resources
How did they mark it?
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Strategies for success
Academic and study skills advice

For students registered for Economics, Finance, Management and Social Sciences awards with the University of London External Programme, whose lead college is LSE.

Strategies for success
Written by Rosemary Gosling, Neil Mclean, James Ward, Kate Barker and Craig Summerton for University of London International Programmes at LSE © LSE 2011

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Introduction ............................................................................
Strategies for success
Academic and study skills advice

For students registered for Economics, Finance, Management and Social Sciences awards with the University of London External Programme, whose lead college is LSE.

Strategies for success
Written by Rosemary Gosling, Neil Mclean, James Ward, Kate Barker and Craig Summerton for University of London International Programmes at LSE © LSE 2011

Contents

Introduction ............................................................................

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