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Table Of Contents

Accommodating the ‘method behind their madness’
Assessment standards in senior high school
Assessment standards in university
Handling examiners’ approaches to assessment
Overworked or slack examiners
Grading on ‘autopilot’
Assessment through comparison and contrast
The impact of context on assessment
Te chattering classes and the whispering classes
Assessment manipulated to discipline or motivate
Handling different assessment systems
Autonomous single examiner
External double assessment
Internal double assessment
Assessment systems for Honours, Masters or Doctoral theses
Lobbying for higher grades
Transforming a hostile teacher into an ally
Handling educators’ ticks, comments and corrections
Handling educators’ egos
MAKING EXAMS AN EASIER OPTION
The right attitude
Planning
Preparing study notes
Preparing for Mathematics
Preparing for foreign languages
Clearing the decks
Further preparations
Perfecting study notes and skills
Perfecting study notes
Practising skills
Practising essay writing
Practising short-answer questions
Practising multiple-choice questions
Preparing for open book exams
Exam options to be avoided
Planning for the allocation of time during each exam
Familiarising yourself with the venue
Preparation during the exam season
Exam performance
Trouble-shooting during exams
After the exams
THE SUCCESS ORIENTATION
Understanding ‘the system’ in order to succeed in it
Proceeding with confidence
CLOSING THOUGHTS
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The Little Black Schoolbook: The Secret to Getting Straight 'As' at School and University

The Little Black Schoolbook: The Secret to Getting Straight 'As' at School and University

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Turn a stressful situation into a golden opportunity with The Little Black School Book, Volume 2: Exams. Volume 2 can be used as a sequel to Volume 1: Essays or on its own. This book provides you with powerfully effective exam techniques, offering comprehensive coverage on planning, preparation, and performance. It will liberate you from pre-exam jitters. Mark Lopez enables you in cultivating the personal qualities that make success more likely, and he exposes the examination system, explaining what goes on in examiners' minds. As well as showing you how to get A's from capable, competent educators, these indispensable insights also reveal how to consistently triumph even if your examiner is biased, jaded or prejudiced.

Turn a stressful situation into a golden opportunity with The Little Black School Book, Volume 2: Exams. Volume 2 can be used as a sequel to Volume 1: Essays or on its own. This book provides you with powerfully effective exam techniques, offering comprehensive coverage on planning, preparation, and performance. It will liberate you from pre-exam jitters. Mark Lopez enables you in cultivating the personal qualities that make success more likely, and he exposes the examination system, explaining what goes on in examiners' minds. As well as showing you how to get A's from capable, competent educators, these indispensable insights also reveal how to consistently triumph even if your examiner is biased, jaded or prejudiced.

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