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Studying with dyslexia

Studying with dyslexia

Godwin, Janet

This handy guide offers skills and advice to help you use your dyslexia constructively and become an effective student

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012

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Details

Statement of responsibility: Janet Godwin
ISBN: 0230390560, 9780230390560
Intended audience: Specialized.
Physical Description: 96 p. : ill. ; 11 x 14 cm.
Series: Pocket study skills
Subject: College students with disabilities.; Study skills.; Education.
Series Title: Pocket study skills.

Contents

  1. Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: IT IS OK TO DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY
  2. 1. Working with your dyslexiaPART II: STUDY SKILLS AT UNIVERSITY
  3. 2. Organisation
  4. 3. Time Management
  5. 4. Dealing with information
  6. 5. Doing research
  7. 6. Reading
  8. 6. Writing
  9. 8. Checking everything
  10. 9. Revision and memory
  11. 10. Exams
  12. 11. Dealing with seminars, group work and presenations
  13. 12. A final word... have confidence to study your own way!PART III: SUPPORT FOR DYSLEXIC STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITY References Useful Contacts
  14. Useful Resources
  15. Index

Author note

JANET GODWIN currently works at Oxford Brookes University, UK, for the Upgrade Study Advice Service and the Dyslexia SpLD service where she teaches study skills to students. Janet is also the author of Planning Your Essay. After a career in industry, Janet took up teaching and recognised that some students' performance was variable. This sparked an interest in dyslexia/SpLD. Janet has supported students to develop their study skills in FE/HE, where her dyslexic students taught HER how best to support THEM.

Description

As a dyslexic student you have a unique learning style. Understanding this can help you take control and study in a way that is most effective for you. Full of practical advice and visual examples, this friendly book will guide you through the dyslexic learning style. It gives you all the essential knowledge and ideas needed to manage your dyslexia positively.

Handy for students at any level, this easy-to-read guide:

- suggests core strategies for doing things differently to work with your dyslexia, instead of against it
- covers individual study skills, including organisation, reading, writing and taking exams
- provides information on the support that should be available to you as a student

Description for teachers

Studying with Dyslexia is a handy guide offering skills and advice to help the reader to use dyslexia constructively and become an effective student.