The Back of the Book: Developing your learning skills is one of the best investments you can make. Based on the experience of real students, this book will stimulate, guide and support you. It will change the way that you study by helping you think about yourself and how you learn.
A bestseller for over a decade, The Arts Good Study Guide has helped over 100,000 students. For the second edition, the book has been thoroughly revised and expanded to address the challenges of studying in a fast-changing world where computers and the internet have become basic study tools.
- motivating yourself and managing your time.
- taking full advantage of your computer.
- reading and understanding written, visual and aural ‘texts’.
- flexible note-making strategies.
- getting the most out of lectures, group discussions, audio-visual media and visits to galleries, museums and the theatre.
- writing fluently and convincingly, making good use of textual illustration and evidence.
- making presentations.
- research techniques, including online research and report writing.
- doing justice to yourself in exams.
The book is designed for students of arts and humanities subjects, including art history, classical studies, cultural studies, film studies, history, law, languages literature, music, philosophy, and religious studies. It is full of practical advice whether you are studying full-time or pat-time, in your own home or with other students and a tutor.