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The Access to Higher Education Handbook
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The Access to Higher Education Handbook
Your Complete Guide to Success on your Access to HE Diploma

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November 2024 | 216 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Starting an Access to Higher Education Diploma can be daunting, but this down-to-earth guide will support you every step of the way. Incredibly detailed, yet highly accessible, this book tells you everything you need to know, from practical guidance for your first few weeks, critical thinking and revision strategies, to looking after yourself and maintaining motivation. This guide is a treasure trove of hands-on activities, engaging exercises, and real-world case studies - all curated by an author who thrived in her own Access to Higher Education Diploma journey. Supported by the Quality Assurance Agency, and mapping precisely onto the course, no stone is left unturned, and no question unanswered, allowing you to embark on your studies with confidence and excitement. Calling all current or potential students of the Diploma - this guide is a must-have!

 
Chapter 1: Introduction, Background, and the Basics
 
Chapter 2: Assessments
 
Chapter 3: Study Skills
 
Chapter 4: Referencing
 
Chapter 5: Writing Skills
 
Chapter 6: Research and Information
 
Chapter 7: Critical Thinking
 
Chapter 8: Digital Skills and Artificial Intelligence
 
Chapter 9: Planning for HE
 
Chapter 10: Transitioning to HE
 
Appendix 1: QAA Grading Standards
 
Appendix 2: Exemplar Assignment Brief
 
Appendix 3: Contextualising Pass, Merit and Distinction
 
Appendix 4: Paraphrasing in Action
 
Appendix 5: Flow chart example
 
Appendix 6: Mind Map example
 
Appendix 7: Timetable template
 
Appendix 8: Top 10 tips for HE Interviews
 
Appendix 9: Answers
 
References

Supplements

Zoë Chapman's website
Check out the authors website for a detailed breakdown of what's covered in The Access to Higher Education Handbook and to learn more about the Access to HE Diploma.

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