Tagged: Education

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New books on the block

Over the summer we’ve started to create a list of the new books we’ve ordered for the School of Social Sciences. The idea is to display the most recent 3 month’s worth of material...

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Festival of Learning

  The Festival of Learning (previously known as ‘Adult Learners Week’) celebrates achievements of adult learners in England. Throughout the month of June, organisations and learning providers are encouraged to host free taster sessions...

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Write an essay, get a kitten!

Originally compiled to assist students with dyslexia and special needs, AbilityNet’s great blog posting has tips on apps for motivation and focus when studying which will help everyone. If you’re busy revising or finishing...

New Resource:  Education Research Complete

New Resource: Education Research Complete

 Education Research Complete  is a new database available via Discover containing full text journal articles, conference papers and books. It contains the full text of: over 1,300 journals over 2,500 education related conference papers access to over...

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Learning Outdoors

If you missed it it’s not too late to catch up with the BBC Radio 4 episode of Four Thought broadcast on Wednesday 18 April which discusses the benefits of children learning outdoors from...

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Teach History with Art UK

With over 200,000 artworks available to look at and learn about, Art UK can be a valuable learning resource. This video will take you through how to get the most out of the site...

Study Skills: Self-efficacy

Self-efficacy and Study Skills   What is Self-Efficacy and why is it important?   Bandura (1977) suggests that self-efficacy is a belief in one’s abilities or capabilities. But don’t mistake self-confidence for self-efficacy! You...