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Skills for Academic and Career Success eBook

By Diana Carroll
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Skills for Academic and Career Success focuses on the essential skills you need to be successful in your studies and in your future career.

This original textbook aims to improve and enhance your study skills; it also introduces some important aspects of business and professional communication. An integrated approach is used to bring together these key fields of academic skills and business communication competency.

The emphasis throughout the book is on practical, applied learning. It has been developed to complement Australian tertiary education curricula in the areas of study skills and professional communication and is designed to enhance learning outcomes for students within the Australian and Pan-Asian context.

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Table of contents
  • Chapter 1  Introduction to Professional Skills
    Diana Carroll
  • Part 1 People Skills
  • Chapter 2  Interpersonal Communication: Emotional Intelligence
    Christine Adams
  • Chapter 3  Nonverbal Communication and Listening Skills
    Diana Carroll
  • Chapter 4  Public Speaking and Oral Communication
    Diana Carroll
  • Part 2 Study Skills 
  • Chapter 5  Critical Thinking: Argument: Logic and Persuasion
    Sarah Hattam and Jennifer Stokes
  • Chapter 6  Plagiarism and Referencing 
    Nadine Campbell
  • Chapter 7  Essay: Academic Writing  
    Nadine Campbell
  • Chapter 8  Exam Preparation 
    Annette Watkins
  • Part 3 Work Skills 
    Chapter 9  Report and Proposal Writing 
    Stephen Boyle
  • Chapter 10  Intercultural Communication
    Diana Carroll
  • Index
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  • Chapter summaries
  • Review questions
  • Applied questions
  • Further reading
  • Bibliography
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