Book Title: Navigating an Undergraduate Degree in the Social Sciences
Subtitle: Tips and Strategies
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Book Description: Learn how to succeed over the course of an undergraduate degree in the social sciences. This brief manual includes detailed instructions and advice on how to study, write and research at the academic level, and includes examples of works by students that demonstrate these principles.
Learn Strategies to Succeed as an Undergraduate Student in the Social Sciences
Navigating an Undergraduate Degree in the Social Sciences: Tips and Strategies is based on a combination of the authors’ personal reflections and prior experiences teaching and mentoring thousands of students through their undergraduate degrees. The suggestions in this guide are the result of research into best practices for assisting students alongside strategies used by high achieving former students that the authors have taught or assisted.
- Strategies on how to organize lecture notes and study effectively
- Details on how exam questions are developed and how best to tackle them
- How to write an essay including how to narrow a topic and outline ideas
- How to conduct library research and reference works properly using APA (7th ed.) format
- An overview of how to write a research proposal including important ethical considerations in research
- The main format for writing a publishable research report
- Effective approaches to developing a curriculum vitae and applying to graduate school
- Sample student works, including an essay, research report, and poster
Cover design by Robyn Hall. Cover image by geralt under a Pixabay License.
Navigating an Undergraduate Degree in the Social Sciences by Diane Symbaluk, Robyn Hall, and Geneve Champoux is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.
Higher education, tertiary education