Videos and Podcasts

Videos and podcasts are listed by chapter below. Click on the link to listen to the podcasts or watch the video.

Chapter 1 - Introduction

Student video: Z to A is student video about their university experience

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mnZ1vfzgMI&feature=share

Chapter 2 - Succeeding at University: Quick Steps to Success

Authors Tom Burns and Sandra Sinfield, discuss the third edition of their book Essential Study Skills: The Complete Guide to Success at University and take a deeper look at Chapter two, Succeeding at University: Quick Steps to Success, where they highlight six things students can do to improve their university experience.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xUNuyD8Mrc

Burns and Sinfield Video Podcast on Succeeding at University: Quick Steps to Success

Chapter 4 - Make Sense of Your Course

Student video: Z to A is student video about a studentsí university experience http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mnZ1vfzgMI&feature=share

Chapter 7 - Computers: Any Place, Anywhere, Any Time

Watch: The machine is using us http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gmP4nk0EOE

Video tutorials give you an idea about the kinds of things that are possible. See http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Video_Tutorials to get started.

For understanding social media, Lee Lefever and his 'Commoncraft' YouTube clips are great for simple, illustrated tutorials on all the different tools social media tools http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6a_KF7TYKVc

Chapter 8 - How to Succeed in Group Work

Making Group Work Work is a video resource http://www.learnhigher.ac.uk/groupwork/episodes.php

Chapter 9 - How to Interact and Build Relationships at University

Tom Burns and Sandra Sinfield discuss chapter nine of their book, entitled, How to Interact and Build Relationships at University.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9eCgfatPUo

Chapter 11 - How to Make the Best Notes

Sandra Sinfield on how to make the best notes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1IHsPt_Nmg

Chapter 17 - How to Write Great Essays

Academic video talking through critical essay:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nZnA1opBKk&feature=related

Chapter 27 - Moving On: What to Do When You Finish University

Tom Burns and Sandra Sinfield tell you how you can use your university experiences and achievements to build your CV and future career.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wW6hL-AnYfw

Author:Tom Burns & Sandra Sinfield

Pub Date: March 2012  

Pages: 472

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