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Studying for your Policing Degree

AUTHOR : By Jane Bottomley, Steven Pryjmachuk and Martin Wright

ISBN : 9781913063177

Edition No : 1

Publication : 10 Jun 2019

Extent : 120 pgs

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Edition No : 1

Publication : 10 Jun 2019

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Description

Studying for your Policing Degree is PERFECT for anyone wanting to train to become a police officer. After reading this fully comprehensive guide you will understand:

  • the structure and culture of HE, and how policing fits into it
  • what to expect, and what will be expected of you, as a university student
  • teaching and assessment methods within policing, so that you can perform to the best of your ability in an academic environment
  • how to manage your policing studies in an effective way and make the most of the resources available to you.

The books in our Critical Study Skills series will help you gain the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to achieve your goals. They provide support in all areas important for university study, including institutional and disciplinary policy and practice, self-management, and research and communication. Packed with tasks and activities to help you improve your learning, including learner autonomy and critical thinking, and to guide you towards reflective practice in your study and work life. Uniquely, this book is written by a subject specialist and an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) expert.

Contents

  1. Studying policing in higher education
  2. Strategies for effective learning
  3. Critical thinking
  4. Becoming a member of your academic community
  5. Technology and resources
  6. Strategies for assessment 

Author

Martin Wright was a police officer for 30 years and is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Canterbury Centre for Policing Research at Canterbury Christ Church University. He is a council member of the Institute of Administrative Management, and managing editor of the Oxford University Press journal Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice.

Jane Bottomley is a freelance writer, teacher and educational consultant. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Senior Fellow of BALEAP, the global forum for English for Academic Purposes practitioners. She has helped students from a wide range of disciplines to improve their academic skills and achieve their study goals, including 14 years as a Senior Language Tutor at the University of Manchester.

Steven Pryjmachuk is Professor of Mental Health Nursing Education in the School of Health Science's Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at the University of Manchester and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His teaching, clinical and research work has centred largely on supporting and facilitating individuals – be they students, patients or colleagues – to develop, learn or care independently. In December 2014, Steven was elected as vice Chair (2015-16) and Chair (2017-18) of Mental Health Nurse Academics UK, an organisation representing 65 Higher Education Institutions providing education and research on mental health nursing

 

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This is a very welcome, refreshing addition to the field.....I enjoyed reading this book and highly recommend it to anyone who is thinking of studying a social work degree or thinking of becoming a lecturer or an Associate Tutor on a social work degree programme.

Ann Anka, University of East Anglia British Journal of Social Work
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