College Reading and Study Skills (with MyReadingLab Student Access Code Card) / Edition 11

College Reading and Study Skills (with MyReadingLab Student Access Code Card) / Edition 11

by Kathleen T. McWhorter
     
 

Getting the students to reflect on their thinking, College Reading and Study Skills is a college reading and study text depicting reading as a process and providing concise instruction, skill application exercises, and exercises using textbook excerpts to contribute to success in college.See more details below

Overview

Getting the students to reflect on their thinking, College Reading and Study Skills is a college reading and study text depicting reading as a process and providing concise instruction, skill application exercises, and exercises using textbook excerpts to contribute to success in college.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205784288
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
12/23/2009
Series:
MyReadingLab Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: Building a Foundation for Academic Success

Success Workshops:

1. Learn Everything You Can in the First Week

2. Learning About and Using Campus Resources

Chapter 1: Setting Goals and Managing Your Time

Chapter 2: Learning Style and Learning Strategies

Chapter 3: Improving Learning and Memory

Chapter 4: Taking Notes in Class

Chapter 5: Classroom Communication

PART TWO: Reading and Thinking Critically

Success Workshops:

3. Strengthen Your Concentration

4. Stay Healthy and Manage Stress

Chapter 6: Active Reading Strategies

Chapter 7: Understanding Paragraphs

Chapter 8: Following Thought Patterns

Chapter 9: Evaluating the Author’s Message

Chapter 10: Evaluating Authors' Techniques

Chapter 11: Using Context and Word Parts

Chapter 12: Expanding Your Vocabulary

Chapter 13:Reading and Evaluating Visual and Online Sources

Chapter 14: Reading Other Academic Sources

PART THREE: Reading Textbook Chapters and Assignments

Success Workshops:

5. Get the Most Out of Your Textbooks

6. Keep A Vocabulary Log

Chapter 15: Textbook Highlighting and Marking

Chapter 16: Methods of Organizing Information

Chapter 17: Sample Textbook Chapter

PART FOUR: Strategies for Academic Achievement

Success Workshops:

7. Polish Your Academic Image

8. Establish Your Academic Integrity

Chapter 18: Study and Review Strategies

Chapter 19: Preparing for Exams

Chapter 20: Taking Exams

Chapter 21: Improving Your Reading Rate and Flexibility

PART FIVE: Thematic Readings

THEME A: Body Adornment

THEME B: Technology and the Internet

THEME C: Controversies in Science

THEME D: Men’s and Women’s Communication (available online only)

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