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

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205784288
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Publication date: 12/23/2009
  • Series: MyReadingLab Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 11
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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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