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College Study: The Essential Ingredients, 2nd edition
Building on the success of the first edition, this revised edition of College Study contains a complete and balanced coverage of essential learning and study techniques, with an emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving at the college level. Using an active learning approach, this text integrates student behaviors, attitudes, and learning styles focusing on reader choice, application, and assessment of practical strategies. This concept creates an effective, efficient, and individualized system of study that guides students to become self-regulating learners.
New features include:
College Study now has its own Companion website which contains supplemental activities for readers; problem-solving scenarios centered on topics presented in the text chapters; learning style information and activities; and a course culminating assignment from chapter eight of the text. Instructors also have access to power point presentations for each chapter and sample lesson plans. The site (www.prenhall.com/lipsky) can also be accessed through the Student success Supersite (www.prenhall.com/success) where students and faculty will find a wise array of resources.
1. Creating Academic Success.
2. Managing Your Time.
3. Controlling Your Study Environment.
4. Active Listening and Note Taking.
5. Reading and Studying Textbooks.
6. Enhancing Your Memory.
7. Success with Tests.
8. Continuing Your Academic Success: A Review.
This text contains a complete and balanced coverage of essential learning and study techniques, with an emphasis on critical thinking at the college level. Readers are exposed to how to learn, while understanding why they learn, within the context of making informed choices about strategies that work best for them. After immediate transfer of a specific learning strategy into daily academic life, students critique its effectiveness. Content is presented in such a way as to guide students to become self-regulating learners and problem solvers.
The text integrates three separate yet interrelated elements of how students learn:
Additional features of the text include:
This text is intended for use in either a two-year or four-year institution within a variety of contexts:
Furthermore, an Instructor's Manual accompanies the text and includes: