College Study Strategies: Thinking and Learning / Edition 1

College Study Strategies: Thinking and Learning / Edition 1

by Marcia L. Laskey
     
 

Having and maintaining exemplary study skills has become a foundation of an successful college experience and this book provides students with both concepts and exercises to hone their skills. This book teaches college and high school students both effective study skills and the practical critical thinking strategies they can employ to improve these skills. It… See more details below

Overview

Having and maintaining exemplary study skills has become a foundation of an successful college experience and this book provides students with both concepts and exercises to hone their skills. This book teaches college and high school students both effective study skills and the practical critical thinking strategies they can employ to improve these skills. It provides abundant support for students by showing them specifically what strategies will enable them to succeed in college and it reinforcing this instruction with a wealth of exercises. The book covers using campus resources, such as the library, learning centers, and career services, as well as strategies for effective time management, note taking skills, and organization. College and High School Students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205191529
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/18/1996
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.92(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Beginnings1
2Critical Thinking21
3Learning Styles43
4Time Management61
5Main Idea77
6Note Taking: Decisions and Strategies105
7Organizational Strategies133
8Memory and Remembering155
9Reasoning Skills for Objective Tests173
10Essay Writing For Tests193
11Questioning Strategies That Lead to Critical Thinking217
12Ways to Build Vocabulary247
Index273

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