Comprehending College Textbooks: Steps to Understanding and Remembering What You Read / Edition 3

Comprehending College Textbooks: Steps to Understanding and Remembering What You Read / Edition 3

by Joe Cortina, Janet Elder, Katherine Gonnett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070240582

ISBN-13: 9780070240582

Pub. Date: 10/01/1995

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Created for developmental reading and study skills courses, Comprehending College Textbooks focuses on college textbook reading comprehension. The text provides a systematic approach to the reading process and reinforces concepts, skills, and strategies through practice and effective repetition.

Overview

Created for developmental reading and study skills courses, Comprehending College Textbooks focuses on college textbook reading comprehension. The text provides a systematic approach to the reading process and reinforces concepts, skills, and strategies through practice and effective repetition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070240582
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
10/01/1995
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction

CHAPTER 1: Determining the Subject Matter

CHAPTER 2: Locating Directly Stated Main Ideas

CHAPTER 3: Formulating Implied Main Ideas

CHAPTER 4: Identifying Supporting Details

CHAPTER 5: Recognizing Author's Writing Patterns

Textbook Excerpt and Comprehension Quiz: "Communicating Interculturally and Internationally" from Business Communications Today, 3rd Ed. by Courtland L. Bovee and John V. Thill

CHAPTER 6: Applying Comprehension Skills to Longer Passages

Textbook Excerpt and Comprehension Quiz: "The Primates" from Anthropology, 6th Ed. by Conrad Phillip Kottak

CHAPTER 7: Remembering College Textbook Material through Organizing

Textbook Excerpt and Comprehension Quiz: "The Nature of Life: An Introduction" from The Nature of Life, 2nd Ed., by John Postlethwait

CHAPTER 8: Thinking Critically as You Read

Textbook Excerpt and Comprehension Quiz: "Ludwig van Beethoven" from Music: An Appreciation, 5th Ed., by Roger Kamien

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