Custom Enrichment Module: The Wadsworth Guide to Reading Textbooks / Edition 3

Custom Enrichment Module: The Wadsworth Guide to Reading Textbooks / Edition 3

by Cengage Learning
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111840172

ISBN-13: 9781111840174

Pub. Date: 01/01/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


The Wadsworth Guide to Reading Textbooks highlights key skills and strategies required to successfully read college-level materials. Part One describes key elements that often appear in textbooks, such as definitions, visual aids, and charts. Part Two examines how to deal with distractions, manage time, take notes, and read critically. In Part Three, students…  See more details below

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The Wadsworth Guide to Reading Textbooks highlights key skills and strategies required to successfully read college-level materials. Part One describes key elements that often appear in textbooks, such as definitions, visual aids, and charts. Part Two examines how to deal with distractions, manage time, take notes, and read critically. In Part Three, students apply what they have learned to 5 short selections from various college disciplines. Part Four features four full-length textbook chapters from actual business, physical sciences, history and sociology texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111840174
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,044,739
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Contents. PART I: FEATURES OF COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS. Learning Goals or Chapter Objectives. Key Terms and Definitions. Chapter Outlines. Organization and Headings. Visual Aids. Chapter Summary. Review Questions, Discussion Questions, and Exercises. Study Guides. PART II: STRATEGIES FOR READING COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS. Your Physical Reading Environment. Dealing with Distractions. Time Management. The Reading Process. More Active Reading Techniques. "Speed" Reading and Efficient Reading. Critical Reading. Language and Learning. PART III: USING TEXTBOOK FEATURES AND THE READING STRATEGIES: PRACTICE EXERCISES. Exercise 1: Economics: "Demand" MGMT: "Diversity". Exercise 2: Psychology: "Stress and Stressors". Exercise 3: Communication: "Kinesics: Body Communication". Exercise 4: Chemistry: "The Scientific Method". Exercise 5: Humanities: "Impressionism". PART IV: COLLEGE TEXTBOOK CHAPTERS WITH EXERCISES. From Business: "Exploring the World of Business". Applying the Reading Strategies. Previewing the Chapter. Reading the Chapter. Check Your Understanding. Check Your Understanding. Check Your Understanding. From An Introduction to Physical Science: "Atmospheric Effects". Applying the Reading Strategies. Previewing the Chapter. Reading the Chapter. Check Your Understanding. Check Your Understanding. Check Your Understanding. From A People and a Nation: "Transforming Fire: The Civil War, 1861-1865". Applying the Reading Strategies. Previewing the Chapter. Reading the Chapter. Check Your Understanding. Check Your Understanding. Check Your Understanding. From Seeing Sociology: Families. Applying the Reading Strategies. Previewing the Chapter. Reading the Chapter. Check Your Understanding. Check Your Understanding. Answer Key.

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