Effective College Learning / Edition 2

Effective College Learning / Edition 2

by Jodi Patrick Holschuh, Sherrie L. Nist-Olejnik, Dorling Kindersly
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205750133

ISBN-13: 9780205750139

Pub. Date: 01/18/2010

Publisher: Pearson

This is an innovative, highly visual academic success textbook founded on contemporary research in learning theory.

The Effective College Learning authors do more than prepare readers for academic success: They prepare them for lifelong learning. Readers not only learn how we learn, but why we learn, and they’re shown how to be

Overview

This is an innovative, highly visual academic success textbook founded on contemporary research in learning theory.

The Effective College Learning authors do more than prepare readers for academic success: They prepare them for lifelong learning. Readers not only learn how we learn, but why we learn, and they’re shown how to be active in their learning. The stunning design keeps the reader engaged through the generous use of visuals and a “chunked” design that makes locating key information easy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205750139
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/18/2010
Series:
Pearson Custom Library English/the Mercury Reader Series
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
537,583
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1 You Have Arrived: A Primer on College Life

Chapter 2 Getting Things Done: Organizing Yourself and Your Time

Chapter 3 Learning About Your Motivation, Attitudes, and Interests

Chapter 4 How Beliefs About Knowledge Impact Learning

Chapter 5 Identifying and Handling Stress

Chapter 6 How People Learn

Chapter 7 Figuring Out the Task

Chapter 8 Note Taking: Your Task in Class

Chapter 9 Active Reading

Chapter 10 Rehearsal Strategies

Chapter 11 Reviewing Strategies

Chapter 12 Preparing for and Taking Objective Exams

Chapter 13 Preparing for and Taking Essay and Specialty Exams

Chapter 14 Research, Resources, and Presentations

Chapter 15 Flexible Reading and Studying

Appendix A - Sample Psychology Textbook Chapter

Chapter 6, “Memory,” from Mastering the World of Psychology,

by S. E. Wood, E. G. Wood, and D. Boyd

Appendix B - Sample Biology Textbook Chapter

Chapter 21, “Nutrition, Digestion and Excretion” from Life on Earth, Fifth Edition, by T. Audesirk, G. Audersirk, and B. Byers.

Appendix C - Sample History Textbook Chapter

Chapter 25, “The Great Depression and the New Deal 1929-1939,” from The American Journey, Vol. 2, Fourth Edition, by D. Goldfield, C. Abbott, V. Anderson, J.E. Argersinger, P.H. Argersinger, W.L. Barney, and R.M. Weir.

Appendix D - Sample Psychology Textbook Chapter C

Chapter 2, “Hardware Bascis,” from Tomorrow's Technology and You, Eigth Edition, by G. Beekman, and M.J. Quinn.

Credits

Index

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