Integrating College Study Skills: Reasoning in Reading, Listening, and Writing / Edition 3

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This successful text shows students how to use study strategies by integrating their reading, writing, and listening skills. Through a balance of discussion and carefully sequenced exercises, Sotiriou coves basic college survival skills and progresses to specific strategies for studying, reading, note taking, and exam taking.
Integrating College Study Skills is more sophisticated than many books on the market because it doesn't look or read like a workbook. It delves deeper into the understanding and application of basic learning strategies, more so than other study skills books, by guiding the student to use reasoning when studying.
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A text for a course in study skills. Part I covers basic survival skills, with emphasis on schedule planning, and offers advice on discovering individual learning styles and coping with stress. Part II deals with reading, listening, writing, and reasoning skills. Exercises on allow students to apply skills to selections from college-level textbooks. Part III covers note taking systems, and Part IV offers guidelines for test taking. This sixth edition incorporates Internet activities, new textbook selections for practice, and new material on critical thinking and collaborative learning in the classroom. The author is affiliated with Los Angeles City College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534178925
  • Publisher: Wadsworth
  • Publication date: 9/28/1992
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 356

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Skills for Beginning Your College Career 1
Ch. 1 Getting to Know Your School 3
Ch. 2 Managing Your Time and Your Study Area 9
Pt. 2 Basic Reading, Listening, and Writing Skills 25
Ch. 3 Locating Main Ideas 27
Topic: Environmental Studies 33
Ch. 4 Locating Major and Minor Details 51
Topic: Economics 51
Ch. 5 Identifying Organizational Patterns 73
Topic: Sociology 80
Ch. 6 Summarizing and Paraphrasing 103
Topic: Philosophy 109
Ch. 7 Reading and Listening for Inferences 125
Topic: Music History 130
Ch. 8 Reading Graphs and Tables 143
Pt. 3 Lecture and Study Notes 163
Ch. 9 Characteristics of Lectures 165
Ch. 10 Traditional Note-taking Techniques 173
Topic: Consumer Behavior
Ch. 11 Mapping and the Cornell Note-taking System 203
Pt. 4 The Library, Study Skills Systems, and Test-Taking Strategies 215
Ch. 12 Library Basics 217
Ch. 13 The SQ3R Study System 225
Ch. 14 Mnemonic Strategies 245
Ch. 15 Strategies for Objective Tests 255
Ch. 16 Strategies for Essay Tests and Math or Science Tests 269
Pt. 5 Practice in Applying SQ3R 287
1 Climate 289
2 Classical Music 299
3 Physical Measurement 307
4 Social Power 317
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