Keys to Effective Learning / Edition 3

Keys to Effective Learning / Edition 3

by Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, Sarah Lyman Kravits, Joyce Bishop
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130618772

ISBN-13: 9780130618771

Pub. Date: 09/28/2001

Publisher: Pearson Education

This book focuses on developing effective learning techniques to help readers excel in school, in their careers and throughout their lives as lifelong learners. Unlike traditional study skills books, this one emphasizes how users learn effectively by involving them in the active process of mastering their mental abilities and their personal confidence

Overview

This book focuses on developing effective learning techniques to help readers excel in school, in their careers and throughout their lives as lifelong learners. Unlike traditional study skills books, this one emphasizes how users learn effectively by involving them in the active process of mastering their mental abilities and their personal confidence. The authors provide guidelines and exercises designed to help readers define themselves and their goals, set the stage for learning through critical and creative thinking, enhance reading, studying, listening and memory skills, targeting success in school and creating life success. For individuals interested in improving their learning and living skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130618771
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
438
Product dimensions:
7.88(w) x 11.28(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

I. DEFINING YOURSELF AND YOUR GOALS.

1. Becoming a Lifelong Learner: Opening Doors.
2. Goal Setting and Time Management: Mapping Your Course.
3. Self-Awareness: Knowing Who You Are and How You Learn.

II. SETTING THE STAGE FOR LEARNING.

4. Critical and Creative Thinking: Becoming an Active Learner.
5. Reading and Studying: Your Keys to Knowledge.
6. Listening and Memory: Taking In and Remembering Information.

III. TARGETING SUCCESS IN SCHOOL.

7. Note Taking and Library Research: Learning from Others.
8. Effective Writing: Communicating Your Message.
9. Quantitative Learning: Becoming Comfortable with Math, Science, and Technology.
10. Test Taking: Showing What You Know.

IV. CREATING LIFE SUCCESS.

11. Relating to Others: Appreciating Your Diverse World.
12. Managing Career and Money: Reality Resources.
13. Moving Ahead: Building a Flexible Future.
Index.

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