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Keys to Effective Learning: Developing Powerful Habits of Mind / Edition 5
     

Keys to Effective Learning: Developing Powerful Habits of Mind / Edition 5

by Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, Sarah Lyman Kravits
 

ISBN-10: 0132295407

ISBN-13: 9780132295406

Pub. Date: 01/13/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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 people learn effectively by involving them in the active process of mastering their mental abilities and their personal confidence.

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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 people learn effectively by involving them in the active process of mastering their mental abilities and their personal confidence.

The authors outline getting ready to learn through self-awareness, goal setting and time management, as well as, critical and creative thinking, targeting success in school through reading and studying, listening and memory, taking notes and test taking, quantitative learning, researching and writing, gathering and communicating ideas, as well as, creating life success.

For individuals interested in effective learning techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132295406
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/13/2007
Edition description:
5TH
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: GETTING READY TO LEARN

1. Welcome to College: Opening Doors

2. Values, Goals, Time, and Stress: Managing Yourself

3. Diversity Matters: Learning Styles and Communication

4. Critical and Creative Thinking: Solving problems and Making Decisions

PART II: TARGETING SUCCESS IN SCHOOL AND LIFE

5. Reading and Studying: Focusing on Content

6. Listening and Memory: Taking In and Remembering Information

7. Taking Notes: Recording Concepts and Information

8. Test Taking: Showing What You Know

9. Quantitative Learning: Becoming Comfortable with Math and Science

10. Effective Writing: Communicating Your Message

11. Creating Your Life: Building a Successful Future

APPENDIX: A Guide to Library and Internet Research

Answer Key

Index

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