Success Skills: Strategies for Study and Lifelong Learning / Edition 3

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Overview

SUCCESS SKILLS focuses on how to learn; thinking and communication skills; and technology and information management. Users learn success strategies required in today's academic and workplace environments. The five key areas of this text include: learning how to learn; becoming an active reader; listening, memory, and note-taking mastery; testing and critical thinking skills; and information gathering, research and writing skills. SUCCESS SKILLS positions learners to be successful in today's multifaceted workplace.

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Equips users with study and learning skills required in today's academic and workplace settings. Focus is on learning how to learn, critical thinking, reading comprehension, and managing information. Information is delivered in many bite-sized boxes and tips, as well as longer explanations and examples. Includes many worksheets. This is the second edition of . This edition has new workplace scenarios, more self-assessment and critical thinking activities, and additional case studies and ethics features. The author is a corporate learning specialist. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780538729635
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 6/12/2006
  • Series: Title 1 Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 208,717
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Abby Marks Beale is the founder of The Corporate Educator (formerly The Reading Edge), a speaking and training business that specializes in helping busy people work smarter, faster, and just plain better. She is also the creator of "Rev It Up Reading," a popular open enrollment workshop that helps experienced readers get up to speed with what they read. Her extensive client list includes Fortune 500 companies, associations, schools, government agencies, and individuals. She is a member of the ASCD Faculty (Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development), an exclusive team of expert consultants who craft, design, and deliver individualized professional development programs for educators. Abby is also the author of 10 Days to Faster Reading (Warner Books, 2001). Abby holds a B.A. in Spanish from Boston University and an M.S. in Adult Learning from Southern Connecticut State University. For more information, log on to Abby's web site at www.TheCorporateEducator.com.

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Table of Contents

1. Learning by Doing. 2. Discovering Your Learning Styles. 3. Creating Concentration. 4. Learning Time Management. 5. Studying Smart. 6. Taking Notes from Lecture. 7. Taking Notes From Reading Material. 8. Improving Reading Comprehension. 9. Revving Up Your Reading. 10. Mastering Tests. 11. Using Your Critical and Creative Mind. 12. Reading and Researching Online. 13. Writing in the Real World.

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