The Art of Learning: A Self-Help Manual for Students

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Much has been written for teachers recently on new theories of interactive education; here is a guide for college students. Ramsland (philosophy, Rutgers U.) explains how students can take responsibility for their own education by moving beyond passive processing edition (unseen), $9.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791409220
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/1992
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 252
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part 1: The Art of Learning: Preliminary Preparation

1. The Will to Learn

2. Learning as Partnership

3. Being Prepared

4. External Hindrances to Learning

5. Internal Hindrances to Learning

6. Characteristics That Facilitate Learning

Summary of Part I

Part 2: The Art of Learning: Techniques

7. Double Reflection and Self-Awareness

8. Mental Agility

9. Visualization

10. Inner Direction

11. Being Still

12. Concentration

13. Flow

Summary of Part 2

Part 3: The Art of Learning: Applications

14. Learning in a College Setting

15. Inner Learning: Applications

16. Becoming a Master

Bibliography

Index

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