Comprehending College Textbooks: Steps to Understanding and Remembering What You Read

Comprehending College Textbooks: Steps to Understanding and Remembering What You Read

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Overview

Created for developmental reading and study skills courses, Comprehending College Textbooks focuses on college textbook reading comprehension. The text provides a systematic approach to the reading process and reinforces concepts, skills, and strategies through practice and effective repetition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070239111
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 10/01/1991
Edition description: 2nd ed
Pages: 448

Table of Contents

IntroductionCHAPTER 1: Determining the Subject Matter CHAPTER 2: Locating Directly Stated Main Ideas CHAPTER 3: Formulating Implied Main Ideas CHAPTER 4: Identifying Supporting Details CHAPTER 5: Recognizing Author's Writing Patterns Textbook Excerpt and Comprehension Quiz: "Communicating Interculturally and Internationally" from Business Communications Today, 3rd Ed. by Courtland L. Bovee and John V. Thill CHAPTER 6: Applying Comprehension Skills to Longer Passages Textbook Excerpt and Comprehension Quiz: "The Primates" from Anthropology, 6th Ed. by Conrad Phillip Kottak CHAPTER 7: Remembering College Textbook Material through Organizing Textbook Excerpt and Comprehension Quiz: "The Nature of Life: An Introduction" from The Nature of Life, 2nd Ed., by John Postlethwait CHAPTER 8: Thinking Critically as You Read Textbook Excerpt and Comprehension Quiz: "Ludwig van Beethoven" from Music: An Appreciation, 5th Ed., by Roger Kamien

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