9780312444358

The Bedford/St. Martin's Textbook Reader

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  • ISBN13:

    9780312444358

  • ISBN10:

    0312444354

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/8/2012
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

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Summary

For use either as a supplement or a stand-alone text, this brief, inexpensive collection of chapters from market-leading introductory college textbooks gives students essential practice in reading across the disciplines. Beginning with a chapter on college success, The Bedford/St. Martin's Textbook Readeralso includes chapters from current texts on composition, mass communication, history, psychology, and environmental science. Comprehension questions and tips for reading success guide students in reading college-level materials efficiently and effectively.

Table of Contents

PREFACE

INTRODUCTION: READING COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS

1. COLLEGE SUCCESS

Introduction

Preparing to Read the Textbook Chapter

     Step by Step to College and Career Success, Chapter 12: "Majors and Career Choices"

Practicing Your Textbook Reading Skills

Testing Your Understanding

Making Thematic Connections

2. COMPOSITION

Introduction

Preparing to Read the Textbook Chapter

     The Bedford Handbook, Part X: "Document Design"

Practicing Your Textbook Reading Skills

Testing Your Understanding

Making Thematic Connections

3. MASS COMMUNICATION

Introduction

Preparing to Read the Textbook Chapter

     Media Essentials, Chapter 11: "Public Relations and Framing the Message"

Practicing Your Textbook Reading Skills

Testing Your Understanding

Making Thematic Connections

4. HISTORY

Introduction

Preparing to Read the Textbook Chapter

     Understanding the American Promise, Chapter 19: "The Growth of America's Cities, 1870-1900"

Practicing Your Textbook Reading Skills

Testing Your Understanding

Making Thematic Connections

5. PSYCHOLOGY

Introduction

Preparing to Read the Textbook Chapter

     Psychology, Chapter 13: "Stress, Health, and Coping"

Practicing Your Textbook Reading Skills

Testing Your Understanding

Making Thematic Connections

6. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Introduction

Preparing to Read the Textbook Chapter

     Environmental Science, Chapter 10: "Land: Public and Private"

Practicing Your Textbook Reading Skills

Testing Your Understanding

Making Thematic Connections

GLOSSARY OF TERMS

ANSWER KEY

 

 

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