9780131572713

Building College Vocabulary Strategies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131572713

  • ISBN10:

    0131572717

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2007
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Before college students can understand new vocabulary words, they must understand how they learn. Through exposure to the VARK Learning Inventory, this textbook addresses the need for identifying learning styles and encourages every type of learner to use the skills they already possess to master hundreds of new words.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. VIII
Words and Word Elements
Memory and Learning Stylesp. 1
Objectivesp. 1
Memory-Don't Leave Home Without It!p. 1
The Memory Processp. 1
Research Findings about Memoryp. 3
How Do You Learn? Learning Styles May Be the Answerp. 3
Androgogy Versus Pedagogyp. 3
Ready-Set-Go!p. 3
VARK Learning Styles Inventoryp. 4
Interpreting and Using Your Resultsp. 6
How to Use This Informationp. 7
p. 9
Memory Tip: Intend to Rememberp. 9
Learning Strategy: SSCDp. 9
p. 10
Words to Learnp. 10
Structural Elementsp. 10
Practice Exercisesp. 10
p. 14
Words to Learnp. 14
Structural Elementsp. 14
Practice Exercisesp. 16
Power Wordsp. 16
Practice Exercisesp. 18
Chapter Reviewp. 18
VARK Exercisesp. 18
Expanded Word Formsp. 19
Puzzle Funp. 20
p. 21
Memory Tip: Organize the Materialp. 21
Learning Strategy: Tri-Fold (Primary Rehearsal Strategy)p. 21
p. 23
Words to Learnp. 23
Structural Elementsp. 23
Practice Exercisesp. 25
p. 27
Words to Learnp. 27
Structural Elementsp. 27
Practice Exercisesp. 29
p. 31
Practice Exercisesp. 32
Chapter Reviewp. 32
VARK Exercisesp. 32
Puzzle Funp. 33
p. 35
Memory Tip: Test/Retestp. 35
Learning Strategy: Metacognitionp. 35
p. 36
Words to Learnp. 36
Structural Elementsp. 36
Practice Exercisesp. 38
p. 40
Words to Learnp. 40
Structural Elementsp. 41
Practice Exercisesp. 42
Power Wordsp. 44
Practice Exercisesp. 45
Chapter Reviewp. 45
VARK Exercisesp. 45
Expanded Word Formsp. 46
Puzzle Funp. 47
p. 49
Memory Tip: Over-Learn the Materialp. 49
Learning Strategy: Secondary Rehearsal Strategies (SRS)p. 49
p. 50
Words to Learnp. 50
Structural Elementsp. 50
Practice Exercisesp. 52
p. 54
Words to Learnp. 54
Structural Elementsp. 55
Practice Exercisesp. 57
Power Wordsp. 59
Practice Exercisesp. 59
Chapter Reviewp. 60
VARK Exercisesp. 60
Expanded Word Formsp. 60
Puzzle Funp. 61
p. 63
Memory Tip: Space Your Learningp. 63
Learning Strategy: Frequency of Forgettingp. 63
p. 64
Words to Learnp. 64
Structural Elementsp. 68
Practice Exercisesp. 70
p. 68
Words to Learnp. 68
Structural Elementsp. 68
Practice Exercisesp. 70
Power Wordsp. 72
Practice Exercisesp. 72
Chapter Reviewp. 73
VARK Exercisesp. 73
Expanded Word Formsp. 73
Puzzle Funp. 74
p. 75
Memory Tip Memory: Techniquesp. 75
Learning Strategy: Context Clues, Part Ip. 75
p. 77
Words to Learnp. 77
Structural Elementsp. 77
Practice Exercisesp. 78
p. 80
Words to Learnp. 80
Structural Elementsp. 80
Practice Exercisesp. 82
Power Wordsp. 84
Practice Exercisesp. 84
Chapter Reviewp. 85
VARK Exercisesp. 85
Expanded Word Formsp. 85
Puzzle Funp. 86
p. 87
Memory Tip: Recitation Will Help Improve Learningp. 88
Learning Strategy: Context Clues, Part IIp. 88
p. 88
Words to Learnp. 88
Structural Elementsp. 88
Practice Exercisesp. 90
p. 92
Words to Learnp. 92
Structural Elementsp. 92
Practice Exercisesp. 94
Power Wordsp. 95
Practice Exercisesp. 96
Chapter Reviewp. 96
VARK Exercisesp. 96
Expanded Word Formsp. 97
Puzzle Funp. 98
p. 99
Memory Tip: Study Before Bedp. 99
Learning Strategy: Graphic Organizers, Word Webs, and Semantic Mapsp. 99
p. 100
Words to Learnp. 100
Structural Elementsp. 100
Practice Exercisesp. 102
p. 104
Words to Learnp. 104
Structural Elementsp. 104
Practice Exercisesp. 106
Power Wordsp. 108
Practice Exercisesp. 109
Chapter Reviewp. 109
VARK Exercisesp. 109
Expanded Word Formsp. 109
Puzzle Funp. 110
Discipline-Related Words
p. 111
Focus Tip Sequential Rememberingp. 111
Learning Strategy SQ3Rp. 111
p. 112
Words to Learnp. 112
Structural Elementsp. 113
Practice Exercisesp. 115
p. 117
Words to Learnp. 117
Structural Elementsp. 117
Practice Exercisesp. 119
Power Wordsp. 121
Practice Exercisesp. 122
Chapter Reviewp. 122
VARK Exercisesp. 122
Expanded Word Formsp. 123
Puzzle Funp. 124
Reading in the Social Sciencesp. 125
Focus Tip Reliability, Validity, and Author's Qualificationsp. 125
Learning Strategy Using the Internet as a Resourcep. 125
p. 127
Words to Learnp. 127
Structural Elementsp. 127
Practice Exercisesp. 129
p. 132
Words to Learnp. 132
Structural Elementsp. 132
Practice Exercisesp. 135
Power Wordsp. 137
Practice Exercisesp. 137
Chapter Reviewp. 138
VARK Exercisesp. 138
Expanded Word Formsp. 138
Puzzle Funp. 139
Reading in Mathematics and Natural Sciencesp. 141
Focus Tip Reading in the Sciencesp. 141
Learning Strategy Science and Math Mnemonicsp. 141
p. 142
Words to Learnp. 142
Practice Exercisesp. 144
p. 146
Words to Learnp. 146
Practice Exercisesp. 148
Power Wordsp. 150
Practice Exercisesp. 151
Chapter Reviewp. 151
VARK Exercisesp. 151
Puzzle Funp. 152
Appendixp. 153
Words to Learnp. 155
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