9780321049568

College Reading and Study Skills

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321049568

  • ISBN10:

    032104956X

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/2000
  • Publisher: Pearson (Manual)
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Summary

Getting the students to reflect on their thinking, "College Reading and Study Skills "is a developmental level reading and study text depicting reading as a process and providing concise instruction, skill application exercises, and exercises using textbook excerpts to contribute to success in college.

Table of Contents

Contents ix
Preface xv
Student Review Panel xxiii
Success Workshops 1(14)
PART ONE Building a Foundation for College Success 15(68)
Setting Goals and Managing Your Time
15(16)
Learning Style and Learning Strategies
31(19)
Understanding How Learning and Memory Work
50(14)
Taking Notes in Class
64(19)
PART TWO Reading Textbooks and Assignments 83(154)
Active Reading Strategies
83(24)
Understanding Paragraphs
107(27)
Following Thought Patterns
134(33)
Reading Graphics and Technical Writing
167(27)
Reading Electronic Sources
194(19)
Critical Thinking and Reading
213(24)
PART THREE Developing Your Vocabulary 237(32)
Expanding Your Vocabulary
237(14)
Using Context and Word Parts
251(18)
PART FOUR Studying Textbooks 269(52)
Textbook Highlighting and Marking
269(17)
Methods of Organizing Information
286(16)
Study and Review Strategies
302(19)
PART FIVE Studying for Exams 321(34)
Preparing for Exams
321(14)
Taking Exams
335(20)
PART SIX Reading Flexibility 355(20)
Improving Your Reading Rate and Flexibility
355(20)
PART SEVEN Thematic Readings 375(44)
Theme A Body Adornment
376(9)
Theme B Men's and Women's Communication
385(9)
Theme C Endangered and Extinct species
394(12)
Theme D Computers and Privacy
406(6)
Theme E Multicultural Identity
412(7)
Success Workshops 419(10)
Appendix: Preparing and Writing Research Papers 429(10)
Answer Key 439(10)
Credits 449(8)
Index 457

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