9781413033366

College Study Skills : Becoming a Strategic Learner

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    9781413033366

  • ISBN10:

    1413033369

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-03
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

COLLEGE STUDY SKILLS: BECOMING A STRATEGIC LEARNER, Sixth Edition is a wide-ranging, practical text that focuses on helping you become actively engaged in your own learning. The text incorporates active learning strategies to help you succeed in college by introducing a strategy, allowing you to practice it, and asking you to do self-assessments to gain feedback on your own success. This variety of strategies and activities, as well as authentic and engaging text material from numerous core subject areas, gives you opportunities to apply what you are learning to your course work in other college classes. Chapters such as "Getting Ready to Learn", "Setting Goals", "Organizing Text Information", and "Preparing for Essay Exams" will help you adjust to the new environment and expectations of college learning, and a dynamic website that accompanies the text provides you with additional resources for practice, transfer, and self-assessment.

Table of Contents

Getting Ready to Learn
Goal Setting
Time Management
Memory and Learning
Taking Lecture Notes
Improving Concentration
Reading Your Textbook
Marking Your Textbook
Organizing Text Information
Preparing for Exams
Taking Objective Tests
Taking Essay Exams
Preparing for Final Exams
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