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For students who need to develop the study skills required to successfully complete their college education, Essential Study Skills, 6/e, is their guide to success--whether they attend a two- or four-year college, or they are adult learners. Featuring the essential keys to becoming a stronger student, this book will help students learn how to prepare for class, develop effective textbook reading strategies, use effective note-taking techniques, and strengthen their test-taking skills. Essential Study Skills, 6/e, adapts to any learning style and offers a step-by-step approach with numerous opportunities for practice throughout the textbook. The new four-color design and streamlined look engages students and emphasizes the essentials.
Table of Contents
|Discovering and Using Your Learning Styles|
|Three Cognitive Learning Styles|
|Linear and Global Learners|
|Processing Information into Your Memory|
|The Information Processing Model|
|Your Conscious Mind: Working Memory|
|Using Twelve Principles of Memory|
|The First Four Principles of Memory|
|The Middle Four Principles of Memory|
|The Last Four Principles of Memory|
|Becoming a Time Manager and a Goal-Setter|
|Balance in Your Life|
|Kinds of Schedules|
|Developing Self-Management Skills|
|Developing Test-Taking Skills|
|Strengthening Your Reading Skills|
|The Reading Process|
|Surveying Reading Materials|
|Terminology and Vocabulary|
|Learning from College Textbooks|
|Reading in the Content Areas|
|Developing Notetaking Skills|
|Textbook Notetaking Skills|
|The Cornell Notetaking System|
|Two- and Three-Column Notetaking Systems|
|The Outline Notetaking System|
|Listening and Taking Lecture|
|Notes Listening Skills|
|Notetaking Systems for Lectures|
|Effective Notetaking Strategies|
|Creating Using and Using Visual Notes and Study Tools|
|Visual Mappings Hierarchies|
|Developing Skills for Objective Tests|
|Developing Skills for Recall, Math, and Essay Tests|
|Recall Test Questions|
|Math Test Questions|
|Essay Test Questions|
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