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This is the 5th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2008.
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This book focuses on developing effective learning techniques to help readers excel in school, in their careers, and throughout their lives as lifelong learners. Unlike traditional study skills books, this one emphasizes how people learn effectively byinvolvingthem in the active process of mastering their mental abilities and their personal confidence.The authors outline getting ready to learn through self-awareness, goal setting and time management, as well as, critical and creative thinking, targeting success in school through reading and studying, listening and memory, taking notes and test taking, quantitative learning, researching and writing, gathering and communicating ideas, as well as, creating life success.For individuals interested in effective learning techniques.
Table of Contents
|Getting Ready to Learn|
|Welcome to College: Opening Doors|
|Values, Goals, Time, and Stress: Managing Yourself|
|Diversity Matters: Learning Styles and Communication|
|Critical and Creative Thinking: Solving problems and Making Decisions|
|Targeting Success in School and Life|
|Reading and Studying: Focusing on Content|
|Listening and Memory: Taking In and Remembering Information|
|Taking Notes: Recording Concepts and Information|
|Test Taking: Showing What You Know|
|Quantitative Learning: Becoming Comfortable with Math and Science|
|Effective Writing: Communicating Your Message|
|Creating Your Life: Building a Successful Future|
|A Guide to Library and Internet Research|
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