9780132295406

Keys to Effective Learning : Developing Powerful Habits of Mind

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132295406

  • ISBN10:

    0132295407

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

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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