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This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 11/22/2006.
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This best-selling workbook, helps traditionally unsuccessful students learn to effectively study mathematics. Typically used for a Math Study Skills course, Freshman Seminar, or as a supplement to class lectures, the Nolting workbook helps students identify their strengths, weaknesses, and personal learning styles in math. Nolting offers proven study tips, test-taking strategies, a homework system, and recommendations for reducing anxiety and improving grades. New features to the Third Edition include the Learning Modality Inventory and Dan's Take. Since students become more motivated when they understand how math directly relates to their lives, a new appendix chart shows how mathematical success can impact their career opportunities and earning potential. Material has also been streamlined and updated to make it more relevant to today's students. New!Learning Modality Inventoryhelps students determine their own learning style. With this knowledge, students can identify and implement study habits that are best suited to them. New!Dan's Takeappears in every chapter and presents a student's perspective of different challenges that are encountered in the classroom. These segments are designed to inspire students and decrease their anxiety about math. New!Coverage of cooperative learning has been added to assist instructors who favor group work. New!Another exciting new student support resource,Becoming an Online Learner,offers essential guidance for using technology to study and learn. Likewise,Overcoming Technophobia,a boxed feature from the best-selling Houghton Mifflin series Becoming a Master Student, offers helpful suggestions to students intimidated by technology. Updated!The chapter opening sections have been redesigned to include captivating photographs and more clearly defined objectives, which help students navigate each chapter more smoothly.
Table of Contents
|Note: Each chapter begins with an Introduction and concludes with ""Dan's Take"" and Chapter Review Exercises|
|What You Need to Know to Study Math|
|Why Learning Math|
|Is Different from Learning Other Subjects|
|The Differences Between High School and College Math|
|Why Your First Math Test|
|Is Very Important|
|How to Discover Your Math-Learning|
|Strengths and Challenges Variables|
|Contributing to Student Academic Achievement|
|Your ""Learning Diagnostic"" for Math Class|
|Measuring Your Math|
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