Reading Across the Disciplines

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Longman
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Reading Across the Disciplinesprovides reading strategies for a variety of academic disciplines, concise skill instruction, and extensive practice to improve college-level reading and thinking skills.

Table of Contents

Ten Success Strategies for Learning and Studying Academic Disciplines
A Handbook for Reading and Thinking in College
Active Reading and Thinking Strategies
Vocabulary Building
Thesis, Main Ideas, Supporting Details, and Transitions
Organizational Patterns
Making Inferences
Critical Reading
Organizing Ideas
Improving and Adjusting Your Reading Rate
Reading and Evaluating Electronic Sources
Readings for Academic Disciplines Introduction to Reading Across the Disciplines
Social Sciences
Public Policy/Contemporary Issues
Political Science/Government/ History
Health-Related Fields
Life Sciences
Physical Sciences/Mathematics
Workplace/Career Fields
Textbook Chapter Readings
Psychology Textbook Chapter
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