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Reading Across the Disciplineshas been a popular textbook with instructors whose students do not require an abundance of skill instruction and who teach college reading through the use of readings from across the disciplines. To prepare students for the expectations of higher education, Kathleen McWhorter uses high-interest readings from a variety of academic sources and provides concise reading skills with immediate practice for reinforcement. Discipline-specific reading skills offer tips for reading and learning within the particular discipline, so students learn content as well as strategy. Concise skill instruction with extensive practice, 13 academic disciplines represented through high-interest readings, Discipline-specific reading skills tips for reading and learning within the particular discipline, Active read skills instruction teaches students to approach reading as a process requiring involvement and response. 9 th - 12 th grade level reading courses where only concise skill instruction is needed, and with a process approach to reading, Instructors who teach college reading through the use of readings from across the disciplines.
Table of Contents
|A Handbook for Reading and Thinking in College|
|Active Reading and Thinking Strategies|
|Thesis, Main Ideas, Supporting Details, and Transitions|
|Improving and Adjusting Your Reading Rate|
|Reading and Evaluating Electronic Sources|
|Readings for Academic Disciplines|
|Reading Across the Disciplines|
|Social Sciences (Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology)|
|Public Policy/Contemporary Issues|
|Textbook Chapter Readings|
|Appendix: Assessing Your Reading Progress|
|Words-per-Minute Conversion Chart|
|Reading Progress Chart|
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