9780074324202

Strategies for College Reading Anthology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780074324202

  • ISBN10:

    0074324209

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-07-01
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)

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Summary

This anthology is a compilation of various types of contemporary readings. Following the readings is a set of practices that include information on topics such as summarizing,enumerations,main idea,supporting details,inferences,tone,bias,etc. The anthology also includes skills tests in these areas.The anthology has a companion text, STRATEGY TOOLS FOR ACTIVE READING. ISBN 007-237284-2.

Table of Contents

Introduction

"Read Two Pages and Call Me in the Morning"

"Increasing Reading Speed"

Readings

How to Be an Active Reader

The Myth of Computer Literacy

How to Read Faster

Making Eye Movements Work For You

Learning to Keep Your Cool During Tests

So You Want to Flunk Out of College

How to Make It in College, Now that You're Here

Who Is Happy - and Why?

How About Low-Cost Drugs for Addicts?

Why Athletes Use Steroids

Fraternities and Rape on Campus

Doing Together What We Would Never Do Alone

Knockin' the Rock: Defining Music as a Social Problem

Capital Punishment: The Question of Justification

Has the Net Finally Reached the Wall?

America Needs Its Nerds

Time Is Not on America's Side

States of Consciousness (Psychology chapter)

Practices

Knowing How to Summarize

Summarizing - Mastery Test

Recognizing Enumerations

Main Idea - Mastery Test

Supporting Details

Implied Main Ideas and Central Point

Inferences - Review Test

Purpose and Tone - Review Test

Understanding Bias

Combined Skills Tests

Textbook Study

The Japanese Detention Camps (Rapid Reading Passage)

An Electronic Fog Has Settled Over America

Acknowledgements

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