9780155063754

Taking Control of Your College Reading and Learning

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  • ISBN13:

    9780155063754

  • ISBN10:

    0155063758

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/13/2000
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

TAKING CONTOL OF YOUR COLLEGE READING AND LEARNING is a unique approach to reading improvement. Including both direct instruction and application of reading skills, this book presents a powerful metacognitive reading training program called BICUM (Be In Control: Use Metacognition).

Table of Contents

Preface to the Instructor ix
Preface to the Student xv
BICUM Bookmark xvii
Acknowledgments xix
Taking Control of Your Reading
1(24)
High School Versus College Reading
1(1)
Study-Reading
2(1)
Inactive Reading
3(1)
Developing Metacognition
4(4)
Metacognitive Training
5(3)
Self-, Task-, and Strategy-Awareness
8(4)
Self-Awareness
9(2)
Task-Awareness
11(1)
Strategy-Awareness
12(1)
Believing in Yourself: Self-Efficacy
12(4)
A Study-Reading Plan
16(5)
The Four Stages of BICUM
16(1)
Benefits of Using BICUM
17(2)
Personalize BICUM
19(2)
Summary
21(1)
Review Questions
22(1)
Metacognitive Insights
23(2)
Getting Ready to Read
25(36)
Self Inventory
26(14)
S Stands for Study Area
27(3)
E Stands for Emotions
30(1)
L Stands for Level of Difficulty
31(5)
F Stands for Feeling Physically
36(1)
Everyday Physical Care
37(2)
Self Inventory Results
39(1)
Preview Your Reading
40(8)
Notice the Title
40(1)
Read the introduction and Summary
41(1)
Check the Headings and Subheadings
42(1)
Check the Bold and Italicized Print
43(1)
Utilize the Charts, Maps, Graphs, and Diagrams
43(2)
Make Predictions
45(1)
Create an Interest
46(2)
Select or Create Questions
48(1)
Set Study Length
48(2)
Place Control
50(7)
Is Study-Reading for You?
55(2)
Summary
57(1)
Review Questions
58(1)
Metacognitive Insights
59(2)
Reading for Meaning
61(44)
Be Active
61(4)
Stop at Control and Test Understanding
65(3)
Yes, I Do Understand
68(1)
Determine Key Information
68(22)
Identity the Topic
68(6)
Determine the Main Idea
74(8)
Find the Major Supporting Details
82(8)
Predict Test Questions
90(1)
Mark & Highlight Text
91(3)
Continue to the Next
94(1)
Read to the End of the Study Block
95(1)
No, I Don't Understand
95(4)
User Fix-up Strategies
95(1)
Reread
95(1)
Read Ahead
96(1)
Define Unfamiliar Words
96(1)
Read Out Loud
97(1)
Mark with ``?'' to Clear up Later
98(1)
Identify Patterns of Organization
99(2)
Summary
101(1)
Review Questions
102(1)
Metacognitive Insights
103(2)
Reducing the Amount to Learn
105(34)
Post-View
106(1)
Answer Questions
107(1)
Organize for Recall
108(2)
Reduction Techniques
109(1)
Make Outlines
110(5)
How to Make a Successful Outline
112(2)
Benefits of Outlines
114(1)
Take Notes
115(7)
How to Take Successful Cornell Notes
116(3)
General Note-Taking Tips
119(2)
Benefits of Taking Notes
121(1)
Write Summaries
122(3)
How to Write a Successful Summary
122(2)
Benefits of Summaries
124(1)
Create Maps
125(10)
How to Create a Successful Map
127(6)
Benefits of Mapping
133(2)
Summary
135(1)
Review Questions
136(1)
Metacognitive Insights
137(2)
Retaining the key Information
139(17)
How Your Mind Works
140(3)
The Sensory Store
141(1)
Short-Term Memory
141(1)
Long-Term Memory
142(1)
Teach Someone
143(2)
Study in Groups
145(3)
Forming Study Groups
146(1)
Study Group Guidelines
147(1)
Recreate in Writing
148(5)
Recognition Versus Recall Level Learning
149(1)
Split-Page Testing
150(3)
Make Study Cards
153(3)
Advantages of Using Study Cards
156

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