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Ten Steps to Improving College Reading Skills,9780944210734

Ten Steps to Improving College Reading Skills

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Edition:
3rd
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9780944210734

ISBN10:
0944210732
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/1/1997
Publisher(s):
Townsend Pr
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Table of Contents

Preface to the Instructor vii
How to Become a Better Reader and Thinker 1(6)
PART I Ten Steps to Improving College Reading Skills 7(348)
Vocabulary in Context
9(30)
Reading: Night Watch Roy Popkin
23(4)
Mastery Tests
27(12)
Main Ideas
39(40)
Reading: Here's to Your Health
62(5)
Joan Dunayer
Mastery Tests
67(12)
Supporting Details
79(34)
Reading: Child-Rearing Styles
96(5)
Diane E. Papalia
Sally Wendkov Olds
Mastery Tests
101(12)
Implied Main Ideas and the Central Point
113(36)
Reading: Rowing the Bus
131(6)
Paul Logan
Mastery Tests
137(12)
Relationships I
149(34)
Reading: Students in Shock
165(6)
John Kellmayer
Mastery Tests
171(12)
Relationships II
183(38)
Reading: Communities and Cities
203(6)
Donald Light
Suzanne Keller
Craig Calhoun
Mastery Tests
209(12)
Fact and Opinion
221(32)
Reading: How People Rise--and Fall--to Expectations of Others
236(5)
Darrell Sifford
Mastery Tests
241(12)
Inferences
253(36)
Reading: I Became Her Target
272(5)
Roger Wilkins
Mastery Tests
277(12)
Purpose and Tone
289(34)
Reading: Coping with Santa Claus
306(5)
Delia Ephron
Mastery Tests
311(12)
Argument
323(32)
Reading: In Praise of the F Word
338(5)
Mary Sherry
Mastery Tests
343(12)
PART II Ten Reading Selections 355(98)
The Yellow Ribbon
357(8)
Pete Hamill
Urban Legends
365(9)
Beth Johnson
Shame
374(9)
Dick Gregory
The Bystander Effect
383(10)
Dorothy Barkin
Preview, Read, Write, Recite
393(13)
Gayle Edwards
Coping with Nervousness
406(9)
Rudolph F. Verderber
Compliance Techniques: Getting People to Say Yes
415(20)
Shelley E. Taylor
Letitia Anne Peplau
David O. Sears
Lizzie Borden James Kirby Martin and others
425(10)
Nonverbal Communication
435(8)
Anthony F. Grasha
Preindustrial Cities
443(10)
Rodney Stark
PART III For Further Study 453(84)
Reading for Pleasure and Power
455(7)
Combined-Skills Tests
462(25)
Propaganda
487(24)
Mastery Tests
499(12)
More About Argument: Errors in Reasoning
511(12)
Writing Assignments
523(14)
Limited Answer Key 537(6)
Acknowledgments 543(2)
Index 545


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