9781111840174

The Wadsworth Guide to Reading Textbooks

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  • ISBN13:

    9781111840174

  • ISBN10:

    1111840172

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-01-01
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

The Wadsworth Guide to Reading Textbooks highlights key skills and strategies required to successfully read college-level materials. Part One describes key elements that often appear in textbooks, such as definitions, visual aids, and charts. Part Two examines how to deal with distractions, manage time, take notes, and read critically. In Part Three, students apply what they have learned to 5 short selections from various college disciplines. Part Four features four full-length textbook chapters from actual business, physical sciences, history and sociology texts.

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