College Reading and Study Skills (with MyReadingLab)

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2007-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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Emphasizing comprehension and metacognition,College Reading and Study Skills approaches reading and study skills as essential skills necessary for college success.Students analyze their personal learning style and then apply what they have learned with "Learning Experiments" and "Learning Principles" exercises in each chapter. This innovative text stretches beyond its pages into Web-based readings as well.For students interested in improving their reading and study skills.

Table of Contents

Success Workshops Learn
Everything You Can in the First Week
Get the Most Out of Your Textbooks
Polish Your Academic Image
Participate in Class Strengthen
Your Concentration Stay Healthy and Relaxed
Work with Your Classmates Learn from Feedback
Establish Your Academic
Integrity Keep a Vocabulary Log
Building a Foundation for College Success
Setting Goals and Managing
Your Time Establishing
Your Goals and Priorities Analyzing
Your Time Commitments Building a Term Plan Building
Your Weekly Schedule Time-Saving Tips for Students with Busy
Schedules Fighting the Tendency to Procrastinate
Multimedia Activities
Setting Goals and Managing Your Time
Learning Style and Learning
Strategies Analyzing
Your Learning Style Understanding
Your Instructors Teaching Styles Meeting
Your Instructors Expectations Developing Active
Learning Strategies Thinking Critically
Multimedia Activities
Learning Style and Learning Strategies
Understanding How Learning and Memory Work
Forgetting An Overview of the Learning and Memory Process
Original Learning
When to Review How to review Multimedia Activities
Understanding How Learning and Memory Work
Taking Notes in Class Sharpening
Your Listening Skills
Preparing for a Lecture Class
How to Take Lecture Notes
How to Edit Your Notes
How to Study Your Notes Multimedia Activities
Taking Notes in Class
Reading Textbooks and Assignments
Active Reading Strategies
Prereading and Predicting Discovering
What You Already Know Defining
Your Purposes for Reading Checking
Your Comprehension Strengthening
Your Comprehension Multimedia Activities
Active Reading Strategies
Understanding Paragraphs Three Essential
Elements of a Paragraph
How to Identify the Topic
How to Find the Main Idea
Where to Find the Topic Sentence
Recognizing Details Transitions
Unstated Main Ideas Multimedia Activities
Understanding Paragraphs
Following Thought Patterns
The Organization of Textbook Chapters
The Structure of Articles and Essays
Types of Supporting Information
Recognizing Organizational Patterns Multimedia Activities
Following Thought Patterns
Reading Graphics and Technical Writing
Reading Graphics Types of Graphics Reading
Technical Writing Multimedia Activities
Reading Graphs and Technical Writing
Reading and evaluating Electronic Sources
How to Locate Electronic Sources on the Web Evaluating
Internet Sources
Why Electronic Text Requires
New Reading Strategies
Developing New Ways of Thinking and Reading
Avoiding Cyberplagiarism When
Reading and Conducting
Research on the Web Multimedia Activities
Reading and Evaluating Electronic Sources
Critical Reading and Thinking
Evaluating the Authors Message
Make Inferences as You Read
Evaluate the Data and Evidence
Evaluate the Source
Examine the Authors Qualifications
Distinguish Between Fact or Opinion
Identify the Authors Purpose
Be Alert for Bias
Analyze the Authors Tone
Evaluate the Data and Evidence
Analyze Arguments Multimedia Activities
Critical Thinking and Reading
Evaluating the Authors techniques
Pay Attention to Connotative Language
Examine Figurative Language
Watch for Missing Information
Be Alert for Generalizations Examine the Authors
Assumptions Watch for Manipulative Language
Developing your Vocabulary
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