College Reading and Study Skills (with MyReadingLab)

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  • Edition: 10th
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  • Copyright: 2006-06-30
  • Publisher: Longman
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Getting the students to reflect on their thinking,College Reading and Study Skillsis a developmental level reading and study text depicting reading as a process and providing concise instruction, skill application exercises, and exercises using textbook excerpts to contribute to success in college. Metacognition (reflecting on their thoughts); reading as a process; skill application; ample textbook excerpts.

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 V
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