Making Connections Reading and Understanding College Textbooks

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-06-22
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Making Connections provides the reading skills necessary for college-level discipline textbooks, with an emphasis on the relationship between reading skills and note taking/study strategies. It also includes an application of reading skills in real discipline textbook chapters and textbook tests from business, health, American history, and psychology.

Table of Contents

1. The Student's Role as Learner
2. Vocabulary Skills: Context and Word Part Clues
3. Comprehension Skills: Understanding Passages and Graphics
4. Critical Thinking Skills: Understanding an Author's Intent
5. Four Textbook Chapters
6. Reading and Taking Notes from Periodicals

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