Math Study Skills Workbook

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-11-22
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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This best-selling workbook, helps traditionally unsuccessful students learn to effectively study mathematics. Typically used for a Math Study Skills course, Freshman Seminar, or as a supplement to class lectures, the Nolting workbook helps students identify their strengths, weaknesses, and personal learning styles in math. Nolting offers proven study tips, test-taking strategies, a homework system, and recommendations for reducing anxiety and improving grades. New features to the Third Edition include the Learning Modality Inventory and Dan's Take. Since students become more motivated when they understand how math directly relates to their lives, a new appendix chart shows how mathematical success can impact their career opportunities and earning potential. Material has also been streamlined and updated to make it more relevant to today's students. New!Learning Modality Inventoryhelps students determine their own learning style. With this knowledge, students can identify and implement study habits that are best suited to them. New!Dan's Takeappears in every chapter and presents a student's perspective of different challenges that are encountered in the classroom. These segments are designed to inspire students and decrease their anxiety about math. New!Coverage of cooperative learning has been added to assist instructors who favor group work. New!Another exciting new student support resource,Becoming an Online Learner,offers essential guidance for using technology to study and learn. Likewise,Overcoming Technophobia,a boxed feature from the best-selling Houghton Mifflin series Becoming a Master Student, offers helpful suggestions to students intimidated by technology. Updated!The chapter opening sections have been redesigned to include captivating photographs and more clearly defined objectives, which help students navigate each chapter more smoothly.

Table of Contents

Preliminary Contents
Note: Each chapter begins with an Introduction and concludes with ""Dan's Take"" and Chapter Review Exercises
What You Need to Know to Study Math
Why Learning Math
Is Different from Learning Other Subjects
The Differences Between High School and College Math
Why Your First Math Test
Is Very Important
How to Discover Your Math-Learning
Strengths and Challenges Variables
Contributing to Student Academic Achievement
Your ""Learning Diagnostic"" for Math Class
Measuring Your Math
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