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McWhorter, Kathleen T.

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Works: 357 works in 653 publications in 1 language and 5,395 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Study guides  Textbooks  Abstracts 
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Most widely held works by Kathleen T McWhorter
College reading and study skills by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

32 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College Reading and Study Skills teaches reading, critical thinking and study skills for today’s diverse students, encouraging them to apply these integrated skill sets to their coursework and future academic success.Kathleen McWhorter wrote College Reading and Study Skills, primarily, for courses that are half reading, half study skills. Emphasizing comprehension and metacognition, College Reading and Study Skills approaches reading and study skills as essential skills necessary for college success. The text focuses on reading and learning as a cognitive process, encouraging students to approach reading as an active mental process of selecting, processing, and organizing information to be learned. --Publisher description
Successful college writing : skills, strategies, learning styles by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides students with the kind of extra help they will need to meet the demands of their first-year writing course as well as their other courses. Through its highly visual, student-centered approach, the book teaches basic skills and engages students immediately in the thinking-writing process, guiding them through the writing strategies and activities that form the core of composition instruction. It is divided into six parts: Academic Quick Start; Strategies for Writing Essays; Patterns of Development; Reading and Writing Arguments; Academic Applications; and Handbook: Writing Problems and How To Correct Them. Chapters in the book are: (1) Starting with an Advantage; (2) Working with Text: Active Reading Strategies; (3) Writing about Readings; (4) Prewriting: How To Find and Focus Ideas; (5) Developing and Supporting a Thesis; (6) Drafting an Essay; (7) Revising Content and Organization; (8) Editing Sentences and Words; (9) Narration: Recounting Events; (10) Description: Portraying People, Places, and Things; (11) Illustration: Explaining with Examples; (12) Process Analysis: Explaining How Something Works or Is Done; (13) Comparison and Contrast: Showing Similarities and Differences; (14) Classification and Division: Explaining Categories and Parts; (15) Definition: Explaining What You Mean; (16) Cause and Effect: Using Reasons and Results To Explain; (17) Reading Arguments; (18) Writing Arguments; (19) Planning a Paper with Sources; (20) Writing a Research Paper; (21) Reading and Writing about Literature; and (22) Essay Examinations and Timed Writings. A handbook on writing problems and how to correct them is attached. Appendixes contain two writing assessment tests, advice on five steps to academic success, and answers to even-numbered exercises. (Rs)
Efficient and flexible reading by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study and critical thinking skills in college by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation. Presenting a unique integration of study and critical thinking skills designed to help readers achieve college success, Study and Critical Thinking Skills in College discusses the active learning strategies and techniques that develop readers' proficiency in interacting with academic material. The author emphasizes the cognitive approach to learning, the basis for how to apply study skills to academic disciplines, and how to identify early warning signs of academic difficulty. Critical thinking tips and activities are included in every chapter. The book includes comprehensive coverage of how to apply study skills to academic disciplines and instruction on how to identify early warning signs of academic difficulty. At the end of every chapter, "Thinking Ahead" sections offer readers pragmatic motivation for excelling in college: their success in work depends on it. This integrated coverage of workplace material is exciting and unique. Integrated coverage of using electronic channels to enhance various study skills emphasizes the importance of mastering these new forms of communication and research. For those interested in developing their study skills
Guide to college reading by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Addresses the learning characteristics, attitudes, and skill levels of college students. It is intended to equip them with the skills they need to handle the diverse reading demands of college coursework."--Preface
Academic reading by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Academic Reading, Third Edition provides a complete review of textbook reading strategies and vocabulary skills and teaches students how to adapt and apply those skills to the unique features and requirements of the major academic disciplines."--Jacket
Essential reading skills by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This text] is designed to improve students' reading and thinking skills through concise skill instruction, extensive guided practice, assessment, and feedback. It was written to provide students at both two- and four-year colleges with a foundation of reading and thinking skills that will enable them to handle their college courses. The text offers brief strategies for and extensive application of the reading skills essential to college success: active reading and thinking, vocabulary development, literal and critical comprehension, and information organization.-Preface
Reading across the disciplines : college reading and beyond by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading Across the Disciplines provides concise reading skill instruction complemented by discipline-specific reading strategies. These discipline-specific reading skills offer tips for reading and thinking within the popular disciplines, so students learn content as well as strategy
Study and thinking skills in college by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writer's express : a paragraph and essay text with readings by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writer's selections : shaping our lives by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[TofC cont.] A case of "severe bias" / P. Raybon; Promoting lotteries, is it right to encourage gambling / W.M. Pride and O.C. Ferrell; The couch potato / J. Alatorre -- Conventions that shape our lives: Getups / M. Angelou; Kwanzaa / E.V. Copage; I'm OK, You're a bit odd / P. Chance; The call of the wild / J. MacClancy; Touching / R. Axtell; Fashions, fads, and crazes / A. Thio; Generation gap / T. Mason -- Technology that shapes our lives: The seven sustainable wonders of the world / A.T. Durning; Stepping through a computer screen, disabled veterans savor freedom / N.R. Kleinfield; Dr. Dolphin / R. Blow; On a pig and a prayer / C. Gorman; When is a parent a parent / D. Bukatko and M.W. Daehler; A love-hate relationship / S. Jost. [This] is a thematic reader developed to meet the specific needs of beginning writers ... [It] offer[s] brief, accessible, engaging readings and provid[es] structured apparatus that focuses and directs students in order to stimulate writing.-Pref
The successful writer's handbook by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Active reading skills by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections : patterns for reading and writing by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academic reading : college major and career applications by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeing the pattern : readings for successful writing by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an assortment of reading prompts students can use to identify the authors' strategies and writing techniques. Discusses how to apply this knowledge to one's own writing and offers tips on overcoming common mistakes and learning to communicate effectively
Vocabulary simplified : strategies for building your college vocabulary by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading across the disciplines : college reading and beyond by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writer's compass : a sentence and paragraph text with readings by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Active reading skills : reading and critical thinking in college by Kathleen T McWhorter( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the premise students learn best by doing, uses concise instruction, guided practice, and feedback to teach essential reading and thinking skills, and includes practice exercises, quizzes, and tests
 
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Successful college writing : skills, strategies, learning styles
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McWhorter, Kathleen T.

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Successful college writing : skills, strategies, learning stylesEfficient and flexible readingStudy and critical thinking skills in collegeGuide to college readingAcademic readingEssential reading skillsReading across the disciplines : college reading and beyondThe writer's express : a paragraph and essay text with readings