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College reading and study skills

Author: Kathleen T McWhorter
Publisher: New York : Longman, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McWhorter, Kathleen T.
College reading and study skills.
New York : Longman, ©1998
(OCoLC)894776651
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen T McWhorter
ISBN: 0321011961 9780321011961 0321401247 9780321401243
OCLC Number: 36457991
Description: xvii, 492 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Succeeding in College --
Ch. 1. How to Succeed --
Ch. 2. Organizing Your Time --
Ch. 3. Principles of Learning and Memory --
pt. 2. Strategies for Active Learning --
Ch. 4. Prereading and Predicting --
Ch. 5. Setting the State for Learning --
Ch. 6. Focusing and Monitoring Your Learning --
pt. 3. Understanding Content --
Ch. 7. Understanding Paragraphs --
Ch. 8. Following Thought Patterns --
Ch. 9. Reading Graphics and Technical Writing --
Ch. 10. Critical Thinking and Reading --
pt. 4. Learning from Texts --
Ch. 11. Textbook Highlighting and Marking --
Ch. 12. Methods of Organizing Information --
Ch. 13. Study and Review Strategies --
pt. 5. Classroom Performance Skills --
Ch. 14. Lecture Note-Taking Techniques --
Ch. 15. Participating in Class Activities and Projects --
Ch. 16. Preparing for Exams --
Ch. 17. Taking Exams --
Ch. 18. Preparing Written Assignments and Research Papers --
pt. 6. Developing Reading Efficiency: Vocabulary and Reading Rate --
Ch. 19. Expanding Your Vocabulary --
Ch. 20. Effective Use of Context and Word Parts --
Ch. 21. Improving Your Reading Rate and Flexibility --
App. A. Sample Textbook Chapter: "Health, Stress, and Coping" --
App. B. Five Textbook Excerpts.
Other Titles: College reading & study skills
Responsibility: Kathleen T. McWhorter.

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