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College reading & study skills

Author: Kathleen T McWhorter
Publisher: New York : Pearson/Longman, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen T McWhorter
ISBN: 9780321364784 0321364783
OCLC Number: 70895179
Description: xvi, 542 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Success workshops --
pt. 1. Building a foundation for college success --
1. Setting goals and managing your time --
2. Learning style and learning strategies --
3. Understanding how learning and memory work --
4. Taking notes in class --
pt. 2. Reading textbooks and assignments --
5. Active reading strategies --
6. Understanding paragraphs --
7. Following thought patterns --
8. Reading graphics and technical writing --
9. Reading and evaluating electronic sources --
pt. 3. Critical thinking and reading --
10. Evaluating the author's message --
11. Evaluating the author's technique --
pt. 4. Developing your vocabulary --
12. Using context and word parts --
13. Expanding your vocabulary --
pt. 5. Studying textbooks --
14. Textbook highlighting and marking --
15. Methods of organizing information --
16. Study and review strategies --
pt. 6. Studying for exams --
17. Preparing for exams --
18. Taking exams --
pt. 7. Reading flexibility --
19. Improving your reading rate and flexibility --
pt. 8. Thematic readings --
Theme A. Body adornment --
Theme B. Men's and women's communication --
Theme C. Biotechnology --
Theme D. Civil liberties and the right of privacy --
pt. 9 Sample textbook chapter --
Culture and interpersonal communication / by Joseph A. DeVito.
Other Titles: College reading and study skills
Responsibility: Kathleen T. McWhorter.

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