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Comprehending college textbooks : steps to understanding and remembering what you read

Author: Joe Cortina; Janet Elder; Katherine Gonnet
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Created for developmental reading and study skills courses, this book focuses on college textbook reading comprehension. It provides a systematic approach to the reading process and reinforces  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Cortina; Janet Elder; Katherine Gonnet
ISBN: 0070240582 9780070240582
OCLC Number: 32665225
Description: xvii, 554 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: IntroductionCHAPTER 1: Determining the Subject MatterCHAPTER 2: Locating Directly Stated Main IdeasCHAPTER 3: Formulating Implied Main IdeasCHAPTER 4: Identifying Supporting DetailsCHAPTER 5: Recognizing Author's Writing PatternsTextbook Excerpt and Comprehension Quiz: "Communicating Interculturally and Internationally" from Business Communications Today, 3rd Ed. by Courtland L. Bovee and John V. ThillCHAPTER 6: Applying Comprehension Skills to Longer PassagesTextbook Excerpt and Comprehension Quiz: "The Primates" from Anthropology, 6th Ed. by Conrad Phillip KottakCHAPTER 7: Remembering College Textbook Material through OrganizingTextbook Excerpt and Comprehension Quiz: "The Nature of Life: An Introduction" from The Nature of Life, 2nd Ed., by John Postlethwait CHAPTER 8: Thinking Critically as You ReadTextbook Excerpt and Comprehension Quiz: "Ludwig van Beethoven" from Music: An Appreciation, 5th Ed., by Roger Kamien
Responsibility: Joe Cortina, Janet Elder, Katherine Gonnet.
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