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Study skills in practice

Author: James Deem
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As [he] wrote [the book], [the author] was guided by three primary objectives: to give students clear and explicit instructions on how to study, to provide ample exercises for practicing new technniques, and to lead students to adapt these methods and apply them with flexibility to their own academic work. Consequently, [the book] contains step-by-step instructions for learning a variety of study strategies and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Deem
ISBN: 0395588111 9780395588116
OCLC Number: 28605827
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 418 pages
Contents: Plan for success: Preparing for success; Managing your time --
Getting the right start: Previewing your textbooks; Listening and taking notes in class; Becoming a researcher --
Strategies for reading development: Beginning the reading process; Reading to understand; Reading to remember --
Study systems: SQ4R; Marking your textbooks; Mapping your textbooks; Customizing your own study system --
Doing well on exams: Planning for exams; Taking objective exams; Taking essay exams --
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As [he] wrote [the book], [the author] was guided by three primary objectives: to give students clear and explicit instructions on how to study, to provide ample exercises for practicing new technniques, and to lead students to adapt these methods and apply them with flexibility to their own academic work. Consequently, [the book] contains step-by-step instructions for learning a variety of study strategies and [many] textbook excerpts, including a ... chapter from an American history textbook, to encourage application of the study skills presented ... [The book] shows students how to establish goals, deal with potential problems, and master the skills of successful time management ... [It shows] how to preview a textbook, how to listen and take notes in class, and how to use the library for research. [The text] provides students with a four-part reading process: preparing to read, read, understand, remember ... [It] presents three study systems, SQ4R, textbook marking, and textbook mapping ... [The book] gives students study strategies they use before, during, and after taking exams.-Pref.

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