For Study Skills or Learning Strategies courses, first-year seminars, or for use as a supplementary text for Peer Educator training courses. Using an active learning approach, this text integrates three interrelated elements of how students learn-their behaviors, attitudes, and learning styles. The focus is on choosing, applying, and assessing practical strategies, with the goal of creating an effective, efficient, and personal system of study at the college level.
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Using an active learning approach, College Study integrates three interrelated elements of how students learn—their behaviors, attitudes (including motivation), and learning styles. The reader chooses, assesses, and applies strategies, with the goal of creating a personal system of study.
This text presents learning strategies within the context of the growing expectations and responsibilities of students at the college level and includes:
The text includes an appendix that links results of the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) with text chapter topics and features.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
This text contains a complete and balanced coverage of essential learning and study techniques, with an emphasis on critical thinking at the college level. Readers are exposed to how to learn, while understanding why they learn, within the context of making informed choices about strategies that work best for them. After immediate transfer of a specific learning strategy into daily academic life, students critique its effectiveness. Content is presented in such a way as to guide students to become self-regulating learners and problem solvers.
The text integrates three separate yet interrelated elements of how students learn:
Additional features of the text include:
This text is intended for use in either a two-year or four-year institution within a variety of contexts:
Furthermore, an Instructor's Manual accompanies the text and includes:
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130488364
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0130488364