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Uses an active learning approach that focuses on the reader choosing, applying, and assessing practical strategies, with the goal of creating an effective, efficient, and individualized system of study.
College Study exposes readers to how to make informed choices about learning content that is often new, complex, and changing rapidly, especially given the increasing link between technology and learning. Included is the inter-relationship of students’ learning behaviors and attitudes, with an emphasis on applying multi-modal strategies into daily course work. The text covers the major learning skills topics: academic planning and goal-setting, time management and procrastination, productivity, active listening and note taking, reading and studying, preparing for and taking tests, enhancing learning and memory, reducing worry/anxiety, and online and web-based strategies. The text is written in astreamlined format; with an informal, personal writing style; and engaging activities that maintain the reader’s attention and appeal to today’s college students.
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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:
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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. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0130488364
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