Getting the students to reflect on their thinking, College Reading and Study Skills is a college reading and study text depicting reading as a process and providing concise instruction, skill application exercises, and exercises using textbook excerpts to contribute to success in college.
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Emphasizing critical thinking, College Reading and Study Skills approaches reading and study skills as active learning processes. Chapter on Reading Electronic Sources demonstrates the why and how of reading Web materials and electronic learning aids. Learning experiments help readers gain a better understanding of the principle presented in each chapter. Thematic readings create a framework so readers can practice critical thinking skills and make connections. Readings are drawn from a variety of sources, including newspapers, journal articles and Web pages. Visual aids, diagrams, tables, charts, etc. found throughout the book help visual learners process important information. Important study skills such as setting goals, understanding learning style and taking notes are covered in-depth in their own chapters. For those interested in developing their reading and study skills.About the Author:
Kathleen McWhorter (Ph.D. SUNY, Buffalo) is Professor of Humanities and Coordinator of Learning Skills at Niagara County Community College. In addition to her developmental writing series from Houghton Mifflin, McWhorter is the author of several successful reading and study skills texts from Longman including College Reading and Study Skills, Efficient and Flexible Reading, Academic Reading, and Guide to College Reading. Recently, Bedford Books also published a new title from McWhorter, Successful College Writing, for freshman composition courses.
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