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A unique integration of study and critical-thinking skills to help students succeed
Study and Critical Thinking Skills in College, Eighth Edition aligns closely with the ways students read, study, learn, think, and network in the twenty-first century. McWhorter discusses the active strategies that develop students' proficiency with text and lecture material, emphasizing that students must adapt how they read and how they study to suit the characteristics of each unique academic discipline.Study and Critical Thinking Skills in College also encourages students to study and think in ways that match their learning styles and to use technologies (such as online databases and social media) that maximize their productivity.
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Presenting a unique integration of study and critical thinking skills designed to help readers achieve college success, Study and Critical Thinking Skills in College discusses the active learning strategies and techniques that develop readers' proficiency in interacting with academic material. The author emphasizes the cognitive approach to learning, the basis for how to apply study skills to academic disciplines, and how to identify early warning signs of academic difficulty. Critical thinking tips and activities are included in every chapter. The book includes comprehensive coverage of how to apply study skills to academic disciplines and instruction on how to identify early warning signs of academic difficulty. At the end of every chapter, "Thinking Ahead" sections offer readers pragmatic motivation for excelling in college: their success in work depends on it. This integrated coverage of workplace material is exciting and unique. Integrated coverage of using electronic channels to enhance various study skills emphasizes the importance of mastering these new forms of communication and research. For those interested in developing their 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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