Succeeding in College Study Skills and Strategies

ISBN-10: 0130417963

ISBN-13: 9780130417961

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Jean Reynolds
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Description: For courses in Freshman Orientation Student Success, and Study Skills. This lively and readable book covers time management, study methods, reading skills, and research skills through a variety of hands-on activities, collaborative exercises, engaging text, readings, photos, and visual aids. Study skills are discussed in the context of critical thinking and diversity throughout the book. Students learn skills to help them master the content in their college courses, as well as develop lifelong learning skills to emerge from college with a broadened awareness of the world around them.

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Book details

List price: $65.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/8/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 292
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Getting Started
In-Class Introductory Activity: Succeeding in College
A New Beginning
Getting Started
Setting Goals
Managing Your Time
In-Class Introductory Activity: Manage Your Time
Two Styles of Time Management
Determine Your Priorities: A $25,000 Idea
How to Manage Your Time
The Benefits of Self Management
Procrastination
Getting the Most Out of Class
In-Class Introductory Activity: Your Classroom Experiences
Getting the Most Out of Class
Develop Interpersonal Skills
Necessary Skills
Improving Your Memory through Active Learning
In-Class Introductory Activity: Facts versus General Laws
Rote Memorization versus Active Learning
The Reading and Writing Connection
The Principles of Active Learning
The Power of Concentration
Short-Term and Long-Term Memory
Taking Tests
In-Class Introductory Activity: How Do You Prepare for Tests? Have a Positive Attitude Toward Tests
How to Prepare for Tests
How to Take Tests
Active Reading
In-Class Introductory Activity: Why Do You Read? The Importance of Reading
Steps to Better Reading
Critical Thinking
In-Class Introductory Activity: Think about Thinking
The Importance of Critical Thinking
The Importance of Assumptions
Broaden Your Thinking through New Experiences
An Inexpensive Thinking Tool: Your Pencil
Success with Language
In-Class Introductory Activity: Language Skills for Your Career
The Importance of Language Skills
Tips for Success in Writing Courses
The Importance of Public Speaking
Using Critical Thinking in Writing Assignments
Studying Science
In-Class Introductory Activity: Science in Your Life
Why Study Science? How to Study Science
The Human Factor in Science
Studying Mathematics
In-Class Introductory Activity: Think about Math
Why Study Math? How to Study Math
Introduction to Research
In-Class Introductory Activity: Think about Research
Get Acquainted with Research
The “How-To's” of Research
Credits
Index
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