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Effective College Learning

ISBN-10: 0205750133
ISBN-13: 9780205750139
Edition: 2nd 2011
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Description: The authors of Effective College Learning do more than prepare readers for academic success: They prepare them for lifelong learning. Effective College Learning was built from the ground up to reflect contemporary research about learning theory.  More...

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Book details

List price: $103.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

The authors of Effective College Learning do more than prepare readers for academic success: They prepare them for lifelong learning. Effective College Learning was built from the ground up to reflect contemporary research about learning theory. Readers not only learnhow we learn, but why we learn, and they're shown how to be active in their learning. The innovative design of Effective College Learning keeps the reader engaged through the generous use of visuals and a "chunked" design that makes locating key information easy.

Preface
You Have Arrived: A Primer on College Life
Getting Things Done: Organizing Yourself and Your Time
Learning About Your Motivation, Attitudes, and Interests
How Beliefs About Knowledge Impact Learning
Identifying and Handling Stress
How People Learn
Figuring Out the Task
Note Taking: Your Task in Class
Active Reading
Rehearsal Strategies
Reviewing Strategies
Preparing for and Taking Objective Exams
Preparing for and Taking Essay and Specialty Exams
Research, Resources, and Presentations
Flexible Reading and Studying
Sample Psychology Textbook Chapter
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Sample Biology Textbook Chapter
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Sample History Textbook Chapter
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