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Essential Study Skills

ISBN-10: 0547048718
ISBN-13: 9780547048710
Edition: 6th 2009
List price: $131.95
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Description: For students who need to develop the study skills required to successfully complete their college education, Essential Study Skills, 6/e, is their guide to success--whether they attend a two- or four-year college, or they are adult learners.  More...

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Book details

List price: $131.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 2/5/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.02" long x 0.29" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

For students who need to develop the study skills required to successfully complete their college education, Essential Study Skills, 6/e, is their guide to success--whether they attend a two- or four-year college, or they are adult learners. Featuring the essential keys to becoming a stronger student, this book will help students learn how to prepare for class, develop effective textbook reading strategies, use effective note-taking techniques, and strengthen their test-taking skills. Essential Study Skills, 6/e, adapts to any learning style and offers a step-by-step approach with numerous opportunities for practice throughout the textbook. The new four-color design and streamlined look engages students and emphasizes the essentials.

Discovering and Using Your Learning Styles
Three Cognitive Learning Styles
Linear and Global Learners
Multiple Intelligences
Processing Information into Your Memory
The Information Processing Model
Your Conscious Mind: Working Memory
Using Twelve Principles of Memory
Memory Tools
The First Four Principles of Memory
The Middle Four Principles of Memory
The Last Four Principles of Memory
Becoming a Time Manager and a Goal-Setter
Balance in Your Life
Kinds of Schedules
Goal Setting
Goal-Setting Strategies
Developing Self-Management Skills
Concentration Motivation
Stress Management
Procrastination Management
Developing Test-Taking Skills
Test-Preparation Skills
Test-Performance Skills
Test Anxiety
Management Skills
Mnemonics
Strengthening Your Reading Skills
The Reading Process
Surveying Reading Materials
Paragraph Elements
Terminology and Vocabulary
Learning from College Textbooks
Active Reading
Organizational Patterns
Graphic Materials
Reading in the Content Areas
Developing Notetaking Skills
Textbook Notetaking Skills
Annotation
The Cornell Notetaking System
Two- and Three-Column Notetaking Systems
The Outline Notetaking System
Listening and Taking Lecture
Notes Listening Skills
Notetaking Systems for Lectures
Effective Notetaking Strategies
Creating Using and Using Visual Notes and Study Tools
Tailored Approach
Visual Mappings Hierarchies
Comparison Charts
Index Card
Notes
Developing Skills for Objective Tests
True-False Questions
Multiple-Choice Questions
Matching Questions
Educated Guessing
Developing Skills for Recall, Math, and Essay Tests
Recall Test Questions
Math Test Questions
Essay Test Questions

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