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Study Skills Do I Really Need This Stuff?

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ISBN-10: 0135146577

ISBN-13: 9780135146576

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Steve Piscitelli

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Book details

List price: $51.40
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/25/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

(Note: Each chapter contains the features Spotlight On Classroom Skills, Preview, Key Terms, Chapter Introduction, Chapter Summary, and Reality Check)
Introduction: The Choices You Make
Setting the Stage: What's On Your Mind?
What Do You think of When You Hear the Term Study Skills?
What Is On Your Mind?
Is There a Common Thread to These Chapters?
Critical Thinking: How Will Higher-Order Thinking Skills Improve Academic Success?
Defining Critical Thinking
Higher-Order Thinking
Skills Using Higher-Order Thinking
Skills Adapting Old Skills to New Situations: Making Choices
Goal Setting: If You Know What You Want to Do, Why Do You Need to Read About Goal Setting?
Motivation Goal Setting
Organizing Time and Space: How Will These Skills Improve Academic Performance and Reduce Your Stress?
Organization and Time Organization and Space Organization and Stress
Learning Styles: How Will Knowing Your Learning Style Help With Your Studies?
One Size Does Not Fit All Why Now?
Thinking: How Do You Process Information?
Class Time: How Can You Be More Successful During Class Time?
Do I Know What the Instructor Is Doing in Front of the Room?
Do I Know What I Am Doing in the Back of the Room?
Note Taking as an Active Learning Strategy
Note taking: How Will Effective Notes Help You Understand Class Material?
Learning While Taking Notes Learning After You Have Taken Your Notes
ROI Using Your Notes to Understand the Big Picture
Additional Out-of-Class Strategies to Improve Your Notes
Reading: You Have to Read 1,000 Pages By When?
Do You Know Why You Read an Assignment?
How to Complete a Textbook Reading Assignment Additional Strategies for Reading Success
Memory: Why Do You Forget--And What Can You Do About It?