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Efficient and Flexible Reading (with MyReadingLab with Pearson eText Student Access Code Card)

ISBN-10: 0205785212

ISBN-13: 9780205785216

Edition: 9th 2011

Authors: Mcwhorter, Kathleen T. McWhorter

List price: $96.20
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Description:

In Efficient and Flexible Reading, Kathleen McWhorter uses a variety of strategies and tools (including Learning Style assessments) to teach readers how to be active readers and adapt key reading skills and strategies to whatever college text they encounter. The clear instruction, examples, and skill application regarding the key reading skills prepare students for their future coursework by focusing on college reading skills and strategies.
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Book details

List price: $96.20
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/11/2010
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Preface
Getting Started: Your Guide to Academic Success
Developing a Basis for Reading and Learning
Developing Your Efficiency and Flexibility
Active Reading and Learning
Strengthening Your Word Power
Improving your Comprehension
Main Ideas and Paragraph Structure
Patterns: Relationships Among Ideas
Reading Essays and Articles
Reading Critically
Critical Analysis
Evaluating Arguments and Persuasive Writing
Reading and Learning from College Texts
Techniques for Learning Textbook Material
Learning and Retention Strategies
Interpreting Visuals and Evaluating Online Sources
Application of Textbook Reading Skills
Sample Sociology Textbook Chapter: Application of Skills
Increasing your Rate and Flexibility
Skimming and Scanning
Techniques for Reading Faster
A Guide to Taking Exit Exams
Words-per-Minute Conversion Chart
Reading Progress Graph
Credits
Index