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C. L. A. S. S. College Learning and Study Skills

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ISBN-10: 0314068082

ISBN-13: 9780314068088

Edition: 4th 1996

Authors: Rhonda Holt Atkinson, Debbie Guice Longman

List price: $28.25
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This team of well known authors provides an abundance of exercises and examples to help students develop effective college study skills through active learning. Noted for its interactive text/workbook format and its student-friendly style. Provides full-length chapters from college texts so students can apply their study skills to realistic post-secondary topics. Popular Write to Learn exercises monitor students comprehension of each chapter through writing exercises. Chapter-opening maps help students visualize chapter content (right-brain approach). This edition includes personality assessments (MBTI), coverage of brain dominance, and sensory modalities, and it includes applications for time management and study strategies and a chapter on academic and post-secondary stress (Ch. 3). Chapter 1 now includes more information on learning styles. The section on Critical Thinking (Ch. 8) now finds its basis in the work of Dr. Richard Paul, Director of the National Center for Critical Thinking at Sonoma State. Relevant information about on-line and Internet resources has been added (Ch. 9).
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Book details

List price: $28.25
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: West Publishing Company, College & School Division
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 550
Language: English

Rhonda H. Atkinson is currently an assistant professor at Central Missouri State University where she teaches college reading classes in a unique format that combines the reading course, a 3-credit course in social studies, and a Supplemental Instruction (peer-led) study group. She has over 20 years of experience in higher education as both a faculty member and director of a learning center. Additionally, Rhonda is a curriculum writer whose topics have included industrial construction trades, environmental education, healthcare topics for ESL adults, corrections education, teacher education, health education, and ombudsman training. She has served as the advisor for two collegiate groups: Gamma Beta Phi (national honors/service organization) and the National Society for Collegiate Scholars (honors/service/leadership organization for freshman and sophomore students). Rhonda is active in professional organizations at the regional and national levels.