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College Study Skills Becoming a Strategic Learner

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ISBN-10: 0534645402

ISBN-13: 9780534645403

Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Dianna L. Van Blerkom

List price: $140.95
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This comprehensive text/workbook strives to get the student involved with the learning process and helps the student learn how to learn. Students are exposed to different strategies and are encouraged to find the strategies that complement their own learning styles. Chapters such as getting ready to learn, setting goals, organizing text information and preparing for essay exams are examples of material that will help students adjust to the new environment of college learning. All chapters provide useful self-assessment tools and examples to help students become more active learners.
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Book details

List price: $140.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 3/30/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Dianna L. Van Blerkom is an experienced author and educator. She is an assistant professor in the Academic Support Center at the University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown, and previously served as the director. She also has published numerous articles and textbooks, including COLLEGE STUDY SKILLS: BECOMING A STRATEGIC LEARNER, TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR LEARNING: A GUIDE TO COLLEGE SUCCESS, and COLLEGE READING AND STUDY STRATEGIES with co-author Patricia Mulcahy-Ernt.

Getting Ready to Learn
Goal Setting
Time Management
Memory and Learning
Taking Lecture Notes
Improving Concentration
Reading Your Textbook
Marking Your Textbook
Organizing Text Information
Preparing for Exams
Taking Objective Tests
Preparing for Essay Tests
Taking Essay Tests
Preparing for Final Exams.