Efficient and Flexible Reading

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Pearson/Longman, Feb 13, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 602 pages
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Encouraging students to read actively and critically, to approach reading as a thinking process, and to analyze their own reading and learning strategies, Efficient and Flexible Reading teaches students how to vary their approach to written texts based on the material and their purpose for reading. Efficient and Flexible Reading teaches students how to identify text structures and thought patterns for more efficient learning. Emphasizing reading as an active thinking process, the author presents systems for monitoring concentration, comprehension, and recall, encouraging students to assess the reading assignment and to select the appropriate strategy to suit the situation.

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Contents

Developing a Basis for Reading and Learning
1
Developing Reading Flexibility
10
Principles of Efficiency and Flexibility
17
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Kathleen McWhorter (Ph.D. SUNY, Buffalo) is Professor of Humanities and Coordinator of Learning Skills at Niagara County Community College. In addition to her developmental writing series from Houghton Mifflin, McWhorter is the author of several successful reading and study skills texts from Longman including College Reading and Study Skills, Efficient and Flexible Reading, Academic Reading, and Guide to College Reading. Recently, Bedford Books also published a new title from McWhorter, Successful College Writing, for freshman composition courses.

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