Academic Reading

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Pearson Education, Jun 1, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 560 pages
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"Academic Reading" is an advanced reading text that offers excellent coverage of reading comprehension and critical thinking and provides strategies for reading in the major academic disciplines. This text fully encompasses reading in the main academic disciplines such as social sciences, business, humanities and literature, mathematics, natural sciences, and the technical fields. Written in consultation with teachers from across each discipline, the fifth edition provides new material on argument and updated coverage of reading electronic sources. Designed to help increase college-level reading skills.

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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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