Building strategies for college reading: a text with thematic reader

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Prentice Hall, Oct 1, 1994 - Education - 430 pages
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This fourth edition remains firmly focused on helping students develop a lame repertoire of reading and study strategies to meet the demands of reading college-level expositor- prose. Features in the fourth edition include: Thematic reading units. Each of the themes includes a complete text chapter and 6-8 related articles: First Amendment Freedoms ("Government by the People, 20/E," Burns et al.) Managing Human Resources & Labor Relations ("Business, 7/E," Griffin & Ehert) Crime & Violence ("Social Problems, ll/E," Kornblum & Julian) Is Earth Experiencing a Biodiversity Crisis? ("Biology: Science for Life," Belk & Borden)

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What Do I Do Once I Start to Read?
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DETERMINE WHO THE AUTHOR IS AND WHY
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Copyright

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Jane L. McGrath" earned her undergraduate degree and M.A. in education and mass communications and her Ed.D. in reading education from Arizona State University. During her more than twenty-five years with the Maricopa Colleges, McGrath taught a variety of reading, English, journalism, and computer applications courses. She was named Innovator of the Year by the Maricopa Colleges and the League for Innovation in Community Colleges for Project Read-Aloud, a college-community service program, and has received Outstanding Citizen awards from the cities of Tempe and Phoenix, Arizona, for her community service activities. McGrath's other books include "Basic Skills and Strategies for College Reading: A Text with Thematic Reader, second edition," and "Strategies for Critical Reading." In addition to her work in reading education, McGrath and her husband Larry write for the high-performance automotive industry. Their work has appeared in magazines such as "Drag Racing Today" and "Circle Track," and their monthly column appears in "Performance Racing Industry.

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