College Study Skills: Becoming a Strategic Learner
A market leader for the study skills course, COLLEGE STUDY SKILLS: BECOMING A STRATEGIC LEARNER, Sixth Edition is a wide-ranging, practical text that focuses on helping students become actively engaged in their own learning. The text incorporates active learning strategies to help students succeed in college by introducing a strategy, allowing them to practice it, and having them do self-assessments to gain feedback on their own success. This variety of strategies and activities, as well as authentic and engaging text material from numerous core subject areas, gives students opportunities to apply what they are learning to their course work in other college classes. Chapters such as Getting Ready to Learn, Setting Goals, Organizing Text Information, and Preparing for Essay Exams help students adjust to the new environment and expectations of college learning, and a dynamic website that accompanies the text provides students with additional resources for practice, transfer, and self-assessment.
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Getting Ready to Learn
Memory and Learning
Taking Lecture Notes
Reading Your Textbook
Marking Your Textbook
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