Textcerpts: Mastering College Textbook Reading

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Longman, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 363 pages
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Textcerpts is a supplementary developmental reading text intended to facilitate the acquisition and transfer of textbook reading skills, filling the gap between developmental course instruction and its applications to other college courses. Providing college readers with the opportunity for extended practice with textbook readings, Textcerpts helps students apply reading skills to real textbook chapters. With 20 short excerpts and eight complete chapters representing eight different college disciplines, this unique text includes a wealth of exercises in comprehension, vocabulary, and critical thinking. Additional guidelines for effective reading of text material and a solid orientation to the college disciplines make this text indispensable to instructors and students looking to bridge learned textbook reading skills to actual class content.

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Contents

HOW TO READ A COLLEGE TEXTBOOK
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Why Read Textbooks?
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Surveying a Textbook
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