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The Wadsworth Guide to Reading Textbooks

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Texte du rabat Highlights key skills and strategies required to successfully read college-level materials. This title describes el... Lire la suite
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Highlights key skills and strategies required to successfully read college-level materials. This title describes elements that often appear in textbooks, such as definitions, visual aids, and charts. It examines how to deal with distractions, manage time, take notes, and read critically.



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The Wadsworth Guide to Reading Textbooks highlights key skills and strategies required to successfully read college-level materials. Part One describes key elements that often appear in textbooks, such as definitions, visual aids, and charts. Part Two examines how to deal with distractions, manage time, take notes, and read critically. In Part Three, students apply what they have learned to 5 short selections from various college disciplines. Part Four features four full-length textbook chapters from actual business, physical sciences, history and sociology texts.

Contenu
Contents. PART I: FEATURES OF COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS. Learning Goals or Chapter Objectives. Key Terms and Definitions. Chapter Outlines. Organization and Headings. Visual Aids. Chapter Summary. Review Questions, Discussion Questions, and Exercises. Study Guides. PART II: STRATEGIES FOR READING COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS. Your Physical Reading Environment. Dealing with Distractions. Time Management. The Reading Process. More Active Reading Techniques. Speed" Reading and Efficient Reading. Critical Reading. Language and Learning. PART III: USING TEXTBOOK FEATURES AND THE READING STRATEGIES: PRACTICE EXERCISES. Exercise 1: Economics: "Demand" MGMT: "Diversity". Exercise 2: Psychology: "Stress and Stressors". Exercise 3: Communication: "Kinesics: Body Communication". Exercise 4: Chemistry: "The Scientific Method". Exercise 5: Humanities: "Impressionism". PART IV: COLLEGE TEXTBOOK CHAPTERS WITH EXERCISES. From Business: "Exploring the World of Business". Applying the Reading Strategies. Previewing the Chapter. Reading the Chapter. Check Your Understanding. Check Your Understanding. Check Your Understanding. From An Introduction to Physical Science: "Atmospheric Effects". Applying the Reading Strategies. Previewing the Chapter. Reading the Chapter. Check Your Understanding. Check Your Understanding. Check Your Understanding. From A People and a Nation: "Transforming Fire: The Civil War, 18611865". Applying the Reading Strategies. Previewing the Chapter. Reading the Chapter. Check Your Understanding. Check Your Understanding. Check Your Understanding. From Seeing Sociology: Families. Applying the Reading Strategies. Previewing the Chapter. Reading the Chapter. Check Your Understanding. Check Your Understanding. Answer Key."

Informations sur le produit

Titre: The Wadsworth Guide to Reading Textbooks
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781111840174
ISBN: 978-1-111-84017-4
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cengage Learning, Inc
Genre: Psychologie et ésotérique
nombre de pages: 288
Poids: 592g
Taille: H277mm x B217mm x T13mm
Année: 2011
Auflage: 3 ed