By focusing on a wide range of reading and study skills required in the academic world, Reading and Study Skills gives instructors the flexibility to address student needs that might otherwise require several texts.
The highly versatile organization divides topics into focused, self-contained modules that can be covered in any order with the result that the text can be adapted to fit any teaching or learning situation.
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Profiles of Successful Students: Each of the eight parts opens with a profile of a student who provides an inspiring example of the skill to be covered (for ex: motivation, notetaking, mastering college vocabulary, etc.).
What Kind of Learner Are You? Learning Styles assessment software loaded onto the CD-ROM helps students discover how they best acquire information.
Student CD-ROM: The CD offers convenient off-line access to the Online Learning Center material, plus learning styles assessment software.
New Chapter: The Seventh Edition features a chapter from a popular introductory sociology text. Students are given exhaustive, practical experience reading and taking notes on the material.
Motivational Skills: The opening chapter of Reading and Study Skills addresses motivation, attitude, and goal-setting as key element of successful classwork.
John Langan has taught reading and writing at Atlantic Community College near Atlantic City, New Jersey, for over twenty years. The author of a popular series of college textbook on both reading and writing, he enjoys the challenge of developinging materials that teach skills in an especially clear and lively way. Before teaching, he earned advanced degrees in writing at Rutgers University and in reading at Glassboro State Collee. He also spent a year writing fiction.
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