Master Student Guide to Academic Success

Master Student Guide to Academic Success

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Unlike any other student success textbook on the market, the Master Student Guide to Academic Success is an alternative to the traditional workbook-style text. Designed specifically for motivated students--such as adult learners and students in learning communities--this tabbed, quick reference guide adapts easily to a variety of course formats and teaching styles. Students benefit from the comprehensive coverage of core study skills and learning strategies presented in a straightforward, accessible manner.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780618382569
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 05/25/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 341
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Getting the Most from This Book Making Successful Transitions 1. Entering the Culture of Higher Education 2. Using the Cycle of Learning Thinking Critically and Creatively 3. Evaluating Ideas 4. Creating New Ideas 5. Making Decisions and Solving Problems Planning to Succeed 6. Choosing Your Life Purpose and Goals 7. Managing Your Time 8. Choosing Your Major and Planning Your Career Reading and Note Taking with a Purpose 9. Using Three Steps to Active Reading 10. Becoming a Flexible Reader 11. Using Seven Tools for Powerful Notes 12. Notes: Experimenting with the Cornell Format 13. Notes: Experimenting with Maps 14. Notes: Experimenting with Outlines 15. Creating More Value from Your Notes Building Memory and Test-Taking Skills 16. Memory: Storing Ideas and Information 17. Memory: Recalling Ideas and Information 18. Preparing for Tests 19. Using Test Time Efficiently Developing and Presenting Ideas 20. Research: Defining What You Want to Discover 21. Research: Using Sources of Information 22. Preparing to Write 23. Writing a Draft 24. Revising Your Draft 25. Making Effective Presentations 26. Using Computers to Promote Your Success 27. Becoming a Member of the Online Community Succeeding in Math and Science 28. Mastering Math and Science 29. Reducing Math and Science Anxiety Appendices Documenting Sources with MLA Style Documenting Sources with APA Style Index

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