College Study : The Essential Ingredients
For Study Skills or Learning Strategies courses, first-year seminars, or for use as a supplementary text for Peer Educator training courses.Using an active learning approach, this text integrates three interrelated elements of how students learn-their behaviors, attitudes, and learning styles. The focus is on choosing, applying, and assessing practical strategies, with the goal of creating an effective, efficient, and personal system of study at the college level.
- Paperback | 176 pages
- 179.8 x 231.6 x 9.7mm | 272.16g
- 01 Jul 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
Table of contents
1. Creating Academic Success. 2. Managing Your Time. 3. Controlling Your Study Environment. 4. Active Listening and Note Taking. 5. Reading and Studying Textbooks. 6. Enhancing Your Memory. 7. Success with Tests. 8. Continuing Your Academic Success: A Review. Appendix: Using the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) with this Book.
"College Study: The Essential Ingredients is concise yet thorough. I think the topics covered are the most crucial to student success ... the right balance of reading and interactive activities ... The information is very practical and useable ... Students will appreciate the clarity of the information and the usefulness of the techniques ... The topics are relevant and the activities and methods are a refreshing change from the standard formulas." - Terri Bruce, Kellogg Community College"The text covers the basics, is user friendly, can be individualized by linking a student's particular learning style and the topic being discussed, and has features ... that are easily integrated into the classroom instruction." - Cathy Pearson, Kent State University"I think students will appreciate the condensed factual format that is not overwhelming in detail, but gives clear concrete examples they can use right away ... In all likelihood, students reading this book ... will be thankful for minimal required reading for maximal gain." - Kathleen A. Hoag, Michigan State University