Essential Study Strategies

Essential Study Strategies

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For courses in Study Skills, Student Orientation, Freshman Seminar.This text uses a concise, conversational approach to instruct students about skills and strategies to use for effective studying/learning. Strategies include setting goals, time management, concentration, and memory. Study skills coverage includes the Cornell Notetaking System and other formats, test-taking, vocabulary building, classroom lectures, textbook assignments, and research papers.show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 200.66 x 231.14 x 10.16mm | 340.19g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130314161
  • 9780130314161

About Walter Pauk

WALTER PAUK, renowned for his work in study skills, has given students a succinct resource, addressing the necessary tools for ensuring college success. Essential Study Strategies unilaterally addresses all students, newly out of high school or returning after years in the workplace, who want to be successful. Pauk's prose is simultaneously motivational and informational, while underscoring the importance of personal action. Good ideas and useful tools have no meaning to anyone unless they are put into action. The straightforward, conversational writing style appropriately reflects the tone of Pauk's message-apply these techniques, take ownership of your learning process, and take action to ensure your success.In addition to many time-tested techniques such as goal setting, concentration and memory. Notetaking and test taking, Pauk includes unique coverage of research writing and word histories. To help foster a relationship between personal enjoyment or intrigue and success, Pauk has included work histories as a methodology for engaging student's interests and helping them build their vocabulary, the latter of which will help them throughout their college and professional careers.show more

Table of contents

1. Achieving Success. 2. Learning to Concentrate. 3. Your Memory. 4. The Cornell Notetaking System. 5. Classroom Lectures. 6. Textbook Assignments. 7. Putting Your Notes to Work. 8. Preparing for Exams. 9. Objective Tests. 10. Essay Tests. 11. Building Your Vocabulary. 12. Research Papers.show more

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