Keys to Effective Learning

Keys to Effective Learning

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For Freshman Orientation and Student Success courses with an emphasis on study skills. This book focuses on developing effective learning techniques to help students excel in school, in their careers and throughout their lives as lifelong learners. Unlike traditional study skills texts, this one emphasizes how students learn effectively by involving them in the active process of mastering their mental abilities and their personal confidence.show more

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  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 25.4mm | 1,111.3g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130128821
  • 9780130128829

Table of contents

I. DEFINING YOURSELF AND YOUR GOALS. 1. Becoming a Lifelong Learner: Opening Doors. 2. Goal Setting and Time Management: Mapping Your Course. 3. Self-Awareness: Knowing Who You Are and How You Learn. II. SETTING THE STAGE FOR LEARNING. 4. Critical and Creative Thinking: Tapping the Power of Your Mind. 5. Reading and Studying: Your Keys to Knowledge. 6. Listening and Memory: Taking In and Remembering Information. III. TARGETING SUCCESS IN SCHOOL. 7. Note Taking and Library Research: Learning from Others. 8. Effective Writing: Communicating Your Message. 9. Test Taking: Showing What You Know. IV. A PERSONAL FOCUS. 10. Relating to Others: Appreciating Your Diverse World. 11. Personal Wellness: Taking Care of Yourself. V. PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE. 12. Managing Career and Money: Reality Resources. 13. Moving Ahead: Building a Flexible Future. Appendix I: Researching.Information and Student Resources on the Internet Appendix II: Learning Styles Assessments.show more

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