Study Skills

Study Skills : Do I Really Need This Stuff?

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For freshman courses in Study Skills or Student Success.Presenting basic study skills in a student-friendly manner, this text uses more than 140 success strategies, 30 activities, 43 exhibits and figures, and 6 workplace case studies. The skills introduced help students become shrewd, insightful, and confident; and can also be utilized in the workplace. To connect with the author, learn more about the book, garner helpful teaching strategies for your classroom and more, please visit, or contact him directly at
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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 168.7 x 312.4 x 12.7mm | 498.96g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131123408
  • 9780131123403

Table of contents

1. Identifying and Meeting Your Challenges (Organizing for Success). 2. Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences (I Don't Learn Like You; You Don't Learn Like Me). 3. Goal Setting (Knowing Where You Are Going and How Best to Get There). 4. Time Management (So Many Assignments - So Little Time!). 5. The Classroom Experience (Achieving the Best Result). 6. Reading With a Purpose (I Have to Read 1,000 Pages By When?). 7. Basic Writing Tips (Keeping It Simple). 8. Memory (What'shisname Scheduled a Whatchamacallit for When?). 9. Test Preparation (There's No Business Like Prep Business). 10. A 14-Step Guide to Better Study Habits. Selected Bibliography. Index.
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About Steve Piscitelli

Steve Piscitelli has more than two decades of teaching experience. He has taught students of varying abilities and grade levels, from seventh grade to the college level. He has been recognized for his effective teaching style with awards at the school, county, and international level. In 2002, Steve received the Florida Community College at Jacksonville Outstanding Faculty Award for innovation in teaching. He is currently a professor of history and education at Florida Community College at Jacksonville. Steve received an undergraduate degree from Jacksonville University, an M.Ed. from the University of North Florida, and an M.A. (United States history) from the University of Florida. In addition to this book, he is the author of numerous articles and a history review book for students. Steve lives with his wife, Laurie, in Atlantic Beach, Florida.
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