College Study: The Essential Ingredients

Paperback | March 1, 2012

bySally A. Lipsky

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Uses an active learning approach that focuses on the reader choosing, applying, and assessing practical strategies, with the goal of creating an effective, efficient, and individualized system of study.  

 

College Study exposes readers to how to make informed choices about learning content that is often new, complex, and changing rapidly, especially given the increasing link between technology and learning. Included is the inter-relationship of students’ learning behaviors and attitudes, with an emphasis on applying multi-modal strategies into daily course work. The text covers the major learning skills topics: academic planning and goal-setting, time management and procrastination, productivity, active listening and note taking, reading and studying, preparing for and taking tests, enhancing learning and memory, reducing worry/anxiety, and online and web-based strategies. The text is written in a streamlined format; with an informal, personal writing style; and engaging activities that maintain the reader’s attention and appeal to today’s college students.

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Uses an active learning approach that focuses on the reader choosing, applying, and assessing practical strategies, with the goal of creating an effective, efficient, and individualized system of study.     College Study exposes readers to how to make informed choices about learning content that is often new, complex, and changing r...

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Start strong. Finish stronger.   www.MyStudentSuccessLab.com

Sally Lipsky has a B.S. elementary education from the University of New Mexico, M.Ed. reading education from Texas Southern University, and Ph.D. language communications and adult education from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a full professor in the Developmental Studies Department, College of Education, Indiana University of Pe...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.1 × 7 × 0.6 inPublished:March 1, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132180898

ISBN - 13:9780132180894

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Creating Academic Success

 

CHAPTER 2 Managing Your Time

 

CHAPTER 3 Maximizing Your Productivity

 

CHAPTER 4 Active Listening and Note Taking

 

CHAPTER 5 Reading and Studying Text Material

 

CHAPTER 6 Enhancing Your Learning and Memory

 

CHAPTER 7 Preparing for Tests

 

CHAPTER 8 Taking Tests

 

CHAPTER 9 Continuing Your Academic Success: A Review

 

Index

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“This is the book that encourages, through prompts and discussion, critical thinking, self-awareness and reflection about an individual learner’s strengths and challenges with college level study and success.”

--Janet Marie Zupan, University of Montana, Missoula