Developing Reading Versatility by W. Royce AdamsDeveloping Reading Versatility by W. Royce Adams

Developing Reading Versatility

byW. Royce Adams, Becky Patterson

Paperback | January 27, 2010

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DEVELOPING READING VERSATILITY, ELEVENTH EDITION, offers students a comprehensive skills-strategies approach to reading that takes them from basic vocabulary development all the way through critical comprehension skills. The text offers a range of readings and exercises designed to help students meet any academic challenge and maximize both their efficiency and effectiveness as readers and students. From the development of study skills to using the Internet effectively to learning to evaluate textbook-style readings, DEVELOPING READING VERSATILITY offers students all the tools they need--as well as practice using them--to become successful college students.
Royce Adams was a faculty member at Santa Barbara City College for many years. He is the author of several best-selling reading and writing textbooks and is an active participant in the College Reading and Learning Association.
Title:Developing Reading VersatilityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 1 inPublished:January 27, 2010Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0495802514

ISBN - 13:9780495802518


Table of Contents

1. Developing Vocabulary Skills.2. Developing Literal Recall.3. Developing Study Reading Strategies.CRITICAL COMPREHENSION.4. Distinguishing Fact from Opinion.5. Recognizing Tone, Figurative Language and Point of View.6. Recognizing Inferences, Drawing Conclusions and Evaluating Arguments.AFFECTIVE COMPREHENSION.7. Developing Affective Awareness.8. Reading Affectively Effectively.9. Developing Computer Reading Skills.APPENDICES.Timed Reading Conversion Chart.Student Record Chart.Photo Credits.Index.