Revel For Reading Across The Disciplines -- Access Card by Kathleen T. Mcwhorter

Revel For Reading Across The Disciplines -- Access Card

byKathleen T. Mcwhorter

Book & Toy | April 27, 2017

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For anyone interested in improving his/her reading and thinking skills.

 

Improve reading and thinking abilities through targeted skill instruction and extensive guided practice across many academic disciplines.

 

Revel™ Reading Across the Disciplines teaches essential college reading skills and guides their application in each of 10 academic disciplines and career fields. Kathleen McWhorter helps readers expand their vocabulary and comprehension, practice methods for reading and thinking critically, and enhance their ability to make inferences. The 7th Edition also introduces discipline-specific reading strategies and features more than 20 new readings — selected from college textbooks as well as from books, periodicals, popular magazines, newspapers, and Internet sources — to motivate readers and demonstrate the relevance to their daily lives.

 

Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.

 

NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

About The Author

Kathleen T. McWhorter is the author of more than a dozen textbooks, designed to help students succeed in college. Born in a rural farm community in Upstate New York, she went on to receive her EdD from SUNY Buffalo. For 34 years, she taught at Niagara County Community College in Sanborn, NY, where she is a professor emerita of humani...

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Title:Revel For Reading Across The Disciplines -- Access CardFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:688 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.06 inPublished:April 27, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0134424441

ISBN - 13:9780134424446

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Table of Contents

Preface

 

Success Strategies – Adapting Your Studying and Learning for Academic Disciplines

Strategy 1: Customize Your Reading and Studying Strategies

Strategy 2: Learn the Language of the Discipline

Strategy 3: Adapt to Different Learning Environments

Strategy 4: Customize Your Note Taking

Strategy 5: Customize Your Test-Taking Skills

Strategy 6: Expand Your Critical-Thinking Skills

 

Part One – A Handbook for Reading and Thinking in College

1. Reading Actively

2. Learning During and After Reading

3. Vocabulary Building

4. Thesis, Main Ideas, Supporting Details, and Transitions

5. Organizational Patterns

6. Reading and Thinking Visually

7. Making Inferences

8. Critical Reading

9. Reading Arguments

 

Part Two – Specialized Reading Skills in Academic Disciplines

10. Mathematics

11. Literature

 

Part Three – Readings for Academic Disciplines

12. Social Sciences

13. Communication/Speech

14. Political Science/Government/History

15. Business/Advertising/Economics

16. Life Sciences

17. Technology-Related Fields

18. Health-Related Fields

19. Career-Related Fields

 

Part Four – Classroom Simulation: Textbook Reading and Writing

Preparing for the Lecture

Reading the Assignment

Reading: Interpersonal Relationship Stages, Theories, and Communication, Joseph A. DeVito

Reviewing the Reading Assignment

Attending the Lecture and Participating in Class

Writing about the Reading

Taking Quizzes

Taking the Exam