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Building College Vocabulary Strategies, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Darlene C. Pabis, Arden B. Hamer

Published by Longman

Published Date: Jan 23, 2013

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For Fundamentals of Reading and Vocabulary Development courses.

Basic College Vocabulary approaches vocabulary development with a unique and proven systematic strategy called SSCD–See and Say the word, use Structural analysis, apply Context clues, and incorporate Dictionary knowledge. The text addresses the need for identifying learning styles and reinforces the system with techniques to develop a repertoire of memory steps to improve retention of information.

Table of Contents

PREFACE

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

 

CHAPTER ONE: MEMORY AND LEARNING 1

Part A: Memory—Don’t Leave Home Without It

The Memory Process

Research Findings About Memory

Part B: Multiple Learning Strategies for Vocabulary and Beyond

Our Final Thought!

Androgogy Versus Pedagogy

How to Use This Information

 

CHAPTER TWO: LEARNING WORDS: A STRATEGY FOR SURVIVAL

Memory Tip Intend to Remember

Learning Strategy SSCD

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer 1

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

CHAPTER THREE: USING WORDS PROPERLY—RIGHT TIME, RIGHT PLACE

Memory Tip Organize the Material

Learning Strategy Context Clues Part I

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER FOUR: WORDS: AN ACCESSORY FOR LEARNING

Memory Tip Test/Retest

Learning Strategy Context Clues Part II

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER FIVE: HEADED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

Memory Tip Overlearn the Material

Learning Strategy Primary Rehearsal Strategies: Tri-Fold

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER SIX: CONSTANT REVIEW: AN EFFECTIVE STRATEGY

Memory Tip Space Your Learning

Learning Strategy Metacognition

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER SEVEN: REMEMBERING NEW WORDS

Memory Tip Memory Techniques: Mnemonics, Association, and Visualization

Learning Strategy Secondary Rehearsal Strategies (SRS)

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercise

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER EIGHT: NO UNLEARNING ALLOWED! USE IT OR LOSE IT!

Memory Tip Study Before Bed

Learning Strategy Frequency of Forgetting

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER NINE: PREPARATION: THE KEY TO SUCCESS

Memory Tip Memory Games 1

Learning Strategy Recitation–Restating in Your Own Words from Memory

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER TEN: WORDS: THE BEGINNING, NOT THE END

Memory Tip Using Multiple Senses to Aid Memory

Learning Strategy Your Learning Environment

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER ELEVEN: DEDICATION TO LEARNING NEW VOCABULARY

Memory Tip Seeing the Big Picture – How Does Everything Fit Together?

Learning Strategy Using the Internet as a Resource

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Extend Your Learning

Expanded Word Forms

Puzzle Fun

 

APPENDIX A: ANSWERS TO MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

APPENDIX B: WORD LIST WITH CHAPTER NUMBERS

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