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Effective College Learning, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Sherrie L. Nist-Olejnik, Jodi Patrick Holschuh, - A. Dorling Kindersley

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 22, 2010

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Effective College Learning is an innovative, highly visual academic success textbook founded on contemporary research in learning theory.

 

Built on contemporary learning theory and offering a stunning design, Effective College Learning teaches the importance of how we learn and why, helping students become lifelong learners.

Table of Contents

Preface

 

Chapter 1 You Have Arrived: A Primer on College Life

 

Chapter 2 Getting Things Done: Organizing Yourself and Your Time

 

Chapter 3 Learning About Your Motivation, Attitudes, and Interests

 

Chapter 4 How Beliefs About Knowledge Impact Learning

 

Chapter 5 Identifying and Handling Stress

 

Chapter 6 How People Learn

 

Chapter 7 Figuring Out the Task

 

Chapter 8 Note Taking: Your Task in Class

 

Chapter 9 Active Reading

 

Chapter 10 Rehearsal Strategies

 

Chapter 11 Reviewing Strategies

 

Chapter 12 Preparing for and Taking Objective Exams

 

Chapter 13 Preparing for and Taking Essay and Specialty Exams

 

Chapter 14 Research, Resources, and Presentations

 

Chapter 15 Flexible Reading and Studying

 

Appendix A - Sample Psychology Textbook Chapter

Chapter 6, “Memory,” from Mastering the World of Psychology,

by S. E. Wood, E. G. Wood, and D. Boyd

 

Appendix B - Sample Biology Textbook Chapter

Chapter 21, “Nutrition, Digestion and Excretion” from Life on Earth, Fifth Edition, by T. Audesirk, G. Audersirk, and B. Byers.

 

Appendix C - Sample History Textbook Chapter

Chapter 25, “The Great Depression and the New Deal 1929-1939,” from The American Journey, Vol. 2, Fourth Edition, by D. Goldfield, C. Abbott, V. Anderson, J.E. Argersinger, P.H. Argersinger, W.L. Barney, and R.M. Weir.

 

Appendix D - Sample Psychology Textbook Chapter C

Chapter 2, “Hardware Bascis,” from Tomorrow's Technology and You, Eigth Edition, by G. Beekman, and M.J. Quinn.

 

Credits

 

Index

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$34.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-75028-3