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Study Skills: Do I Really Need This Stuff?, 3rd Edition

By Steve Piscitelli

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 27, 2011

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Immediately has the student address an age-old question, “Why do I have to take this course?”, through assessment of strengths and weaknesses and critically applying what is relevant to their situation.

 

Study Skills poses assessment of strengths and weaknesses allow students to self-identify what they already do well as a whole and what they need to improve, then take shorter assessments specific to the study skill topic of each chapter. Chapter opening situations are presented through crisply written 'problem based learning' vignettes to engage in critical thinking and is referenced in key points to reinforce the R.E.D. model. Each chapter concludes with the reader asked to critically apply objectives and strategies and propose a plan for the student in the scenario, again 'problem based learning'. Priority management is a key feature and distinct from time management, as well as Information literacy coverage including social media and how to write for social media - strong and timely.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

INTRODUCTION: TODAY IS THE TOMORROW YOU CREATED YESTERDAY    

CHAPTER 1:  DO I REALLY NEED THIS STUFF   

CHAPTER 2: CRITICAL THINKING

CHAPTER 3: PRIORITY MANAGEMENT 

CHAPTER 4: INFORMATION LITERACY    

CHAPTER 5: MOTIVATION AND GOAL SETTING

CHAPTER 6: LEARNING STYLES

CHAPTER 7: CLASS TIME LISTENING AND NOTE-TAKING

CHAPTER 8: REVIEWING AND USING YOUR NOTES OUTSIDE OF THE CLASSROOM 

CHAPTER 9: READING    

CHAPTER 10: MEMORY    

CHAPTER 11: TEST PREPARATION AND TEST PERFORMANCE

CHAPTER 12: CIVILITY    

CHAPTER 13: THE CHOICES YOU MAKE   

 

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