Keys to Effective Learning

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Edition: 3rd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2002-01-01
Publisher(s): Pearson College Div
List Price: $40.00

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Summary

For Study Skills, Student Success, and Freshman Seminar courses. This book focuses on developing effective learning techniques to help students excel in school, in their careers, and throughout their lives as lifelong learners. Unlike traditional study skills texts, this one emphasizes how students learn effectively by involving them in the active process of mastering their mental abilities and their personal confidence.

Table of Contents

PART I Defining Yourself and Your Goals
Becoming a Lifelong Learner: Opening Doors
2(30)
Goal Setting and Time Management: Mapping Your Course
32(26)
Self-Awareness: Knowing Who You Are and How You Learn
58(34)
PART II Setting the Stage for Learning
Critical and Creative Thinking: Becoming an Active Learner
92(42)
Reading and Studying: Your Keys to Knowledge
134(40)
Listening and Memory: Taking In and Remembering Information
174(30)
PART III Targeting Success in School
Note Taking and Research: Learning from Others
204(40)
Effective Writing: Communicating Your Message
244(34)
Quantitative Learning: Becoming Comfortable with Math, Science, and Technology
278(28)
Test Taking: Showing What You Know
306(27)
PART IV Creating Life Success
Relating to Others: Appreciating Your Diverse World
333(37)
Managing Career and Money: Reality Resources
370(34)
Moving Ahead: Building a Flexible Future
404(29)
Index 433

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