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College Study Skills Becoming a Strategic Learner

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A market leader for the study skills course, COLLEGE STUDY SKILLS: BECOMING A STRATEGIC LEARNER, Seventh Edition is a wide-ranging, practical text that focuses on helping students become actively engaged in their own learning. The text incorporates active learning strategies to help students succeed in college by introducing a strategy, allowing them to practice it, and having them do self-assessments to gain feedback on their own success. This variety of strategies and activities, as well as authentic and engaging text material from numerous core subject areas, gives students opportunities to apply what they are learning to their course work in other college classes. The Seventh Edition has a new focus on motivation. Chapter (1) Getting Motivated focuses on the importance of motivation in college success. More information on the causes of motivation problems and strategies for increasing motivation are also included, and each of the chapters that follow in the text strengthens the connection between motivation and the strategies that are presented, so that students continue to increase their motivation throughout the course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Study Skills for College English 2nd Edition

Author : 慶應義塾大学経済学部英語部会
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The Everything Guide to Study Skills

Author : Cynthia C Muchnick
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Here's something worth learning: Studying doesn't have to be a chore! This fun and accessible resource provides the tools you need to develop better study habits, boost your grades, and position yourself for academic success. Educational consultant Cynthia Clumeck Muchnick uses a wide range of ideas taken from hundreds of students to help you find a unique, effective method suited for your individual learning style. You'll improve transcripts for college applications, ace standardized tests, and become a better student at any level of education. This indispensable guide shows you how to: Get the most out of class time Use the best strategies for note-taking and memorizing Improve writing skills Prepare completely for tests Safely and effectively conduct online research Use Skype, iChat, or social media to form study groups With this guide in your backpack, you'll be able to balance school and activities, avoid pre-test panic, and achieve consistently better results.

College Learning and Study Skills

Author : Debbie Guice Longman
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College Learning and Study Skills provides an excellent in-depth examination of the academic strategies students need to succeed in class. The text offers detailed advice with little busy work and focuses on the essential areas that students need to pass their exams, complete assignments, and write informative term papers. Noted for its interactive text/workbook format and student-friendly style, all the exercises in the book help monitor students' comprehension of each chapter. Throughout the book there are numerous opportunities for the students to reflect on their own habits and to practice their writing, research, and use of the Internet. Detailed examples are integrated throughout the narrative so that students can see the application of essential study skills in a real life context.

College Study Skills

Author : James F. Shepherd
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College Reading and Study Skills

Author : Kathleen T. McWhorter
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Succeeding in College

Author : Jean Reynolds
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This student success book is designed for use in 2-year and 4-year colleges and universities in a freshman orientation or study skills program. Time management, study methods, reading skills, and research skills are covered through a variety of hands-on activities, collaborative exercises, engaging text, readings, photos, and visual aids.

Reading and Study Skills

Author : John Langan
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By focusing on a wide range of reading and study skills required in the academic world, Reading and Study Skills gives instructors the flexibility to address student needs that might otherwise require several texts. The highly versatile organization divides topics into focused, self-contained modules that can be covered in any order resulting in a text that can be adapted to fit any teaching or learning situation. From its step-by-step, comprehensive coverage of the essential reading and study skills, to its practical, sensible style and tone, this text encourages and motivates students to get the most out of their reading and shows them how to master key study skills in order to have rewarding college experiences.

College Study Skills

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Essential Study Skills

Author : Linda Wong
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For students who need to develop the study skills required to successfully complete their college education--whether they attend a two- or four-year college or they are adult learners--ESSENTIAL STUDY SKILLS, 8th Edition, is their guide to success. Featuring the essential learning strategies for becoming a better student, this book helps students learn how to prepare for class, develop textbook reading strategies, use effective note-taking techniques, strengthen their test-taking skills, and use technology effectively. ESSENTIAL STUDY SKILLS, 8th Edition, adapts to any learning style and offers a step-by-step approach and numerous opportunities for practice throughout the textbook and accompanying CourseMate website. The new edition includes a dedicated chapter (12) entitled Using Technology, providing guidance on how students can use electronic tools to improve their study skills, conduct research (and avoid plagiarism), and succeed in online courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Studying for Your Future Successful Study Skills Time Management Employability Skills and Career Development a Guide to Personal Development Plann

Author : Angela Hepworth
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Successful study skills, employability skills and career development. This helps student to develop their transferable skills as part of their studies. It has lots of exercises and ideas to help students become better at planning their skills and career development. It is part of the personal development planning (PDP) that leads to success.

Study Skills For Business And Management Students

Author : Allan, Barbara
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This concise text which contextualises study skills within the specific discipline of management helps students to understand the structure and nature of management, academic practices and their relevance to the workplace, and also the importance of reflective practice.

College adjustment and study skills inventory

Author : Frank A. Christensen
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On Course Study Skills Plus Edition

Author : Skip Downing
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ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE, STUDY SKILLS PLUS EDITION was created for educators who would like to promote student growth and self-awareness, while providing more extensive instruction in study skills. Downing's powerful guided journal entries have been retained from the original ON COURSE text to encourage students to explore essential life skills such as personal responsibility, self-motivation, interdependence, and self-esteem. The Study Skills Plus Edition engages students in a learner-centered construction of study skills knowledge, and gives students practice in applying empowerment strategies. The 2nd edition highlights the very process of learning how to solve academic challenges with improved study skills. Students engage in critical and creative problem solving that will enable them to achieve greater success in all parts of their lives. The 2nd edition also features expanded coverage of diversity, emphasizing the many ways in which people are different and how these differences often influence the choices they make. Other new topics include a discussion of academic integrity, how to thrive in the college culture, and a research-based section on the importance of developing a growth mindset. Plus, a new Annotated Instructors Edition guides instructors to relevant exercises and materials in the ON COURSE FACILITATOR'S MANUAL. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

College Reading and Study Skills

Author : Nancy V. Wood
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The Complete Study Skills Guide

Author : Catherine Dawson
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Successful study is dependent on effective study skills. Yet many students are never taught how to study, and many are anxious about their ability to develop the necessary skills required to complete their course. All students can learn how to study. It is not a skill reserved for the select few. With a little information, guidance and advice all students can discover how to study and improve the marks on their course. This book is aimed at students at almost every level, including college and university, adult learners, and students on correspondance and distance learning courses. It includes:- * preparing for, taking and passing examinations * how to read for study efficiently and effectively * how to hypothesise, theorise, critique and analyse * improving your mathematical and scientific skills * completing projects and assignments * how to get the most out of lectures, tutorials, classes and seminars * time management, organising yourself and building motivation * ways you can improve your marks *Quotations, case studies, exercises and useful tips are also included, along with information about study skills websites, software and online tools.

Essential Study Skills for Success in College and University

Author : Mark Millery
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Your essential guide to discovering effective and creative study skills to get the most out of college or university. According to Statista, studying in-person and online will be equally or fully adopted in high-ed in the coming years. This book provides best practices for quickly adapting to learning changes, developing digital skills and leadership, adopting winning habits, increase your grades, successfully managing group works for proud achievements. You will also find handy tools(including freebies on my blog) to help you identify your strengths, weaknesses, including motivational and digital strategies to stay on track. Whether you are a new or former student, a parent, a local or international student, this book will provide practical advice on: - How to focus on your goals, motivate yourself and avoid online distractions - Digital and leadership strategies to motivate and engage your group work team - Healthy habits to improve your learning - Proven strategy for staying organized - Best practices for your online or onsite assignments and exams - Winning tactics for dealing with online learning as an international student - How to get a great return on your learning investment. Mark Millery holds a master’s degree in digital business, a diploma in e-learning, and degrees in several digital ecosystems. He has accumulated a wealth of experience in several technology fields. He will provide you valuable advice to help you succeed in your learning and digital journeys. He is the author of the following titles: - "Top Secret Methods for Getting Internet Security and Privacy" - "The Quickest & Easiest Way to Shop Online" - "Online Shopping: Practical Guide to Start Shopping Online" - and blog about digital concerns. ★ Pick up your copy now by clicking the "Add to Cart" or "Buy Now" button on your book page.

Building Better Study Skills

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The Study Skills Handbook

Author : Stella Cottrell
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[Stella Cottrell is Director for LifeLong Learning at the University of Leeds.].

Study Skills

Author : Steve Piscitelli
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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.