9780130488367

College Study: The Essential Ingredients

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130488367

  • ISBN 10:

    0130488364

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

Using an active learning approach, College Study integrates three interrelated elements of how students learn-their behaviors, attitudes (including motivation), and learning styles. The reader chooses, assesses, and applies strategies, with the goal of creating a personal system of study. This text presents learning strategies within the context of the growing expectations and responsibilities of students at the college level and includes: An emphasis on self-directed learning, Problem-centered content, Focus on immediate transfer of skills. Personal experiences that are valued and are used as a basis for learning.The text includes an appendix that links results of the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) with text chapter topics and features.

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