9780205727957

Reading Across the Disciplines : College Reading and Beyond (with MyReadingLab Student Access Code Card)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205727957

  • ISBN 10:

    0205727956

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 01/01/2007
  • Publisher: Longman

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Reading Across the Disciplineshas been a popular textbook with instructors whose students do not require an abundance of skill instruction and who teach college reading through the use of readings from across the disciplines. To prepare students for the expectations of higher education, Kathleen McWhorter uses high-interest readings from a variety of academic sources and provides concise reading skills with immediate practice for reinforcement. Discipline-specific reading skills offer tips for reading and learning within the particular discipline, so students learn content as well as strategy. Concise skill instruction with extensive practice. 13 academic disciplines represented through high-interest readings. Discipline-specific reading skills tips for reading and learning within the particular discipline. Active read skills instruction teaches students to approach reading as a process requiring involvement and response. 9 th 12 th grade level reading courses where only concise skill instruction is needed, and with a process approach to reading. Instructors who teach college reading through the use of readings from across the disciplines.

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