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Test Bank for College Reading and Study Skills (14th Edition)

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  • ISBN-10:  0134996291 / ISBN-13:  9780134996295
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    Table of contents:

    I: BUILDING A FOUNDATION FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS
    Success Workshops:
    1. Read and Learn Online
    2. Manage Your Electronic Life
    1. First Steps to Academic Success
    Establishing Goals and Managing Your Valuable Time
    Analyzing Your Learning Style
    Understanding Your Instructors’ Teaching Styles
    Meeting Your Instructors’ Expectations
    Developing Active Learning Strategies
    Thinking Critically
    Using College Textbooks: Keeping Track of and Analyzing Reading Assignments
    Self-Test Summary
    Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects
    Quick Quiz
    2. Taking Notes in Class
    Sharpening Your Listening Skills
    Preparing for a Class Lecture
    How to Take Lecture Notes
    How to Edit Your Notes
    How to Study Your Notes
    Using College Textbooks: Taking Notes on Textbook Readings
    Self-Test Summary
    Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects
    Quick Quiz
    3. Communicating in the Classroom
    Listening Critically
    Asking and Answering Questions
    Participating in Class Discussions
    Working on Collaborative Activities
    Making Oral Presentations
    Communicating with Your Professors
    Using College Textbooks: Preparing for Class Discussions
    Self-Test Summary
    Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects
    Quick Quiz
    II: USING COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS
    Success Workshops:
    3. Work with New Course Formats: Online, Hybrid, and Flipped Courses
    4. Strengthen Your Concentration
    4. Identify and Organize What to Learn
    Paraphrasing
    Highlighting
    Marking a Textbook
    Organizing by Outlining
    Summarizing: Condensing Ideas
    Mapping: A Visual Means of Organizing Ideas
    Avoiding Plagiarism
    Using College Textbooks: Knowing What Is Important and Identifying Supporting Details
    Self-Test Summary
    Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects
    Quick Quiz
    5. Learning and Memory
    Forgetting
    An Overview of the Learning and Memory Process
    Learning Strategies
    Review
    Using College Textbooks: Deciding What to Learn
    Self-Test Summary
    Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects
    Quick Quiz
    III: ESSENTIAL READING SKILLS
    Success Workshop:
    5. Improve Your Reading Rate and Flexibility
    6. Active Reading Strategies
    Previewing and Predicting Before Reading
    Discovering What You Already Know
    Defining Your Purposes for Reading
    Checking Your Comprehension as You Read
    Strengthening Your Comprehension of Text
    Reviewing After Reading
    Strengthening Your Comprehension of Visual Aids
    A Classic System for Active Reading: SQ3R
    Using College Textbooks: Reading Difficult Textbooks
    Self-Test Summary
    Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects
    Quick Quiz
    7. Expanding Your Vocabulary
    General Approaches to Vocabulary Expansion
    A Strategy for Learning Unfamiliar Words
    Using Context Clues
    Analyzing Word Parts
    Using Reference Sources
    Learning Specialized Terminology
    Systems for Learning Vocabulary
    Using College Textbooks: Locating Word Meanings
    Self-Test Summary
    Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects
    Quick Quiz
    8. Understanding Paragraphs
    Three Essential Elements of a Paragraph
    How to Identify the Topic
    How to Find the Main Idea
    Where to Find the Topic Sentence
    Recognizing Details
    Transitions
    Unstated Main Ideas
    Using College Textbooks: Locating Main Ideas
    Self-Test Summary
    Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects
    Quick Quiz
    9. Following Thought Patterns
    The Organization of Textbook Chapters
    Types of Supporting Information
    Recognizing Organizational Patterns
    Using College Textbooks: Identifying Patterns
    Self-Test Summary
    Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects
    Quick Quiz
    IV: THINKING CRITICALLY AS YOU READ
    Success Workshop:
    6. Build Your Information Literacy and Recognize Fake News
    10. Evaluating the Author’s Message
    Making Inferences as You Read
    Evaluating Author and Source Credibility
    Evaluating Internet Sources
    Distinguishing Between Fact and Opinion
    Identifying the Author’s Purpose
    Being Alert for Bias
    Analyzing the Author’s Tone
    Analyzing Arguments
    Evaluating Data and Evidence
    Thinking Critically about Graphics
    Using College Textbooks: Critical Thinking Questions
    Self-Test Summary
    Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects
    Quick Quiz
    11. Evaluating Authors’ Techniques
    Paying Attention to Connotative Language
    Examining Figurative Language
    Watching for Missing and Misleading Information
    Being Alert for Generalizations
    Examining the Author’s Assumptions
    Watching for Manipulative Language
    Using College Textbooks: Using Critical Thinking Features
    Self-Test Summary
    Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects
    Quick Quiz
    V: STRATEGIES FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
    Success Workshops:
    7. Think Critically About College Course Content
    8. Manage Stress
    12. Reading and Thinking Critically in Academic Disciplines
    Expanding Your Critical Thinking Abilities in Academic Disciplines
    What Are the Social Sciences?
    What Are the Life and Physical Sciences?
    What Is Mathematics?
    What Do Literature and the Humanities Study?
    What Are the Career Fields?
    Using College Textbooks: Expanding Your Knowledge to Other Disciplines
    Self-Test Summary
    Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects
    Quick Quiz
    13. Preparing for Exams
    Organizing Your Study and Review
    Identifying What to Study
    Analyzing and Synthesizing Information
    Reviewing for Objective and Essay Exams
    Preparing for Self-Testing
    Using College Textbooks: Using In-Chapter Self-Test Questions
    Self-Test Summary
    Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects
    Quick Quiz
    14. Taking Exams
    General Suggestions for Taking Exams
    Hints for Taking Objective Exams
    Hints for Taking Standardized Tests
    Hints for Taking Essay Exams
    Controlling Test Anxiety
    Using College Textbooks: Using Headings to Create Practice Tests
    Self-Test Summary
    Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects
    Quick Quiz
    VI: THEMATIC READINGS
    THEME A: Non-Traditional Addictions
    A-1 The Netflix Addiction: Why Our Brains Keep Telling Us to Press Play
    A-2 Textbook Excerpt: Addictive Consumption
    A-3 A Food Addiction Has Defined My Entire Life. And It Is Slowly Killing Me
    Making Connections • What Do You Think?
    THEME B: Discrimination
    B-1 Years After 9/11, Anti-Muslim Bigotry Is Worse Than Ever
    B-2 Textbook Excerpt: Racial Profiling and Biased Policing
    B-3 Singled Out: Are Unmarried People Discriminated Against?
    Making Connections • What Do You Think?
    THEME C: Controversies in Science
    C-1 Shades of Grey in the Ethics of Designer Babies
    C-2 The Ocean’s Plastic Problem
    C-3 Textbook Excerpt: Some Possible Consequences of Global Warming
    Making Connections • What Do You Think?
    VII: SAMPLE TEXTBOOK CHAPTER: TEXTBOOK READING AND WRITING
    Preparing for the Lecture
    Reading the Assignment
    Sociology Chapter Excerpt: Race and Ethnicity
    Reviewing the Reading Assignment
    Attending the Lecture and Participating in Class
    Writing About the Reading
    Taking Quizzes
    Taking the Exam

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