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Title:
Essential study strategies
Author:
Pauk, Walter.
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Publication Information:
Clearwater, Fla. : H&H, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
x, 150 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
"Pre/Post LASSI's (Learning and Study Strategies Inventory) included"--Cover.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780943202716
Format :
Book

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Summary

This unique, concise book uses a conversational tone to encourage readers and students to immediately improve their learning experience. It provides inspiration and incentive for studying and achieving an education--along with easy-to-understand skills and strategies to become more effective in school. Strategies include setting goals, time management, concentration, and memory. Study skills coverage includes the Cornell Notetaking System and other formats, test taking, vocabulary building, classroom lectures, textbook assignments, and research papers. Two learning and study strategies inventories are provided to give meaningful information about the strengths and weaknesses of the student's study patterns in ten areas directly related to academic success. For students who want to improve their study skills and the quality of their education.


Table of Contents

1 Achieving Success
2 Learning to Concentrate
3 Your Memory
4 The Cornell Notetaking System
5 Classroom Lectures
6 Textbook Assignments
7 Putting Your Notes to Work
8 Preparing for Exams
9 Objective Tests
10 Essay Tests
11 Building Your Vocabulary
12 Research Papers