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Efficient and Flexible Reading by Kathleen T McWhorter
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In Efficient and Flexible Reading, Kathleen McWhorter uses a variety of strategies and tools (including Learning Style assessments) to teach readers how to be active readers and adapt key reading skills and strategies to whatever college text they encounter. The clear instruction, examples, and skill application regarding the key reading skills prepare students for their future coursework by focusing on college reading skills and strategies.

Table of Contents

Preface Getting Started: Your Guide to Academic Success PART 1 DEVELOPING A BASIS FOR READING AND LEARNING Chapter 1 Developing Your Efficiency and Flexibility Chapter 2 Active Reading and Learning Chapter 3 Strengthening Your Word Power PART 2 IMPROVING YOUR COMPREHENSION Chapter 4 Main Ideas and Paragraph Structure Chapter 5 Patterns: Relationships Among Ideas Chapter 6 Reading Essays and Articles PART 3 READING CRITICALLY Chapter 7 Critical Analysis Chapter 8 Evaluating Arguments and Persuasive Writing PART 4 READING AND LEARNING FROM COLLEGE TEXTS Chapter 9 Techniques for Learning Textbook Material Chapter 10 Learning and Retention Strategies Chapter 11 Interpreting Visuals and Evaluating Online Sources PART 5 APPLICATION OF TEXTBOOK READING SKILLS Chapter 12 Sample Sociology Textbook Chapter: Application of Skills PART 6 INCREASING YOUR RATE AND FLEXIBILITY Chapter 13 Skimming and Scanning Chapter 14 Techniques for Reading Faster Appendix A A Guide to Taking Exit Exams Appendix B Words-per-Minute Conversion Chart Appendix C Reading Progress Graph Credits Index
Release date Australia
January 3rd, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
9th Revised edition
colour illustrations, colour tables
Longman Inc
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