Synopses & Reviews
This compact and easy-to-use reference/handbook helps students read, study, and think about their college texts in every discipline. The early sections' overview of the reading process provides general strategies and techniques for getting the most out of textbooks, while later sections offer specific advice on vocabulary, comprehension, interpretation, evaluation and study skills.
Table of Contents
I. Comprehension 1. The Reading Process: An Overview 2. Reading Aids 3. Visual Aids 4. Reading for the Main Idea 5. Reading for Information 6. Recognizing Paragraph Patterns II. Interpretation and Evaluation 7. Making Interferences 8. Drawing Conclusions and Predicting Outcomes 9. Generalizing 10. Evaluating Ideas III. The Basic Study Skills 11. Using SQ3R 12. Writing for Reading 13. Understanding Exam Questions IV. Vocabulary 14. Identifying and Remembering New Words 15. Building a Strong Vocabulary