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Download e-book for iPad: Activate: College Reading by Ivan Dole, Leslie Taggart

By Ivan Dole, Leslie Taggart

ISBN-10: 1413033156

ISBN-13: 9781413033151

Taking a holistic method of developmental studying, turn on: university studying is the 1st ebook in a 3-book sequence. It publications scholars via a stepped and incremental strategy, activating heritage or earlier wisdom as some of the abilities scholars have to develop into more suitable readers are talents they already own and use each day. frequently utilizing well known media as a springboard, Dole and Taggart convey scholars how the talents used whilst staring at tv or video clips can simply move to their examining. Reviewers have lauded the inclusion of various, attention-grabbing readings that might stimulate scholars' curiosity in analyzing and should supply them with heritage wisdom wanted for destiny university classes.

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GET HELP. Even the most active learners need some help sometime. Assistance can come from your instructor, boss, or fellow learners. The time to ask for help is not the day of or the day before an exam or a project deadline. Starting to prepare at least a week ahead will ensure that the help you need is available when you want it. Classroom instructors generally do not have a lot of sympathy for students who wait until the last minute to ask for help. Bosses have even less tolerance for employees who wait to ask for help.

Check them. √ ____ Title ____ Headings √ ____ First sentences of paragraphs √ ____ Words in bold or italic type √ ____ Visuals and captions Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it.

Who, what, when, where, why, and how. 4. What sentences are in italics? More concentration means less mind wandering. Less mind wandering means more learning in less time. 5. Someone once said that the only stupid question is the question you don’t ask. Would the author of this selection agree with that statement? Why or why not? Answers may vary. This author notes that sometimes you don’t have to ask questions out loud; you can research them yourself. In that sense, he would not agree. ” Remember: Previewing selected parts of a reading before you start reading it straight through is a tremendous boost to reading comprehension.

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