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A Reader’s Guide: A Brief Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Harvey S. Wiener Marymount Manhattan College
  • Charles Bazerman University of California, Santa Barbara
  • ISBN-10: 0395870763  |  ISBN-13: 9780395870761
  • 192 Pages
  • © 1999 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $37.75
 

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Overview

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

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