How to Study in College (Paperback)
|Author: Walter/ Owens Pauk|
|This best-selling text has helped over a million students transform adequate work into academic success. Based on widely tested educational and learning theory, "How to Study in College" teaches useful study techniques such as visual thinking, active listening, concentration techniques, note-taking strategies, and test taking, while incorporating material on life skills.|
"Questions in the Margin," a useful in-text study tool, encourages students to reflect on content and then formulate and record questions based on the most important points conveyed in the text. A second TOC featuring brief summaries of each chapter has been added.The section on note taking leads students through the before, during, and after of the process in one systematic approach.The PACE system for Reading Improvement presents a systematic approach to improving reading that counteracts the claims of speed reading."Managing Stress" in Chapter 5 tackles the modern phenomenon of multitasking and offers some common-sense strategies for overcoming its pitfalls.