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Study Skills for Success

ISBN: 9780472030576

Publication Date: Feb 2005

Format: Paperback

Major topics covered in the book include: organising informatio; reading and interpreting illustrated information; skills for better reading; research strategies. A list of the many skills taught is provided in the front of the book.

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Essential skills for high school and college students Study Skills for Success presents basic study strategies and academic skills that students need to excel in their last years of high school or in college. This textbook was written for students whose school work has not given them enough practice in applying these basic study skills so they can perform well in academic settings. Major topics covered in the book include: Organizing Information (alphabetizing, outlining, reading timelines, taking notes) Reading and Interpreting Illustrated Information (maps, graphs, charts, tables) Skills for Better Reading (skimming and scanning, vocabulary strategies, determining the main idea) Research Strategies (avoiding plagiarism, using the Internet) A list of the many skills taught is provided in the front of the book. Appendixes include various abbreviations and conversion tables.
Date Published 28 Feb 2005
Publisher Michigan ELT
Subject/s Study & learning skills: general  
Lawrence J. Zwier is assistant director of the English Language Center, Michigan State University. Lynn Stafford-Yilmaz teaches ESL at Bellevue Community College (WA).

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