This lively and readable book explores the skills associated with time management, study methods, reading, and research—through a variety of hands-on activities, multicultural readings, photos, and visual aids. Study skills are discussed in the context of critical thinking and diversity throughout the book. Students learn these skills to help them master the content in their college courses, as well as to develop an appreciation of life-long learning and emerge from college with a broadened awareness of the world around them.
Chapter topics explore getting started, managing time, getting the most out of class, improving memory through active learning, taking tests, active reading, critical thinking, success with language, studying science, studying mathematics, and an introduction to research.
For students of college and life.