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Developing Textbook Thinking: Strategies for Success in College
Developing Textbook Thinking Strategies for Success in College Author:Sherrie L. Nist The Fifth Edition of Developing Textbook Thinking continues to guide mid-to-high-level developmental students through a series of highly successful strategies based on the authors' own BCA system. A four-step process, BCA represents Before Reading, Staying Connected During Reading, and After Reading (Studying and Review... more »ing.) General strategies for reading and studying are taught in the context of the BCA system, including how to find the main idea, identify supporting details, and take lecture notes.
Plugging In activities at the end of most chapters allow students to hone their Internet skills and learn to approach the Web as a learning tool.
Application Exercises allow students to practice the strategies on the readings at the end of each chapter and in the appendix, then apply and adapt each of these strategies to textbooks in their other courses.