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Test Bank for College Reading and Study Skills 14th Edition McWhorter

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for College Reading and Study Skills, 14th Edition, Kathleen T. McWhorter, Brette M. Sember, ISBN-10: 0134996291, ISBN-13: 9780134996295

Table of Contents

I: BUILDING A FOUNDATION FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS

Success Workshops:

1. Read and Learn Online

2. Manage Your Electronic Life

1. First Steps to Academic Success

Establishing Goals and Managing Your Valuable Time

Analyzing Your Learning Style

Understanding Your Instructors’ Teaching Styles

Meeting Your Instructors’ Expectations

Developing Active Learning Strategies

Thinking Critically

Using College Textbooks: Keeping Track of and Analyzing Reading Assignments

Self-Test Summary

Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects

Quick Quiz

2. Taking Notes in Class

Sharpening Your Listening Skills

Preparing for a Class Lecture

How to Take Lecture Notes

How to Edit Your Notes

How to Study Your Notes

Using College Textbooks: Taking Notes on Textbook Readings

Self-Test Summary

Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects

Quick Quiz

3. Communicating in the Classroom

Listening Critically

Asking and Answering Questions

Participating in Class Discussions

Working on Collaborative Activities

Making Oral Presentations

Communicating with Your Professors

Using College Textbooks: Preparing for Class Discussions

Self-Test Summary

Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects

Quick Quiz

II: USING COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS

Success Workshops:

3. Work with New Course Formats: Online, Hybrid, and Flipped Courses

4. Strengthen Your Concentration

4. Identify and Organize What to Learn

Paraphrasing

Highlighting

Marking a Textbook

Organizing by Outlining

Summarizing: Condensing Ideas

Mapping: A Visual Means of Organizing Ideas

Avoiding Plagiarism

Using College Textbooks: Knowing What Is Important and Identifying Supporting Details

Self-Test Summary

Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects

Quick Quiz

5. Learning and Memory

Forgetting

An Overview of the Learning and Memory Process

Learning Strategies

Review

Using College Textbooks: Deciding What to Learn

Self-Test Summary

Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects

Quick Quiz

III: ESSENTIAL READING SKILLS

Success Workshop:

5. Improve Your Reading Rate and Flexibility

6. Active Reading Strategies

Previewing and Predicting Before Reading

Discovering What You Already Know

Defining Your Purposes for Reading

Checking Your Comprehension as You Read

Strengthening Your Comprehension of Text

Reviewing After Reading

Strengthening Your Comprehension of Visual Aids

A Classic System for Active Reading: SQ3R

Using College Textbooks: Reading Difficult Textbooks

Self-Test Summary

Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects

Quick Quiz

7. Expanding Your Vocabulary

General Approaches to Vocabulary Expansion

A Strategy for Learning Unfamiliar Words

Using Context Clues

Analyzing Word Parts

Using Reference Sources

Learning Specialized Terminology

Systems for Learning Vocabulary

Using College Textbooks: Locating Word Meanings

Self-Test Summary

Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects

Quick Quiz

8. Understanding Paragraphs

Three Essential Elements of a Paragraph

How to Identify the Topic

How to Find the Main Idea

Where to Find the Topic Sentence

Recognizing Details

Transitions

Unstated Main Ideas

Using College Textbooks: Locating Main Ideas

Self-Test Summary

Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects

Quick Quiz

9. Following Thought Patterns

The Organization of Textbook Chapters

Types of Supporting Information

Recognizing Organizational Patterns

Using College Textbooks: Identifying Patterns

Self-Test Summary

Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects

Quick Quiz

IV: THINKING CRITICALLY AS YOU READ

Success Workshop:

6. Build Your Information Literacy and Recognize Fake News

10. Evaluating the Author’s Message

Making Inferences as You Read

Evaluating Author and Source Credibility

Evaluating Internet Sources

Distinguishing Between Fact and Opinion

Identifying the Author’s Purpose

Being Alert for Bias

Analyzing the Author’s Tone

Analyzing Arguments

Evaluating Data and Evidence

Thinking Critically about Graphics

Using College Textbooks: Critical Thinking Questions

Self-Test Summary

Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects

Quick Quiz

11. Evaluating Authors’ Techniques

Paying Attention to Connotative Language

Examining Figurative Language

Watching for Missing and Misleading Information

Being Alert for Generalizations

Examining the Author’s Assumptions

Watching for Manipulative Language

Using College Textbooks: Using Critical Thinking Features

Self-Test Summary

Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects

Quick Quiz

V: STRATEGIES FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

Success Workshops:

7. Think Critically About College Course Content

8. Manage Stress

12. Reading and Thinking Critically in Academic Disciplines

Expanding Your Critical Thinking Abilities in Academic Disciplines

What Are the Social Sciences?

What Are the Life and Physical Sciences?

What Is Mathematics?

What Do Literature and the Humanities Study?

What Are the Career Fields?

Using College Textbooks: Expanding Your Knowledge to Other Disciplines

Self-Test Summary

Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects

Quick Quiz

13. Preparing for Exams

Organizing Your Study and Review

Identifying What to Study

Analyzing and Synthesizing Information

Reviewing for Objective and Essay Exams

Preparing for Self-Testing

Using College Textbooks: Using In-Chapter Self-Test Questions

Self-Test Summary

Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects

Quick Quiz

14. Taking Exams

General Suggestions for Taking Exams

Hints for Taking Objective Exams

Hints for Taking Standardized Tests

Hints for Taking Essay Exams

Controlling Test Anxiety

Using College Textbooks: Using Headings to Create Practice Tests

Self-Test Summary

Applying Your Skills: Using the Sample Textbook Chapter • Analyzing a Study Situation • Working on Collaborative Projects

Quick Quiz

VI: THEMATIC READINGS

THEME A: Non-Traditional Addictions

A-1 The Netflix Addiction: Why Our Brains Keep Telling Us to Press Play

A-2 Textbook Excerpt: Addictive Consumption

A-3 A Food Addiction Has Defined My Entire Life. And It Is Slowly Killing Me

Making Connections • What Do You Think?

THEME B: Discrimination

B-1 Years After 9/11, Anti-Muslim Bigotry Is Worse Than Ever

B-2 Textbook Excerpt: Racial Profiling and Biased Policing

B-3 Singled Out: Are Unmarried People Discriminated Against?

Making Connections • What Do You Think?

THEME C: Controversies in Science

C-1 Shades of Grey in the Ethics of Designer Babies

C-2 The Ocean’s Plastic Problem

C-3 Textbook Excerpt: Some Possible Consequences of Global Warming

Making Connections • What Do You Think?

VII: SAMPLE TEXTBOOK CHAPTER: TEXTBOOK READING AND WRITING

Preparing for the Lecture

Reading the Assignment

Sociology Chapter Excerpt: Race and Ethnicity

Reviewing the Reading Assignment

Attending the Lecture and Participating in Class

Writing About the Reading

Taking Quizzes

Taking the Exam