Learning Strategies for Health Careers Students - Revised Reprint

1st Edition

Editors:

  • Marilyn Meltzer
  • Susan Palau
  • Key Features

    • Fifteen reading selections taken from health care textbooks let you practice the strategies you've learned.
    • A variety of exercises offer practice with the same kinds of assignments you'll encounter at school.
    • An answer key allows you to check your work.
    • A vocabulary chapter introduces the medical and non-medical terms you need to know.
    • A glossary offers rapid, at-a-glance access to important terms.

    Table of Contents

    UNIT I Reading Strategies

    1. Identifying the Three Levels of Understanding

    2. Recognizing Details

    3. Developing Vocabulary

    4. Monitoring and Improving Comprehension

    5. Reading the Textbook

    UNIT II Writing Strategies

    6. Organizing Ideas

    7. Writing the First Draft

    8. Rewriting the Final Draft

    UNIT III Mathematics Strategies

    9. Learning Computation Skills

    10. Understanding Algebra, Geometry, and the Metric System

    11. Solving Word Problems

    UNIT IV Study Strategies

    12. Managing Time

    13. Learning Active Listening Skills

    14. Taking Notes

    15. Improving Test Scores

    UNIT V Reading Selections

    References

    Glossary

    Answer Key

    Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    368
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416042709
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781416064589