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Academic Literacy : Readings and Strategies

Academic Literacy : Readings and Strategies - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0618042722

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ISBN13: 978-0618042722
ISBN10: 0618042725
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 01
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 2001
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Academic Literacy : Readings and Strategies - 2ND 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0618042722

Jill Lewis

ISBN13: 978-0618042722
ISBN10: 0618042725
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 01
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

Designed for mid-level developmental readers, Academic Literacy uniquely combines a reading strategies handbook with discipline-specific readings supported by extensive instruction and exercises in comprehension and retention. Part I, Handbook for Reading and Study Strategies, streamlined in the Second Edition for enhanced accessibility, emphasizes active reading and teaches the basics of comprehension: topics, main ideas, supporting details, patterns of organization, understanding vocabulary, and notetaking. This section provides Strategies for Critical Thinking that take students to the next level of comprehension: facts and opinions; point of view; inferences; style, tone, and mood; and drawing conclusions.

The seven chapters in Part II, Discipline-Specific Readings, introduce students to readings they typically would encounter in seven different college disciplines: psychology, sociology, the sciences, business, history, literature, and political science. Each chapter prepares students for reading with a definition of key concepts, and the first of three readings provides an overview of the discipline. A wealth of consistent apparatus guides students through the reading process.
New! Dozens of Using Technology activities integrated throughout the text encourage practicing handbook skills and further reading on the Internet, evaluating web sites, and using computer applications.

New! A stronger emphasis on writing is promoted by most of the Using Technology activities.
New! Thirty-five percent of the readings are new to this edition, including selections by Brenda Lane Richardson, Mark Harris, and Chris Tilly.

Special discipline-specific guidelines cover such topics as format and research sources as well as reading strategies.
Additional useful apparatus includes prereading questions; vocabulary definitions; postreading comprehension questions on main ideas, details, inferences, and vocabulary; and critical-thinking discussion and writing activities.

Author Bio

Lewis, Jill : New Jersey City University

Table of Contents

Designed for mid-level developmental readers, Academic Literacy uniquely combines a reading strategies handbook with discipline-specific readings supported by extensive instruction and exercises in comprehension and retention. Part I, Handbook for Reading and Study Strategies, streamlined in the Second Edition for enhanced accessibility, emphasizes active reading and teaches the basics of comprehension: topics, main ideas, supporting details, patterns of organization, understanding vocabulary, and notetaking. This section provides Strategies for Critical Thinking that take students to the next level of comprehension: facts and opinions; point of view; inferences; style, tone, and mood; and drawing conclusions.
  • The seven chapters in Part II, Discipline-Specific Readings, introduce students to readings they typically would encounter in seven different college disciplines: psychology, sociology, the sciences, business, history, literature, and political science. Each chapter prepares students for reading with a definition of key concepts, and the first of three readings provides an overview of the discipline. A wealth of consistent apparatus guides students through the reading process.
  • New! Dozens of Using Technology activities integrated throughout the text encourage practicing handbook skills and further reading on the Internet, evaluating web sites, and using computer applications.
  • New! A stronger emphasis on writing is promoted by most of the Using Technology activities.
  • New! Thirty-five percent of the readings are new to this edition, including selections by Brenda Lane Richardson, Mark Harris, and Chris Tilly.
  • Special discipline-specific guidelines cover such topics as format and research sources as well as reading strategies.
  • Additional useful apparatus includes prereading questions; vocabulary definitions; postreading comprehension questions on main ideas, details, inferences, and vocabulary; and critical-thinking discussion and writing activities.
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