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ISBN13: 978-0618837465

ISBN10: 0618837469

Edition: 3RD 08

Copyright: 2008

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2008

International: No

ISBN10: 0618837469

Edition: 3RD 08

Copyright: 2008

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2008

International: No

This best-selling workbook helps traditionally unsuccessful students learn to effectively study mathematics. Typically used for a Math Study Skills course Freshman Seminar or as a supplement to class lectures the Nolting workbook helps students identify their strengths weaknesses and personal learning styles in math. Nolting offers proven study tips test-taking strategies a homework system and recommendations for reducing anxiety and improving grades. New features to the Third Edition include the Learning Modality Inventory and Dan's Take. Since students become more motivated when they understand how math directly relates to their lives a new appendix chart shows how mathematical success can impact their career opportunities and earning potential. Material has also been streamlined and updated to make it more relevant to today's students. New!Learning Modality Inventoryhelps students determine their own learning style. With this knowledge students can identify and implement study habits that are best suited to them. New!Dan's Takeappears in every chapter and presents a student's perspective of different challenges that are encountered in the classroom. These segments are designed to inspire students and decrease their anxiety about math. New!Coverage of cooperative learning has been added to assist instructors who favor group work. New!Another exciting new student support resourceBecoming an Online Learneroffers essential guidance for using technology to study and learn. LikewiseOvercoming Technophobiaa boxed feature from the best-selling Houghton Mifflin series Becoming a Master Student offers helpful suggestions to students intimidated by technology. Updated!The chapter opening sections have been redesigned to include captivating photographs and more clearly defined objectives which help students navigate each chapter more smoothly.

Preliminary Contents Note: Each chapter begins with an Introduction and concludes with "Dan's Take" and Chapter Review Exercises.

1. What You Need to Know to Study Math Why Learning Math Is Different from Learning Other Subjects The Differences Between High School and College Math Why Your First Math Test Is Very Important

2. How to Discover Your Math-Learning Strengths and Challenges Variables Contributing to Student Academic Achievement Your "Learning Diagnostic" for Math Class Measuring Your Math Study Skills Reflecting on Your Affective Attributes How to Improve Your Math Knowledge

3. How to Reduce Math Test Anxiety Understanding Math Anxiety How to Recognize Test Anxiety The Causes of Test Anxiety The Different Types of Test Anxiety How to Reduce Test Anxiety

4. How to Improve Your Listening and Note Taking Skills How to Become an Effective Listener How to Become a Good Note Taker The Seven Steps to Math Note Taking How to Rework Your Notes

5. How to Improve Your Reading Homework and Study Techniques How to Read a Math Textbook How to Do Your Homework How to Solve Word Problems How to Work With a Study Buddy The Benefits of Study Breaks Using Online/Computer Resources to Support Learning

6. How to Remember What You Have Learned How You Learn How to Use Learning Styles to Improve Memory How to Use Memory Techniques How to Develop Practice Tests How to Use Number Sense

7. How to Improve Your Math Test-Taking Skills Why Attending Class and Doing Your Homework May Not Be Enough to Pass Pre-Test Check-Off List The Ten Steps to Better Test Taking The Six Types of Test-Taking Errors How to Prepare for the Final Exam Appendix. Math Autobiography Best Jobs Requiring a Bachelor's Degree Bibliography Author Biographies Index

ISBN10: 0618837469

Edition: 3RD 08

Copyright: 2008

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2008

International: No

This best-selling workbook helps traditionally unsuccessful students learn to effectively study mathematics. Typically used for a Math Study Skills course Freshman Seminar or as a supplement to class lectures the Nolting workbook helps students identify their strengths weaknesses and personal learning styles in math. Nolting offers proven study tips test-taking strategies a homework system and recommendations for reducing anxiety and improving grades. New features to the Third Edition include the Learning Modality Inventory and Dan's Take. Since students become more motivated when they understand how math directly relates to their lives a new appendix chart shows how mathematical success can impact their career opportunities and earning potential. Material has also been streamlined and updated to make it more relevant to today's students. New!Learning Modality Inventoryhelps students determine their own learning style. With this knowledge students can identify and implement study habits that are best suited to them. New!Dan's Takeappears in every chapter and presents a student's perspective of different challenges that are encountered in the classroom. These segments are designed to inspire students and decrease their anxiety about math. New!Coverage of cooperative learning has been added to assist instructors who favor group work. New!Another exciting new student support resourceBecoming an Online Learneroffers essential guidance for using technology to study and learn. LikewiseOvercoming Technophobiaa boxed feature from the best-selling Houghton Mifflin series Becoming a Master Student offers helpful suggestions to students intimidated by technology. Updated!The chapter opening sections have been redesigned to include captivating photographs and more clearly defined objectives which help students navigate each chapter more smoothly.

Table of Contents

Preliminary Contents Note: Each chapter begins with an Introduction and concludes with "Dan's Take" and Chapter Review Exercises.

1. What You Need to Know to Study Math Why Learning Math Is Different from Learning Other Subjects The Differences Between High School and College Math Why Your First Math Test Is Very Important

2. How to Discover Your Math-Learning Strengths and Challenges Variables Contributing to Student Academic Achievement Your "Learning Diagnostic" for Math Class Measuring Your Math Study Skills Reflecting on Your Affective Attributes How to Improve Your Math Knowledge

3. How to Reduce Math Test Anxiety Understanding Math Anxiety How to Recognize Test Anxiety The Causes of Test Anxiety The Different Types of Test Anxiety How to Reduce Test Anxiety

4. How to Improve Your Listening and Note Taking Skills How to Become an Effective Listener How to Become a Good Note Taker The Seven Steps to Math Note Taking How to Rework Your Notes

5. How to Improve Your Reading Homework and Study Techniques How to Read a Math Textbook How to Do Your Homework How to Solve Word Problems How to Work With a Study Buddy The Benefits of Study Breaks Using Online/Computer Resources to Support Learning

6. How to Remember What You Have Learned How You Learn How to Use Learning Styles to Improve Memory How to Use Memory Techniques How to Develop Practice Tests How to Use Number Sense

7. How to Improve Your Math Test-Taking Skills Why Attending Class and Doing Your Homework May Not Be Enough to Pass Pre-Test Check-Off List The Ten Steps to Better Test Taking The Six Types of Test-Taking Errors How to Prepare for the Final Exam Appendix. Math Autobiography Best Jobs Requiring a Bachelor's Degree Bibliography Author Biographies Index

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