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ISBN: 9781416064589
Page Count: 368
Imprint: Saunders
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Learning Strategies for Health Careers Students (Revised Reprint) - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,

by Susan Marcus Palau, MA and Marilyn Meltzer, MA
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Learning Strategies for Health Careers Students (Revised Reprint) - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9781416064589
Page Count: 368
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $45.95
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Dozens of step-by-step strategies help students improve skills in areas such as reading comprehension, writing, math, and studying. With this guide, students build your vocabulary, understand basic mathematics and solve word problems, take effective notes, manage study time, and raise your test scores. Idea organization is taught for more clear and effective report writing in both school and work. 

    • 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.
  • 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
  • Susan Marcus Palau, MA, Learning Specialist, Private Practice, Westchester, NY and Marilyn Meltzer, MA, Hunter College, New York, NY
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