ISBN: 9781416064589
Page Count: 368
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $45.95

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
ISBN: 9781416064589
Page Count: 368
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $45.95
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Dozens of step-by-step strategies help you improve your skills in areas such as reading comprehension, writing, math, and studying. With this book, you'll build your vocabulary, understand basic mathematics and solve word problems, take effective notes, manage study time, and raise your test scores. You'll also learn to organize your ideas so you can write more clearly and effectively for school and work-related reports.
    • 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



    Answer Key

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