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Owens, Ross J. Q.

Works: 3 works in 15 publications in 1 language and 554 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Ross J. Q Owens
How to study in college by Walter Pauk( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This best-selling text has helped over a million students transform adequate work into academic success. Based on widely tested educational and learning theory, How to Study in College teaches useful study techniques such as visual thinking, active listening, concentration techniques, note-taking strategies, and test taking, while incorporating material on life skills. Questions in the Margin, a useful in-text study tool, encourages students to reflect on content and then formulate and record questions based on the most important points conveyed in the text. A second TOC featuring brief summaries of each chapter has been added. The section on note taking leads students through the before, during, and after of the process in one systematic approach. The PACE system for Reading Improvement presents a systematic approach to improving reading that counteracts the claims of speed reading. Managing Stress in Chapter 5 tackles the modern phenomenon of multitasking and offers some common-sense strategies for overcoming its pitfalls
How to study in college by Walter Pauk( Recording )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 [of this book] lays the groundwork for success by addressing skills that are essential in college and beyond. [The skills cover]: how to set goals ... control your time and organize your space ... stay focused ... and manage stress ... Part 2 ... deals with ferreting out and understanding the most valuable facts, ideas, and concepts that you encounter in lectures and texts, on websites, in discussions, and even in images and firsthand observation ... Part 3 ... helps you to hold on to that valuable information by defending your memory against the powerful force of forgetfulness by defending your memory against the powerful force of forgetfulness ... by taking notes systematically ... and by mastering those motes to ensure that they become a permanent part of your knowledge ... Part 4 ... focuses on the payoff for all your academic efforts ... To demonstrate the level of your learning, the extent of your knowledge will typically be measured in terms of tests and quizzes ... class discussions ... and papers ... [This part provides] tips and techniques that encourage peak performance.-To the student
How to study in college : instructor's resource manual by Walter Pauk( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.27 (from 0.27 for How to stu ... to 0.73 for How to stu ...)

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How to study in college
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