ISBN 9780321016553,Breaking Through: College Reading

Breaking Through: College Reading



Verlag Josef Margraf

Publication Year 1991

ISBN 9780321016553

ISBN-10 0321016556


Number of Pages 552 Pages
Language (English)

Engineering: general

Breaking Through provides instruction and practice on the reading and study skills necessary for successful independent college learning. ?The sole use of college textbook passages and academic sources offers realistic, immediate practice and application of college reading skills. Students apply the skill being taught to reading short textbook passages and then go on to use multiple skills on the longer selections that conclude most chapters.?


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The majority of reading selections are drawn from college textbooks used in most freshman-level courses while the rest are pulled from varying academic sources.?
Tiered reading selections at the end of each chapter readings are at three different reading levels.
14 longer textbook selections, two reading case books, complete textbook chapter
Four-color design
?Reader's Tips? boxes condense advice for students into practical hints for quick references.
?Interpret the Quote? feature strengthens the critical thinking element of the text.

Instructors teaching courses at the 6th-9th reading level who prefer to teach college reading skills with freshman-level textbook pieces and a wealth of skill exercises.