Learning Strategies for Health Careers Students - Revised Reprint

Learning Strategies for Health Careers Students - Revised Reprint

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


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