College Study: The Essential Ingredients, 2 nd edition Sally Lipsky Building on the success of the first edition, this revised edition ofCollege Studycontains a complete and balanced coverage ofessentiallearning and study techniques, with an emphasis oncritical thinkingandproblem solvingat the college level. Using anactive learning approach, this text integrates student behaviors, attitudes, and learning styles focusing on reader choice, application, and assessment of practical strategies. This concept creates aneffective, efficient, and individualized system of studythat guides students to becomeself-regulating learners. New features include: The VARK Questionnaire- an instrument assessing Visual, Aural, Read/Write and Kinesthetic preferences gives students an immediate assessment of their individual learning styles. Online Learning- addresses strategies regarding attitude and motivation, time management and procrastination, reading, note taking, and test taking within the framework of online learning. Critical Thinking Tasks- provides activities involving critical, creative, and problem-solving thinking skills. Comprehension checks-- provide a reminder and formats for students to check understanding and recall of key content. College Study now has its ownCompanion websitewhich contains supplemental activities for readers; problem-solving scenarios centered on topics presented in the text chapters; learning style information and activities; and a course culminating assignment from chapter eight of the text. Instructors also have access to power point presentations for each chapter and sample lesson plans. The site ( www.prenhall.com/lipsky ) can also be accessed through the Student success Supersite ( www.prenhall.com/success ) where students and faculty will find a wise array of resources.Lipsky, Sally is the author of 'College Study The Essential Ingredients' with ISBN 9780131585249 and ISBN 013158524X.