Kathleen T. McWhorter Study and Critical Thinking Skills in College, Update Edition Build the foundation for your academic success. Study and critical thinking skills are essential for college learning and achievement. Kathleen McWhorter skillfully integrates the two in order to provide the most effective strategies for interacting with lecture and text material. With an emphasis on metacognition and learning styles,Study and Critical Thinking Skills in Collegeencourages students to actively participate in their own learning through self-evaluation, dynamic thinking, and critical analysis. TheUpdate Editionhas been revised to reflect the shift in the academic landscape facing today's students. The revised section on "Challenges to the 21st Century Student" offers insights into confronting unique hurdles such as: technology and the Internet, diverse reading demands, new types of assessment, academic integrity, and online courses. MyReadingLab The MyReadingLab Web site provides superior reading practice and assessment for college reading courses. Offering the best-selling Reading Road Trip skill tutorial and the Lexile Framework® for Reading by MetaMetrics, MyReadingLab gives the unprecedented ability to diagnose both reading skills and reading levels, and track student progress during the course. MyReadingLab complements textbook learning and improves reading ability with these features: Accurate assessment of students' reading levels.Students are offered a unique set of exercises designed to help them improve their reading level through mastery-based practice. Thoroughly revised and redesigned Reading Road Trip.New questions have been written for each location, including open ended questions, and a new bank of combined skills tests. Personalized student study plans.Generated based on results of the diagnostic tests, individualized study plans direct students to the skills they need to work through to improve reading ability. Progress-tracking gradebook.Available for students and instructors, the gradebook shows individual student's progress or the performance of an entire class. Access to Study Skills, Vocabulary, and Research Navigator web sites.Subscriptions to these popular sites are included with MyReadingLab. Learn more about MyReadingLab at www.myreadinglab.com Visit us at www.ablongman.comMcWhorter, Kathleen T. is the author of 'Study & Critical Thinking Skills in College Update Edition', published 2007 under ISBN 9780321492364 and ISBN 0321492366.