Teaching Study Strategies in Developmental Education
First EditionRuss Hodges; Michele L. Simpson; Norman Stahl©2012
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Compiled by Russ Hodges of Texas State University-San Marcos, Michele L. Simpson emeritus of University of Georgia, and Norman A. Stahl of Northern Illinois University, Teaching Study Strategies in Developmental Education presents twenty-nine selections that discuss the theory and practice of teaching college students to be efficient and effective learners. Topics addressed include the needs of students in developmental education and learning assistance programs, current psychological and sociological principles that promote — or hinder — learning, and the role of effective learning strategies and assessment on instruction and student learning.
Table of Contents
Norman A. Stahl and William A. Henk, Tracing the Roots of Textbook-Study Systems: An Extended Historical Perspective
David R. Arendale, A Glossary of Developmental Education and Learning Assistance Terms
Jeanne L. Higbee, Commentary: Who is the Developmental Student?
Hunter R. Boylan, Exploring Alternatives to Remediation
David R. Arendale, Pathways of Persistence: A Review of Postsecondary Peer Cooperative Learning Programs
Donna McKusick and Irving Pressley McPhail, Walking the Talk: Using Learning-Centered Strategies to Close Performance Gaps
Paul R. Pintrich, The Role of Metacognitive Knowledge in Learning, Teaching, and Assessing
6. Assessment and Evaluation
Noel Entwistle and Velda McCune, The Conceptual Bases of Study Strategy Inventories