ERIC Number: ED287516
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
ACC Study Guide Series (Revised Edition).
Staples, Katherine; And Others
Designed for the beginning college student who needs to search for information, prepare written assignments, or take tests, the ACC (Austin Community College) Study Guide Series comprises 17 one-page study guides. Printed on card stock with colored headings, the guides are highlighted with cartoon illustrations and are intended to provide self-instructional, practical information on topics that cause problems for many students across the curriculum. In addition to being displayed on racks in the student lounges, libraries, and student services areas of the college, the guides have been adopted as instructional materials in English Composition I and other classes. Guides are provided for the following topics: (1) Documentation; (2) Encyclopedias; (3) Finding a Dictionary or Thesaurus; (4) Finding Biographical Information; (5) Finding Book Reviews; (6) Finding Books; (7) Finding Literary Criticism; (8) Finding Periodical Articles; (9) Improving Test-Taking Skills; (10) The Media Collection; (11) Search Strategy; (12) Selecting and Narrowing a Writing Topic; (13) Strategies for Test Questions; (14) What is Plagiarism? (15) Writing about Literature; (16) Writing Business Letters; and (17) The Writing Process. (Author/KM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Austin Community Coll., TX.
Note: Information presented at the National Conference on College Learning Centers (9th, Brooklyn, NY, May 1987).