Learning strategies is an important course to take to enhance one’s method(s) of comprehending material. Not only does the subject enable effective and autonomous learning, but it’s also an important course for those looking to pursue a career in counselling and public and motivational speaking.

Learning strategies—the methods or techniques that people use to learn—is a continually evolving field, and the results of ongoing scholarship provide valuable classroom learnings to the millions of students who will become counsellors, motivational speakers and more.

Here, we look at how Top Hat’s always up-to-date learning strategies textbook stacks up against the most recent versions available from legacy publishers.

Learning Strategies for College and Career | Top Hat
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1. Learning Strategies for College and Career | Top Hat

Authors: Rebecca Campbell (Northern Arizona University) and Paul Hettich (Marquette University)

In Top Hat’s textbook, learning strategies extends beyond the page with self-assessments and embedded questions in each chapter. A set of slide decks and Top Hat questions are aligned to each chapter to test students’ comprehension during reading.

Average Price: Up to 40–60 percent more affordable
Edition: Constantly updated
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On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life | Cengage

2. On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life | Cengage

Authors: Skip Downing (Baltimore City Community College) and Jonathan Brennan (Mission College)

The 9th edition of Cengage’s On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life helps students develop non-cognitive qualities such as self-motivation and emotional intelligence. Online platform MindTap access sold separately.

Average Price: $125 (text only)
Edition: 9th edition
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Becoming a Master Student | Cengage

3. Becoming a Master Student | Cengage

Author: Dave Ellis (National American University)

The latest edition of this textbook offers Master Student Profiles and Power Process articles to provide students with a detailed understanding of the skills needed to be successful in college. Access to online platform MindTap sold separately.

Average Price: $125 (text only)
Edition: 16th edition
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