Thursday, December 6, 2007
Professor Gretchen Starks-Martin, reading and study skills, is co-author of a developmental reading book that takes a contemporary issues approach. "Critical Reading, Critical Thinking" was released in its third edition by Pearson Education/Longman Publishers this fall. The examples and readings, which range from animal rights to European integration to teen pregnancy to religious and cultural clashes in the United States, are drawn from current textbooks, news stories, literature and magazines. The book includes a chapter on reading advertisements critically as well as suggestions for evaluating Internet resources.