Learning vocabulary does not have to be difficult or dull. VOCABBUSTERS is based on over two decades of research on vocabulary acquisition, retention and usage. The strategies used in this book have been statistically proven to be superior learning devices for building vocabulary. VOCABBUSTERS combines two of the best methods to assist you in learning new words—the Keyword and Semantic-Context methods. The presentation of this information, centered on a cartoon, creates a memorable visual mnemonic.
About the Author
Dusti D. Howell, president of SolidA, has a Ph.D. in Educational Communications and Technology and a Ph.D. minor in Educational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Much of his research was done at Emporia State University as an Associate Professor in the Instructional Design and Technology Department. His expertise also includes innovations and research in high-tech study skills and digital learning strategies. Dusti has taught every grade level from first grade to graduate school.