Lecture Ready second edition has two videos per chapter, providing students with more opportunities to develop the skills to succeed in the higher education classroom. Techniques for listening within an academic context prepare students for the challenges of academic work. Note-taking section in each chapter introduces key strategies for recording information. Presentation skills are developed through real-life video examples. Audio and video download allows practice anytime, anywhere. Online, video-based assessment allows teachers to assign, track and mark work quickly and easily. In addition students can track their progress to understand what they have mastered, and where they still need practice.