100% Student Success / Edition 3by Gwenn Wilson
Pub. Date: 01/01/2014
Publisher: Cengage Learning
100% STUDENT SUCCESS, a text in the 100% Success Series, promotes student achievement by addressing practical student tasks such as note-taking and reading strategies, while encouraging students to develop skills like critical thinking, goal-setting, time management, and balancing life responsibilities with school-all skills that will serve them well beyond
100% STUDENT SUCCESS, a text in the 100% Success Series, promotes student achievement by addressing practical student tasks such as note-taking and reading strategies, while encouraging students to develop skills like critical thinking, goal-setting, time management, and balancing life responsibilities with school-all skills that will serve them well beyond college. The third edition of 100% STUDENT SUCCESS retains important features such as self-assessment questions and Apply It! exercises, and now features earlier presentation of communication skills, more on avoiding plagiarism, and coverage of social media.
Table of Contents
Part I: STARTING OUT. 1. Strategies for College Success. Strategies for College Success: An Overview. The Importance of Education. Self-Reflection. Goal Setting. Getting the Most Out of Every Class. Organization.? 2. Human Behavior. The Importance of Understanding Human Behavior: An Overview. Influences on Human Behavior. Self-Image and Self-Esteem: An Overview. Effects of Success and Failure on Achievement.? 3. Common Concerns of the Adult College Student. "Adult" and "Traditional Age" Students. The Great Balancing Act. Barriers and Deterrents Facing Adult Students. Methods for Overcoming Deterrents. Professionalism and Preparing for the Workplace.? Part II: SHAPING AND COMMUNICATING YOUR IDEAS. 4. Learning Strategies: Functions of the Brain in Learning. Learning Styles and Type Preferences. Active Learning. Teamwork in the Classroom. Successful Skills for Learning.? 5. Communication Skills for Student Success. Importance of Communication: An Overview. Effective Verbal Communication. Effective Written Communication. Tools to Assist with Writing. Technology and Written Communication. 6. Critical Thinking And Problem Solving. Critical and Creative Thinking. Problem Solving. Decision Making. ? Personal Traits and Decision-Making Skills. Using Professional Resources.? Part III: HARNESSING INFORMATION. 7. Information Literacy for The 21st Century. Introduction to Information Literacy in the Digital Age. Defining Digital Literacy. Conducting Research: Strategies and Issues. ? The Internet: Broadening the Resource Pool. Library Resources: The Basics. 8. Legal and Ethical Issues in the Academic Environment. Legal and Ethical Issues: Overview. Legal Issues: Harassment and Discrimination. Sexual Harassment. Ethical Issues: Academic Honesty. Cheating. Plagiarism. Conflict Resolution.? Part IV: SUCCESS STRATEGIES FOR PERSONAL WELL-BEING. 9. Financial Considerations for School Success. Finances and College. Financial Resources for College. Major Purchases and Buying Insurance. Saving for the Future. 10. Nutrition and Fitness Strategies for the Successful Student. Nutrition and Fitness: An Overview. Nutrition: A Key Factor in Health and Energy Level. Sleep: An Essential Activity for the Successful Student. Exercise: Strategies for Avoiding Fatigue and Optimizing Energy.
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