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Overview

Adult learners face unique challenges—work, family, and the numerous responsibilities and obligations that they must juggle while pursuing a degree. With limited time and financial resources, adult learners need to know where and how to get help quickly and easily, and who to turn to when they have questions. The Adult Learner's Companion helps students navigate the challenges they encounter, using an accessible, user-friendly style that is both encouraging and motivating. Author Deborah Davis, a former adult student, provides a concise manual that helps adult learners navigate their way through the college experience, while providing the skills necessary for academic achievement. The Adult Learner's Companion takes into account knowledge gained through life experience and suggests how work-related experience can be applied in the classroom. Use the text in any Student Success or first-year seminar course with an adult learner or non-traditional student population.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780618474660
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/3/2006
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Deborah Davis, a professor and professional actor, director, traveler, and writer, hails from San Francisco. She holds a Ph.D. in Communication and Theatre Arts from the University of Oregon and has taught adult learners in proprietary schools, colleges, and universities for several years, both in the classroom and online.

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Table of Contents

Note: Each chapter concludes with "To Sum Up" and "Best (and Worst) Practices." 1. Be a Successful Adult Learner Why You Came to College Typical Adult Learner Fears About College The College Realities for the Adult Learner Strategies for the Successful Adult Learner 2. Ask For and Get Help and Support Build a Strong Personal Support System College Resources and Support Services Asking for Help 3. Successfully Manage Work, School, and Family Stay Motivated Coordinate Activities within a Timeframe Design a Master Blueprint 4. Handle Stress and Pressure Skillfully Signs of Physical and Emotional Stress Sources of Stress Dealing Effectively with Stress 5. Learn to Think Critically Defining Critical Thinking Reasons to Practice Critical Thinking at School and in the Workplace Critical Thinking Contributes to Life and College Success Attributes of a Critical Thinker Five Easy Steps to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills 6. Practice Effective Classroom Skills Understanding How You Learn Adapting to Different Teaching Styles Practice Effective Classroom Strategies 7. Study Skillfully Skillful Study Strategies 8. Learn How to Prepare For and Take Tests Change Your Perceptions and Projections About Tests Practice Test-Taking Strategies Recognize the Kinds and Structures of Tests 9. Write Effective College Papers Misconceptions About Writing Some Facts About Writing Essential Preliminary Information The Ten-Step Writing Process Helpful Hints to Improve Your Writing 10. Prepare for Your Career and Your Future Realize the Relationship Between College and Your Career Be a Professional Now: Practice the Skills All Employers Require Take Advantage of College to Develop Valuable Career and Life Habits

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