College 101: A First Year Reader / Edition 2

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$14.62
(Save 75%)
Est. Return Date: 10/21/2014
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$38.77
(Save 34%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 96%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (22) from $1.99   
  • New (2) from $15.72   
  • Used (20) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$15.72
Seller since 2011

Feedback rating:

(314)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
. Speedy service! Choose EXPEDITED for fastest shipping!

Ships from: Edmond, OK

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$60.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(164)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

College 101 is a thematically arranged reader designed to provide first-year students with a solid foundation for reflecting on-and making the most of -- their college experience. The readings, which include professional essays, student essays, poems, short stories, letters, and a play, address issues of direct relevance to first-year students. The questions for discussion and suggestions for journal entries that accompany each reading encourage students to examine these important issues in -depth.
"College 101, in my opinion, is one of the very best textbooks on the freshman year." —G. James Burns, University of South Carolina

"I tell my students that John's book is for the heart. They enjoy it, evaluate it positively, and even choose to do additional, unassigned reading for extra credit.... The book is student friendly, readable, yet challenges students to think and view the experience of schooling at many different levels (family relations, academic concerns, values and value clarification)." —Carl M. Wahlstrom, Genesee Community College

"College 101 spoke to students who were . . . looking for inspiration to continue on the road toward the goal of a college education. It sparked their hope of one day entering the ranks of educated people and it gave their instructor concrete, adult readings to assist them . . . . The book was warmly received by faculty and students." —Maura L. Ivanick, Syracuse University

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073031590
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 6/23/1998
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 294
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

John D. Lawry is professor of psychology at Marymount College Tarrytown and author of GUIDE TO THE HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY (Littlefield, Adams, 1981; reissues, University Press of America, 1991), and HOW TO SUCCEED AT SCHOOL: LETTERS OF A PROFESSOR TO HIS DAUGHTER (Sheed and Ward, 1988). Studying for the Roman Catholic priesthood, he attended St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia where he majored in the Classics and received his B.A., but he fell in love before he reached ordination. Two years at Duquesne University resulted in an M.A. in general psychology and a teaching position at Marymount College Tarrytown in 1965. Bcause he enjoyed teaching so much, he went back to school to complete his Ph.D. in.educational psychology at Fordham University in 1972. He has been teaching at Marymount ever since with the exception of a sabbatical year as a lecturer with the University of Maryland in their overseas program in 1978-79 where he taught U.S. military personnel and dependents in Japan and Korea. He has one daughter and plays a mean game of tennis.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

STARTING OUT: THE JOURNAL - THE JOURNEY
Essay:
1. Tolbert McCarroll: The Journal.
Poem:
2. Mary Oliver: The Journey.
SECTION I CAMPUS CULTURE

ACADEMIC CONCERNS
List:
3. John D. Lawry: What No One Ever Told Them About College
Essays:
4. Donna Farhi Schuster: On Becoming a Better Student,
5. Sam Sifton: John of Arc (student essay),
6. Malcolm X: Prison Studies,
7. Joan Didion: Why I Write,
8. Samuel Scudder: In the Laboratory with Agassiz,
9. Earl Shorris: On the Uses of a Liberal Education as a Weapon in the Hands of the Restless Poor,
10. Robert Oliphant: Letter to a B Student,
11. Ethan Watters: Claude Steele Has Scores To Settle.

STUDENTS AND TEACHERS
Essays:
12. Dick Gregory: Shame,
13. Jean Houston: The Art of Acknowledgment,
14. Michael Kantor: Confessions of a Lonely TA,
15. Louis Schmier: The Power of Caring.
Poem:
16. Langston Hughes: Theme for English B.
Short Story:
17. Rebecca Lee: The Banks of the Vistula.

FRIENDSHIP AND ROMANCE
Essays:
18. Ellen Goodman: Training for Real Life,
19. Lynn Darling: Sleeping with the Enemy,
20. Meghan Daum: Virtual Love.
Poem:
21. Anonymous: After A While.

COMMUNITY
Essays:
22. Elvira Franco: A Magic Circle of Adult Students (student essay),
23. Rosalee Romano: Touching Lives (student essay),
24. Howard Rheingold: The Virtual Community.

CONFLICT
Essays:
25. William Zinsser: College Pressures,
26. Paul Keegan: Inhuman Architecture, Bad Food, Boredom, Death by Fun and Games,
27. Nancy Gibbs: When Is It Rape?
Play:
28. Sylva Miller: Untitled (student production).

RESOURCES
Essay:
29. Philip Zimbardo: A Practical Guide to Sources of Help, 30. Kathleen Keating: A Hug For All Reasons.
SECTION II: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

FAMILY TIES
Essays:
31. Amy Corey: Untitled (student essay),
32. Susan Moon: Sons and Mothers,
33. John D. Lawry: Daughters, Fathers, & Dancing,
34. Andrew Merton: Father Hunger.
Short Story:
35. Tillie Olsen: I Stand Here Ironing.

IDENTITY
Essays:
36. Kenneth Kohler: How I Came Out to My Parents (student essay),
37. Richard Rodriguez: The Workers,
38. Elizabeth Wong: The Struggle to Be an All-American Girl.
Short Story:
39. Andre Dubus: The Fat Girl.
Poems:
40. Nadine Stairs: If I Had My Life To Live Over, 41. Anonymous: Risks.

SPIRITUAL QUEST
Essays:
42. Robert Bly: The Long Bag We Drag Behind Us,
43. John W. White: What Is Meditation?,
44. Gerald Jampolsky: Nothing Real Is Impossible,
45. Rainer Maria Rilke: Letter to a Young Poet.

CLOSURE
Essay:
46. James Keller: Exile and Return (student essay).
Letter:
47. John D. Lawry: The First Year's the Hardest.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)