College Culture, Student Success

College Culture, Student Success

by Debra J. Anderson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321486412

ISBN-13: 9780321486417

Pub. Date: 01/01/2008

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

College Culture, Student Successhelps develop reading, writing and thinking skills as well as become familiar with the common customs, underlying assumptions, and strategies for success associated with being a college student.

   Helps develop reading, writing and thinking skills, and offering strategies for success  for

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College Culture, Student Successhelps develop reading, writing and thinking skills as well as become familiar with the common customs, underlying assumptions, and strategies for success associated with being a college student.

   Helps develop reading, writing and thinking skills, and offering strategies for success  for college.    Opportunities in and outside the classroom, intellectual curiosity, personal responsibility.   General Interest:  Student Success

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321486417
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Pages:
196

Table of Contents


Preface for Instructors     xv
Preface for Students     xxi
I Wasn't Brought Up That Way: Where Home Culture Meets College Culture     1
Overview     1
And Then I Went to School     2
Mother Tongue     8
Bricklayer's Boy     15
The Meaning of Work     22
Abandoned but Not Alone     25
Let the Colors Run     28
Making Connections     35
Exploring the Web     36
A Day in the Life: Opportunities and Challenges In and Out of the Classroom     39
Overview     39
Focusing on Friends     40
Could Your Facebook Profile Throw a Wrench in Your Future?     44
Drinking Deaths Draw Attention to Old Campus Problem     49
We're Lying: Safe Sex and White Lies in the Time of AIDS     52
Universities Seeing a Gender Gap in Enrollments     58
Earning and Learning: Are Students Working Too Much?     61
Making Connections     65
Exploring the Web     66
Who's in Charge Here?: Exploring Self-Awareness and Personal Responsibility     68
Overview     68
ADHD: The Cloud Lifted     69
Log On to Learn     72
Sticky Fingers on the Information Superhighway     78
Good and Bad Procrastination     86
From Single Mother to Successful Student     91
Saved     96
Making Connections     99
Exploring the Web     100
Learning and Unlearning: Reinventing Yourself as a Learner     102
Overview     102
Multiple Intelligences     103
How to Say Nothing in 500 Words     117
I Just Wanna Be Average     130
Upsilamba!     144
Symptoms of Math Anxiety     149
Take This Quiz! (Twenty Reasons You Could Be Working Harder and Longer Than You Have to, Yet Learning Less and Receiving Lower Grades)     153
Making Connections     162
Exploring the Web     163
Becoming an Educated Person: Intellectual Curiosity, Integrity, and Critical Thinking in College and Beyond     165
Overview     165
General Education and a College Degree     166
The Nontraditional Student in You     169
Vamos a Leer!     174
A False Wikipedia "Biography"     176
Ambition     180
What Is the Quarterlife Crisis?     184
Making Connections     190
Exploring the Web     191
Credits     193

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