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Getting the Most Out of College / Edition 2
     

Getting the Most Out of College / Edition 2

by Arthur W. Chickering
 

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ISBN-10: 0130607134

ISBN-13: 9780130607133

Pub. Date: 06/18/2001

Publisher: Pearson

This comprehensive, hands-on guide is ideal as a lifelong resource for planning and action that readers can use anytime they move through a significant educational endeavor (not just college). They can use and reuse the guide to help them make the transition into new environments, new experiences, new activities; to maximize their learning

Overview

This comprehensive, hands-on guide is ideal as a lifelong resource for planning and action that readers can use anytime they move through a significant educational endeavor (not just college). They can use and reuse the guide to help them make the transition into new environments, new experiences, new activities; to maximize their learning in any situation; and to help them move on with their lives in ways that build on their knowledge, competence, and personal growth. Features an abundance of self-diagnostic exercises/planning activities and illustrative case studies. Your Purpose: You Can Learn More than You Think. Taking Stock. What Your Need to Know about Learning. Maximizing Learning from Courses and Classes. Maximizing Learning beyond Courses and Classes. Developing Mature Relationships. Time Management, Learning, and Test Taking. Taking Control and Keeping It. Seven Principles for Doing Your Best. Where Are Your Going from Here? Taking It with You. For "students" in any learning context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130607133
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/18/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
271
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

I. MOVING IN.

1. College Changes Your Life.

2. Your Purposes: You Can Learn More than You Think.

3. Taking Stock.

II. MOVING THROUGH.

4. What You Need to Know about Learning.

5. Deciding on a Major.

6. Maximizing Learning from Courses and Classes.

7. Maximizing Learning Beyond Courses and Classes.

8. Developing Mature Relationships.

9. Time Management, Learning, and Test Taking.

10. Taking Control and Keeping It.

11. Seven Principles for Doing Your Best.

III. MOVING ON.

12. Where Are You Going from Here?

13. Taking It with You.

Index.

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