Keys to Liberal Arts Success / Edition 1

Keys to Liberal Arts Success / Edition 1

by Howard E. Figler, Sarah Kravits, Joyce Bishop, Carol Carter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130304832

ISBN-13: 9780130304834

Pub. Date: 09/28/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Keys to Liberal Arts Success helps students understand why a liberal arts degree is a worthy academic pursuit and highly marketable in the workplace.

Based on the best-selling Keys to Success text, this book encourages students to develop their critical and creative thinking skills to reach their life goals.

Students are given concrete advice about taking

Overview

Keys to Liberal Arts Success helps students understand why a liberal arts degree is a worthy academic pursuit and highly marketable in the workplace.

Based on the best-selling Keys to Success text, this book encourages students to develop their critical and creative thinking skills to reach their life goals.

Students are given concrete advice about taking liberal arts courses while they learn how to acquire skills to successfully compete in today's job market.

  • Discusses how to choose a liberal arts major.
  • Explains which courses will help students build skills required by employers.
  • Profiles liberal arts graduates with realistic accounts of the versatility of a liberal arts degree.
  • Features "The Ten Hottest Marketable Skills" and shows how liberal arts graduates get them all!
  • Emphasizes lifelong learning, enabling students to focus on success strategies for school, work, and life.

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Features include:

  • Majors Exploration
  • Career Advice
  • Web Links
  • Tips from Successful Students
  • Student Bulletin Boards
  • Faculty Resources

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130304834
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents



Introduction: Why I Am Writing This Book.


 1. Liberal Arts: Seeking the Well-Rounded Life.


 2. Liberal Arts Courses: Learning Across the Spectrum.


 3. Your Liberal Arts Major: Choosing and Using It.


 4. Self-Awareness: Knowing Who You Are and How You Learn.


 5. Goal Setting and Time Management: Mapping Your Course.


 6. Critical and Creative Thinking: Tapping the Power of Your Mind.


 7. Reading and Studying: Maximizing Written Resources.


 8. Note-Taking and Writing: Harnessing the Power of Words and Ideas.


 9. Listening, Memory, and Test-Taking: Taking In, Retaining, and Demonstrating Knowledge.


10. Advantages for Liberal Arts Graduates: Succeeding in the Job Market.


11. Liberal Arts Graduates Do “Good Work”: Seeking Betterment of Community and Self.


Endnotes.


Index.

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