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This innovative book for student orientation courses uses the concept of "doing to learn" to encourage students to adopt skills and behaviors that will help them be more successful in college. Professors can choose from many activities in forty-eight timely topics that provide a structure in which students discover and evaluate their strengths and weaknesses, set goals for improvement, and develop skills to achieve those goals. It is available for custom publication.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780155010086
  • Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/28/1996
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 309
  • Product dimensions: 11.03 (w) x 8.54 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Time Management and Self-Management. 1. Succeeding in College Prepares You for Career Success. 2. Why Some Students Are More Successful Than Others. 3. How to Manage. a Tight Schedule Successfully. 4. Setting and Achieving Your Study Goals. 5. Learning More With Less Time and Effort. Part II: Critical-Thinking and Learning Strategies: Keys To Classroom Success. 6. Critical Thinking and Effective Reading. 7. Listening, Note-Taking, and Critical-Thinking Strategies. 8. Preparing for and Passing Tests Successfully. 9. Writing Excellent Papers: How to Use Your Library Well. Part III: Gaining Support From Instructors, Friends, and Family. 10. Erroneous Assumptions About Instructors. 11. How to Improve the Instruction You Receive. 12. How to Develop Friendships and Gain Support From Your Family. Part IV: Surviving the Nonacademic Tests in College. 13. Surviving Hazards and Dangers in College. 14. Developing Your Emotional Intelligence: Mastering Anger. 15. Making Athletic Goals and Academic Goals a Winning Combination. 16. Surviving and Succeeding as an Adult Student. Appendix: The Accomplished Portfolio.

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