The Community College Experience: PLUS / Edition 1

The Community College Experience: PLUS / Edition 1

by Amy Baldwin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132215608

ISBN-13: 9780132215602

Pub. Date: 01/01/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Finally, a book that knows what community college students need!

 

The Community College Experience: PLUS is the only book on the market truly written for community college students.  This book will help students navigate into this environment and achieve success in school and in life by addressing central topics and concerns.  The text

Overview

Finally, a book that knows what community college students need!

 

The Community College Experience: PLUS is the only book on the market truly written for community college students.  This book will help students navigate into this environment and achieve success in school and in life by addressing central topics and concerns.  The text encourages critical thinking throughout the chapters with embedded chapter exercises, case scenarios, research ideas, PLUS more! 

Other features include:

 

  • PLUS Model shows how to integrate personality styles with learning styles for greater success
  • Community college student profile
  • From College to University and From College to Career features
  • Chapter exercises that require higher-order thinking
  • Research It Further Ideas that allow students to think about topics beyond the chapter’s focus
  • VARK Learning Styles Application providing tips for applying the chapter’s material to four different learning style preferences

Additional Support — in and out of the classroom:

For instructors and students alike, we encourage you to visit our Student Success Supersite.  This valuable resource is at www.prenhall.com/success

Features include:

 

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

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132215602
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Edition description:
Expanded Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 10.68(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

I. GETTING STARTED.

 1. Understanding Your College.

 2. Getting to Know You.

 3. Managing Time and Stress.

II. IN THE CLASSROOM.

 4. Using Technology.

 5. Diversity and Relationships.

 6. Listening and Taking Notes Effectively.

 7. Reading Skills.

 8. Study Skills and Test-Taking Strategies.

 9. Writing and Speaking Effectively.

10. Thinking Creatively, Analytically, and Critically.

 

11. Research Writing and Information Literacy.

III. BEYOND THE CLASSROOM.

12. Cultivating Healthy Habits.

13. Taking the Next Steps.

Glossary.

 

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