Your College Experience: Strategies for Success / Edition 2

Your College Experience: Strategies for Success / Edition 2

by A. Jerome Jewler
     
 

This book/CD-ROM guide is filled with useful strategies that beginning college freshmen can use to ensure success in their studies and personal lives while at college. The guide offers advice on study skills, relationships, coping with diversity, sexual decisions, money management, and alcohol and drugs. Many writing activities are included, as well as critical… See more details below

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This book/CD-ROM guide is filled with useful strategies that beginning college freshmen can use to ensure success in their studies and personal lives while at college. The guide offers advice on study skills, relationships, coping with diversity, sexual decisions, money management, and alcohol and drugs. Many writing activities are included, as well as critical thinking questions and activities exploring values, careers, and goals. The CD-ROM contains self- assessment exercises that will direct students to readings and Internet resources. Gardner is senior fellow at the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina. Jewler is professor emeritus at the same university. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534309602
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
09/01/1995
Series:
Wadsworth College Success Series
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
403

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Keys to Success1
Ch. 2Exploring the Student-Teacher Connection18
Ch. 3Your College and American Higher Education28
Ch. 4The Liberal Arts: Foundation for Lifelong Learning41
Ch. 5Surviving College52
Ch. 6College Success for Students of Color59
Ch. 7Time Management: The Foundation of Academic Success70
Ch. 8Learning Styles84
Ch. 9Listening and Learning in the Classroom96
Ch. 10A Sound Approach to Textbooks107
Ch. 11Making the Grade116
Ch. 12Thriving in the Information Environment: Your Campus Library136
Ch. 13Writing and Speaking for Success153
Ch. 14Problem-Solving in Math and the Sciences173
Ch. 15Computing for College Success: Technology on Campus188
Ch. 16Finding Answers: Your College Catalog and Academic Advisor204
Ch. 17Choosing a Major and Planning a Career214
Ch. 18A Personal System of Values223
Ch. 19Relationships and Campus Involvement231
Ch. 20Being Assertive - Not Passive or Aggressive251
Ch. 21Diversity on Campus260
Ch. 22Leadership Across the Campus273
Ch. 23Women: The Majority of First-Year Students283
Ch. 24Wellness: More Than Just Okay292
Ch. 25Managing Stress307
Ch. 26Sexual Decisions317
Ch. 27Alcohol, Other Drugs, and You334
Ch. 28Managing Money346

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