Your College Experience: Strategies for Success / Edition 6

Your College Experience: Strategies for Success / Edition 6

by John N. Gardner, A. Jerome Jewler, A. Jerome Jewler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534645216

ISBN-13: 9780534645212

Pub. Date: 01/03/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

With chapters on time management, learning styles, critical thinking, note taking, reading comprehension, test-taking, research, career planning, relationships, diversity, values, drugs, stress, and money management, this textbook covers both the social and the academic skills college students need. The included CD-ROM contains self-assessments, exercises, quizzes,

Overview

With chapters on time management, learning styles, critical thinking, note taking, reading comprehension, test-taking, research, career planning, relationships, diversity, values, drugs, stress, and money management, this textbook covers both the social and the academic skills college students need. The included CD-ROM contains self-assessments, exercises, quizzes, and other activities. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534645212
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/03/2005
Series:
The Freshman Year Experience Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.42(w) x 10.82(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: PLAN AHEAD! 1. College Makes the Difference: Strategies for Success. 2. Time Management: Foundation of Academic Success. Part 2: TAKE CHARGE OF LEARNING! 3. Learning Styles and Personality. 4. Active Learning: Working with Your Instructor to Make Learning Easier and More Fun. 5. Critical Thinking: The Search Beyond Right" and Wrong." Part 3: HONE YOUR SKILLS! 6. Listening, Note Taking, and Participating. 7. Reading to Remember. 8. Taking Exams and Tests: Improving Your Memory. 9. Writing and Speaking for Success. 10. Research and College Libraries: Preparing to Work in the Information Society. 11. Thinking Mathematically and Scientifically: Critical Skills for the New Economy. Part 4: GET CONNECTED! 12. Courses and Careers: Making the Right Choices. 13. Relationships: Friends, Family, and Campus Involvement. 14. Diversity: Appreciating Differences Among Us. Part 5: KNOW YOURSELF! 15. Values and Service Learning: Choosing Unique Pathways. 16. Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Sex: Making Responsible Choices. 17. Stress Management: Coping with Tension and Campus Crime. 18. Managing Your Money.

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