Your College Experience: Strategies for Success (with 1pass for ThomsonNOW) / Edition 7by John N. Gardner, A. Jerome Jewler, Betsy O. Barefoot
Pub. Date: 01/02/2006
The most thoroughly revised edition yet! Featuring extensive revisions to the Learning chapters and a new chapter on memory, YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE, 7e continues its 20-year tradition of providing straightforward, intelligent coverage of the skills students need to succeed in college today. New co-author Betsy Barefoot has updated and added new research materials throughout, and worked to streamline the text. Now only 16 chapters, the book presents more current information in fewer chapters than ever before. Also new to this edition: iLrn College Success! Available with new copies of the book, this innovative teaching tool lets instructors create assignments that students can use to assess their mastery of topics covered in the book. Assignments are automatically graded, providing instructors and students with immediate feedback on student performance. iLrn gives students the power to prioritize and strategically use their study time, while it gives instructors the power to tailor their in-class time to meet their students' most pressing needs. Author John Gardner is a well-known proponent of the first-year seminar and was instrumental is creating the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina. He and co-authors Jewler and Barefoot continue to write, research, and travel to support the First-Year Experience.
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Table of ContentsI: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS: INTRODUCTION. 1. College Makes the Difference: Strategies for Success. II: PLAN AHEAD. 2. Time Management: Foundation of Academic Success. III: TAKE CHARGE OF LEARNING. 3. Active Learning: The Student-Teacher Connection. 4. Learning Styles: Discovering How You Can Learn Best. 5. Critical Thinking and Writing: Developing Core Tools. IV: HONE YOUR SKILLS. 6. Classes: Listening, Note-Taking, Participating. 7. Reading: Getting the Most Out of Your Assignments. 8. Making the Grade: Tests, Memory, Presentations. 9. Research: Your Campus Library and Computer Resources. V: GET CONNECTED. 10. Courses And Careers: Utilizing Academic Advisors And Other Resources. 11. Relationships: Friends, Family, and Campus Involvement. 12. Diversity: Celebrating Differences in Culture, Age, Gender, and Abilities. VI: KNOW YOURSELF. 13. Stress Management: Coping With Tension, Campus Safety, Money Issues. 14. Alcohol, Other Drugs And Sexuality: Making Healthy Choices.
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