Your College Experience: Strategies for Success / Edition 10 by John N. Gardner, Betsy O. Barefoot | | 9780312602543 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Your College Experience: Strategies for Success / Edition 10

Your College Experience: Strategies for Success / Edition 10

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by John N. Gardner, Betsy O. Barefoot
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312602545

ISBN-13: 9780312602543

Pub. Date: 12/07/2011

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Written by the leading authorities on the first-year seminar and grounded in research, Your College Experience by John Gardner and Betsy Barefoot offers today’s diverse students the practical help they need to make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there. Goal setting has always been central to this text, and

Overview

Written by the leading authorities on the first-year seminar and grounded in research, Your College Experience by John Gardner and Betsy Barefoot offers today’s diverse students the practical help they need to make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there. Goal setting has always been central to this text, and the Tenth Edition has been revised with added coverage and activities to strengthen this material throughout. In addition, a new focus on self-assessment of strengths will help students see where they are already succeeding so that they get off to a great start and stay in college. 

 

A full package of instructional support materials — including an Instructor’s Annotated Edition, Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint slides, videos, and a Test Bank — provides new and experienced instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312602543
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
12/07/2011
Edition description:
Tenth Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

I: 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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