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
     
 

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

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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.

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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

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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