Your College Experience: Strategies for Success: Concise Media Edition / Edition 5by John N. Gardner, A. Jerome Jewler
Pub. Date: 02/26/2003
Publisher: Cengage Learning
YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE, Concise Fifth Media Edition, is an intelligent and comprehensive guide to learning the skills necessary to succeeding in the first year of college and beyond. Academic and personal skills are covered succinctly but thoroughly in this extensively revised edition. Each chapter of the book is co-written with consultants who are experts in their respective fields. The book is packaged with a free updated CD-ROM that contains additional readings, a variety of exercises not found in the book, self-assessments and opportunities for students to test their knowledge and try out new skills. Adopters of the book can also benefit from the extensive College Success program Wadsworth offers, including student assessment, teacher training workshops and additional student and instructor resources.
Table of ContentsYOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE Concise Fifth Media Edition. Part One: TAKE CHARGE OF LEARNING! 1. Time Management. And 30 Strategies for College Success. 2. Learning Styles. Discovering How You Learn Best. Part Two: HONE YOUR SKILLS. 3. Critical Thinking, Active Learning. Paths to True Understanding. 4. Listening, Note Taking, and Participating. Getting the Most Out of Classes. 5. Reading to Remember. Strategies for Understanding and Retaining Material. 6. Taking Exams and Tests. Be Prepared, Confident and Calm. Part Three: KNOW YOURSELF. 7. Developing Values. Choosing Unique Pathways. 8. Careers and Courses. Making Sensible Choices. 9. Creating Diverse Relationships. All Kinds of People, All Kinds of Ideas. 10. Sex and Alcohol. Making Responsible Choices. On CD-ROM: Taking Online Courses. Succeeding through Web-Based Learning. Managing Your Money. Your checkbook to success.
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