Your College Experience: Strategies for Success / Edition 3

Your College Experience: Strategies for Success / Edition 3

by John N. Gardner, A. Jerome Jewler
     
 

The strategies for your academic and personal success in college are all at your fingertips in YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS, Concise Seventh Edition. You'll learn to take charge of your learning; sharpen your skills in note taking, reading, memory, writing, and test-taking; enhance your social relationships; get to know yourself better by… See more details below

Overview

The strategies for your academic and personal success in college are all at your fingertips in YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS, Concise Seventh Edition. You'll learn to take charge of your learning; sharpen your skills in note taking, reading, memory, writing, and test-taking; enhance your social relationships; get to know yourself better by exploring your values; learn vital information about staying healthy; connect to information on career planning; and more! "Achieve It" features in every chapter give you practice in setting goals. "Try It!" exercises give you hands-on practice. And, each new textbook comes with CengageNOW, an online learning tool that provides you with a personalized study plan that will save you time while you improve your understanding of the concepts of the course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534518943
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Your College Experience Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
8.47(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.69(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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