The Community College Experience / Edition 2

The Community College Experience / Edition 2

by Amy Baldwin
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Prentice Hall

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The Community College Experience / Edition 2

This book provides basic information and encouragement for the first-time community college student and the non-traditional student–it shows that attending college and balancing work with family can be accomplished. It covers a range of topics, examines reasons for attending college, teaches study techniques, and explores life after community college. Each chapter discusses a major “college survival” topic and provides a wealth of information for anyone who has stepped onto campus for the first time. This new edition streamlines the chapters and presents topics as they naturally unfold during the first semester in college. The very important issue of time management is integrated throughout the book so that students can discover different ways of staying on task.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780131959200
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 01/11/2008
Edition description: REV
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.33(w) x 10.76(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction for Faculty

Introduction for Students

Chapter 1: College Culture and the Campus

Chapter 2: Goal Setting, Motivation, and Learning Styles
Chapter 3: Relationships and Diversity
Chapter 4: Time and Money
Chapter 5: Stress and Health Choices

Chapter 6: Learning, Memory, and Thinking

Chapter 7: Reading

Chapter 8: Listening and Note-Taking
Chapter 9: Writing, Presenting, and Information Literacy

Chapter 10: Studying and Taking Tests

Chapter 11: Planning for Your Degree
Chapter 12: Planning for a Career and a Life



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