Your College Experience: Strategies for Success / Edition 2
YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE, Concise Media Edition is the brief version of one of the most authoritative texts on the market, covering study skills and personal adjustment to college. Drawing on John Gardner and Jerry Jewler's extensive experience at the National Research Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina, the text engages students in developing strengths and building a sense of awareness of all aspects of college life. Many interactive and writing-based activities, including exercises and self-assessments available on a companion CD-ROM, prepare students to participate in the campus community and take charge of their college careers.
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.