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Your College Experience: Strategies for Success (with 1Pass Instant Access Code) / Edition 7
     

Your College Experience: Strategies for Success (with 1Pass Instant Access Code) / Edition 7

by John N. Gardner, A. Jerome Jewler, Betsy O. Barefoot
 

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ISBN-10: 1413020712

ISBN-13: 9781413020717

Pub. Date: 01/02/2006

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

The strategies for your academic and personal success in college are all at your fingertips in YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS. 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

Overview

The strategies for your academic and personal success in college are all at your fingertips in YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS. 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. Each new textbook comes with access to ThomsonNOW, an exciting online learning tool that provides you with a personalized learning plan that will save you time while you improve your understanding of the concepts of the course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413020717
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
01/02/2006
Series:
Advantage Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

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.

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