Your Guide to College Success: Strategies for Achieving Your Goals / Edition 7 available in Paperback
YOUR GUIDE TO COLLEGE SUCCESS: STRATEGIES FOR ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS, 7th Edition, is an encouraging, personal, practical and engaging text written just for you! A six-part learning model will guide your college experiences by focusing on achievable strategies that involve the following areas: Know Yourself, Clarify Values, Develop Competence, Manage Life, Connect and Communicate, and Build a Bright Future. Each chapter has been organized around the central themes to help you achieve success in college. Self-assessments help you personalize your learning and set goals. Exercises help you assess how much you have learned and promote mastery.
About the Author
JANE S. HALONEN, psychology professor, author, and critical thinking expert, is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of West Florida. Renowned throughout academia for her efforts to improve student learning, she is the recipient of the 2000 American Psychological Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching. Her research interests include the scholarship of teaching, psychology pedagogy, and assessment and evaluation.
JOHN W. SANTROCK, Ph.D., is a leading author of college success and psychology textbooks. He is a professor of psychology and human development at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), where he helped to establish the college success program. More than two million students have used his top-selling texts, which include PSYCHOLOGY: CONTEXTS, SCIENCE, AND APPLICATIONS. In addition to college success strategies, his research interests focus on the nature of family processes and the social development of children and adolescents.
Table of Contents
1. The College Success Model. 2. Pursue Resources. 3. Manage Time Wisely. 4. Master Communication Skills and Build Relationships. 5. Navigate Differences. 6. Expand Thinking Skills. 7. Take Winning Notes. 8. Enhance Your Study Skills and Memory. 9. Succeed on Tests. 10. Express Yourself. 11. Take Charge of Your Physical and Mental Health. 12. Manage Money Intelligently. 13. Explore Careers.