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Your College Experience

Your College Experience - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0312683504

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ISBN13: 978-0312683504
ISBN10: 0312683502
Edition: 7TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2007
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Your College Experience - 7TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0312683504

John N. Gardner

ISBN13: 978-0312683504
ISBN10: 0312683502
Edition: 7TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2007
International: No

The most thoroughly revised edition yet! Featuring extensive revisions to the Learning chapters and a new chapter on memory, YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE, 7e continues its 20-year tradition of providing straightforward, intelligent coverage of the skills students need to succeed in college today. New co-author Betsy Barefoot has updated and added new research materials throughout, and worked to streamline the text. Now only 16 chapters, the book presents more current information in fewer chapters than ever before. Also new to this edition: iLrn College Success! Available with new copies of the book, this innovative teaching tool lets instructors create assignments that students can use to assess their mastery of topics covered in the book. Assignments are automatically graded, providing instructors and students with immediate feedback on student performance. iLrn gives students the power to prioritize and strategically use their study time, while it gives instructors the power to tailor their in-class time to meet their students' most pressing needs. Author John Gardner is a well-known proponent of the first-year seminar and was instrumental is creating the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina. He and co-authors Jewler and Barefoot continue to write, research, and travel to support the First-Year Experience.

Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Keys to Success
Ch. 2. Exploring the Student-Teacher Connection
Ch. 3. Your College and American Higher Education
Ch. 4. The Liberal Arts: Foundation for Lifelong Learning
Ch. 5. Surviving College
Ch. 6. College Success for Students of Color
Ch. 7. Time Management: The Foundation of Academic Success
Ch. 8. Learning Styles
Ch. 9. Listening and Learning in the Classroom
Ch. 10. A Sound Approach to Textbooks
Ch. 11. Making the Grade
Ch. 12. Thriving in the Information Environment: Your Campus Library
Ch. 13. Writing and Speaking for Success
Ch. 14. Problem-Solving in Math and the Sciences
Ch. 15. Computing for College Success: Technology on Campus
Ch. 16. Finding Answers: Your College Catalog and Academic Advisor
Ch. 17. Choosing a Major and Planning a Career
Ch. 18. A Personal System of Values
Ch. 19. Relationships and Campus Involvement
Ch. 20. Being Assertive - Not Passive or Aggressive
Ch. 21. Diversity on Campus
Ch. 22. Leadership Across the Campus
Ch. 23. Women: The Majority of First-Year Students
Ch. 24. Wellness: More Than Just Okay
Ch. 25. Managing Stress
Ch. 26. Sexual Decisions
Ch. 27. Alcohol, Other Drugs, and You
Ch. 28. Managing Money

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