Keys to Science Success

Keys to Science Success

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For courses in freshman orientation or study skills, for current or potential majors in science, engineering, computers, or mathematics. Proficiency in the sciences and an understanding of technological advances has become a must for students to excel, not only in the classroom but also in their careers. Based on the successful Keys to Success, this is the only text available for science majors that focuses on the particular needs of science students and actually increases their chances for success both in college and on the job market. The authors discuss how to study in the sciences-how science texts differ from other texts and how to approach them, understanding inquiry-based learning, and conducting research. The text explores all aspects of careers in science, from career planning and preparation to networking. It includes all chapter content from the popular Keys to Success brief edition but tailors each chapter to science majors, and includes additional chapters that focus on careers and lab work.show more

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  • Paperback | 332 pages
  • 210.1 x 275.8 x 14.7mm | 698.54g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130133051
  • 9780130133052

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Proficiency in the sciences and an understanding of technological advances has become a must for career success. Based on the successful "Keys to Success, " this resource explores all aspects of careers in science, from career planning and preparation to networking. Discusses how to study in the sciences--how science books differ from other books and how to approach them, understanding inquiry-based learning, and conducting research. Emphasizes communication skills through various group projects and written work. Uses eye-catching visual aids throughout including full-color photos, graphics, and cartoons. Includes all chapter content from the popular "Keys to Success" brief edition but tailors each chapter to science-related material. For anyone interested in pursuing or changing to a career in the life sciences or physical sciences, nursing, engineering, computer science, or mathematics.show more

Table of contents

1. Researching Your Science Education: Collecting the Basic Data. 2. Discovering Science: Exploring Your Options. 3. Self-Awareness: Knowing You Are and How You Learn. 4. Goal Setting and Time Management: Mapping Your Course. 5. Scientific Inquiry: Critical and Creative Thinking. 6. Reading and Studying: Maximizing Written Resources. 7. Note-Taking and Writing: Harnessing the Power of Words and Ideas. 8. Listening, Memory, and Test Taking: Taking In, Retaining, and Demonstrating Knowledge. 9. Working in the Laboratory: Safe Science in Action. 10. Relating to Others: Appreciating Your Diverse World. 11. Managing Career and Money: Reality Resources. 12. Moving Ahead: Building a Smart Future. Endnotes. Index.show more

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