Learning in College

Learning in College : I Can Relate

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For Study Skills, Student Success/Orientation, and Freshman Seminars in two and four year schools.This refreshingly light-hearted book explores learning through reading, writing, speaking and listening strategies and emphasizes the important relationships between and among the language systems. Offers insights into theories about language and learning.show more

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 210.82 x 276.35 x 10.16mm | 489.88g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130114650
  • 9780130114655

Table of contents

PART I. RELATING INFORMATION: LEARNING AND UNDERSTANDING. 1. Getting It and Getting It Together: Information Management Systems. 2. Language and Thinking: It's Reading and Writing. 3. Language and Thinking: It's Listening and Speaking. 4. Questioning and Conquering the Exams: Testing, Testing. PART II. RELATING WITH PEERS AND INSTRUCTORS: LEARNING AND UNDERSTANDING. 5. Socializing Your Learning with Peers: "Within the Zone". 6. Relating With Your Instructors: Meeting of the Minds. 7. Catching on to Learning Styles and Teaching Styles: The Essential Classroom Connection. PART III. RELATING WITH YOUR INSTITUTION: LEARNING AND DECISION -MAKING. 8. Negotiating "The System" and Finding Your Place. 9. Exploring Majors and Careers: Why, When and How. 10. Managing Time, Jobs and Home Responsibilities, $$$ and Stress. PART IV. RELATING TO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY. 11. Making Meaning in the Twenty-First Century.show more