Navigating the Internet for Student Success

Navigating the Internet for Student Success

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For courses in College Study Skills or Freshman Success. This supplemental workbook enlivens teaching and learning in college success courses through specifically focused, pragmatic tasks that use the Internet as a teaching tool. By incorporating the Internet in relevant and interesting ways, each exercise helps students learn how to turn the Internet from a collection of myriad disconnected sites to a useful and useable wealth of information-giving them the means to not only enhance their chances for success, but to better their lives out of school.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 215.65 x 276.35 x 13.46mm | 208.65g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130486116
  • 9780130486110

Table of contents

1. A Primer on Using the Internet. Netiquette. Making Sense of Online Information. Boolean Search. Meta-Searches. Making Sense of Web Pages. What's Color Got to Do with It? Making Sense of Stories on the Internet. Making Sense of Viruses and Virus Alerts. More about Computer and Email Viruses. Chat and Other Real-Time (Synchronous) Discussions. MOOs and MUDs. 2. Majors Exploration. Choosing a Major with the Supersite. Advice on Choosing a Major. What Can You Do with Your Major? What College Offers Online. 3. Study Skills. Using Class Time to Your Advantage. Study Skills on the Supersite. Expectations. How You Are Smart. Adjusting as an Older or Non-Traditional Student. Managing Your Time by Studying Wisely. Notes on Taking Notes. Using the Library. Using Your School Library. Learning Online. 4. Career Path. Career Paths on the Supersite. Preparing Your Resume and Interview with the Supersite. Checking the Job Market. Excelling in the Interview. Researching Prospective Employers. 5. Money Matters. Money Matters on the Supersite. Money and Debt Management. Credit Reporting Agencies. Paying for College. Spend Smart. Travel and Money. 6. Fitness and Well-Being. Drug and Alcohol Awareness on the Supersite. Understanding Anxiety. Eating Disorders and Health. Personal Health and Sex. Health Information on the Net. Leading a Long and Healthy Life. Internet Addiction. 7. Student Union. The Student Union on the Supersite. Meet People from Near and Far. Finding Phone Numbers and Addresses of Lost Friends. Knowing Where You Come From. Diversity Exercise. Arts and Culture. Going Out on the Town. How Do You Get There from Here? Glossary. Appendix.show more