Smarter isn't Harder : Success Strategies for Adult Learners
This text builds confidence in adult learners by presenting strategies for mastering basic skills such as classroom learning, studying, reading, note and test taking, and time management. Directed at the specific needs and concerns of older students, the text challenges the readers' assumptions of what is needed for college success, and provides material, exercises and applications, to ensure academic and personal fulfillment. This book should be of interest to orientation and college success courses where the emphasis is on adult students.
- Paperback | 250 pages
- 185.42 x 228.6 x 10.16mm | 385.55g
- 01 Jan 1992
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
- Belmont, CA, United States
Table of contents
Introduction. Section One: Managing time and self. Five strategies for time management. Action planning for personal success. Section Two: Surviving in the learning environment. Three strategies for succeeding in the classroom. Two strategies for developing resources for support: learning groups and networks. Three strategies for gaining support from people who affect your education. Section Three: Learning how to learn.Five strategies for learning quickly and successfully. Five strategies for reading quickly and successfully. Five strategies for listening and taking notes. Three strategies for preparing to take tests. Nine strategies for taking tests. Conclusion. Appendices.