Student Success : How to Succeed in College and Still Have Time for Your Friends
Walter and Seibert translate expert study habits and self-assessment into college success--academically, socially, and emotionally. Students learn specific, practical study skills for quickly understanding course material and making good grades. It is ideal for academic support programs, including enhancement and retention programs for returning and transitional students from diverse backgrounds. Features: * Each chapter begins with a self-review to determine what students know and need to know. * Plentiful exercises prompt students to practice in class and in social settings the success strategies they are learning. * 'Success Group Activities', found in each chapter, encourage students to work together in small groups to ask and answer important questions and apply strategies. New to this edition: * Information has been added on how the scholastically competent student can deal with the hazards of college known to hinder success. * There are new chapters on the adult learner, lecture note taking, and reading strategies. * New information has been added on diversity, coping with anxiety, time management, HIV and drugs, and dealing with anger and negativism.
- Paperback | 700 pages
- 160.02 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 340.19g
- 01 Sep 1995
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Heinle & Heinle Publishers Inc.,U.S.
- Florence, United States
- 7th Revised edition
Table of contents
Part I: How to Succeed in College. Getting an Education: Not Easy but Worth It. Your College Resources. Your Inner Resources: Why Some Students Are More Successful Than Others. Part II: Time Management: Self-Management. How to Manage a Tight Schedule Successfully. Setting and Achieving Your Study Goals. Learning More with Less Time and Effort. Part III: Critical Thinking and Learning Strategies: Key to Classroom Success. Critical Thinking and Reading Strategies. Listening, Note Taking, And Critical Thinking Strategies. Preparing for and Passing Tests Successfully. Writing "A" Papers: How to Use Your Library Well. Part IV: Gaining Support from Instructors, Friends, And Family. Myths About Instructors. How to Improve the Instruction You Receive. How to Develop Friendships and Gain Support from Your Family. Part V: Surviving the Nonacademic Tests in College. Surviving Hazards and Dangers in College. Mastering Anger: An Emotion that Can Defeat You. How to Make Athletic Goals and Academic Goals a Winning Combination. Surviving and Succeeding as a Re-Entry Student. References. About the Authors. Acknowledgments. Request for Feedback.