Urban Learners

Urban Learners : Serious About College Success

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For Freshman Orientation, College Preparation, or College Survival.

Written specifically with the urban and commuter student in mind, this comprehensive, interactive, and motivational text is designed to promote and enhance college success in four major areas: 1) skills development; 2) personal growth and adjustment; 3) career development; and 4) orientation and integration to college. The contributing writers have dedicated their lives to working with urban college freshman, and are keenly aware of their unique personal adjustment issues. As a collective, the writers represent the cultural diversity of the students this book addresses.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 322 pages
  • 204.2 x 279.4 x 15mm | 680.4g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130417947
  • 9780130417947

Table of contents

1. The Challenges of Urban College Adjustment.

2. Exploring and Understanding the College Community.

3. The Confident Learner: Attitudes and Study Strategies that Create College Success.

4. Mastering Time.

5. Foundations for Writing a Research Paper.

6. Note Taking: A Tool for Learning.

7. Test Taking: Strategies for Success.

8. Family: Source of Inspiration, Source of Stress.

9. Forming Healthy Relationships.

10. Celebrating Diversity.

11. Coping with Stress.

12. Health Concerns of College Students.

13. Planning for Your Future Career.

14. Managing Your Money.
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