Your College Experience: Strategies for Success, Expanded Reader (The Freshman Year Experience Series)

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This Reader edition contains all chapters from the Gardner/Jewler's popular YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS, Fifth Edition as well as additional chapters on online learning, the history of college education in the US, leadership, surviving college, college success for students of color and women on college campuses. Reader format is suited to adopters who prefer a smaller format book that spurs individual reflection and classroom discussion but is not exercise based.

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John N. Gardner brings unparalleled experience to this writing partnership for American higher education's authoritative text for first-year seminar courses. He is the recipient of his institution's highest award for teaching excellence. He has 25 years of experience directing and teaching in the most respected and widely emulated first-year seminar in the U.S., the University 101 course at the University of South Carolina. Gardner is universally recognized as one of the country's leading higher educators for his role in initiating and orchestrating an international reform movement to improve the beginning college experience, a concept he coined as "the first-year experience." He is the founding executive director of two very influential higher education centers which support campuses in their efforts to improve the learning and retention of beginning college students: the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina (www.sc.edu/fye), and the Policy Center on the First Year of College in Brevard, N.C. (www.fyfoundations.org). The experiential basis for all of his work is his own miserable first year of college on academic probation, an experience he hopes to prevent for many of this book's readers.

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