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College Success: A Concise Practical Guide, by Strickland and Strickland, has helped more than 10,000 students make the transition from high school to college. This sixth edition text has been perfected over almost a decade with excellent results. It is primarily designed for a full-semester course, but can also be used effectively as part of an orientation program, or even by the individual student. With its student-friendly format and learner-centered approach, College Success captures the interest of students and keeps them engaged throughout the semester. The text is accompanied by a test bank and instructor's manual, PowerPoint slides, and online student resources including practice quizzes and flashcards. Brief Table of Contents: Adjusting to College: We're Not in High School Anymore! Organizing: Plan Your Work and Then Work Your Plan Listening and Taking Notes: Do You Hear What I Hear? Reading: What They Never Taught You in Kindergarten! Focus on Learning: Why Am I Really in College? Learning Styles: How Do I Learn Best? Writing College Papers: I Have a Paper Due! Connecting to Resources: People, Places, and Things Balancing College Life: Walking the Tightrope Planning for the Future: What Courses Should I Take? Each chapter begins with a chapter roadmap (including a brief chapter summary, chapter learning goals, and a study checklist) and a critical thinking activity. Reading comprehension questions are embedded throughout each chapter. These are specifically designed to help students assess and improve their knowledge, literal comprehension, inferential comprehension, and analytic skills. Links to online resources that complement the chapter are also provided. Each chapter concludes with study guide pages, learning activities and practical assignments, which provide valuable experiences and enrichment for students. The underlying educational goals aim to help students: Make the all-important transition to a university culture of scholarship
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Book Description BVT Publishing, 2015. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1627513582