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Home > Library Resources > Learning Success: Three Paths to Being Your Best at College & Life

Learning Success: Three Paths to Being Your Best at College & Life: 1) Develop Staying Power, 2) Become a Mindful Learner & Thinker, 3) Use Information Technology.

Author: Carl Wahlstrom

Publisher: Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, c1999
Description: 2nd ed., xxiv, 408 p.: ill ; 28 cm.
ISBN: 0534534244 (alk. paper)

Location: KCC Library - Reserve Collection (Circulation Desk)
Call Number: LB2343 .W353 1999

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College student orientation United States.
Study skills United States.

Summary
Shows students how the keys to success in higher education are also the keys to success in life. Conversely, this text shows how the same academic and personal skills for college success will also ensure their success in their professional careers and personal lives. Includes 24 real student interviews, personal exploration exercises, and a six-step strategy for time and life management.

Table of Contents

Features Guide - v
Preface to the Instructor - xiii
About the Authors - xix

PART ONE: ACADEMIC SUCCESS STRATEGIES - 1

CHAPTER 1. DEVELOPING STAYING POWER
CHAPTER 2. BECOMING A MINDFUL LEARNER & THINKER
CHAPTER 3. USING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
CHAPTER 4. TIME MANAGEMENT AS A LEARNED SKILL
CHAPTER 5. RECALL & READING
CHAPTER 6. MANAGING LECTURES
CHAPTER 7. EXAMS
CHAPTER 8. WRITING & SPEAKING

PART TWO: PERSONAL SUCCESS STRATEGIES - 249

CHAPTER 9. RESOURCES & MONEY
CHAPTER 10. DIVERSITY & DIFFERENCES
CHAPTER 11. WELLNESS
CHAPTER 12. RELATIONSHIPS
CHAPTER 13. MAJORS & CAREERS

Notes - 389
Sources & Credits - 397
Glossary/Index - 398

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