Student Success in College: Doing What Works!

Student Success in College: Doing What Works!

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Raise the academic bar for your students and watch their confidence and student success skills increase. STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE: DOING WHAT WORKS! offers an accessible and relevant way for students to move beyond opinions and advice about how to succeed in college by offering an integrated approach of research backed student success practices paired with student success research studies. Your students will find success as they learn how to put the information on skills for success into practice as they strive to accomplish their academic goals. With an overall theme of reading, critical thinking and information literacy skills, STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE will help students feel comfortable with the structure of research study articles, making it more likely that they will use these higher level sources earlier in their academic careers. By providing students with shared content that is relevant and meaningful, they can practice skills they can apply immediately to their other classes. The 7 chapters in the text covers key strategies for success in college including how to use campus resources, staying motivated, setting goals, making good decisions, staying positive and establishing a support system, using memory techniques and taking notes, and preparing for tests. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72(4), 892a€“906. doi:10.1037/0022 -3514.72.4.892. ... Keys for Writers (6th ed.). ... Patterns ofchange and predictors of success in individuals with learning disabilities: Results from a twenty-year longitudinal study. Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 14, 35a€“49. doi: 10.1207/sldrp1401_4. ... Internal versus external control of reinforcement: A case history of a variable. ... Studentsa#39; reasons for changing answers on objective tests .

Title:Student Success in College: Doing What Works!
Author:Christine Harrington
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-01-01


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