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ERIC Number: ED348923
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Returning to College: A Resource and Planning Guide for CSUH Adult Students.
Chapman-Ashley, Lee; And Others
This guidebook is for adult students at California State University, Hayward (CSUH) who are entering or returning to higher education. The guide discusses the common obstacles facing adult learners; ways to prepare an academic action plan; learning how to learn; becoming a self-directed learner; managing stress and time; dealing with math anxiety; and taking stock of specific learning skills, such as reading, note taking, writing papers, studying, and preparing for tests. Additional topics covered include the CSUH library, the use of personal computers, student financial aid, and information on preparing for a future career. Activities are included with most topics to help guide the student through the various steps in gaining empowerment and knowledge. Some topic areas have references to additional reading materials. The appendix contains a map of the CSUH campus. (GLR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Hayward.
Identifiers: California State University Hayward; California State University Inst for Teach Learn; College Teaching and Learning Collection
Note: This document is part of a collection produced under the auspices of the California State University Institute for Teaching and Learning. The CSU/ITL, created in 1988, facilitates a 20-campus systemwide network of faculty affiliates in response to the demand for improved teaching and learning in the college classroom.