ERIC Number: ED289401
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Success Strategies for College Students.
de Silva, Deema; Freund, Clara
This handbook for those involved in assisting and encouraging college students to persist and graduate covers the following topics: benefits of college; persistence factors; successful students; a mission that motivates; results in real time; self-management through self-mastery (time management, assertiveness, study skills, learning styles, and mind control); team building/team playing; course correction; change management; and a success course, persistence and a college degree. Following a list of references, additional resources are given on (1) goal selection; (2) applied learning theory; (3) your style of learning and thinking; (4) the right and left brain hemisphere functions; (5) train yourself to induce deep muscle relaxation; and (6) formula for success. Various checklists and self-test questionnaires are included. (KM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Academic Persistence, Assertiveness, Cognitive Style, College Students, Educational Attainment, Educational Benefits, Goal Orientation, Higher Education, Learning Motivation, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Student Educational Objectives, Student Motivation, Study Skills, Success
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wichita State Univ., KS.
Note: Topic issue printed on blue paper.