ERIC Number: ED470925
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
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The Community College: A New Beginning. Third Edition.
Aguilar, Linda S.; Hopper, Sandra J.; Kuzlik, Therese M.
The third edition of this title includes the following 12 chapters: (1) "Getting Off to a Great Start," which offers information regarding campus resources, student and instructor rights and responsibilities, expectations, and calculating grade point averages; (2) "Prioritizing Your Time To Match Your Goal," which highlights student demands on time, such as work and procrastination; (3) "Understanding the Way You Learn," which addresses multiple intelligences and other cognitive issues; (4) "How To Study," which offers study techniques and strategies; (5) "Becoming a Better Notetaker"; (6) "Your Memory at Work," which discusses the memory process and principles of learning and memory; (7) "Taking Tests with Confidence"; (8) "Managing the Stress of Life as a College Student," which includes tips for reducing stress; (9) "Achieving Your Personal Best," which addresses issues of self-esteem and ethics; (10) "Planning for the Future," which discusses issues such as choosing a major, degree options, employment, and transfer; (11) "Skills To Enhance Communication and Relationships," which offers advice for developing assertive communication skills; and (12) "Living in a World of Diversity," which discusses race, class, gender, ability, and age issues. (NB)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Assertiveness, Cognitive Processes, Community Colleges, Efficiency, Memory, Planning, Self Concept, Self Esteem, Stress Management, Success, Time Management, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 4050 Westmark Drive, P.O. Box 1840, Dubuque, IA 52004 ($26.95). Tel: 800-228-0810 (Toll Free); Web site: https://www.kendallhunt.com/.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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