Your College Experience, Two Year College Edition

Author: John N. Gardner

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN:

Category: Education

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Written by the leading authorities on the first-year seminar and grounded in research, Your College Experience, Two-Year College Edition by John Gardner and Betsy Barefoot offers today's diverse students the practical help they need to make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there. Goal setting has always been central to this text, and the Tenth Edition has been revised with added coverage and activities to strengthen this material throughout. In addition, a new focus on self-assessment of strengths will help students see where they are already succeeding so that they get off to a great start and stay in college. This version of the text maintains the authoritative, research-driven approach of the Tenth Edition and has been edited carefully to address the specific needs of 2-year students. A full package of instructional support materials — including an Instructor's Annotated Edition, Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, videos, and a Test Bank — provides new and experienced instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention.

Your College Experience, Two-Year College Edition

Strategies for Success

Author: John N. Gardner

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 798

Your College Experience, Two-Year College Edition has been built from the ground up to offer today's diverse students the practical help they need to make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there. For this new textbook, authors John N. Gardner and Betsy O. Barefoot, leading authorities on the first-year seminar, are joined by Negar Farakish, Provost at Union County College, who shares their commitment to institutions, instructors, and students. The book maintains the hallmark authoritative, research-driven approach that have made it a bestseller, yet every aspect of it has been crafted to address the specific needs of 2-year students, from content coverage and organization, to activities, assessment, and design. Each new copy of the text can be packaged with LearningCurve, a new adaptive, online assessment tool. A full package of instructional support materials — including an Instructor's Annotated Edition, Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, videos, and a Test Bank — provides new and experienced instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention

Your College Experience, Strategies for Success, Two-Year Edition

Strategies for Success

Author: John N. Gardner

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 791

Your College Experience, Two-Year College Edition has been built from the ground up to offer today's diverse students the practical help they need to make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there. For this new textbook, authors John N. Gardner and Betsy O. Barefoot, leading authorities on the first-year seminar, are joined by Negar Farakish, Provost at Union County College, who shares their commitment to institutions, instructors, and students. The book maintains the hallmark authoritative, research-driven approach that have made it a bestseller, yet every aspect of it has been crafted to address the specific needs of 2-year students, from content coverage and organization, to activities, assessment, and design. Each new copy of the text can be packaged with LearningCurve, a new adaptive, online assessment tool. A full package of instructional support materials including an Instructor's Annotated Edition, Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, videos, and a Test Bank provides new and experienced instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention.

Your College Experience Concise

Strategies for Success

Author: John N. Gardner

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 320

View: 763

This less expensive, streamlined edition of Your College Experience presents a straightforward, realistic, and intelligent review of the skills students need to succeed in college. The text focuses on the academic skills taught in college success courses while additional coverage of emotional intelligence, learning styles, diversity, and money help students get off to a great start. While maintaining its hallmark theme of goal setting, the new edition provides practical strategies across all topics of the book to help students be successful from the start. The book features a fresh new design and a strong new emphasis on the ten research-based High Impact Practices suggested by the American Association of Colleges and Universities. Chapters on Emotional Intelligence and Thinking have been thoroughly updated with tools and strategies students use on campus right now.

The Community College Advantage

Your Guide to a Low-Cost, High-Reward College Experience

Author: Diane Melville

Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Study Aids

Page: 237

View: 153

Discusses how students can maximize their community college education whether they are planning to transfer to a four-year school or are looking for an edge in the job market.

Your College Experience, Concise

Strategies for Success

Author: John N. Gardner

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 546

This less expensive, streamlined edition of Your College Experience presents a straightforward, realistic, and intelligent review of the skills students need to succeed in college. The text focuses on the academic skills taught in college success courses while additional coverage of emotional intelligence, learning styles, diversity, and money help students get off to a great start. While maintaining its hallmark theme of goal setting, the new edition focuses on practical strategies across all topics of the book to help students be successful from the start. Chapters on Time Management and Communication & Information Literacy have been expanded and updated to incorporate the tools and strategies students use on campus right now.

Understanding Your College Experience

Author: John N. Gardner

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 302

Understanding Your College Experience is designed to give the students who need the most support the practical help they need to successfully make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there. For this new edition of the text, John N. Gardner, Betsy O. Barefoot, and Negar Farakish share their commitment to institutions, instructors, and students with new coverage of non-cognitive skills like motivation and resilience alongside the authors' hallmark authoritative, research-driven approach. Every aspect has been crafted to address the needs of the widest possible range of students, from content coverage and organization, to activities, assessment, and design.

Community Colleges

A Reference Handbook

Author: David L. Levinson

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 255

View: 940

The only overview of research on the uniquely American community college system, which is increasingly becoming the site of entry for students seeking a higher education. * Five narrative chapters address the history, evolution, and current issues facing community colleges * Three additional chapters include a chronology; a listing of organizations, associations, and agencies; and an annotated listing of print and nonprint resources

Your College Experience

Strategies for Success

Author: John N. Gardner

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 759

Written by the leading authorities on the first-year seminar and grounded in research, Your College Experience by John Gardner and Betsy Barefoot offers today's diverse students the practical help they need to make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there. While maintaining its hallmark theme of goal setting, the new edition provides practical strategies across all topics of the book to help students be successful from the start. The book features a fresh new design and a strong new emphasis on the ten research-based High Impact Practices suggested by the American Association of Colleges and Universities. Chapters on Emotional Intelligence, Thinking, and Wellness have all been thoroughly updated with tools and strategies students use on campus right now and the book features a fresh, new design. A full package of instructional support materials--including an Instructor's Annotated Edition, Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, videos, and a Test Bank--provides new and experienced instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention.

Your College Experience Concise

Author: John N. Gardner

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 540

This less expensive, streamlined edition of Your College Experience presents a straightforward, realistic, and intelligent review of the skills students need to succeed in college. The text focuses on the academic skills taught in college success courses while additional coverage of emotional intelligence, learning styles, diversity, and money help students get off to a great start. While maintaining its hallmark theme of goal setting, the new edition provides practical strategies across all topics of the book to help students be successful from the start. The book features a fresh new design and a strong new emphasis on the ten research-based High Impact Practices suggested by the American Association of Colleges and Universities. Chapters on Emotional Intelligence and Thinking have been thoroughly updated with tools and strategies students use on campus right now. Students and instructors will benefit from our powerful LaunchPad Solo course space including a rich trove of videos; LearningCurve, an adaptive, game-like study system; and more. A full package of instructional support materials provides new and experienced instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention. Also available: ACES, a nationally norm-referenced student self-assessment of non-cognitive and cognitive skills.

Keys to Community College Success

Author: Carol J. Carter

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 952

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- For First Year Experience, Student Success, and Introduction to College courses for students attending four year programs. Keys to College Success sets the standard for connecting academic success to success beyond school, showing students how to apply strategies within college, career, and life. This Eighth edition retains Keys' tried-and-true emphasis on thinking skills and problem solving, re-imagined with two goals in mind: One, a risk and reward framework that reflects the demands today's students face, and two, a focus on student experience specific to four-year schools with a more extensive research base and increased metacognition. Keys to College Success helps students take ownership, develop academic and transferable skills, and show the results of commitment and action so they are well equipped with the concentration, commitment, focus, and persistence necessary to succeed. MyStudentSuccessLab (www.mystudentsuccesslab.com) helps students to 'Start strong, Finish stronger' by acquiring the skills they need to succeed for ongoing personal and professional development. Teaching & Learning Experience: Strategies for College, Career, and Life Success Keys to College Success provides the established KEYS set of tools for success — an understanding of how coursework connects to career and life goal achievement, and analytical, creative, and practical thinking coverage that empowers a range of cognitive ability. This program provides: · Personalized Learning with MyStudentSuccessLab: Whether face-to-face or online, MyStudentSuccessLab helps students build the skills they need through peer-led video interviews, interactive practice exercises, and activities that provide academic, life, and professionalism skills. · College Connection to Career and Life Goals: Infused with a fresh focus on risk and reward, showing that the reward of success in the modern world demands a risk of vision and persistent effort over time. It raises the bar to show students that they must risk action to grow, thrive, and contribute in order to make their college investment pay off in gainful employment, meaningful work, and community involvement. · Thinking Skills coverage:Comprehensive content with research references lend credibility and perspective to concepts, targeted exercises that explore personally relevant situations in context, and sustained focus throughout each topic. · Tailored to the Four Year Program experience: Acknowledges global economic change and instability and hones in on student concerns about employability skills and debt management so the four-year college experience is framed in practical, work-relevant ways even as it supports the value of a liberal education. New coverage of resources, topics, and research support concepts.

The First-Generation College Experience

Author: Amy Baldwin

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 320

View: 305

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- The First Generation Experience is the only college success book written specifically to serve first generation students. It is for students who need a little extra attention and support to have a firm footing in the academic world. It is about helping those students who have felt disenfranchised, disengaged, and disappointed by the educational system to empower themselves with the knowledge and the skills necessary to imagine and realize and new future. It is also a book about change, specifically transformation. The word itself has multiple meanings in different academic disciplines, but the idea of transformation most closely applies to the intentional process by which we help students change as individuals, as scholars, and as citizens of their communities. 0321944070 / 9780321944078 First-Generation College Experience, The Plus NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2013 Update -- Access Card Package, 1/e Package consists of: 0321943252 / 9780321943255 NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2013 Update -- Value Pack Access Card 013707123X / 9780137071234 First-Generation College Experience, The

Community College: Is It Right For You?

Author: Susan H. Stafford

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN:

Category: Study Aids

Page: 266

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Community College: Is It Right for You? helps you answer that question realistically. A practical alternative to more expensive four-year colleges and universities, community colleges are hot! At community colleges, you can get fast-track training for high-demand jobs; earn a certificate or an associate's degree; build your skills, confidence, and college credits before transferring to a four-year institution; enhance your abilities for your current job; or re-tool for a career change. Over 11 million students of all ages and backgrounds enroll in community colleges every year. Should you join them?This one-of-a-kind guide helps you decide. It describes the community college experience and covers the benefits of attending a community college, how to apply, how to afford it (including the scoop on financial aid), where a community college education can lead, and more. Whether you're considering community college as a springboard to further education, a launchpad for a promising career, or a way to enhance your skills for today's competitive job market, you'll learn what to expect and what to do if you decide community college is right for you. Packed with practical information, this book includes: * Snapshots--Profiles of and interviews with community college students * Real-Life, Expert Advice--Insights and tips from community college students, faculty, and staff * Fast Facts--Surprising tidbits of information about community colleges * Reality Checks--Helpful questions to ask as you consider your options Community College: Is It Right for You? could be one of the most helpful educational books you'll ever read!