For First-Year Experience, College Success, and Student Development courses. Written specifically for 1 credit hour student success courses and/or those with blended and online students, it addresses the needs and challenges of students as digital More...
Publisher: Pearson Education
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
For First-Year Experience, College Success, and Student Development courses. Written specifically for 1 credit hour student success courses and/or those with blended and online students, it addresses the needs and challenges of students as digital learners. It aligns with learning outcomes from both the Student Success CourseConnect online course and MyStudentSuccessLab. Designed for use as a stand alone text or a print companion with one of these technologies for hybrid, online, or 1 credit hour student success courses. The College Experience Compact provides students with the “unwritten rules” for college success to help them develop a plan to handle any situation. Student success doesn’t just happen. Instead, it is a combination of motivation, preparation, knowledge, persistence, and relationships. No matter how prepared some students are for the academic challenges of college, they may not always be ready for the cultural challenges that include understanding professors’ expectations and navigating financial issues that are part of the experience. Written to provide clear, concise, and practical information and concepts through a unique Feature set, students are prompted to review important college documents such as the syllabus, consider how to make good choices and maintain their personal integrity, and analyze their own situations and apply the content to new ones. Specifically, students will learn what college expectations are and how to exceed them. 0321886100 / 9780321886101 College Experience Compact, The Plus NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2012 Update -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0321856767 / 9780321856760 NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2012 Update -- Value Pack Access Card 0321856910 / 9780321856913 College Experience Compact, The
Amy Baldwinhas been teaching college success, writing, and literature at Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock, Arkansas since 1996.nbsp; Among the many hats community college faculty like Amy wear, she has also served as the professional development coordinator and co-director of the Achieving the Dream initiative. She has taught on-campus and online classes since 1999 and has presented nearly 100 workshops across the U.S.nbsp;on the topics of numerous topics including student success, research writing, academic integrity, and online teaching.nbsp; She has also written forThe Teaching Professor, Community College Week,andStudent Health 101.Her texts,The First Generation Experiencenbsp;1st edition andThe Community College Experience PLUS2nd edition, are published by Pearson. Amynbsp;received her B.A. in English Literature from Rhodes Collegenbsp;andnbsp;her M.A. in English Literature from Washington University. She is currently working on hernbsp;doctorate in higher education, with a focus on student retention. nbsp;Amy lives with hernbsp;husband and two childrennbsp;in Little Rock, Arkansas.