Orientation to College Learning

ISBN-10: 1111833648
ISBN-13: 9781111833640
Edition: 7th 2013
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Book details

List price: $151.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

ORIENTATION TO COLLEGE LEARNING, Seventh Edition takes students on a specific path to help them to be motivated, and to surround themselves with the resources they need to set goals and celebrate accomplishments. The text emphasizes well-defined goals, regular class attendance, good work habits, sufficient background knowledge, appropriate study strategies, time management, and motivation as the key factors that contribute to college success. It strengthens the connection between motivation and the strategies that are presented, so that students continue to increase their motivation throughout the course and enhance their commitment to being a successful student.

Dianna L. Van Blerkom is an experienced author and educator. She is an assistant professor in the Academic Support Center at the University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown, and previously served as the director. She also has published numerous articles and textbooks, including COLLEGE STUDY SKILLS: BECOMING A STRATEGIC LEARNER, TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR LEARNING: A GUIDE TO COLLEGE SUCCESS, and COLLEGE READING AND STUDY STRATEGIES with co-author Patricia Mulcahy-Ernt.

Getting Motivated.'
Goal Setting.'
Time Management.'
Memory and Learning.'
Taking Lecture Notes.'
Improving Concentration.'
Reading Your Textbook.'
Marking Your Textbook.'
Organizing Text Information.'
Preparing for Exams.'
Taking Objective Exams.'
Taking Essay Exams.'
Succeeding on Finals

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