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Foundations for Learning

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ISBN-10: 0131199536

ISBN-13: 9780131199538

Edition: 2006

Authors: Laurie L. Hazard, Jean-Paul Nadeau

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List price: $22.33
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.572

Laurie L. Hazard has been teaching and designing curricula for First-Year Experience and study skills courses for the last twenty years. At Bryant University, Laurie is responsible for the administration and development of programs and curricula aimed at student success and retention. She is the Director of the Academic Center for Excellence, the Curriculum Coordinator for their First-Year Experience and English as A Second Language Programs, and teaches in the Applied Psychology Department. Laurie is an award winning educator who was selected by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition as a top ten Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate. She…    

Becoming Part of a Scholarly Community
The Professor and Student Contract
Intellectual Curiosity
Active vs. Passive Learning
Doing Research
Plagiarism and Intellectual Property
Claiming and Education
Developing Academic Self-Concept
Relating to Your Family and Culture: How Your Academic Self-Concept has been Developing Up to Now
Relating to Your New Peers
Relating to Your New Environment
Planning and Prioritizing
Time Management and Academic Goal Setting
Time Management and College Success
Self-Regulating Your Own Learning
How to Manage Your Time
Motivation and Procrastination
Developing Metacognitive Skills
Why Should I Change?
Student Attitudes Toward Learning
Approaches to Learning
Identify Your Learning Style
Writing to Learn and Journal Writing Can Help You Better Understand How You Learn
Portfolio Development is Another Useful Metacognitive Activity
Text Annotation Encourages Active Reading
Developing Communication Skills
Writing Products Versus the Writing Process
Using Feedback to Best Advantage
Participating in Class Discussion
Writing the Research Paper
Making In-Class Presentations
CombiningReadingsand Notes for Optimal Performance in Lectures and on Exams
The Components of Test Preparation
Be Aware of Course Objectives
Take Comprehensive Notes
Connect Important Ideas
Gather Internal Feedback