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New Beginnings A Reference Guide for Adult Learners

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ISBN-10: 0137152302

ISBN-13: 9780137152308

Edition: 4th 2010

Authors: Linda Simon

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Book details

List price: $46.65
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/29/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

(T.O.C. from 3e - Need 4e Update)
Becoming a Student
Looking Back and Moving Forward: Applying Life Experiences to Being a Student
Juggling Responsibilities
Evaluating Information
Working with Others
Researching a Problem
How Being a Student Affects Your Relationships with Others
Friends and Family Members
Classroom Protocol
Presenting Your Work
Written work
Oral Presentations
Collaborative projects
Learning On-Line
BOX:Classroom Dorsquo;s and Donrsquo;ts
Getting Your Work Done
Setting Goals
BOX:Communication and Goals
Additional Resources
Assessing Learning Needs and Course Requirements
Types of Learners
Visual Learner
Kinesthetic Learner
Auditory Learner
Worksheet:Evaluating Your Learning Style
Box:Tips for Capitalizing on Your Learning Style
Understanding Classroom Formats
Worksheet:Assessing Your Preferred Class Format
Recognizing Different Areas of Study
Choosing Your Classes
Deciphering Course Descriptions
Box:Identifying Your Course Requirements
Evaluating a Course Syllabus
Box:Questions to Ask About a Course
Worksheet:Your College Career Plan
On-line Learning What you can expect from an on-line course
Box:Successful Learning On-line
Identifying College Resources
Educational Advisors
Study Skills Classes
Testing Services
Counselors for Students with Disabilities
Career Counseling
Personal Counseling
Mentoring Programs
Tutoring Networks
Box:Making the Best Use of Support Resources
Writing Center