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Right from the Start Taking Charge of Your College Success

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ISBN-10: 0534599672

ISBN-13: 9780534599676

Edition: 4th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Robert Holkeboer, Laurie Walker

List price: $147.95
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This text emphasizes self-management and comprehensive strategic planning. "Five Principles of Learning" are used throughout the text to emphasize individual and collaborative learning. Through a variety of hands-on activities and exercises, students are encouraged to think about their habits and how they relate to the topics of each chapter. The text develops self-management and study skills to ensure academic and personal success throughout college.
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Book details

List price: $147.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 5/29/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Preface to the Instructor
A Student's Guide to Learning
Starting Out
You're in Charge!
Self-Assessment
Write Before You Read
Preview
You're the Boss
Getting to Know Yourself
Getting to Know Your Instructor
Getting to Know Your Classmates
Getting to Know Your Textbook
Five Principles of Learning
Summary
Analyze This
Journaling
Web Search
Changes, Choices
Self-Assessment
Write Before You Read
Preview
Anticipate Change
Become a Change Agent
Critical Thinking
Summary
Analyze This
Journaling
Web Search
Taking Stock
Self-Assessment
Write Before You Read
Preview
College: Then and Now
Freedom and Self-Direction
Your Instructors
General Education Requirements
Academic Advising
Academic Adjustments
Your Academic Rights and Responsibilities
The Syllabus
Command Respect
Summary
Analyze This
Journaling
Web Search
Time Management
Self-Assessment
Write Before You Read
Preview
Managing Your Time
Summary
Analyze This
Journaling
Web Search
Money Management
Self-Assessment
Write Before You Read
Preview
Managing Your Money
Trading Up
Employment
Summary
Analyze This
Journaling
Web Search
Staying the Course
Class Matters
Self-Assessment
Write Before You Read
Preview
Being There
Active Listening
Active Note Taking
Active Participation
Summary
Analyze This
Journaling
Web Search
Learning Styles
Self-Assessment
Write Before You Read
Preview
The Five Principles of Learning (Take Two)
Lots of Learning Styles
Four Fundamental Learning Styles
Stages of Intellectual Growth
Summary
Analyze This
Journaling
Web Search
How to Study (and Still Have a Life)
Self-Assessment
Write Before You Read
Preview
How Much to Study, Where, and When?
Getting Motivated to Study
Maintaining Concentration
Active Reading: SQ3R
Memory Techniques
Summary
Analyze This
Journaling
Web Search
The Library and Beyond: Tapping Resources
Self-Assessment
Write Before You Read
Preview
The Library
Managing Information: The Internet
Evaluating Information
Other Academic Support Services
Personal Support Services (On Campus)
Personal Support Services in the Community
Summary
Analyze This
Journaling
Web Search
Test Management
Self-Assessment
Write Before You Read
Preview
Studying for Tests
Taking Tests
Overcoming Test Anxiety
Summary
Analyze This
Journaling
Web Search
Soaring on
College after Class
Self-Assessment
Write Before You Read
Preview
Commuting
Apartments
Residence Hall Living
Conflict Resolution
Fraternities and Sororities
Campus Connection
Summary
Analyze This
Journaling
Web Search
Values, Culture, and Relationships
Self-Assessment
Write Before You Read
Preview
Developing Strong Values
Passive, Assertive, Aggressive
Relationships
What Is a Culture?
A Nation of Immigrants
Hostility on Campus
Discrimination
Stages of Cultural Growth
Why Change?
Labeling Is Disabling
Safer Sex
Acquaintance Rape
Summary
Analyze This
Journaling
Web Search
Staying Healthy, Stressing Less
Self-Assessment
Write Before You Read
Preview
The Wellness Concept
Food for Thought
Getting Sleep
Getting into and Staying in Shape
A Life of Leisure
Stressing Less
Alcohol
Smoking
Other Drugs
Sexual Health
Summary
Analyze This
Journaling
Web Search
Planning for Success
Self-Assessment
Write Before You Read
Preview
Graduating in Four Years
Choosing a Major
Planning for a Career
Summary
Analyze This
Journaling
Web Search
Appendix
Glossary
Index