Your College Experience Two Year College Edition

Author: John N. Gardner
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781457665769
Format: PDF
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Your College Experience, Two-Year College Edition has been built from the ground up to offer today's diverse students the practical help they need to make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there. For this new textbook, authors John N. Gardner and Betsy O. Barefoot, leading authorities on the first-year seminar, are joined by Negar Farakish, Provost at Union County College, who shares their commitment to institutions, instructors, and students. The book maintains the hallmark authoritative, research-driven approach that have made it a bestseller, yet every aspect of it has been crafted to address the specific needs of 2-year students, from content coverage and organization, to activities, assessment, and design. Each new copy of the text can be packaged with LearningCurve, a new adaptive, online assessment tool. A full package of instructional support materials — including an Instructor's Annotated Edition, Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, videos, and a Test Bank — provides new and experienced instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention

Your College Experience Strategies for Success Two Year Edition

Author: John N. Gardner
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1457690195
Format: PDF, ePub
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Your College Experience, Two-Year College Edition has been built from the ground up to offer today's diverse students the practical help they need to make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there. For this new textbook, authors John N. Gardner and Betsy O. Barefoot, leading authorities on the first-year seminar, are joined by Negar Farakish, Provost at Union County College, who shares their commitment to institutions, instructors, and students. The book maintains the hallmark authoritative, research-driven approach that have made it a bestseller, yet every aspect of it has been crafted to address the specific needs of 2-year students, from content coverage and organization, to activities, assessment, and design. Each new copy of the text can be packaged with LearningCurve, a new adaptive, online assessment tool. A full package of instructional support materials including an Instructor's Annotated Edition, Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, videos, and a Test Bank provides new and experienced instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention.

Your College Experience

Author: John N. Gardner
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312602545
Format: PDF, ePub
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Written by the leading authorities on the first-year seminar and grounded in research, Your College Experience by John Gardner and Betsy Barefoot offers today’s diverse students the practical help they need to make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there. Goal setting has always been central to this text, and the Tenth Edition has been revised with added coverage and activities to strengthen this material throughout. In addition, a new focus on self-assessment of strengths will help students see where they are already succeeding so that they get off to a great start and stay in college. A full package of instructional support materials — including an Instructor’s Annotated Edition, Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint slides, videos, and a Test Bank — provides new and experienced instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention.

Loose leaf Version for Your College Experience Two Year Edition

Author: John N. Gardner
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781457690181
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Your College Experience, Two-Year College Edition has been built from the ground up to offer today's diverse students the practical help they need to make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there. For this new textbook, authors John N. Gardner and Betsy O. Barefoot, leading authorities on the first-year seminar, are joined by Negar Farakish, Provost at Union County College, who shares their commitment to institutions, instructors, and students. The book maintains the hallmark authoritative, research-driven approach that have made it a bestseller, yet every aspect of it has been crafted to address the specific needs of 2-year students, from content coverage and organization, to activities, assessment, and design. Each new copy of the text can be packaged with LearningCurve, a new adaptive, online assessment tool. A full package of instructional support materials — including an Instructor's Annotated Edition, Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, videos, and a Test Bank — provides new and experienced instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention

Your College Experience Study Skills Edition

Author: John N. Gardner
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1457632624
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Designed specifically for first-year study skills courses, Your College Experience, Study Skills Edition, teaches students the essentials of academic success through ample in-text exercises. The newest edition to the best-selling first-year franchise by John N. Gardner and Betsy O. Barefoot, this text is designed to help students both engage in the course material and to apply the skills learned to their other academic courses. This text will help students with managing time preparing for class, developing critical textbook reading strategies, improving note taking, and preparing for and taking tests. Look to this affordable text to guide students through the first year and beyond. A full package of instructional support materials — including an Instructor’s Annotated Edition, an Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint slides, videos, and a Test Bank — provides new and experienced instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention.

Understanding Your College Experience

Author: John N. Gardner
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781319029180
Format: PDF, ePub
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Understanding Your College Experience is designed to give the students who need the most support the practical help they need to successfully make the transition to college and get the most out of their time there. For this new edition of the text, John N. Gardner, Betsy O. Barefoot, and Negar Farakish share their commitment to institutions, instructors, and students with new coverage of non-cognitive skills like motivation and resilience alongside the authors’ hallmark authoritative, research-driven approach. Every aspect has been crafted to address the needs of the widest possible range of students, from content coverage and organization, to activities, assessment, and design. Students and instructors will benefit from our powerful LaunchPad course space including an ebook; a rich trove of videos; LearningCurve, an adaptive, game-like study system; and more. A full package of instructional support materials provides new and experienced instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention. Also available: ACES, a nationally norm-referenced student self-assessment of non-cognitive and cognitive skills.

Step by Step to College and Career Success

Author: John N. Gardner
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312638019
Format: PDF, ePub
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User-friendly, class tested and authoritatively research-based, Step by Step to College and Career Success offers students proven information and straightforward strategies that they can apply toward their success. The briefest title in the Gardner family of books, the authors have pared away extras and have focused on the most crucial skills and the most important choices students have to make in order to succeed in college and beyond. Step by Step is an accessible text that can be useful to all students at any institution whatever their background or goals. In the fourth edition pressing topics that affect students' lives and how they learn--such as money management, emotional intelligence, technology, and diversity--have been added and expanded within a vibrant, easy-to-navigate new design.

The Secrets of College Success

Author: Lynn F. Jacobs
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118575156
Format: PDF, Docs
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Heading off to college? Or perhaps already there? This book's just for you. Winner of the 2010 USA Book News Award for best book in the college category, The Secrets of College Success combines easy-to-follow tips that really work with insider information that few professors are willing to reveal. The over 800 tips in this book will show you how to: Pick courses and choose a major Manage your time and develop college-level study skills Get on top of the core requirements Get good grades and avoid stress Interact effectively with the professor Match college and career, and more. New to this second edition are tips for: Online courses and MOOCs Community Colleges, Engineering Schools, and Arts and Design Colleges E-readers, tablets, and laptops Taking out Student Loans and Paying them Off, and more. Ideal for college students at any stage, and college-bound high school students, The Secrets of College Success makes a wonderful back-to-college or high-school-graduation gift – or a smart investment in your own future.

FOCUS on College Success

Author: Constance Staley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337097160
Format: PDF, ePub
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With increased attention to diversity, mindfulness, resilience, grit, productivity, financial literacy, alternative presentation e-tools, and new career planning strategies, the fifth edition of FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS recognizes the varied experiences you bring to the college classroom and guides you to build your motivation and increase your focus. Because of its engaging, relevant style that speaks to readers directly, 97% of students surveyed recommended that their professor use this book again with next year's first-year students. While college success strategies may seem like common sense (after you read about them), many are not. Written by a leader in the field of motivation and focus, the text covers topics, tools, and techniques that will deliver results. By learning these skills early on, you can avoid many of the pitfalls which cause so many students to stumble. All of the book's exercises and activities are designed to help you learn more about yourself and help you focus on what you need to do to succeed. Going well beyond college, these lessons will help you in your career and your personal life. Specific tools help you make self-discoveries and chart your progress through the text. Did you know that your odds of completing college successfully go up after you take a college success course? That makes FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS a no-brainer. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.