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College Culture, Student Success (A Longman Topics Reader),9780321433053

College Culture, Student Success (A Longman Topics Reader)

Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 10/29/2007
Publisher(s): Pearson


College Culture, Student Successhelps develop reading, writing and thinking skills as well as become familiar with the common customs, underlying assumptions, and strategies for success associated with being a college student. Helps develop reading, writing and thinking skills, and offering strategies for success for college. Opportunities in and outside the classroom, intellectual curiosity, personal responsibility. General Interest: Student Success

Table of Contents

Preface for Instructorsp. xv
Preface for Studentsp. xxi
I Wasn't Brought Up That Way: Where Home Culture Meets College Culturep. 1
Overviewp. 1
And Then I Went to Schoolp. 2
Mother Tonguep. 8
Bricklayer's Boyp. 15
The Meaning of Workp. 22
Abandoned but Not Alonep. 25
Let the Colors Runp. 28
Making Connectionsp. 35
Exploring the Webp. 36
A Day in the Life: Opportunities and Challenges In and Out of the Classroomp. 39
Overviewp. 39
Focusing on Friendsp. 40
Could Your Facebook Profile Throw a Wrench in Your Future?p. 44
Drinking Deaths Draw Attention to Old Campus Problemp. 49
We're Lying: Safe Sex and White Lies in the Time of AIDSp. 52
Universities Seeing a Gender Gap in Enrollmentsp. 58
Earning and Learning: Are Students Working Too Much?p. 61
Making Connectionsp. 65
Exploring the Webp. 66
Who's in Charge Here?: Exploring Self-Awareness and Personal Responsibilityp. 68
Overviewp. 68
ADHD: The Cloud Liftedp. 69
Log On to Learnp. 72
Sticky Fingers on the Information Superhighwayp. 78
Good and Bad Procrastinationp. 86
From Single Mother to Successful Studentp. 91
Savedp. 96
Making Connectionsp. 99
Exploring the Webp. 100
Learning and Unlearning: Reinventing Yourself as a Learnerp. 102
Overviewp. 102
Multiple Intelligencesp. 103
How to Say Nothing in 500 Wordsp. 117
I Just Wanna Be Averagep. 130
Upsilamba!p. 144
Symptoms of Math Anxietyp. 149
Take This Quiz! (Twenty Reasons You Could Be Working Harder and Longer Than You Have to, Yet Learning Less and Receiving Lower Grades)p. 153
Making Connectionsp. 162
Exploring the Webp. 163
Becoming an Educated Person: Intellectual Curiosity, Integrity, and Critical Thinking in College and Beyondp. 165
Overviewp. 165
General Education and a College Degreep. 166
The Nontraditional Student in Youp. 169
Vamos a Leer!p. 174
A False Wikipedia "Biography"p. 176
Ambitionp. 180
What Is the Quarterlife Crisis?p. 184
Making Connectionsp. 190
Exploring the Webp. 191
Creditsp. 193
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