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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 Instructors||p. xv|
|Preface for Students||p. xxi|
|I Wasn't Brought Up That Way: Where Home Culture Meets College Culture||p. 1|
|And Then I Went to School||p. 2|
|Mother Tongue||p. 8|
|Bricklayer's Boy||p. 15|
|The Meaning of Work||p. 22|
|Abandoned but Not Alone||p. 25|
|Let the Colors Run||p. 28|
|Making Connections||p. 35|
|Exploring the Web||p. 36|
|A Day in the Life: Opportunities and Challenges In and Out of the Classroom||p. 39|
|Focusing on Friends||p. 40|
|Could Your Facebook Profile Throw a Wrench in Your Future?||p. 44|
|Drinking Deaths Draw Attention to Old Campus Problem||p. 49|
|We're Lying: Safe Sex and White Lies in the Time of AIDS||p. 52|
|Universities Seeing a Gender Gap in Enrollments||p. 58|
|Earning and Learning: Are Students Working Too Much?||p. 61|
|Making Connections||p. 65|
|Exploring the Web||p. 66|
|Who's in Charge Here?: Exploring Self-Awareness and Personal Responsibility||p. 68|
|ADHD: The Cloud Lifted||p. 69|
|Log On to Learn||p. 72|
|Sticky Fingers on the Information Superhighway||p. 78|
|Good and Bad Procrastination||p. 86|
|From Single Mother to Successful Student||p. 91|
|Making Connections||p. 99|
|Exploring the Web||p. 100|
|Learning and Unlearning: Reinventing Yourself as a Learner||p. 102|
|Multiple Intelligences||p. 103|
|How to Say Nothing in 500 Words||p. 117|
|I Just Wanna Be Average||p. 130|
|Symptoms of Math Anxiety||p. 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 Connections||p. 162|
|Exploring the Web||p. 163|
|Becoming an Educated Person: Intellectual Curiosity, Integrity, and Critical Thinking in College and Beyond||p. 165|
|General Education and a College Degree||p. 166|
|The Nontraditional Student in You||p. 169|
|Vamos a Leer!||p. 174|
|A False Wikipedia "Biography"||p. 176|
|What Is the Quarterlife Crisis?||p. 184|
|Making Connections||p. 190|
|Exploring the Web||p. 191|
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