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Linda Simon is Professor of English at Skidmore College. She has taught adult learners in Harvard University’s Extension School. Her latest book is The Critical Reception of Henry James: Creating a Master; she also has written biographies of Alice B. Toklas, Thornton Wilder, and William James.
Table of Contents
|(T.O.C. from 3e - Need 4e Update)|
|Becoming a Student|
|Looking Back and Moving Forward: Applying Life Experiences to Being a Student|
|Working with Others|
|Researching a Problem|
|How Being a Student Affects Your Relationships with Others|
|Friends and Family Members|
|Presenting Your Work|
|BOX:Classroom Dorsquo;s and Donrsquo;ts|
|Getting Your Work Done|
|BOX:Communication and Goals|
|Assessing Learning Needs and Course Requirements|
|Types of Learners|
|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|
|Study Skills Classes|
|Counselors for Students with Disabilities|
|Box:Making the Best Use of Support Resources|
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