9780132386401

Rhythms of College Success : A Journey of Discovery, Change, and Mastery

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132386401

  • ISBN10:

    0132386402

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Rhythms of College Success: A Journey of Discovery, Change and Masteryembraces the power of personal choice and addresses the (sometimes) competing needs of first-year students. Using a universal theme of music, the book offers memorable messages that show howrespect, responsibility, reflection, and renewalcan fuel student success. Throughout the text, readers are introduced to the 4Rrs"s and how these, along with change and life balance impact oners"s future and oners"s success. More than 100 activities, 75 figures and innovative part openers keep students engaged and help them on their own journey of discovery, change and mastery.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Transitions
Transitions and Adjustments: College Success without the Blues
Motivation and Goal Setting: Dancing to Your Own Beat
Open Mind/Diversity: Getting to Know all the Members of the Band
Organizing Time and Space: Finding Your Rhythm and Beat
Academic Strategies
Creative Thinking: Creating Your Own Song
Becoming an Active Learner Inside the Classroom : Lessons from the Maestro
Becoming an Active Learner Outside the Classroom: Rehearsing for the Performance
Test Taking & Memory: Avoiding Stage Fright
Information Literacy: Hip Hop, Rock, Jazz or Blues Which is Best?
Wellness
Building Nutritious Relationships: Harmonious Connections
Personal Integrity; Hitting the Right Notes
Application and Life-Long Learning
Exploration of Majors and Careers: Your Next Engagement
The Choices You Make: Looking Toward your Next Engagement
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