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Roadways to Success

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780130280473

ISBN10:
013028047X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

"Roadways to Success, 4th Edition, "moves study skills to a new level - first it uncovers the skills essential to better classroom performance, and then reveals how to use them to positively impact one's own academic and career success. KET TOPICS: Students learn how to understand what the professor wants, identify time-management strengths, overcome obstacles to listening, use successful studying techniques, tackle test anxiety, and more. They also discover how health and wellness can improve the chance for academic success, as well as understand why research and planning helps make career decisions easier, and ultimately better. This revision includes new critical thinking exercises, an integrated case study, and a new chapter on diversity. It offers solid coverage of technology, strong applications and new ways for college students to reach their academic potential. College orientation and student success courses.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Fine-Tunning Your Vehicle Recognizing Your Potential and Building Self-Esteem
1(28)
Self-Analysis: Where Are You Now?
4(1)
Why Are You Here?
5(2)
Where Are You Going?
7(2)
Discovering and Achieving Your Potential
9(3)
Personal Values
12(1)
The Values Auction
13(1)
Self-Esteem
14(6)
What Is Self-Esteem?
15(1)
Why Is Self-Esteem Important?
15(1)
Developing Positive Self-Esteem
15(5)
Roadways to Increasing Your Self-Esteem
20(6)
Self-Analysis: Now That You Are Here
25(1)
Observations
26(1)
Getting There On Time
26(1)
Web Connections
27(2)
Planning to Reach Your Destination on Time Time Management
29(32)
Self-Analysis: Where Are You Now?
32(1)
College Success Strategies
32(1)
A Daily Time Analysis
33(2)
Successful Time Management
34(1)
Three Keys to Effective Self-Management
35(1)
A Planner for Student Success
36(1)
Outline of a Planner
37(1)
Change and Choices---Is Your Life Balanced?
37(1)
Facts About Time
37(1)
If I Were Young, I Would Form Good Habits
38(2)
Weekly Time Analysis
39(1)
Identifying Time-Management Strengths and Weaknesses
40(1)
A Time-Management System: A Planner for Student Success
41(6)
Monthly Planning
42(1)
Daily Planning
42(3)
Priorities and To-Do Lists
45(2)
Your Study Time
47(2)
Your Study Plan and Daily Prioritized To-Do List
49(1)
It's All About Priorities!
50(1)
Leading Time Wasters
50(1)
Procrastination: The Enemy of the Student
51(2)
Roadways to Effective Time Management
53(2)
Self-Analysis: Now That You Are Here
54(1)
Observations
55(1)
Web Connections
55(6)
Exercise 2.1 The Wheel---Daily Time Analysis
56(1)
Exercise 2.2 Weekly Time Analysis
56(2)
Exercise 2.3 Identifying Time-Management Strengths and Weaknesses
58(3)
Mapping Your Journey Goal Setting and Motivation
61(28)
Self-Analysis: Where Are You Now?
63(1)
What Do These People Have in Common?
64(1)
Eliminating Fear
65(4)
What Is a Goal?
69(1)
Why Are Goals Important?
70(1)
Types of Goals
70(1)
How to Write a Goal
71(4)
Goal Setting: Example One
72(1)
Goal Setting: Example Two
73(2)
What Is an Objective?
75(1)
Short-term Goal
75(1)
Long-term Goal
75(1)
Roadblocks to Success: Barriers to Achieving Your Goals
76(1)
Box: Campus and Community Resources
77(1)
Traveling the Road on Your Own...Motivation
77(4)
What Is Motivation?
77(1)
Why Is Motivation Important?
77(2)
Box: Internal vs. External Goals and Motivations
79(2)
Roadways to Reaching Your Goals
81(5)
Exercise 3.1 Goal Setting
82(3)
Self-Analysis: Now That You Are Here
85(1)
Observations
86(1)
Getting There on Time
86(1)
Web Connections
87(2)
Reaching Your Destination Career Planning
89(24)
What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?
92(1)
Self-Analysis: Where Are You Now?
93(1)
Daydreaming
93(2)
Do You Want to Do Something or Be Something?
95(1)
Help Me! I'm Undeclared!
96(4)
Seven Steps To Career Decision Making
96(2)
What Is A Mentor?
98(1)
What Is A Career Counselor?
99(1)
Once You Know Where You Are Going, How Do You Get There?
100(1)
Roadways to Career Decision Making
101(2)
Develop a Personal Success Plan
103(1)
Box: Success Plan Outline
103(1)
My Personal Success Plan: Career Research
103(1)
Road Plan Decided? Where Do I Go from Here?
104(1)
Resume Writing
105(1)
Preparing for the Interview
106(4)
Self-Analysis: Now That You Are Here
106(4)
Observations
110(1)
Getting There on Time
110(1)
Web Connections
111(2)
Stopping to Ask for Directions Campus Resources
113(30)
The Importance of Resources
114(2)
Self-Analysis: Where Are You Now?
115(1)
Tangible vs. Intangible Resources
116(1)
The Owner's Manual: Your College Catalog
117(3)
The Library
120(1)
Computer Resources: A Trip Along the Information Superhighway
121(1)
Alternative Routes: Distance Education and Other Nontraditional Formats
122(1)
Making a Pit Stop: Learning Resource Centers
122(1)
Traveling Companions: Your Friends
123(1)
Counseling Services
123(1)
Financial Aid Services
124(3)
Box: Student Eligibility for Federal Financial Aid
125(2)
Roadways to Financial Aid
127(1)
Health Services
128(1)
The Life of a Professor
128(1)
Academic Freedom and What it Means to You
129(2)
Understanding What the Professor Wants
131(1)
What Makes a Good Student?
132(1)
What Makes a Good Professor?
133(1)
Classroom Etiquette
134(1)
Reading the Professor's Schedule
135(2)
The Next Step
137(3)
Exercise 5.1 Resources Available to Me
138(1)
Self-Analysis: Now That You Are Here
139(1)
Observations
140(1)
Getting There on Time
140(1)
Web Connections
141(2)
Financing Your Roadtrip Money Management
143(24)
Self-Analysis: Where Are You Now?
145(1)
Principles of Budgeting Your Money
146(6)
Developing an Annual Financial Plan
147(3)
Monthly Budget
150(2)
Reducing Expenses: Needs vs. Wants
152(1)
Adequate Insurance
153(1)
Financial Aid
154(2)
Debt-Free Living
156(3)
Self-Analysis: Now That You Are Here
158(1)
Roadways to Money Management
159(2)
Observations
161(1)
Getting There on Time
161(1)
Web Connections
162(5)
Sights, Sounds, and Sensations Information Processing and Learning Styles
167(20)
Self-Analysis: Where Are You Now?
170(1)
Information Processing Theory
170(4)
Information Processing Inventory
172(1)
Characteristics of Analytical and Global Thinkers
173(1)
Brainteaser
174(1)
Learning Preference Theory
174(3)
How Do You Learn?
177(3)
Learning Preference Inventory
177(2)
Visual Learners
179(1)
Auditory Learners
179(1)
Kinesthetic Learners
180(1)
Using Mnemonic Devices
180(3)
Roadways to Learning and Processing Information
183(2)
Self-Analysis: Now That You Are Here
184(1)
Observations
185(1)
Getting There on Time
185(1)
Web Connections
185(2)
Scanning the Radio The Powerful Art of Listening
187(24)
Self-Analysis: Where Are You Now?
190(1)
To Be a Captain, You First Have to Be a Sailor
190(1)
The Difference Between Listening and Hearing
191(3)
Practical Definitions of Listening
194(3)
Obstacles to Listening
197(4)
Obstacle One: Prejudging
197(1)
Box: Tips for Overcoming Prejudging
198(1)
Obstacle Two: Talking
198(1)
Box: Tips for Overcoming the Urge to Talk too Much
199(1)
Obstacle Three: Bringing Your Emotions to the Table
199(1)
Box: Tips for Controlling Emotions that Interfere with Listening
200(1)
How Do I Get Others to Listen to Me?
201(1)
Listening for Key Words, Phrases, and Hints
201(2)
Box: The Top Ten Reasons for Actively Listening
202(1)
Test Your Listening Skills
203(3)
Activity 8.1 Circles and Lines
203(1)
Activity 8.2 Cabbie
203(1)
Activity 8.3 The Accident
204(1)
Activity 8.4 Visual Listening
204(1)
Activity 8.5 Whispers
205(1)
Activity 8.6 I Can Name that Tune
205(1)
Roadways to Active Listening
206(2)
Self-Analysis: Now That You Are Here
207(1)
Observations
208(1)
Getting There on Time
208(1)
Web Connections
209(2)
Charting Your Journey The Process of Note Taking
211(22)
Self-Analysis: Where Are You Now?
214(1)
Why Take Notes?
214(1)
Do I Need to Write that Down?
215(1)
Preparing to Take Notes
216(1)
Roadways to Effective Note-Taking
216(2)
Now We're Ready to Begin the Building Process
218(1)
The L-Star System
218(3)
Putting It All Together: Note-Taking Techniques
221(7)
Outline Technique
222(1)
Cornell System
222(2)
The Mapping System
224(4)
Roadways to Effective Note Taking
228(2)
Self-Analysis: Now That You Are Here
229(1)
Observations
230(1)
Getting There on Time
230(1)
Web Connections
231(2)
Driver Training Learning How to Study
233(26)
Homework? Studying? Who Needs It?
234(2)
Self-Analysis: Where Are You Now?
235(1)
Attending Class
236(1)
Techniques for Successful Studying
236(2)
Getting Organized
236(1)
What Notebook System Do You Use?
236(1)
When Do You Study?
237(1)
Where Do You Study?
237(1)
Study Supplies
238(1)
A Study Plan
238(1)
Roadways to Effective Studying
239(16)
Learning Vocabulary
239(3)
Reading and Using Textbooks
242(2)
The SQ3R Method
244(8)
Reviewing Class and Textbook Notes
252(1)
Studying Math
253(2)
Roadways to Studying Effectively
255(2)
Self-Analysis: Now That You Are Here
256(1)
Observations
257(1)
Getting There on Time
257(1)
Web Connections
257(2)
Obtaining Your License Test-Taking Strategies
259(18)
Self-Analysis: Where Are You Now?
262(1)
Why Do I Have to Take a Test?
262(1)
Controlling Test Anxiety
263(2)
Roadways to Reducing Test Anxiety
265(1)
Preparing for Tests
266(1)
The Dreamer
266(1)
The Procrastinator
266(1)
The Planner
266(1)
Roadways to Effective Test Taking
267(1)
Test-Taking Strategies
268(7)
General Test-Taking Techniques
268(1)
Strategies for Answering Matching Questions
269(1)
Strategies for Answering True/False Questions
269(1)
Strategies for Answering Multiple-Choice Questions
270(1)
Strategies for Answering Short-Answer Questions
271(1)
Strategies for Answering Essay Questions
272(2)
Self-Analysis: Now That You Are Here
274(1)
Observations
275(1)
Getting There on Time
275(1)
Web Connections
275(2)
Glossary 277(9)
References 286(1)
Index 287


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