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This edition of an underground classic marks out new territory in college participatory education. Its purpose remains the same: to encourage students to educate themselves by calling their attention to the college experience as a whole: the personal, social, intellectual, and spiritual demands and opportunities presented by college life. In a personable and refreshingly straightforward style,áthe auhtors'ácritical discussion of academic life distinguishes between learning the institutional rules of higher education and internalizing those rules, demystifies professors and teaching assistants by discussing their institutional roles and incentives, and invites students to take responsibility for - and make the most of - their educational experiences.
Table of Contents
|Academics and Learning|
|Welcome to College|
|Everybody Hates to Write|
|Navigating the Institution|
|Support Your Local Prof|
|An Academic Question|
|Questions of Academic Integrity|
|Wisdom and Knowledge|
|Pursuing Wisdom in the Academy|
|Adventures in Desocialization|
|Trouble with Parents|
|The Painful Avenues of Upward Mobility|
|Graduation: What They Forgot to Tell You|
|The Career: Friend or Foe?|
|Directing Your Own Development|
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