100% Student Success

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-02-14
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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100% STUDENT SUCCESS, a text in the 100% Success Series, promotes student achievement by addressing the practical student tasks such as note-taking and reading strategies, while encouraging students to develop skills like self-reflection, lifelong learning, financial management, and balancing life responsibilities with school--all skills that will serve them well beyond college. The second edition of 100% STUDENT SUCCESS will provide students with a strong foundation for self-reflection and application of concepts in the book, supported by moving the focus on motivation to Chapter 2, "Human Behavior." The chapter presents theories of motivation and need satisfaction. The second edition expands on these theories by applying them more specifically to learning and success in college. Subsequent chapters apply these theories to specific student success topics.

Table of Contents

Strategies for College Success
Strategies for College Success: An Overview
The Importance of Education
Taking Responsibility for Your Education
Getting the Most out of Every Class
Human Behavior
The Importance of Understanding Human Behavior: An Overview
Influences on Human Behavior
Personality Development and Human Behavior
Personality Development, Behavior, and School
Self-Image and Self-Esteem: An Overview
Effects of Success and Failure on Achievement
Motivation and Achievement
Common Concerns of the Adult College Student
"Adult" and "Traditional Age" Students
The Great Balancing Act
Barriers and Deterrents Facing Adult Students
Methods for Overcoming Deterrents
Professionalism and Preparing for the Workplace
Learning Strategies
Functions of the Brain and Body in Learning
Active Learning
Learning Styles and Type Preferences
Active Learning
Successful Skills for Learning
Technology in the Classroom
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Critical and Creative Thinking
Problem Solving
Decision Making
Using Professional Resources
Legal and Ethical Issues in the Academic Environment
Legal and Ethical Issues: Overview
Legal Issues: Harassment and Discrimination
Ethical Issues: Academic Honesty
Conflict Resolution
Nutrition and Fitness Strategies for the Successful Student
Nutrition and Fitness: An Overview
Nutrition: A Key Factor in Health and Energy Level
Sleep: An Essential Activity for the Successful Student
Exercise: Strategies for Avoiding Fatigue and Optimizing Energy
Financial Considerations for School Success
Finances and College
Financial Resources for College
Major Purchases and Buying Insurance
Planning Finances beyond College
Information Literacy for the Twenty-First Century
Information Literacy in the Twenty-First Century: An Overview
Library Resources: The Basics
The Internet: Broadening the Resource Pool
Conducting Research: Strategies and Issues
Communication Skills for Student Success
Importance of Communication: An Overview
Effective Verbal Communication
Effective Written Communication
Tools to Assist with Writing
Technology and Written Communication
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