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Foundations for Learning: Claiming Your Education, 3rd edition

  • Laurie L. Hazard
  • JeanPaul Nadeau

Published by Pearson (August 26th 2014) - Copyright © 2014

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ISBN-13: 9780132998710

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Table of contents

Brief Contents

 

Introduction

 

PART I: Adjusting to the Environment of Higher Education and Understanding Yourself as a College Student

Chapter One Becoming Part of a Scholarly Community

Chapter Two Developing Academic Self-Concept 

Chapter Three Reconceiving Diversity  

 

Part II: Reflecting On How Mindset Influences Your Study Behaviors and Reaching Your Academic Goals

Chapter Four Planning, Prioritizing, and Procrastination 

Chapter Five Developing Malleable Mindsets and Metacognitive Skills  

 

Part III: Implementing Strategies and Habits for Peak Academic Performance

Chapter Six Developing Communication Skills

Chapter Seven Reading and Taking Notes for Optimal Performance in Lectures and on Exams

Chapter Eight Taking Responsibility in College and Life

 

Glossary 

 

Index    

 

 

Full Contents

 

Introduction

 

PART I: Adjusting to the Environment of Higher Education and Understanding Yourself as a College Student

 

Chapter One Becoming Part of a Scholarly Community

    The Professor and Student Contract

    Intellectual Curiosity

    Active versus Passive Learning

    Collaboration

    Doing Research

    Plagiarism and Intellectual Property

    Claimining an Education

Chapter Two Developing Academic Self-Concept 

    Relating to Your Family and Culture: How Developing Academic Self-Concept Has been Developing Up to Now

    Relating to Your New Peers

    Relating in Cyberspace

    Relating to your New Environment

Chapter Three Reconceiving Diversity  

    Diversity in College

    The Difficulty of Defining Diversity

    Define Diversity

    The Downside of Difference

    Delving into Diversity

 

Part II: Reflecting On How Mindset Influences Your Study Behaviors and Reaching Your Academic Goals

 

Chapter Four Planning, Prioritizing, and Procrastination

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