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Success Secrets of University Students, 1st edition

  • Lilly J. Schubert Walker
  • Dieter J. Schonwetter

Published by Pearson Canada (August 12th 2002) - Copyright © 2003

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Overview

Appropriate for first year university students in all disciplines.

Using an integrated self-development focus, research-based skills and practical exercises, Success Secrets of University Students provides the tools necessary for students to achieve success in university. Seven core themes are presented: searching for connection, uncovering self-mastery strategies, communicating effectively, creating community, evaluating learning strategies, solving problems and seeking personal and professional success.

Table of contents



Preface.


1. Understanding Success through Self-Theory.

Secret 1: S earching for Connection.


2. How Prepared Are You?


3. Connecting to the University Environment.

Secret 2: U ncovering Self-mastery Strategies.


4. Developing Success-focused Learning Strategies.


5. Goals and Academic Success.


6. Managing Time and Life in Terms of Academic Success.


7. Developing Effective Learning Strategies.

Secret 3: C ommunicating Effectively.


8. The Writing Process.


9. Talking with Others.

Secret 4: C reating Community.


10. Dealing with Diversities in Life Successfully.

Secret 5: E valuating Learning Strategies.


11. Evaluating Learning Styles.

Secret 6: S olving Problems.


12. Thinking Critically and Solving Problems Creatively.

Secret 7: S eeking Personal and Professional Success.


13. Designing your Future.


Glossary.


References.


Index.

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