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The adult learner's guide to college success

Author: Laurence N Smith; Tim Walter
Publisher: Belmont : Wadsworth Pub. Co., ©1995.
Series: Wadsworth college success series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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This text is designed to build the confidence of adult learners and to present strategies for basic skills such as classroom learning, studying, reading, note-taking, time management and test taking.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence N Smith; Tim Walter
ISBN: 0534232981 9780534232986
OCLC Number: 31130963
Notes: Revised edition of: The mountain is high unless you take the elevator. c1992.
Description: xi, 180 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Section 1. Managing yourself. Action planning for personal success --
Five strategies for time management --
Six strategies for planning your major and selecting your courses --
Three strategies for selecting the right career and getting the job you want --
Section 2. Surviving in the learning environment. Three strategies for succeeding in the classroom --
Two strategies for developing resources for support: Learning groups and networks --
Three strategies for gaining support from people who affect your education --
Section 3. Learning how to learn. Five strategies for learning quickly and successfully --
Five strategies for reading quickly and successfully --
Five strategies for listening and taking notes --
Three strategies for preparing to take tests --
Ten strategies for taking tests.
Series Title: Wadsworth college success series
Responsibility: Laurence N. Smith, Timothy L. Walter.

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