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College knowledge : what it really takes for students to succeed and what we can do to get them ready

Author: David T Conley
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2005.
Series: Jossey-Bass education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes many of the problems facing ill prepared college-bound students and outlines potential actions that should enable more students to go on to postsecondary education and do well in entry-level college courses.
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Conley, David T., 1948-
College knowledge.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2005
(OCoLC)622121440
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David T Conley
ISBN: 0787973971 9780787973971 9780787996758 0787996750
OCLC Number: 57414679
Description: xxii, 350 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. From the current system and the high school of today to an aligned, coherent program. --
Understanding the system --
What high school students know about college readiness --
The old and new criteria for college success --
Current strategies to increase college readiness --
What does a high school that prepares its students for college success look like? --
Designing high schools for intellectual coherence --
pt. 2. The first year experience and beyond. --
Experiencing success in the first year of college --
What really happens in the first year of college --
What we must do to create a system that prepares students for college success --
pt. 3. Knowledge and skills for success. --
Standards for success --
English knowledge and skills --
Mathematics knowledge and skills --
Natural sciences knowledge and skills --
Social sciences knowledge and skills --
Second languages knowledge and skills --
Arts knowledge and skills --
University work samples --
Appendix A: Checklist for college readiness.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass education series.
Responsibility: David T. Conley.
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Parents, and teachers, as well as students who wish to maximize their chance for success when they walk onto a university setting, will want to look at this book. (RoundTableReviews, 05/01/08)

 
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