New Beginnings: A Reference Guide for Adult Learners
For first-year/entry-level Learning Skills, Learning Strategies, and Study Skills courses. New Beginnings helps adults develop... more
For first-year/entry-level Learning Skills, Learning Strategies, and Study Skills courses. New Beginnings helps adults develop a range of skills to succeed in college from how to manage time and stress to how to develop strong writing and study skills ability. Specifically addressing adults by building on skills they already use in their everyday work and lives, this friendly, accessible, and supportive guide shows readers what to expect and how to create success in college. Real students relate their success strategies and college experiences as an added encouragement. The 4th edition offers an expanded section on internet research and writing with a word processor. Eight chapters include information on test-taking, note-taking, classroom protocol, resources for help, strategies for reading and thinking critically; plus a basic grammar and math review. TECHNOLOGY OFFERING: MyStudentSuccessLab is available with this book upon request. It is an online solution designed to help students ‘Start strong, Finish stronger’ by building skills for ongoing personal and professional development. Go to http://mystudentsuccesslab.com/mssl3 for a Point and Click DEMO of the Time Management module.