The College Success Book: A Whole-student Approach to Academic Excellence

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Glenbridge Publishing Ltd., 1992 - Education - 177 pages
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Contents

ASD+H+N+S+FAIA2
12
MAINTAIN POSITIVE HEALTH HABITS
23
AIIEND TO YOUR NONACADEMIC NEEDS
48
LEARN TO ANTICIPATE WHAT IT IS THAT YOU WILL BE LEARNING
57
ORGANIZE AND SCHEDULE YOUR TIME
71
INCREASE YOUR READING EFFECTIVENESS
84
CONTROL YOUR STUDY ENVIRONMENT
101
IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY SKILLS
109
PLAY AND WIN THE TEST GAME
121
IMPROVE YOUR WRITING SKILLS
142
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James E. Groccia is founding director of the Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning and associate professor of educational leadership at Auburn University. He has spent more than 25 years in higher education as a faculty member and director of faculty and instructional development, student counseling and orientation services, and as a graduate school assistant dean. He has published and presented nationally and internationally on creating engaged/interactive learning, cooperative learning, student-assisted teaching, and creating an academic portfolio. He is the author of "The College Success Book: A Whole-Student Approach to Academic Excellence" (Glenbridge, 1992).

Judith E. Miller is associate dean for special academic initiatives at Clark University. She has published and presented extensively on cooperative learning, group dynamics, active learning, team teaching, outcomes assessment, and student and professional portfolios. In 1998 she received the Outstanding Undergraduate Science teacher award from the Society for College Science Teachers, and in 2002 she was named the Massachusetts CASE Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of teaching. In he r other life, she keeps in touch with the experience of novice learners by taking a beginning yoga class.
Drs. Groccia and Miller have coedited "Enhancing Productivity: Administrative, Instructional, and Technological Strategies" (Jossey-Bass, 1998) and (with Marilyn Miller) "Student-Assisted Teaching: A Guide to Faculty-Student Teamwork" (Anker, 2001).

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