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Urban Learners: Serious about College Success Robert De Lucia

Urban Learners: Serious about College Success

Robert De Lucia

Published December 20th 2002
ISBN : 9780130417947
Paperback
322 pages
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Written specifically with the urban learner in mind, this comprehensive, interactive, and motivational book is designed to promote and enhance college success for those who attend urban and commuter campuses. This is the only book available thatMoreWritten specifically with the urban learner in mind, this comprehensive, interactive, and motivational book is designed to promote and enhance college success for those who attend urban and commuter campuses. This is the only book available that targets and relates material to this specific freshman group, and it promotes college success in four major areas: 1) skills development- 2) personal growth and adjustment- 3) career development- and 4) orientation and integration to college. Money Management: Risks and Responsibilities- How to Write A Research Paper: A Practical Step-by-Step Approach- The Challenges of Urban College Adjustment- Exploring and Understanding the College Community- The Confident Learner: Attitudes and Study Strategies that Create College Success- Mastering Time- Critical Thinking: A Socratic Approach to Empowering Your Mind- Note Taking: A Tool for Learning- Test Taking: Strategies for Success- Family: Source of Inspiration, Source of Stress- Forming Healthy Relationships- Celebrating Diversity- Coping with Stress in the Freshman Year- AIDS and other Health Concerns- Planning for Your Future Career. Anyone attending an urban or commuter college.