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College Culture, Student Success (a Longman Topics Reader)

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College Culture, Student Success helps develop reading, writing and thinking skills as well as become familiar with the common customs, underlying assumptions, and strategies for success associated with being a college student.

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"College Culture, Student Success"helps develop reading, writing and thinking skills as well as become familiar with the common customs, underlying assumptions, and strategies for success associated with being a college student.

Table of Contents

PREFACE

 

RHETORICAL CONTENTS

 

CHAPTER 1. I Wasn’t Brought Up That Way: Where Home Culture Meets College Culture

 

                  Overview

                  Joseph H. Suina, “And Then I Went to School”

                  Amy Tan, “Mother Tongue”

                  Alfred Lubrano, "Bricklayer's Boy"

                  Rodrigo Rodriguez, "The Meaning of Work"

                  Thomas Oliphant, “Abandoned, but Not Alone”

                  Ron Suskind, “Let the Colors Run”

                  Making Connections

                  Exploring the Web

 

CHAPTER 2.  A Day in the Life: Opportunities and Challenges In and Out of the Classroom

 

                  Overview

                  Steve Tesich, “Focusing on Friends” 

                  Rebecca Dince, “Could Your Facebook Profile Throw a Wrench in Your Future?” (student)

                  Mindy Sink, “Drinking Deaths Draw Attention to Old Campus Problem”

                  Meghan Daum, “We’re Lying: Safe Sex and White Lies in the Time of AIDS”

                  Erin Mallants Rodriguez, “Universities Seeing a Gender Gap in Enrollments”

                  Martin Kramer, “Earning and Learning: Are Students Working Too Much?”

                  Making Connections

                  Exploring the Web

 

CHAPTER 3. Who’s in Charge Here? Exploring Self-Awareness and Personal Responsibility

 

                  Overview

                  Julie Gilbert, “ADHD: The Cloud Lifted” (student)

                  Jodi Morse, “Log on to Learn”

                  Ed Finkel, “Sticky Fingers on the Information Superhighway”

                  Paul Graham, “Good and Bad Procrastination”

                  Danielle Barbuto, “From Single Mother to Successful Student” (student)

                  Malcolm X, "Saved"

                  Making Connections

                  Exploring the Web

 

CHAPTER 4. Learning and Unlearning:  Reinventing Yourself as a Learner

 

                  Overview

                  Howard Gardner, “Multiple Intelligences”

                  Paul Roberts, “How to Say Nothing in 500 Words”

                  Mike Rose, "I Just Wanna Be Average"

                  Azar Nafisi, “Upsilamba!”

                  Sheila Tobias, “Symptoms of Math Anxiety”

                  Adam Robinson, “Take this Quiz! (Twenty Reasons You Could Be Working Harder and

                        Longer Than You Have to, Yet Learning Less and Receiving Lower Grades)”

                  Making Connections

                  Exploring the Web

 

CHAPTER 5.  Becoming an Educated Person: Intellectual Curiosity, Integrity and Critical Thinking in

                       College and Beyond  

 

                  Overview

                  Ronald Weisberger, “General Education and a College Degree”

                  Michelle Compton, “The Nontraditional Student in You”

                  Ria Overholt, “Vamos a Leer” (Student)

                  John Seigenthaler, “A False Wikipedia ‘Biography’”

                  Perri Klass, “Ambition”

                  Alexandra Robbins and Abby Wilner, “What is the Quarterlife Crisis?”

                  Making Connections

                  Exploring the Web

                 

Credits

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321433053
Author:
Anderson, Debra J.
Publisher:
Pearson Longman
Author:
Anderson, Deb
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
Students & Student Life
Subject:
Educational sociology
Subject:
Education, higher
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
Educational sociology -- United States.
Subject:
Education, Higher -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Education-Higher Education
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Longman Topics Series
Publication Date:
October 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 x 0.7 in 249 gr

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