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Keys to Success for Adult Learners, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Carol J. Carter, Sarah Lyman Kravits

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Sep 12, 2013

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For courses in Student Success, First Year seminar, Study skills, and for any program or individual seeking strategies for adult learning success.

 

This chapter-sized segment provides success strategies specific to adult learners’ needs, including their life demands, family responsibilities, and professional obligations in addition to school. 

 

In a concise and focused one-chapter-sized segment, customizable within the Keys to Success series of textbooks as well as elsewhere, these materials validate and support the growing population of adult learners. With a discussion of the benefit of life experiences, it helps adult learners understand how what they already know can help them learn in an academic setting. With specific strategies that take into account the circumstances of non-traditionally-aged students, it helps the adult learner prepare effectively for college, work smart while there, manage academic responsibilities, and handle stress.

These materials are designed to increase the engagement and retention of the adult learner, benefiting learners as well as institutions.

 

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.

Table of Contents

Keys to Success for Adult Learners helps students:

  • Understand how their life experiences can help them succeed
  • Prepare to return to college with an awareness of personal needs and goals
  • "Work smart" while in college, taking work and personal responsibilities into account
  • Manage academic responsibilities and handle stress through organization and prioritizing

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Keys to Success for Adult Learners, CourseSmart eTextbook
Format: Safari Book

$6.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-86319-5