The beloved guidebook for first-year students seeking a successful college experience is now available in a new edition! qThis book SHOULD be required. [The authors] have created a lively, insightful, and tangible source that students can utilize in the classroom and in life. They want to read the book because it speaks to them, and it provides me with a classroom full of hungry, alert minds.q - Melanie C. Klein, California State University, Northridge The Fourth Edition of the classic This Book is Not Required: A Success Manual for First-Year Students breaks new ground in participatory education, offering insight and inspiration to help undergraduates make the most of their college years. This edition continues to teach about the college experience as a whole looking at the personal, social, intellectual, and spiritual demands and opportunities while incorporating new material highly relevant to today's students. The material is presented in a personable and straightforward manner, maintaining Dr. Inge Bell's illuminating writing style throughout, and inviting students to take responsibility for, and make the most of, their educational experiences. New to This Edition Features two new chapters, qTechnology (Chapter 3) and qSurvival Skillsq (Chapter 12), as well as new material on academic integrity, including the increased prevalence of cheating through the Internet. Key Features Offers real-life student vignettes that address current issues facing college students Encourages a participatory college education and personal reflection for students in many different disciplines Includes three bonus appendices: For Teachers and Students Using this Book; A Primer on Buddhist Sociology' Pioneered by Inge Bell; and Short Biographies of the Team Bell' Members This Book Is Not Required is a valuable guidebook for any student new to the college experience. It is also an excellent text for freshman orientation programs and for a numberThe Fourth Edition of the classic This Book is Not Required: A Success Manual for First-Year Students breaks new ground in participatory education, offering insight and inspiration to help undergraduates make the most of their college years ...
|Title||:||This Book Is Not Required|
|Author||:||Inge Bell, John Gunderson, Terri L. Anderson, Bernard McGrane|
|Publisher||:||Pine Forge Press - 2010-08-24|