Strategies: A Research-Based Approach for Academic Success, Personal Development, and Spiritual Growth: A Customized Version of Thriving in College and Beyond
Strategies: A Research-Based Approach for Academic Success, Personal Development and Spiritual Growth is designed to help you make a smooth transition to college as well as equip you with strategies for success that you can use throughout college and beyond. Its aim is to promote the academic excellence and personal development of all students. Whatever your previous educational record may have been, college is a new ballgame played on a different field with different rules and expectations. So rather than trying to figure out how to do college on your own through random trial-and- error, this book gives you a game plan for getting it right from the start. Its plan is built on a solid foundation of research that equips you with a comprehensive set of well-documented strategies for success.
Strategies: A Research-Based Approach for Academic Success, Personal Development and Spiritual Growth:
- helps put into practice a powerful principle of human learning and personal success: mindfulness. When you’re mindful, you’re aware of what you’re doing and if you’re doing it effectively.
- provides a game plan for getting it right from the start and an inside track for getting off to a fast start.
- is built on a solid foundation of research.
- includes specific action strategies and recommendations which are accompanied by evidence-based reasons for why they’re effective.
About the Authors
WELCOME TO LIBERTY UNIVERSITY
TOUCHING ALL THE BASES
LIBERAL ARTS AND GENERAL EDUCATION
GOAL SETTING AND MOTIVATION
TEST-TAKING SKILLS AND STRATEGIES
THREE KEY ACADEMIC SUCCESS AND LIFELONG LEARNING SKILLS
SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
EDUCATIONAL PLANNING AND ACADEMIC DECISION-MAKING
CAREER EXPLORATION, PREPARATION, AND DEVELOPMENT
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Glossary and Dictionary of College Vocabulary