We sometimes don’t realize how to communicate with other people. We do communication spontaneously. We can talk each other because we understand what we are talking about. Do you know why? It is because we talk using the same language.
Study guides: Chapter reviews, summaries, sample quizzes and tests, and glossaries. Solutions manuals: Detailed solutions to exercises in the book; used a lot in math and science courses.
In addition to attending classes in many different settings, you will use several types of learning materials in college. The learning tools you will probably use most often in college are books. Many textbooks are similar to the ones you use in school now. Their level is higher, but they have built-in aids to help you learn the subject: exercises, illustrations and photos, tables and charts, chapter reviews, and more. [ Read More ]
Many students just need help getting started. Colleges have programs that make you familiar with important places and services on campus. Most have special workshops to help you increase your reading speed, take effective notes, organize your time, use computers, improve your study habits, prepare for exams, write research papers, and more. The college’s Web site, publications, advising center, and library can tell you more.
Audio-Visual (A-V) Centers Most libraries have audio and video equipment for student use. You may be required to watch a documentary film, study some slides, or listen to a political speech. The A-V center provides access to these materials.
If you think that a library is just a place where they keep a lot of books and magazines, think again! College libraries have many resources that can be of great help to you. At many colleges, the library is part of an even larger learning center that offers special services to students.