Student Survival Guide

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b1487dba786788fbb2373c8b0e5c05255a4f4af3.doc 1 Student Survival Guide Casey Sonksen Gen/105 November 1, 2009 Regina Walker
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b1487dba786788fbb2373c8b0e5c05255a4f4af3.doc 2 Student Survival Guide There are many things that will contribute to success with my college classes. Knowing how to use Axia’s educational resources is important. Knowing how to uphold academic honesty is also a key asset. Understanding how to set and achieve my goals will be beneficial to myself for all my college classes. Managing my time will be significant to my success with my classes. Promoting reading comprehension and retention will be vital to my upcoming courses. Knowing and applying my personality and learning style will be key to success for my degree. Knowing how to use Axia College’s educational resources is important to my success in my classes. Understanding how to download files for my classes onto my computer or portable device player is very useful. When an assignment is posted as both an audio or video clip and a transcript, I can download it onto my computer or into my portable device. Doing this will allow me to listen to my reading assignment when I have time. I can plug my portable device into a port in my car and listen to my assignment while running errands. Understanding how to navigate the University Library is helpful because the library provides many useful resources. I can use WritePoint and Plagiarism Checker in the Center for Writing Excellence to make sure that my papers have correct grammar and punctuation and that I have not accidentally plagiarized. The Center for Math Excellence can provide me with different study techniques and allows me to brush up on my math skills so that I do not feel overwhelmed. I will use eBooks to locate my textbooks for my classes. Being able to identify key information within articles is extremely useful. Using keywords will help to narrow down my search. I can also choose to only search for peer-reviewed articles so that I only view articles that have been reviewed by experts. Another limiter that I can use would be by the date it was published. By choosing this option, I can significantly narrow my search results to a specific time frame. 2
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b1487dba786788fbb2373c8b0e5c05255a4f4af3.doc 3 Knowing how to uphold Axia College’s academic honesty policy is vital to every class that I will take. To understand Axia’s academic honesty policy, I will review it frequently. By doing this I will make sure that I always know the different types of. I will know what is expected of me to do and not to do. By understanding the different types of plagiarism, I will be able to avoid accidentally plagiarizing. There are different ways in which I will make sure I understand the consequences of
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course GEN 105 taught by Professor Adams during the Fall '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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