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University Library Article Search The first article that I found, I used the Thomson Gale PowerSearch database and I used the keywords “time management skills” and “college student”. The title is Defining college readiness from the inside out: first-generation college student perspectives by Kathleen L. Byrd and Ginger MacDonald. It was published in the fall of 2005 and is a peer-reviewed article. The article is abut the study of older first generation students who transferred from a community college to a university and how prepared they were as opposed to first year first generation students who went straight to a university. They study found that work experience and family motivation gave students the time management skills, goal focus skills, and self advocacy skills to help them be prepared for college. It also found that younger students may need to taught time management and
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Unformatted text preview: other skills in the first year classes to help them understand the college system and college culture. The second article I found, I used the ProQuest database and I used the keywords “academic honesty”. The title is Academic honesty for a new generation HONOR COUNCIL It’s really all about Teaching and is by Steven G. Vegh. The article was published on April 11, 2009 and is not a peer-reviewed article. The article is about a high school’s new honor system. Instead of teachers accusing students, students report each other about honor code violations and it becomes a mock trial where evidence is presented and a student jury decides on a verdict. The teachers use the trials as a way to teach the students what they have done wrong because most of the time, the students do not understand why they were wrong, and in many cases it is plagiarism....
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