Higher Learning: Reading And Writing About College (3rd Edition) (Mystudentsuccesslab)

Author: Patti See, Bruce Taylor,
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Keywords: college, mystudentsucce, writing, reading, learning, higher
Pages: 304
Published: 2011-02-05
Language: English
Category: Education, Nonfiction,
ISBN-10: 0132318016     ISBN-13: 9780132318013
Binding: Paperback (3)
List Price: 27.00 USD

For courses in Freshman Orientation/Student Success/Freshman Composition. This anthology of imaginative literature–by student as well as professional writers–contains stories, poems, drama, essays, letters, and memoirs about all aspects of college life in order to motivate students, especially first year students, to read, discuss, write, and think critically about the problems and challenges of succeeding in college.


Higher Learning presents historical and cultural diversity which offers students a broader context in which to appreciate and understand the college experience. It appeals to students and teachers because it is written from their point of view, and allows students to see how their individual experiences fit into the culturally and historically diverse traditions and perspectives of university life.  Significant changes in the third edition include: 18 new , diverse readings, 3 Research papers on timely topics, 21 student-written pieces, nearly 20 “First Generation” authors, examples class-tested writing assignments, and student responses to readings.

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