College Success Tip #6
What are academic resources?
Academic resources include all resources from which college students may benefit. At College of the Canyons, these resources include the library; the Tutoring, Learning, and Computing Lab; and the Zone. These resources help students conduct research, write papers, and complete tests and assignments successfully.
Why are academic resources important?
Taking advantage of these academic resources at College of the Canyons promotes success in the classroom.
Examples of academic resources
Tips for employing academic resources
Stay current with technology
Consider taking CIT 110: Keyboarding and Document Processing to increase typing speed and understanding of document creation.
Consider taking Counseling 070: Becoming a Successful Distance Learning Student to prepare to take online classes.
Stay current with success strategies
Consider taking Counseling 111: Introduction to College and Strategies for Success
Consider taking Counseling 150: College Success
Consider taking Library 100: Introduction to Research
See links above.
The Community College Experience by Amy Baldwin (Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005).
Cornerstone: Building on Your Best, 4th Ed., by Robert M. Sherfield, Rhonda J. Montgomery, and Patricia G. Moody (Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005).
Becoming a Master Student, 10th Ed., by Dave Ellis (Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003).
Dartmouth’s Academic Skills Center, http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/success/index.html.