Final Project: Student Survival Guide
Welcome to the “Student Survival Guide”, which I hope will be a useful tool that helps me along the path to successfully completing my Axia College degree program. In this guide I will discuss: using the college’s educational resources; upholding academic honesty; setting and achieving goals; managing time wisely; developing reading comprehension and retention; and applying personality and learning styles to my studies. Let’s start with the educational resources that Axia College has to help me to be a successful student. This school has made earning my college degree convenient and offers many resources. In all of my classes books, appendices, and learning materials are online and easily downloadable to my computer for quick access. Audio files are a useful tool to help me comprehend my reading material. All of the downloadable materials are also available to download to portable devices so I can take college with me anywhere I go. Another amazing resource is the University Library, which is easily accessible by clicking on the “Library” tab at the top of the page once I log into my student portal. In the library are many tools that help me to succeed. Among them is the “Center for Writing Excellence”, or CWE which supplies “resources to help develop written communication skills” (University of Phoenix, Axia College, 2011). In the CWE I can submit a paper for grammar review in “WritePoint” and submit a paper for plagiarism review in the “Plagiarism Checker”. There are also grammar and writing guides to help me submit a top notch paper with little to no grammatical mistakes. A downloadable tool available in the CWE is called Riverpoint Writer, which opens a Word document properly formatted according to the required APA (American Psychological Association) guidelines. Also in the Library is The Center for Mathematics Excellence, as well as, student labs and useful links to aid me in gaining my education. Under the Library...
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