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					                        Chapter 10
       School Resources
                               J. Job placement (Workforce and
A.     Academic advisors and
     counseling centers
                               K. Registrar (Admissions)
B.     Alumni                  L. School catalog
C.     Arts resources          M. School Newspaper (Gull's Cry)
D.     Athletic centers        N. School security
E.     Car-pools               O. Student government
F.     Chapels                 P. Student health clinic
G.     Childcare               Q. Student organizations
H.     Computer labs           R. Student unions
I.     Financial Aid Office    S. Tutoring (Success Center, DSS,
                                  and SSS)
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     Community Resources
                                     I.   Local newspapers
A.     Chamber of commerce
                                     J.   Residents
B.      Childcare
                                     K.   Money
C.     Churches and synagogues       L.   Counseling and support groups
D.     Community education           M.   Public health care centers (health
     classes (lifelong learning)          department)
E.      Consumer credit counseling   N.   Public transportation (trolley)
F.      Government and political     O.   Recreation departments (ymca,
     parties                              ywca, girls and boys club)
G.     Hot lines                     P.   Speciality clubs and
H.     Legal aid
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     Extracurricular activities

A.  Can include athletics,
  fraternities, sororities, newspapers,
  study groups, etc.
B. Develop new skills, build
  contacts, make new friends, meet
  people from other cultures, helps
  with conflict resolution
C. School can suffer, compromise
  health, neglect exercise, skip
  meals, etc.
D. Enter any commitment
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            Disabled Students

     A.   Speak Assertively (ask for what
          you need not demand)
     B.   Plan ahead
     C.   Use empowering words
     D.   Ask for appropriate treatment
          *You are asking for equal
          treatment not special
     E.      Take care of yourself
          mentally and physically
     F.      Use available resources
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          Money Problems

A.     Don't spend more than you have
B.      If you spend more than is
     available, then decrease spending
C.     3 Steps to Financial
1.    Tell the truth about how much
     you have
2.    Commit to spending no more
     than you have
3.    Begin saving money
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          Increase money in

     1.  Get a job
     2.  Apply for scholarships and
     3. Borrow money
     4. Collect from investments or
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     Decrease money out
                                     11.   Cook for yourself
1.  Redefine money
                                     12.   Plan wardrobe (mix and match items)
2.  Create a budget
                                     13.   Conserve energy
3.  Monitor money out (computer
   programs)                         14.   Keeping housing costs reasonable
                                           (heat and air)
4. Spend on purpose
                                     15.   Pay cash
5. Look to big-ticket items first
                                     16.   Fix things yourself
6. Look to small-ticket items next
                                     17.   Notice what you spend money on
7. Use the telephone                 18.   Use car pools or public transportation
8. Do comparison shopping            19.   Postpone purchases at least a week
9. Be aware of quality               20.   Ways to have free fun (pg. 298)
10. Use coupons
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Take charge of your credit card

1.     78% of undergraduates have
     a credit card
2.     Use them wisely
3.     Tell the truth about how often
     you use them
4.     Scrutinize credit card offers
     (low rates, cash back)
5.     Pay off balance each months
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             Money for the future

     1.    Start saving now
     2.    Have at least six months of
          expenses in the bank
     3.    Invest after you have a cushion
     4.    Save on insurance (Term vs.
          whole life)
     5.    Be careful with contracts (may be
          legally binding)
     6.    Use credit wisely (credit rating
          are essential)
     7.    If you are in trouble (get help!!!)
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          Money for School

1.     One of few things you can buy
     that lasts a lifetime
2.    Lots of benefits to investing in
     your education (pg. 302)
3.    Improves likelihood your child
     will go to college
4.    Scholarships and financial aid is
5.    Some financial aid packages
     depend on your academic
6.    Places to find money for school
     (pg. 304)
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Getting a job                            Finding another job
a. Take time to decide what you          a. Make a list of benefits to job
   want                                  b. Make a list of disadvantages
b. Make list of work skills              c. Keep job into perspective
c. Content skills: specific to the job
d. Transferable: apply to many jobs
e. Seek out library or other
   counseling services
f. Ask around
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           Choosing hardware

     1.    CPU: Central
     2.    Monitor: screen
     3.    Printer
     4.    Modem: device that sends
          data over a telephone or
          cable line
     5.    Scanner: transfers text
          images from paper to disk
     6.    CD Drive
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    Choosing software

 Five S's
a. Storage: how much memory
    will it hold
b. Software: Macintosh or
c. Speed: how fast will it
d. Sight: resolution
Savings: may get student
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          Accessing the Internet

     1.    World Wide Web
     2.    Email
     3.    Chat rooms
     4.    Usenet (newsgroups)
     5.    File transfer
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 Finding what you want on the

1.      Determine what you want up
     front (purpose and types of
     materials you are looking for)
2.   Use URL's and hyperlinks
3.   Distinguish between directories
     and search engines
4.     Use Boolean Operators: allow
     you to combine words to narrow
     down your search (AND, OR,
5.     Use search tricks (bookmarks)
6.     Persist
7.     Play
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      Think critically about information
                  on the Internet
     1. Look for documentation (credible
        examples, summaries, statistics,
        endnotes, bibliographies, etc.)
     2. Set an example (logic, evidence,
        and respect)
     Look at the author (Agency or
     3. Distinguish between ideas and
     4. Look for documentation (credible
        examples, summaries, statistics,
        endnotes, bibliographies, etc.)
     5. Set an example (logic, evidence,
        and respect)
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  Using computers to manage your
         ideas and information
1. Research efficiently (save more
   info on disk that on index cards)
2. Outline your ideas
3. Revise your writing
4. Stay in contact through email
5. Send and receive documents
6. Stay informed (online
   newspapers, magazines, and
7. Crunch numbers and manage
8. Create new ideas and solve
9. Manage projects and detailed
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      Wasting time on the computer
     1.    Trial and error learning (Read
          instructions or take a class)
     2.    Hours that evaporate while you
          play (Set aside only a limited
          amount of time each day)
     3.    Endless revisions
     4.    Losing data (always have backup
          and SAVE!)
     5.    Crashing and freezing (Restart
     6.    Getting spammed (junk mail)
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     Netiquette on the
1.  Put out flames (sarcasm or
  hostile dialogue)
2. Respect others' time and
3. Keep the medium in mind
  (avoid uppercase)
4. Remember, behind every
  computer is a person
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          Technophobia: Fear of

     1.     Ways to overcome fears
     a.     Learn about benefits to
     b.     Take a computer class
     c.     Ask questions
     d.     Find a competent teacher
     e.     Experiment
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A.     Contain books, records, CD,
     art, audiovisual information,
     microfiche, newspapers,
     computers, magazines, etc.
B.      Best resource is the librarian
C.     You can obtain any book you
     want (inter-library loans)
D.     Periodicals
E.      Reference materials in print
F.      Computer based resources
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      Strategies for effective library
     1. Plan in advance
     2. Start research at home
     3. Check front and back of
        books first
     4. Look for specific items first
     5. Use library for more than just
     6. Attend orientation sessions
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Power Process#10: Risk being a
A.     Have courage to take risks
B.      Must be willing to fail in order
     to succeed
C.     All of us are fools as some point
     in life
D.     Risks aren't a way to escape
E.     Recognize foolishness as being
     part of being human
F.     Takes courage to face danger
     and risk failure
G.     There is a joy in risk taking
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                 Cesar Chavez
     A.     Leader of United Farm Workers
     B.      Organized strikes, boycotts, and
          fasts to improve working
     C.     Was a migrant worker since age
     D.     Attended 65 elementary schools
          and dropped out of high school to
     E.      Had eight children
     F.     Served in the Navy for two years
          but went back to working in the