On Course

  • Filename: on-course.
  • ISBN: 9781111789114
  • Release Date: 2010-01-01
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Skip Downing
  • Publisher: Nelson Education



ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE presents a hands-on approach to learning essential life and study skills. Now in its 6th edition, ON COURSE is used as a text in student success courses, first-year experience programs, and inward-looking courses that promote student growth and self-awareness. ON COURSE demonstrates the choices that successful students make. A self-assessment tool at the beginning of the text helps students to identify behaviors and beliefs they may wish to change in order to achieve more of their potential in college and in life. Students have an opportunity to revisit their self-assessment at the conclusion of the text. Written in a positive, motivational style, ON COURSE empowers students with the tools they need to take charge of their success in college and in life. Downing’s distinctive guided journal entries help students develop essential life skills by encouraging exploration of personal responsibility, self-motivation, interdependence, and self-esteem. Extensive coverage of study skills reading, note taking, memory and test taking provided in the Wise Choices in College sections helps students excel in all of their college courses. Students are encouraged by hearing from their peers through a unique feature called One Student’s Story, which highlights the implementation of the text’s strategies. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

On Course Study Skills Plus Edition

  • Filename: on-course-study-skills-plus-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781439085226
  • Release Date: 2010-01-01
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Skip Downing
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE, STUDY SKILLS PLUS EDITION was created for educators who would like to promote student growth and self-awareness, and whose goal it is to empower their students while providing more extensive instruction in study skills. The Study Skills Plus Edition engages students in a learner-centered construction of study skills knowledge, and gives students practice in applying empowerment strategies. The ON COURSE STUDY SKILLS PLUS EDITION demonstrates the choices that successful students make. This new text highlights the very process of learning how to solve academic challenges with improved study skills so that students learn the empowering process of critical and creative problem solving that will enable them to achieve greater success in all parts of their lives. This is accomplished through case studies, where students can apply strategies they learn to scenarios before creating their own academic skills plan. A self-assessment tool at the beginning of the text helps students to identify behaviors and beliefs they may wish to change in order to achieve more of their potential in college and in life. Students have an opportunity to revisit their self-assessment at the conclusion of the text. Written in a positive, motivational style, ON COURSE empowers students with the tools they need to take charge of their success in college and in life. Downing’s powerful guided journal entries are retained from the ON COURSE text to help students develop essential life skills by encouraging exploration of personal responsibility, self-motivation, interdependence, and self-esteem. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

On Course Study Skills Plus Edition

  • Filename: on-course-study-skills-plus-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781305854826
  • Release Date: 2016-01-01
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Skip Downing
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE, STUDY SKILLS PLUS, 3rd Edition, empowers you with the tools you need to take charge of your academic and lifelong success. A self-assessment at the beginning of the text helps you identify behaviors and beliefs you may wish to change in order to achieve more of your potential in college and in life. Through short articles and distinctive guided journal entries, the author encourages you to explore and develop eight keys to your success: personal responsibility, self-motivation, self-management, interdependence, self-awareness, lifelong learning, emotional intelligence, and self-esteem. As you develop these skills, you'll find yourself making more effective choices and achieving greater success. The Toolbox for Active Learners provides numerous study skills that will help you excel in all of your college courses. As you learn these new strategies, you'll have the opportunity to practice applying them to solve academic challenges. With improved critical and creative problem-solving, you'll be able to achieve greater success in all parts of your life. Another self-assessment before and after the Toolbox for Active Learners will show you how much you've learned about being an effective learner. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essential Study Skills

  • Filename: essential-study-skills.
  • ISBN: 9781285965628
  • Release Date: 2014-01-01
  • Number of pages: 516
  • Author: Linda Wong
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



For students who need to develop the study skills required to successfully complete their college education--whether they attend a two- or four-year college or they are adult learners--ESSENTIAL STUDY SKILLS, 8th Edition, is their guide to success. Featuring the essential learning strategies for becoming a better student, this book helps students learn how to prepare for class, develop textbook reading strategies, use effective note-taking techniques, strengthen their test-taking skills, and use technology effectively. ESSENTIAL STUDY SKILLS, 8th Edition, adapts to any learning style and offers a step-by-step approach and numerous opportunities for practice throughout the textbook and accompanying CourseMate website. The new edition includes a dedicated chapter (12) entitled Using Technology, providing guidance on how students can use electronic tools to improve their study skills, conduct research (and avoid plagiarism), and succeed in online courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Study Skills for Foundation Degrees

  • Filename: study-skills-for-foundation-degrees.
  • ISBN: 9781136757549
  • Release Date: 2013-05-24
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: Dorothy Bedford
  • Publisher: Routledge



Returning to study but unsure whether you’ve got the skills to cope? Study Skills for Foundation Degrees will prepare and guide you through the broad range of study-related issues you can expect to encounter in a clear and accessible manner. By helping you to develop a broad range of study skills essential for success on any FD course, you’ll soon have the confidence to rise to any challenge thrown your way! Key features include: data collection and presentation how to take good notes and read effectively developing oral presentation skills and effective writing techniques how to produce bibliographies, quotations and citations maintaining a work-life balance producing a professional development portfolio progressing to an honors degree and producing a winning CV. Study Skills for Foundation Degrees is designed for mature students and those returning to an academic environment after a long absence, but it will also be useful to a wide range of motivated foundation degree students aiming to improve their confidence and study technique.

Study Skills in English Student s Book

  • Filename: study-skills-in-english-student-s-book.
  • ISBN: 0521533856
  • Release Date: 2004-10-14
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Author: Michael J. Wallace
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



A complete course for students who are currently attending a university or college or who hope to begin university or college studies soon.

Getting Critical

  • Filename: getting-critical.
  • ISBN: 9781137013491
  • Release Date: 2009-07-30
  • Number of pages: 112
  • Author: Kate Williams
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan



Students need to think critically about what they read or hear. This accessible guide shows students what being 'critical' in their work means, and how to bring that 'critical' dimension into all the work they do. It addresses the need and the skills of being critical in relation to reading and writing and is ideal for students at any level.

The Study Skills Handbook

  • Filename: the-study-skills-handbook.
  • ISBN: 9781137289261
  • Release Date: 2013-04-09
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: Stella Cottrell
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan



THE ORIGINAL AND BEST – BY THE 3⁄4 MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR If you are serious about succeeding with your studies, The Study Skills Handbook is for you! Stella Cottrell has helped hundreds of thousands of students to make learning easier, faster and more enjoyable. Recognising that we all have our own unique formula for success, her tried and trusted approach allows you to find the key to unlock your potential and develop the skills you need to improve your grades, build your confidence and plan for the future you want. This fully revised fourth edition features: • Chapters on all the core study skills – including research, critical thinking, academic writing, revision, team work and more • E-learning coverage throughout • Illustrations and a strong visual design – acting as memory joggers, reinforcing learning and making the book more accessible, fun and engaging • Lots of new material including brand new chapters on student success and time management No matter whether you have just left school or college, whether you are a mature, part-time or international student, The Study Skills Handbook is your passport to success.

The Legal Environment of Business Text and Cases

  • Filename: the-legal-environment-of-business-text-and-cases.
  • ISBN: 9781305142947
  • Release Date: 2014-01-01
  • Number of pages: 816
  • Author: Frank B. Cross
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Comprehensive, authoritative, and cutting-edge, THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS combines a classic black letter law approach with an interesting and accessible reader-friendly format. The cases, content, and features of the exciting new ninth edition have been thoroughly updated to represent the latest developments in the business law environment. An excellent assortment of cases ranges from precedent-setting landmarks to important recent decisions, and ethical, global, and corporate themes are integrated throughout. In addition, numerous features and exercises help you master the material and apply what you have learned to real-world issues, and the text offers an unmatched range of support resources, including innovative online study tools that help you work effectively and maximize your results. It's no wonder THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS is used by more colleges and universities than any other legal environment text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Practicing College Learning Strategies

  • Filename: practicing-college-learning-strategies.
  • ISBN: 9781111833350
  • Release Date: 2012-01-01
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Carolyn Hopper
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



PRACTICING COLLEGE LEARNING STRATEGIES, Sixth Edition, is a readable, straightforward, and practical text which focuses on making a first year student’s transition to college smoother. PRACTICING COLLEGE LEARNING STRATEGIES models learning strategies that will give students the foundation for learning how to learn throughout college and for becoming life-long learners. The text and activities are thoughtfully constructed using strategies supported by brain research and neuroscience. In addition, the structured activities and exercises guide students in the reflection process to make the information personal and useful and to provide practice opportunities. By combining practical application with learning strategies theory, this text is a motivational tool teaching students how to learn. The author focuses on putting students in the driver’s seat, teaching them how to use all of the tools that are at their disposal. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

College Reading and Study Skills

  • Filename: college-reading-and-study-skills.
  • ISBN: 013407520X
  • Release Date: 2016-02-03
  • Number of pages: 504
  • Author: Kathleen T. McWhorter
  • Publisher: Longman Publishing Group



NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. For courses in Develomental Reading. This package includes MyReadingLab(tm). College Reading and Study Skills approaches reading and studying as inseparable skills, crucial to success in college and beyond. It teaches reading, critical thinking, and study skills while demonstrating their interdependency. Students are encouraged to approach reading and study skills as methods of selecting, processing, and organizing the information to be learned. The text also covers time management, analysis of learning style, note-taking strategies, improving vocabulary, and strengthening critical comprehension--all elements crucial to student success. Personalize learning with MyReadingLab(tm) MyReadingLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to complement this text by engaging students and improving results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them develop their reading skills -- ultimately promoting transference of those skills to college-level work. Full-length readings and assignments from the text are available in the etext version of MyReadingLab, strengthening the connection between the classroom and work done outside of class. 013407520X / 9780134075204 College Reading and Study Skills Plus MyReadingLab with Pearson eText-Access Card Package, 13/e Package consists of: 0133995135 / 9780133995138 MyReadingLab with Pearson eText -- Glue in Access Card 0133995143 / 9780133995145 MyReadingLab with Pearson eText -- Inside Star Sticker 0134111702 / 9780134111704 College Reading and Study Skills

Your College Experience

  • Filename: your-college-experience.
  • ISBN: 9781413033779
  • Release Date: 2008-01-08
  • Number of pages: 325
  • Author: John N. Gardner
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Combines proven material on issues such as learning strategies, critical thinking, time management, relationships, and personal health with information on trends, topics, and technology important to students. This text reflects a focus on purpose, life planning, and practical career preparation, as well as integrated coverage of technology.

Math Study Skills

  • Filename: math-study-skills.
  • ISBN: 032151307X
  • Release Date: 2007-05-01
  • Number of pages: 85
  • Author: Alan Bass
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley Longman



This mathematics study skills workbook outlines good study habits and provides students with suggested study strategies, time management, organizational, and test-taking tips. Contents include: 1. Introduction 2. What Makes Math Different 3. Learning Styles 4. Math Anxiety 5. Managing Your Time 6. Your Class Notebook 7. Your Textbook and Homework 8. Class Time and Note Taking 9. Retention and General Study Strategies 10. Test Taking

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