On Course Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life

  • Filename: on-course-strategies-for-creating-success-in-college-and-in-life.
  • ISBN: 9781305397477
  • Release Date: 2016-01-01
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Skip Downing
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE, 8th 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 in college and in life. In addition, the Toolbox for Active Learners provides extensive coverage of study skills that will help you excel in all of your college courses. 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.

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.

On Course Study Skills Plus Edition

  • Filename: on-course-study-skills-plus-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781305397484
  • 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.

College Reading and Study Skills

  • Filename: college-reading-and-study-skills.
  • ISBN: 0134111702
  • Release Date: 2016-01-04
  • Number of pages: 504
  • Author: Kathleen T. McWhorter
  • Publisher: Longman Publishing Group



For courses in Develomental Reading. 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. Also available 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. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyReadingLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyReadingLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyReadingLab, search for: 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

Math Study Skills Workbook

  • Filename: math-study-skills-workbook.
  • ISBN: 9780840053091
  • Release Date: 2011-01-01
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Author: Paul D. Nolting
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Help your students become more effective at studying and learning mathematics with the MATH STUDY SKILLS WORKBOOK, Fourth Edition. Typically used as an a course supplement, the Nolting strategy helps students identify their strengths, weaknesses, and personal learning styles and then presents an easy-to-follow system to help them become more successful at math. The new edition of this best-selling workbook offers proven study tips, test-taking strategies, and recommendations for reducing math anxiety and improving grades. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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.

Student Success in College Doing What Works

  • Filename: student-success-in-college-doing-what-works.
  • ISBN: 9781305537361
  • Release Date: 2015-01-01
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Christine Harrington
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Raise the academic bar for your students and watch their confidence and success skills increase. STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE: DOING WHAT WORKS!, SECOND EDITION provides an accessible and relevant way for students to move beyond opinions and advice about how to succeed in college by offering an integrated approach of research-backed student success practices paired with student success research studies. Students learn how to put skills for success into practice as they strive to accomplish their academic goals. With an overall theme of reading, critical thinking, and information literacy skills, the text helps students feel comfortable with the structure of research study articles, making it more likely that they will successfully use these higher level sources earlier in their academic careers. By increasing academic rigor, STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE: DOING WHAT WORKS!, SECOND EDITION builds research-based knowledge about what study skills work; teaches students how to engage with scholarly sources; provides opportunities for students to actively read, critically think, and enhance information literacy skills; and supports students to increase their self-efficacy and motivation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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

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.

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.

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