On Course, Study Skills Plus Edition

Author: Skip Downing

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133309747

Category: Education

Page: 416

View: 3737

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, while providing more extensive instruction in study skills. Downing's powerful guided journal entries have been retained from the original ON COURSE text to encourage students to explore essential life skills such as personal responsibility, self-motivation, interdependence, and self-esteem. 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 2nd edition highlights the very process of learning how to solve academic challenges with improved study skills. Students engage in critical and creative problem solving that will enable them to achieve greater success in all parts of their lives. The 2nd edition also features expanded coverage of diversity, emphasizing the many ways in which people are different and how these differences often influence the choices they make. Other new topics include a discussion of academic integrity, how to thrive in the college culture, and a research-based section on the importance of developing a growth mindset. Plus, a new Annotated Instructors Edition guides instructors to relevant exercises and materials in the ON COURSE FACILITATOR'S MANUAL. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

On Course

Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life, Study Skills Plus

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781337060547

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On Course

Author: Skip Downing

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781133610885

Category: College students

Page: 320

View: 8302

ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE, 7E, International Edition empowers students with the tools they need to take charge of their academic and lifelong success. Through distinctive guided journal entries, Skip Downing encourages students to explore and develop their personal responsibility, self-motivation, interdependence, and self-esteem, and to make wise choices that create successful results. "Wise Choices in College" sections in each chapter help students develop the study skills they need to excel in their other courses. The 7th edition features expanded coverage of diversity, emphasizing the many ways in which people are different and how these differences often influence the choices they make. Other new topics include a discussion of academic integrity, how to thrive in the college culture, and a research-based section on the importance of developing a growth mindset. Plus, a new Annotated Instructors Edition guides instructors to relevant exercises and materials in the ON COURSE FACILITATOR'S MANUAL.

On Course

Author: Skip Downing

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781439085219

Category: College students

Page: 320

View: 6204

ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE, International Edition 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.

Writing, Reading, and Research

Author: Richard Veit,Christopher Gould,Kathleen Gould

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133311172

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 640

View: 9267

Broadening the traditional notion of undergraduate research, WRITING, READING, AND RESEARCH thoroughly covers the essential skills for developing a research paper: analytical reading, synthesizing, paraphrasing, and summarizing. Presenting the process of research in a practical sequence, including separate chapters on finding, analyzing, and integrating sources, the authors illustrate each stage of the process with examples of student and professional writing. Using a flexible and goal-oriented approach, the authors have created a text that blends the best features of a theoretically informed rhetoric, an interdisciplinary reading anthology, and a research guide. WRITING, READING, AND RESEARCH, Ninth Edition, provides helpful and engaging exercises, frequent opportunities to write, and many occasions for discussion and critical response. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

On Course

Author: Skip Downing

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781133937470

Category: College students

Page: 384

View: 7485

ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE, STUDY SKILLS, 2E, International Plus Edition was created for educators who would like to promote student growth and self-awareness, while providing more extensive instruction in study skills. Downing's powerful guided journal entries have been retained from the original ON COURSE, International Edition text to encourage students to explore essential life skills such as personal responsibility, self-motivation, interdependence, and self-esteem. 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 2nd edition highlights the very process of learning how to solve academic challenges with improved study skills. Students engage in critical and creative problem solving that will enable them to achieve greater success in all parts of their lives.The 2nd edition also features expanded coverage of diversity, emphasizing the many ways in which people are different and how these differences often influence the choices they make. Other new topics include a discussion of academic integrity, how to thrive in the college culture, and a research-based section on the importance of developing a growth mindset. Plus, a new Annotated Instructors Edition guides instructors to relevant exercises and materials in the ON COURSE FACILITATOR'S MANUAL.

On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life

Author: Skip Downing

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285528506

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 4160

ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE empowers students with the tools they need to take charge of their academic and lifelong success. Through distinctive guided journal entries, Skip Downing encourages students to explore and develop their personal responsibility, self-motivation, interdependence, and self-esteem, and to make wise choices that create successful results. Wise Choices in College sections in each chapter help students develop the study skills they need to excel in their other courses. The 7th edition features expanded coverage of diversity, emphasizing the many ways in which people are different and how these differences often influence the choices they make. Other new topics include a discussion of academic integrity, how to thrive in the college culture, and a research-based section on the importance of developing a growth mindset. Plus, a new Annotated Instructors Edition guides instructors to relevant exercises and materials in the ON COURSE FACILITATOR'S MANUAL. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

E-Learning Companion: Student's Guide to Online Success

Author: Ryan Watkins,Michael Corry

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 113331631X

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 3668

E-LEARNING COMPANION serves as a resource and quick-reference guide for any course that demands technology skills. In addition to helping students adapt previously mastered skills--such as time management, note-taking, and critical thinking--to the online environment, this text shows students how social networking, cloud file storage, wikis, and blogs can be utilized appropriately and effectively in a college course. Technical terminology and how-to tutorials help students become more capable and flexible online learners, and build skills that will support them throughout college and their future careers. The Fourth Edition is fully updated to be current and relevant for today's online learning environments, and also includes new Workplace Applications, and coverage of professional behavior and professional emails. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Accessible American History: Connecting the Past to the Present, Second Edition

Author: Paul Swendson

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 0985000244

Category: History

Page: N.A

View: 3234

In this revised, expanded, and updated second edition, Paul Swendson - in a series of comprehensive essays - puts into written form what he has spent more than thirteen years doing as a community college history instructor: making American history “manageable, meaningful, and relevant” for everyday people. In addition to breaking down the fundamental topics of American history in a concise, easy to read fashion, this is a work of political and social commentary, relating the experiences, struggles, and decisions of past Americans to life in the United States today. The goal of this book, like all good history teaching and writing, is to help its readers become a little wiser, and raising the essential questions is often more important than providing the “right” answers.

SPEAK

Author: Kathleen S. Verderber,Deanna D. Sellnow,Rudolph F. Verderber

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337532878

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 50

View: 8307

4LTR Press solutions give students the option to choose the format that best suits their learning preferences. This option is perfect for those students who focus on the textbook as their main course resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

We, the Alien

An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Author: Paul Bohannan

Publisher: Waveland PressInc

ISBN: 9780881336375

Category: Social Science

Page: 344

View: 2432

This text is devoted to the idea that cultural anthropology is one of the basic of a general education; its approachable, humanistic presentation offers different points of view within five sections: People, Kinship, Power, Meaning, & Context.

Never Work Harder Than Your Students and Other Principles of Great Teaching

Author: Robyn R. Jackson

Publisher: ASCD

ISBN: 1416612262

Category: Education

Page: 249

View: 7832

Is great teaching a gift that only a few of us are born with, or is it a skill that can be learned? In Never Work Harder Than Your Students, Robyn Jackson makes a radical assertion: Any teacher can become a master teacher by developing a master teacher mindset. The master teacher mindset can be achieved by rigorously applying seven principles to your teaching until they become your automatic response to students in the classroom. The more you practice these seven principles, the more you begin to think like a master teacher: 1. Start where your students are. 2. Know where your students are going. 3. Expect to get your students to their goal. 4. Support your students along the way. 5. Use feedback to help you and your students get better. 6. Focus on quality rather than quantity. 7. Never work harder than your students. Using these principles, Jackson shows you how to become a master teacher no matter where you are in your practice. Each chapter provides a detailed explanation of one of the mastery principles, the steps you need to take to apply them to your own practice, and suggestions for how you can begin practicing the principle in your classroom right away. Jackson offers stories from her own teaching practice, as well as from other teachers she has helped, to show you how each principle works. Teaching is a hard job, but using Jackson's principles will help you and your students reap the rich rewards of that hard work.

Sociology

Author: John E. Farley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780130993458

Category: Social Science

Page: 602

View: 1929

This introductory textbook provides an overview of the discipline, its methodology, and the issues it seeks to address. Particular attention is paid to socialization and culture, social structure and inequality, major institutions like the economy and the family, and social change. The three major t

Emotional Intelligence

Achieving Academic and Career Excellence

Author: Darwin B. Nelson,Gary R. Low

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780135022993

Category: Reference

Page: 211

View: 6680

The second edition of this supplemental text continues to provide students with the tools to cultivate emotionally intelligent behavior for success both inside and outside of the classroom. Through 13 in-depth emotional intelligence skill lessons, new students and first generation students will be guided along practical pathways to student learning and leadership with the aide of caring research-derived advice, helpful illustrations, and experience-based learning opportunities that will help them grow confidence and excel in all aspects of their lives. Engaging, positive, and learner-centered, the new edition of Emotional Intelligence includes theory-based information on why emotional learning works, real-life examples of emotional intelligence in the classroom, and new findings regarding the importance of meaningful personal learning and leading in the classroom.

Your College Experience

Strategies for Success

Author: John N. Gardner,A. Jerome Jewler,Betsy O. Barefoot

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1413033776

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 325

View: 7569

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.

The Call to Write, Brief

Author: John Trimbur

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133311156

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 640

View: 1759

The brief sixth edition of THE CALL TO WRITE continues and expandes its creative approach to college composition. Organized by genres, including letters, memoirs, profiles, reports, commentaries, proposals, and reviews, and including new chapters on the essay and on multigenre writing, this innovative rhetoric gives students the practice they need to write in college and in the public sphere. Timely, provocative readings promote social engagement, encouraging students to become involved, through public writing, in their community and in the greater world around them. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.