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Cornerstones for Career College Success, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Robert M. Sherfield, Patricia G. Moody

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 15, 2012

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The Third Edition is written specifically for the career college student focusing on their unique needs with financial aid, study tips, motivation, learning strategies, and technology.

 

Cornerstones for Career College Success will help career college students adjust to life in higher education, become self-motivated, master technology, use study strategies successfully, communicate more effectively, and create a dynamic job-search plan. Every student story is written by a student who graduated from a career college. New to this edition is the addition of Bloom's Taxonomy (critical thinking) integrated throughout and the total incorporation of SQ3R (reading comprehension). New chapters include, Connect, that focuses on using technology in the educational setting, Prosper, which offers updated financial management strategies such as information about student loans, scholarships, and managing debt, and Plan, the career planning chapter has been completely revised with many sample cover letters and resumes including scannable and electronic resume preparation.

Table of Contents

Preface    BEGIN: The Goal of Cornerstones for Career College Success and Our Commitment to You

 

Chapter 1    THRIVE: Creating Success, Guiding Change, and Setting Goals

 

Chapter 2    PROSPER: Managing Your Money and Debts Wisely

 

Chapter 3    ENGAGE: Developing Your Personal and Academic Motivation

 

Chapter 4    PERSIST: Understanding the Culture of Your Institution

 

Chapter 5    CONNECT: Connecting with Technology, Research, and Information Literacy

 

Chapter 6    READ: Building Successful Reading Strategies for Print and Online Material

 

Chapter 7    PRIORITIZE: Managing Your Time, Stress, and Health Wisley

 

Chapter 8    LEARN: Discovering Your Learning Style, Dominant Intelligence, and Personality Type

  

Chapter 9    RECORD: Cultivating Your Listening Skills and Developing a Note-Taking System that Works for You

 

Chapter 10    STUDY: Developing Your Memory, Study, and Test-Taking Skills

 

Chapter 11    THINK: Building Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, and Problem-Solving Skills

 

Chapter 12    COMMUNICATE: Communicating, Appreciating Diversity, and Managing Conflict

 

Chapter 13    PLAN: Creating a Dynamic Employment Package and Job Search Plan

 

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$23.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-282646-4