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Cornerstones for College Success, 7th Edition

By Robert M. Sherfield, Patricia G. Moody

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 4, 2013

Description

For First Year Experience, Student Success, and Introduction to College courses. Written specifically for students attending four year programs, it addresses the needs and challenges of today's college students. 

 

Cornerstones for College Success is known for its' concrete and practical strategies that students can apply to all college classes, the world of work, and life in general, and addresses the "why" of learning and the power of positive change. Offers hallmark coverage of Bloom's taxonomy, SQ3R integration, Information and Financial literacy. Major defining topics include first generation students, adult learners, making successful transitions, and planning for success in the second year and beyond. The ancillary materials are designed to assist instructors in delivering a top-level student success course.

Table of Contents

Preface    Begin: The Goal of Cornerstones

 

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

Chapter 2 Engage: Developing Your Personal and Academic Motivation 

Chapter 3 Persist: Using the Tools of Self-Management to Stay in College

Chapter 4 Connect: Connecting with Technology, Research, and Information Literacy 

Chapter 5 Think: Building Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, and Problem Solving Skills

Chapter 6 Prioritize: Planning Your Time and Reducing Stress

Chapter 7 Learn: Discovering Your Learning Styles, Dominent Intelligences, and Personality Type

Chapter 8 Read: Building Your Reading Comprehension Skills

Chapter 9 Record: Cultivating Your Listening Skills and Developing a Note Taking System

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

Chapter 11 Prosper: Managing Your Money and Debts Wisely

Chapter 12 Present: Improving Your Personal and Professional Presentation Skills

Chapter 13 Communicate: Communicating, Appreciating Diversity, and Managing Conflict

Chapter 14 Live: Developing Your Plan for Wellness and Personal Responsibility

Chapter 15 Plan: Focusing on Your Professional Career and Living Well