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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.
0321947703 / 9780321947703 Cornerstones for College Success, Books a la Carte Edition Plus NEW MyStudentSuccessLab Update -- Access Card Package, 7/e
Package consists of:
0321943252 / 9780321943255 NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2013 Update -- Value Pack Access Card
0321860470 / 9780321860477 Cornerstones for College Success
The Books A La Carte (aka "Student Value Edition" or "Loose Leaf") is a three-hole-punched, full-color version of the premium textbook that's available at 35% less than the traditional bound text. Students can lighten their load and carry just what they need!
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