Cornerstones for College Success Compact, Books a la Carte Edition Plus NEW MyStudentSuccessLab Update -- Access Card Package

By Robert M. Sherfield, Patricia G. Moody

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Aug 4, 2013


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For courses in First Year Experience, Student Success, and Introduction to College. Written specifically for 1 credit hour student success courses and/or those with blended and online students, it addresses the needs and challenges of students as digital learners. It aligns with learning outcomes from both the Student Success CourseConnect online course and MyStudentSuccessLab. Designed for use as a stand alone text or a print companion with one of these technologies for blended, online, or 1 credit hour student success courses.


Cornerstones for College Success Compact offers hallmark coverage of Bloom's taxonomy, SQ3R integration, Information and Financial literacy, and more.  The print component provides an instructional foundation addresses the "why" of learning. When paired with CourseConnect or MyStudentSuccessLab as an online companion, it actively augments learning with activities, assessments, and extended thought-provoking exercises students need in order to understand how to apply the techniques. The lessons in Compact reflect the lessons found in CourseConnect and modules in MyStudentSuccessLab. 


0321947711 / 9780321947710  Cornerstones for College Success Compact, Books a la Carte Edition Plus NEW MyStudentSuccessLab Update -- Access Card Package, 1/e

Package consists of:

0321943252 / 9780321943255 NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2013 Update -- Access Card

0321860357 / 9780321860354 Cornerstones for College Success Compact

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


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



GROW: Building A Life Plan through Goal Setting



PRIORITIZE: Creating an Academic Time Management Plan



PROSPER: Understanding and Using Financial Literacy



THINK: Developing Your Critical and Creative Thinking Skills



LEARN: Discovering and Applying Your Learning Style


LESSON SIX        

RECORD: Cultivating Your Listening Skills and Finding a Note-Taking System That Works for You



READ: Building Your Reading and Comprehension Skills



STUDY: Developing Your Memory, Studying, and Test Taking Skills



COMMUNICATION and DIVERSITY: Improving Your Communication Skills and Celebrating Diversity


LESSON TEN        

INFORMATION LITERACY: Determining the Credibility of Ideas and Resources



LIVE: Dealing with Stress in Positive Ways



PLAN: Exploring Your Career and Job Search Options

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ISBN-10: 0-321-94771-1

ISBN-13: 978-0-321-94771-0

Format: Alternate Binding

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