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Cornerstones for Digital Learners, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Robert M. Sherfield, Patricia G. Moody

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Sep 24, 2013

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For courses in Student Success, First Year seminar, Study Skills, and for any program or individual seeking strategies for digital learning success.


Cornerstones for Digital Learners focuses on student success in the digital learning environment. Part of the Cornerstones series, this booklet prepares students for the first days of class in a digital environment and includes a Digital Learning Assessment to help them understand readiness for online or blended learning. Students are introduced to the workings of Learning Management Systems, the differences between online and blended classes, common mistakes in digital learning, how to manage time more effectively, avoid procrastination, and manage security issues. Students are also asked to evaluate their technical skills for success in a digital class, and learn how to communicate more effectively with peers and instructors in the digital environment, effectively read digital material, and take digital assessments. Most importantly, it offers an extensive “Techno-pedia” introducing students to the language and terms used in digital classes and beyond. 


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Cornerstones for Digital Learners helps students:

·         Understand the difference between digital and blended classes

·         Determine if digital learning is right for them

·         Identify and use the common vocabulary for digital learning

·         Determine if they are ready for digital learning

·         Avoid common mistakes in digital learning

·         Manage time wisely during their digital learning experience

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$7.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-86335-5