Essential Study Skills

Essential Study Skills Author Linda Wong
ISBN-10 9781285430096
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 516
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For students who need to develop the study skills required to successfully complete their college education--whether they attend a two- or four-year college or they are adult learners--ESSENTIAL STUDY SKILLS, 8th Edition, is their guide to success. Featuring the essential learning strategies for becoming a better student, this book helps students learn how to prepare for class, develop textbook reading strategies, use effective note-taking techniques, strengthen their test-taking skills, and use technology effectively. ESSENTIAL STUDY SKILLS, 8th Edition, adapts to any learning style and offers a step-by-step approach and numerous opportunities for practice throughout the textbook and accompanying CourseMate website. The new edition includes a dedicated chapter (12) entitled Using Technology, providing guidance on how students can use electronic tools to improve their study skills, conduct research (and avoid plagiarism), and succeed in online courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Essential Study Skills

Essential Study Skills Author Tom Burns
ISBN-10 0761949585
Release 2003
Pages 248
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The second edition of this bestselling book is publishing in April! Essential Study Skills is designed to be the complete practical guide to academic success covering everything from what it means to be a university student to how to succeed in exams. `The effect on our students was like star dust!' Anne Schofield, Ruskin College, Oxford, commenting on the authors' teaching



On Course

On Course Author Skip Downing
ISBN-10 9781439082171
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 320
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ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE presents a hands-on approach to learning essential life and study skills. Now in its 6th edition, ON COURSE is used as a text in student success courses, first-year experience programs, and inward-looking courses that promote student growth and self-awareness. ON COURSE demonstrates the choices that successful students make. A self-assessment tool at the beginning of the text helps students to identify behaviors and beliefs they may wish to change in order to achieve more of their potential in college and in life. Students have an opportunity to revisit their self-assessment at the conclusion of the text. Written in a positive, motivational style, ON COURSE empowers students with the tools they need to take charge of their success in college and in life. Downing’s distinctive guided journal entries help students develop essential life skills by encouraging exploration of personal responsibility, self-motivation, interdependence, and self-esteem. Extensive coverage of study skills reading, note taking, memory and test taking provided in the Wise Choices in College sections helps students excel in all of their college courses. Students are encouraged by hearing from their peers through a unique feature called One Student’s Story, which highlights the implementation of the text’s strategies. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Becoming a Master Student

Becoming a Master Student Author Dave Ellis
ISBN-10 9781285193892
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 416
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BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT Fifteenth Edition is all about Embracing the new. As students begin their education, they embrace a new culture and need new tools to be successful. BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT can be their guide! Beginning with a new Power Process motivational article called Embracing the new students will be empowered to try new tools presented in the textbook to enhance their experience in college and in life. Tools like the Discovery Wheel and Discovery and Intention Journal System to Power Process articles, Master Student Profiles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory (LSI), have made BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT the bestselling College Success textbook and will give students a deeper knowledge of themselves and their power to be successful in college. Integrated technology discussions and tips throughout the chapters help today’s students navigate the wide variety of web resources and apps that can support them throughout college. And, with the Fifteenth Edition, Cengage’s MindTap Course will bring all of these assets to one place with an integrated technology solution. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Student Success in College Doing What Works

Student Success in College  Doing What Works Author Christine Harrington
ISBN-10 9781305537361
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 320
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Raise the academic bar for your students and watch their confidence and success skills increase. STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE: DOING WHAT WORKS!, SECOND EDITION provides an accessible and relevant way for students to move beyond opinions and advice about how to succeed in college by offering an integrated approach of research-backed student success practices paired with student success research studies. Students learn how to put skills for success into practice as they strive to accomplish their academic goals. With an overall theme of reading, critical thinking, and information literacy skills, the text helps students feel comfortable with the structure of research study articles, making it more likely that they will successfully use these higher level sources earlier in their academic careers. By increasing academic rigor, STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE: DOING WHAT WORKS!, SECOND EDITION builds research-based knowledge about what study skills work; teaches students how to engage with scholarly sources; provides opportunities for students to actively read, critically think, and enhance information literacy skills; and supports students to increase their self-efficacy and motivation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Practicing College Learning Strategies

Practicing College Learning Strategies Author Carolyn H. Hopper
ISBN-10 9781305537972
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 320
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PRACTICING COLLEGE LEARNING STRATEGIES, Seventh Edition, is a practical guide set to help you make a smooth transition to the first year of college. The text and activities are thoughtfully constructed using strategies supported by brain research and neuroscience. Structured activities and practices guide you in the reflection process to make the information personal and useful. By combining practical application with learning strategies theory, PRACTICING COLLEGE LEARNING STRATEGIES is a motivational tool teaching you how to learn. The author focuses on putting you in the driver's seat, teaching you how to use all of the tools at your disposal so you'll succeed in college and beyond. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



The Confident Student

The Confident Student Author Carol Kanar
ISBN-10 9781133316473
Release 2012-12-04
Pages 384
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Building confidence through accomplishment remains at the heart of THE CONFIDENT STUDENT. This practical and accessible text features self-discovery, self-assessment and confidence-building activities to keep students motivated and help them develop the skills they need to be successful in all of their courses. The Eighth Edition delivers more explicit critical-thinking instruction in every chapter. New Thinking with Bloom activities encourage active reading and processing of information by guiding students through the six levels of thinking as they reflect on chapter concepts. In addition, more intentional practice of reflective thinking is provided in the fully revised Your Reflections exercises at the end of every chapter. New questions and writing prompts invite students to engage in self-reflection for the purpose of assessing progress, discovering strengths, and addressing weaknesses. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



The Essential Guide to Becoming a Master Student

The Essential Guide to Becoming a Master Student Author Dave Ellis
ISBN-10 9781305537965
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 168
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THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT was written with you in mind. Beginning with an introduction to higher education, you will learn about Master Student Qualities - the attitudes and behaviors that lead to success in the classroom and beyond. Tools such as the Discovery Wheel, the Discovery and Intention Journal Entry System, Power Process articles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory guide you through self-assessment and discovery, creating a foundation from which to build solid strategies for academic growth. This 160-page text invites you to put new ideas into action immediately and select additional strategies as you plan for your future. The fourth edition includes the new “Do you have a minute” feature, which provides specific actions that students can take to make a positive change or implement a new skill in just one minute. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Essential Study Strategies

Essential Study Strategies Author Walter Pauk
ISBN-10 UVA:X004523788
Release 2000
Pages 150
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This unique, concise book uses a conversational tone to encourage readers and students to immediately improve their learning experience. It provides inspiration and incentive for studying and achieving an education--along with easy-to-understand skills and strategies to become more effective in school. Strategies include setting goals, time management, concentration, and memory. Study skills coverage includes the Cornell Notetaking System and other formats, test taking, vocabulary building, classroom lectures, textbook assignments, and research papers. Two learning and study strategies inventories are provided to give meaningful information about the strengths and weaknesses of the student's study patterns in ten areas directly related to academic success. For students who want to improve their study skills and the quality of their education.



Mom s Pocket Guide to Watching Football

Mom s Pocket Guide to Watching Football Author Linda Wong
ISBN-10 1575001497
Release 2000-09-01
Pages 160
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no need to stare blankly at the TV screen or at the shirtless fan next to you at the game, bewildered by the cryptic hand signals of a referee. Teacher Linda Wong and her son, Minnesota Vikings linebacker Kailee Wong, take you through the essential elements of the game in an easy-to-understand format for all prospective fans.Linda and Kailee guide readers through all the basics -- from the field parameters and player profiles to the play rules and scoring system. Linda also shares her experiences as a single mom raising a future NFL linebacker, while Kailee's NFL colleagues offer their own anecdotes and insights into their positions.Complete with a glossary of football terms frequently heard during the game, Mom's Pocket Guide to Watching Football can turn any reader into an avid fan who proudly lets the world know which team she adores!



Essential Study Skills for Science Students

Essential Study Skills for Science Students Author Daniel D. Chiras
ISBN-10 0534375952
Release 2000
Pages 52
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Improve your memory, learn faster, get more out of lectures, do better on science tests, write great science term papers, and improve your study habits with this practical science study skills book. Also available in audiobook format.



Your Guide to College Success Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

Your Guide to College Success  Strategies for Achieving Your Goals Author Jane Halonen
ISBN-10 9781111834333
Release 2012-01-01
Pages 432
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YOUR GUIDE TO COLLEGE SUCCESS: STRATEGIES FOR ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS, 7th Edition, supports students as they adjust and learn to thrive in college, providing students with a foundation to become independent learners. The Seventh Edition can be used with any college student--fresh out of high school, returning to the classroom after being in the workforce, native-born or international. The new edition is now organized to reflect the basis of the college success model that has framed previous editions of this textbook. The unique six-part learning model helps students focus on achievable strategies in the following areas: Know Yourself, Clarify Values, Develop Competence, Manage Life, Connect and Communicate, and Build a Bright Future. Revised in terms of both content and design, the Seventh Edition contains new student profiles, expanded career success sections and hundreds of new references to make each chapter more current and satisfying. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



On Course Study Skills Plus Mindtap College Success 1 Term 6 Month Printed Access Card

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ISBN-10 130592570X
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On Course Study Skills Plus Mindtap College Success 1 Term 6 Month Printed Access Card has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from On Course Study Skills Plus Mindtap College Success 1 Term 6 Month Printed Access Card also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full On Course Study Skills Plus Mindtap College Success 1 Term 6 Month Printed Access Card book for free.



College Study Skills Becoming a Strategic Learner

College Study Skills  Becoming a Strategic Learner Author Dianna L. Van Blerkom
ISBN-10 9781133171270
Release 2011-01-06
Pages 432
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A market leader for the study skills course, COLLEGE STUDY SKILLS: BECOMING A STRATEGIC LEARNER, Seventh Edition is a wide-ranging, practical text that focuses on helping students become actively engaged in their own learning. The text incorporates active learning strategies to help students succeed in college by introducing a strategy, allowing them to practice it, and having them do self-assessments to gain feedback on their own success. This variety of strategies and activities, as well as authentic and engaging text material from numerous core subject areas, gives students opportunities to apply what they are learning to their course work in other college classes. The Seventh Edition has a new focus on motivation. Chapter (1) Getting Motivated focuses on the importance of motivation in college success. More information on the causes of motivation problems and strategies for increasing motivation are also included, and each of the chapters that follow in the text strengthens the connection between motivation and the strategies that are presented, so that students continue to increase their motivation throughout the course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



On Course Study Skills Plus Edition

On Course Study Skills Plus Edition Author Skip Downing
ISBN-10 9781305397484
Release 2016-01-01
Pages 416
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ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE, STUDY SKILLS PLUS, 3rd Edition, empowers you with the tools you need to take charge of your academic and lifelong success. A self-assessment at the beginning of the text helps you identify behaviors and beliefs you may wish to change in order to achieve more of your potential in college and in life. Through short articles and distinctive guided journal entries, the author encourages you to explore and develop eight keys to your success: personal responsibility, self-motivation, self-management, interdependence, self-awareness, lifelong learning, emotional intelligence, and self-esteem. As you develop these skills, you’ll find yourself making more effective choices and achieving greater success. The Toolbox for Active Learners provides numerous study skills that will help you excel in all of your college courses. As you learn these new strategies, you’ll have the opportunity to practice applying them to solve academic challenges. With improved critical and creative problem-solving, you’ll be able to achieve greater success in all parts of your life. Another self-assessment before and after the Toolbox for Active Learners will show you how much you’ve learned about being an effective learner. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



The Study Skills Handbook

The Study Skills Handbook Author Stella Cottrell
ISBN-10 9781137289261
Release 2013-04-09
Pages 432
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THE ORIGINAL AND BEST – BY THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR If you are serious about succeeding with your studies, The Study Skills Handbook is for you! Stella Cottrell has helped hundreds of thousands of students to make learning easier, faster and more enjoyable. Recognising that we all have our own unique formula for success, her tried and trusted approach allows you to find the key to unlock your potential and develop the skills you need to improve your grades, build your confidence and plan for the future you want. This fully revised fourth edition features: • Chapters on all the core study skills – including research, critical thinking, MA26 writing, revision, team work and more • E-learning coverage throughout • Illustrations and a strong visual design – acting as memory joggers, reinforcing learning and making the book more accessible, fun and engaging • Lots of new material including brand new chapters on student success and time management No matter whether you have just left school or MA26, whether you are a mature, part-time or international student, The Study Skills Handbook is your passport to success.



100 Information Literacy Success Loose Leaf Version

100  Information Literacy Success  Loose Leaf Version Author Gwenn Wilson
ISBN-10 9781337102179
Release 2016-12-05
Pages 256
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100% INFORMATION LITERACY SUCCESS teaches students and professionals to develop crucial information skills to succeed in today's academic and professional environments. The fourth edition in the 100% Success series focuses on the skills necessary for 21st century learners and workers. Using hands-on learning activities and real-world applications, the text teaches readers how to determine the nature and extent of information needed to solve a problem, how to access the information effectively, how to evaluate the information found, how to use the information for a specific purpose, and how to communicate the information effectively and legally. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.