Becoming a Master Student

Author: Dave Ellis
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305156072
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Becoming a Master Student

Author: Dave Ellis
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337097101
Format: PDF
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BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT, Sixteenth Edition, is all about discovery, intention, and action. BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT is your guide to the culture of higher education. Through interactive journal entries, hands-on activities, and articles about success, this text will help you gain the qualities needed to become a master student. Tools like the Discovery Wheel, Discovery and Intention Journal, Master Student Profiles, Power Process articles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory deepen your knowledge of yourself and help you prepare for success in school and in life. 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

Author: Dave Ellis
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111827532
Format: PDF, Docs
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The fourteenth edition of the bestselling BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT continues to lead the way in meeting the changing needs of today’s first-year students. Through interactive journaling, a motivational writing style, and hands-on activities that students can apply right away, this text helps students succeed in college and in life. Tools like the Discovery Wheel, Discovery and Intention Journal System, Power Process articles, Master Student Profiles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory (LSI) deepen students’ knowledge of themselves and the world around them. In this latest edition, students will discover that study skills are really life skills with the renewed emphasis on the Master Student Qualities throughout the book. Students will be challenged to apply the Master Student Qualities to new Practicing Critical Thinking exercises and planning for a career by building an effective resume and learning interviewing strategies they can practice while in college. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Confident Student

Author: Carol C. Kanar
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133316476
Format: PDF
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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.

FOCUS on Community College Success

Author: Constance Staley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305537955
Format: PDF
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FOCUS ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUCCESS, 4th Edition, speaks directly to community college students, delivering strategies for navigating the unique challenges of juggling school, family, work, and living/studying at home. Updated with the most current research, this forward-thinking text continues to strive to improve student retention, motivation, and engagement, as well as offer proof of student progress and course efficacy through the Entrance and Exit Interviews. The fourth edition includes expanded coverage on resilience, with strategies for assessing and building resilience. A revised section on the importance of group work gives students the tools they need to successfully collaborate. Now available with MindTap, a fully online, highly personalized learning experience built upon FOCUS ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUCCESS. MindTap combines learning tools—readings, multimedia, activities, and assessments —into a singular Learning Path that guides students through their course. Staley, a leader in the field of motivation, helps students develop realistic expectations of what it takes to learn while encouraging and engaging them with direct applications and immediate results. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

From Master Student to Master Employee

Author: Doug Toft
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
ISBN: 9780618493258
Format: PDF, ePub
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Career readiness and workplace development are more important than ever. To be competitive and successful in today's job market, students need to learn how to continuously expand their knowledge and skills, and be able to apply these skills both on and off the job. From Master Student to Master Employee is a new text that focuses on helping students understand how the skills they use in the classroom can be applied in the workplace, and, similarly, how workplace skills translate to the classroom. Link to the World of Work guides students toward learning strategies they will need to make a smooth and successful transition into higher education. Career Application case studies highlight transferable skills, stimulate critical thinking and focus on making successful transitions from success in school to success on the job. Each case study introduces an employee who is actively involved in applying the skills discussed in the chapter (i.e., planning, communicating, etc.). Complete topic coverage of key study strategies (such as time management, goal setting, memory, note-taking, reading, test-taking, and critical thinking) and career strategies (such as communicating, diversity, career planning, resume writing, interview skills, workplace readiness) is provided. Master Student MAP (Metacognitive Application Process) introduces each chapter and acts as a common theme throughout the text to guide students in monitoring thinking and learning. Master Student Profiles of Master Employees model the qualities of successful students and employees. These unique profiles include Ben & Jerry, Mike Lazaridis (co-CEO of Research in Motion and father of the Blackberry), Ruth Handler (founding partner of Mattel/Barbie doll), and Craig Kielburger (founder of Free the Children). From the desk of... highlights real voices of employees in a variety of fields.

The Living World

Author: George Johnson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 0077659392
Format: PDF
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The Living World is often considered a student favorite. George Johnson has written this non-majors textbook from the ground up to be an engaging and accessible learning tool with an emphasis on "how things work and why things happen the way they do". The Living World focuses on concepts rather than terminology and technical information, and features a straightforward, clear writing style and a wide variety of media assets to enhance the content of the textbook. The integration of text and the digital world is now complete with McGraw-Hill's ConnectPlus, LearnSmart, and SmartBook. Users who purchase ConnectPlus receive access to the full online ebook version of the textbook.

Discovering Behavioral Neuroscience An Introduction to Biological Psychology

Author: Laura Freberg
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337570931
Format: PDF
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With comprehensive, authoritative coverage and student-centered pedagogy, DISCOVERING BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE: AN INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 4th Edition is ideal for a broad range of students taking a beginning undergraduate course in biological or physiological psychology. Updated to reflect current thinking in the field, the book provides a foundational understanding of the structure and function of the nervous system and its relationship to both typical and disordered human behavior. Author Laura Freberg -- who has more than 30 years of teaching experience at schools ranging from community colleges to the Ivy League -- presents classic concepts, current topics, and cutting-edge research in a style that is both accessible to beginning students and appealing to students with stronger backgrounds. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Managerial Accounting For Dummies

Author: Mark P. Holtzman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118237641
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The easy way to master a managerial accounting course Are you enrolled in a managerial accounting class and finding yourself struggling? Fear not! Managerial Accounting For Dummies is the go-to study guide to help you easily master the concepts of this challenging course. You'll discover the basic concepts, terminology, and methods to identify, measure, analyze, interpret, and communicate information in the pursuit of an organization's goals. Tracking to a typical managerial accounting course and packed with easy-to-understand explanations and real-life examples, Managerial Accounting For Dummies explores cost behavior, cost analysis, profit planning and control measures, accounting for decentralized operations, capital budgeting decisions, ethical challenges in managerial accounting, and much more. Covers the key concepts and tools needed to communicate accounting information for managerial decision-making within an organization Plain-English explanations of managerial accounting terminology and methods Tracks to a typical college-level managerial accounting course Managerial Accounting For Dummies makes it fast and easy to grasp the concepts needed to score your highest in a managerial accounting course.

On Course Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life

Author: Skip Downing
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305854810
Format: PDF, Docs
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ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE, 8th 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 in college and in life. In addition, the Toolbox for Active Learners provides extensive coverage of study skills that will help you excel in all of your college courses. 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.