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.

The Essential Guide to Becoming a Master Student

Author: Dave Ellis
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305537963
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

The Confident Student

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

Read Better Remember More

Author: Elizabeth L. Chesla
Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 9781576853368
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Knowledge of basic math and real estate specific math is an absolute must-have skill to pass any real estate licensing exam. Topics covered here include: percentages, list sales, net pricing, appreciation and depreciation, property transfer taxes, appraisal methods, amortization, commissions, pro-rating, estimating closing costs, and much more. Filled with easy to understand explanations and hundreds of practice exercises specifically focused on real estate situations.

Reading for Life

Author: Corinne Fennessy
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780205910366
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Reading For Life combines high-interest visuals with activities and real-world reading selections to demonstrate how and why mastering reading skills relates to students' lives and future goals.

Your Guide to College Success Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

Author: Jane S. Halonen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111834334
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Prealgebra A Text Workbook

Author: Charles McKeague
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495559911
Format: PDF, ePub
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Pat McKeague’s sixth edition of PREALGEBRA is the traditional text for the modern student. Retaining the clarity and patience in explanation and concept development that has made it the book of choice for so many over the years, this new edition is replete with new examples, applications, and fresh new technology options. Throughout this text, you’ll find hundreds of new and relevant applications, with timely references to topics like gas prices and to companies like Google and Yahoo. Real data is used throughout, and wherever possible, has been updated to reflect recent changes. By showing how mathematics is used every day, the author makes students feel more at ease with the topics at hand. In a course where many students are entering with math anxiety, McKeague almost immediately calms students with chapter and section introductions, provides just in time study tips, and then helps students prepare with Getting Ready for Class boxes found throughout the text. This new edition comes complete with Enhanced WebAssign (EWA), the easy to use homework management system. With EWA, you can assign, collect, grade, and record homework assignments via the web. This complete learning system for students includes text-specific exercises, as well as tutorials, videos, and links to online tutoring, and eBook sections of the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essential Study Skills

Author: Linda Wong
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285965620
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Tapping Solution for Manifesting Your Greatest Self

Author: Nick Ortner
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 1401949894
Format: PDF, ePub
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New in paperback: The New York Times best-selling creator of the Tapping Solution offers a three-week program of practical self-inquiry and hands-on work designed to unlock your life's full potential. Have you ever had the feeling your life just isn't working? That no matter how much you push and direct, or sit back and let go, the square peg you're holding just won't fit into the round hole that is your life? What if, instead, the roadblocks went away? What if you could experience more ease and flow in your life, banish self-doubt, fear, and anxiety, and live your greatest life? Can you imagine what that would look like--and more important, what it would feel like? Now Tapping Solution creator and New York Times best-selling author Nick Ortner helps you not only imagine it but make it a reality. Now available for the first time in paperback, The Tapping Solution for Manifesting Your Greatest Self guides you through a 21-day process of self-discovery and self-development using the simple, proven practice called Tapping (also known as Emotional Freedom Techniques). Each of the 21 stages includes a Daily Challenge and a Tapping Meditation to help the changes you're making take root. And you can work through the program at your own pace--doing one stage every day, every three days, every week, or whatever you like--with exclusive e-mail reminders from Nick to support you throughout the process. Drawing on wisdom sources from Aristotle to Dr. Seuss, along with Nick's own deep well of insight and stories from his daily life, this book is terrific fun to read. It's also a powerful tool for transformation. "We're going to work together to let your light shine brighter than ever before," Nick writes, "to create the life experiences you most deserve and desire." Ready? Then let's get tapping!