Achieving Success through Academic Assertiveness: Real life strategies for today's students / Edition 1

Achieving Success through Academic Assertiveness: Real life strategies for today's students / Edition 1

by Jennifer Moon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415991439

ISBN-13: 9780415991438

Pub. Date: 12/19/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Academic assertiveness is an essential capability that is required of students who wish to achieve academic and professional success. Written for students who are aiming to achieve college success,
Achieving Success through Academic Assertiveness: Real life strategies for today's higher education students focuses on the challenges that learners

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Overview

Academic assertiveness is an essential capability that is required of students who wish to achieve academic and professional success. Written for students who are aiming to achieve college success,
Achieving Success through Academic Assertiveness: Real life strategies for today's higher education students focuses on the challenges that learners face and encourages positive actions that support triumphs in learning situations. Jennifer Moon creatively explores the importance of this emerging topic and how assertiveness is linked to the process of learning and overall student development, critical thinking and academic achievement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415991438
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/19/2008
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Part 1 About using this book

Chapter 1 Introduction

Part 2 Learning how to live more assertively: academic assertiveness for students

Chapter 2 Coping with Challenges in higher education

Chapter 3 Learning to cope: fight, flight or be assertive!

Chapter 4 The display of assertive behaviour

Chapter 5 The origins of assertive behaviour and the effects of circumstances

Chapter 6 Rights and responsibilities…

Chapter 7 Managing more assertively; tools and techniques

Chapter 8 Managing difficult situations

Chapter 9 Managing thought, emotion and self confidence

Chapter 10 Coping with fear, failure and disappointment

Part 3 leading courses on academic assertiveness…

Chapter 11 A chapter for course facilitators

Terms and techniques – a summary

A summary of terminology and techniques for quick reference

References

Index

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