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College and Career Success Simplified
     

College and Career Success Simplified

by Harry J. Bury, Susanne M. Alexander, Eileen Teare, George Eppley Professor Emeritus, Anita Dixon Eppley
 

ISBN-10: 0321127455

ISBN-13: 9780321127457

Pub. Date: 07/29/2003

Publisher: Pearson

This concise guide to college and workplace success is filled with practical real-life school and workplace examples and active learning activities that will challenge students' intellectual and personal growth.

Overview

This concise guide to college and workplace success is filled with practical real-life school and workplace examples and active learning activities that will challenge students' intellectual and personal growth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321127457
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/29/2003
Edition description:
3-hole punched for binder
Pages:
123
Product dimensions:
8.34(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

*Each chapter concludes with “Scenario for Success,” “Activities for Success," and “Journal for Success.”

1. Using Resources for Success.

1.1 The Importance of Resources and Networking.

1.2 Student Activities.

1.3 Balancing Your Needs.

Tips for Success: Resources, Activities, and Needs.

2. Using the Computer for Success.

2.1 Staying Current With Computers.

2.2 Personal Benefits of Using the Internet.

2.3 Using the Internet.

2.4 Email Etiquette.

2.5 Personal Benefits of Email.

2.6 Ownership of Information.

2.7 Using Software Suites.

2.8 Saving Energy and Money.

Tips for Success: Computer Usage.

3. Success in Managing Time.

3.1 Importance of Time Management.

3.2 Planning Ahead.

3.3 Using a Daily Planner.

3.4 Identifying Your Values.

Tips for Success: Time Management.

4. Success in Managing Stress.

4.1 Our Stressful Environment.

4.2 Identifying Stress.

4.3 Successful Simplifying Strategies.

Tips for Success: Managing Stress.

5. Critical Thinking and Decision Making for Success.

5.1 Successful Critical Thinking Skills.

5.2 Learning Styles.

5.3 Value of Critical Thinking.

5.4 Effective Individual Decision Making.

Tips for Success: Critical Thinking and Decision Making.

6. Creative Thinking for Success.

6.1 Creative Thinking.

6.2 Create Connections and Patterns.

6.3 Ways to Access Your Creativity.

Tips for Success: Creative Thinking.

7. Successful Note-Taking Methods.

7.1 Note-Taking Skills in School and Work.

7.2 The Cornell Note-Taking System.

7.3 SQ3R Study Method.

Tips for Success: Taking Notes.

8. Successful Learning from Textbooks.

8.1 Understanding the Content.

8.2 Understanding Visual Content.

8.3 Concentration Techniques.

8.4 Creating Study Aids.

Tips for Success: Learning from Textbooks.

9. Taking Tests Successfully.

9.1 Preparation.

9.2 Memory Tools.

9.3 Cheating.

Tips for Success: Taking Tests.

10. Personal Growth Success.

10.1 Positive Self-Talk, Self-Esteem, and Self-Respect.

10.2 Respecting Yourself.

10.3 Using Visualization.

10.4 Setting Goals.

10.5 Setting Objectives.

Tips for Success: Personal Growth.

11. Successful Communication Skills.

11.1 Body Language.

11.2 Active Listening.

11.3 Successful Communication Behaviors.

11.4 Public Speaking and Making Presentations.

Tips for Success: Communications.

12. Building Teams Successfully.

12.1 Cooperation and Collaboration.

12.2 Effective Group Decision Making.

12.3 Qualities of a Team Player.

12.4 Managing Conflict.

Tips for Success: Building Teams.

13. Job Search Success.

13.1 Job Search Considerations.

13.2 Resumes and Cover Letters.

13.3 Interviewing.

13.4 Job Search.

Tips for Success: Job Search.

14. Succeeding at Work.

14.1 Awareness of Organizational Culture.

14.2 Important Norms for Success.

Tips for Success: At Work.

15. Life Success.

15.1 Internal Balance.

15.2 External Balance.

Tips for Success: In Life.

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