Cornerstones for Career College Success / Edition 3

Cornerstones for Career College Success / Edition 3

by Robert M. Sherfield, Patricia G. Moody
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0132789353

ISBN-13: 9780132789356

Pub. Date: 02/07/2012

Publisher: Pearson

The Third Edition is written specifically for the career college student focusing on their unique needs with financial aid, study tips, motivation, learning strategies, and technology.

Cornerstones for Career College Success will help career college students adjust to life in higher education, become self-motivated, master technology, use study

Overview

The Third Edition is written specifically for the career college student focusing on their unique needs with financial aid, study tips, motivation, learning strategies, and technology.

Cornerstones for Career College Success will help career college students adjust to life in higher education, become self-motivated, master technology, use study strategies successfully, communicate more effectively, and create a dynamic job-search plan. Every student story is written by a student who graduated from a career college. New to this edition is the addition of Bloom's Taxonomy (critical thinking) integrated throughout and the total incorporation of SQ3R (reading comprehension). New chapters include, Connect, that focuses on using technology in the educational setting, Prosper, which offers updated financial management strategies such as information about student loans, scholarships, and managing debt, and Plan, the career planning chapter has been completely revised with many sample cover letters and resumes including scannable and electronic resume preparation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132789356
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/07/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
366,379
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface BEGIN: The Goal of Cornerstones for Career College Success and Our Commitment to You

Chapter 1 THRIVE: Creating Success, Guiding Change, and Setting Goals

Chapter 2 PROSPER: Managing Your Money and Debts Wisely

Chapter 3 ENGAGE: Developing Your Personal and Academic Motivation

Chapter 4 PERSIST: Understanding the Culture of Your Institution

Chapter 5 CONNECT: Connecting with Technology, Research, and Information Literacy

Chapter 6 READ: Building Successful Reading Strategies for Print and Online Material

Chapter 7 PRIORITIZE: Managing Your Time, Stress, and Health Wisley

Chapter 8 LEARN: Discovering Your Learning Style, Dominant Intelligence, and Personality Type

Chapter 9 RECORD: Cultivating Your Listening Skills and Developing a Note-Taking System that Works for You

Chapter 10 STUDY: Developing Your Memory, Study, and Test-Taking Skills

Chapter 11 THINK: Building Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, and Problem-Solving Skills

Chapter 12 COMMUNICATE: Communicating, Appreciating Diversity, and Managing Conflict

Chapter 13 PLAN: Creating a Dynamic Employment Package and Job Search Plan

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