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For courses in First Year Experience, Student Success, and Introduction to College. Written specifically for 1 credit hour student success courses and/or those with blended and online students, it addresses the needs and challenges of students as digital learners. It aligns with learning outcomes from both the Student Success CourseConnect online course and MyStudentSuccessLab. Designed for use as a stand alone text or a print companion with one of these technologies for blended, online, or 1 credit hour student success courses.
Cornerstones for College Success Compact offers hallmark coverage of Bloom's taxonomy, SQ3R integration, Information and Financial literacy, and more. The print component provides an instructional foundation addresses the "why" of learning. When paired with CourseConnect or MyStudentSuccessLab as an online companion, it actively augments learning with activities, assessments, and extended thought-provoking exercises students need in order to understand how to apply the techniques. The lessons in Compact reflect the lessons found in CourseConnect and modules in MyStudentSuccessLab.
BEGIN: The Goal of Cornerstones for College Success Compact and Our Commitment to You
GROW: Building A Life Plan through Goal Setting
PRIORITIZE: Creating an Academic Time Management Plan
PROSPER: Understanding and Using Financial Literacy
THINK: Developing Your Critical and Creative Thinking Skills
LEARN: Discovering and Applying Your Learning Style
RECORD: Cultivating Your Listening Skills and Finding a Note-Taking System That Works for You
READ: Building Your Reading and Comprehension Skills
STUDY: Developing Your Memory, Studying, and Test Taking Skills
COMMUNICATION and DIVERSITY: Improving Your Communication Skills and Celebrating Diversity
INFORMATION LITERACY: Determining the Credibility of Ideas and Resources
LIVE: Dealing with Stress in Positive Ways
PLAN: Exploring Your Career and Job Search Options