Cornerstones for Community College Success / Edition 2

Cornerstones for Community College Success / Edition 2

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by Robert M. Sherfield, Patricia G. Moody
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321860594

ISBN-13: 9780321860590

Pub. Date: 01/18/2013

Publisher: Prentice Hall

For First Year Experience, Student Success, and Introduction to College courses. Written specifically for students attending two year programs, it addresses the needs and challenges of students in community and technical colleges.

Cornerstones for Community College Success is known for its concrete and practical strategies that

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Overview

For First Year Experience, Student Success, and Introduction to College courses. Written specifically for students attending two year programs, it addresses the needs and challenges of students in community and technical colleges.

Cornerstones for Community College Success is known for its concrete and practical strategies that students can apply to all college classes, the world of work, and life in general, it addresses the "why" of learning and the power of positive change. Offers hallmark coverage of Bloom's taxonomy, SQ3R integration, Information and Financial literacy. Major defining topics include first generation students, adult learners, making successful transitions, and planning for success in the second year and beyond. The ancillary materials are designed to assist instructors in delivering a top-level student success course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321860590
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/18/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
128,466
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Begin: The Goal of Cornerstones

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

Chapter 2 Engage: Developing Your Personal and Academic Motivation

Chapter 3 Persist: Using the Tools of Self-Management to Stay in College

Chapter 4 Connect: Connecting with Technology, Research, and Information Literacy

Chapter 5 Think: Building Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, and Problem Solving Skills

Chapter 6 Prioritize: Planning Your Time and Reducing Stress

Chapter 7 Learn: Discovering Your Learning Styles, Dominent Intelligences, and Personality Type

Chapter 8 Read: Building Your Reading Comprehension Skills

Chapter 9 Record: Cultivating Your Listening Skills and Developing a Note Taking System

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

Chapter 11 Prosper: Managing Your Money and Debts Wisely

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

Chapter 13 Transition: Planning for Your Future

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