DVD's Skillbuilders for Student Success for Downing's On Course, 5th by Skip Downing, Other Format | Barnes & Noble
DVD's Skillbuilders for Student Success for Downing's On Course, 5th

DVD's Skillbuilders for Student Success for Downing's On Course, 5th

by Skip Downing
     
 

Video Skillbuilders bring to life the techniques that help students excel in college and beyond. This DVD provides eight video clips (2-9 minutes each) from five of our Video Skillbuilder topics: Test-Taking, Health and Well-being, Time Management, Note-Taking, and Exploring Majors. Eduspace, Houghton Mifflin's online learning tool (powered by Blackboard),

Overview


Video Skillbuilders bring to life the techniques that help students excel in college and beyond. This DVD provides eight video clips (2-9 minutes each) from five of our Video Skillbuilder topics: Test-Taking, Health and Well-being, Time Management, Note-Taking, and Exploring Majors. Eduspace, Houghton Mifflin's online learning tool (powered by Blackboard), features the complete Video Skillbuilders with the addition of Artifacts and Reflection Questions. These exercises enhance each Video Skillbuilder and help students engage with the content and apply the concepts to their own lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618217663
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/12/2007
Product dimensions:
4.80(w) x 5.20(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author


Skip Downing is an international consultant in the field of faculty development and student success strategies. Dr. Downing has earned degrees from Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Santa Monica, and Carnegie Mellon University. He holds advanced degrees in both English and counseling psychology. He was professor of English at Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) for 32 years. In addition to his role as an academic instructor, Dr. Downing created and coordinated BCCC's Student Success and Learning Community Programs. These programs teach students how to apply proven success strategies to achieve their full potential in college and in life. The College Success Program resulted in a significant increase in both student academic success and retention. Dr. Downing has made numerous presentations at national conferences and conducted faculty development workshops at many two- and four-year colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, Bermuda, and the Virgin Islands. Dr. Downing's teaching, writing, and consulting are all guided by his belief that the greatest mission of any educational institution is to empower its students to live rich, fulfilling lives. Since 1996, he has facilitated the On Course Workshops, intensive four-day retreats for college educators focusing on proven strategies for helping students become active, responsible partners in their education and achieve greater success in college and in life.

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