BN.com Gift Guide

Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills / Edition 5

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$12.98
(Save 78%)
Est. Return Date: 01/23/2015
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$44.85
(Save 25%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 96%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (19) from $1.99   
  • New (3) from $5.99   
  • Used (16) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$5.99
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(72)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
SHIPS FAST! ! SAME DAY or w/in 24 hours. EXPEDITED SHIPPING AVAILABLE TOO! !

Ships from: MIAMI, FL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$6.96
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(49494)

Condition: New
Ships same day or next business day! UPS(AK/HI Priority Mail)/ NEW book

Ships from: Columbia, MO

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$80.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(193)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

“People who succeed have something in common that is much more important than high test scores. They have managed to acquire, develop, and apply their analytical, creative, and practical thinking skills. They know how to put them together to reach for their most important goals. In other words, they are successfully intelligent."

—Robert J. Sternberg

Research indicates that intelligence isn't fixed: It can grow. No matter what your individual strengths and weaknesses are, Keys to Success will help you build your intelligence with its integrated focus on critical, creative, and practical thinking skills.

NEW AND EXCLUSIVE ONLINE FACULTY TRAINING

Online teaching pioneer, author Dr. Joyce Bishop, now is available to help you teach your Student Success classes anytime you want, 24/7! Join Joyce Bishop and a community of Student Success instructors online. Learn strategies to reach all types of students, including commuter, urban, traditional, non-traditional, ELL, and learning disabled students. Discover what other Keys adopters are doing and share exercises, syllabi, and teaching strategies. Take advantage of this new "Key" to your teaching success by accessing Prentice Hall's course management system, CourseCompass.

SUCCESSFUL INTELLIGENCE PODCASTS ONLINE

Put your MP3 player into service as a Keys to Success study aid. Author Sarah Lyman Kravits has created a Successful Intelligence Connection podcast for each chapter. Tune in to this fun broadcast to learn the most innovative ways to develop your intelligence. To link to this feature, go to the text's Companion Website at www.prenhall.com/carter to listen to or download any of the twelve podcasts.

FREE PHONE ASSISTANCE

If you need help thinking through your syllabus, class plans and strategy, or would like guidance on how to use this book, any of its supplements, or technology, please call Carol Carter toll-free at 877-737-8510.

Keys has its own Companion Website designed to help students review the text material. This site (www.prenhall.com/carter) can also be accessed through the Student Success Supersite (www.prenhall.com/success), where students and faculty will find an array of resources.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780135128466
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 2/21/2008
  • Series: MyStudentSuccessLab Series
  • Edition description: Brief
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 8.26 (w) x 10.89 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Carol Carter was a C student in high school. During her senior year, she got a wake up call when her brother told her that she had intelligence, but she wouldn’t go far in life unless she believed in herself enough to work hard. She began college knowing she was “behind the 8-ball” in terms of her skills. What she lacked in experience, she made up for with elbow grease and persistence. She maximized her strength as an interpersonal and intrapersonal learner. The work paid off and she graduated college with honors and a desire to help other students.

Carol is committed to helping students turn on their brains, get motivated, and discover their abilities. As President of her own company, LifeBound, she teaches study, interpersonal, and career skills to middle school and high school students in order to help them become competitive in today’s global world. She trains and certifies coaches in academic coaching skills, and focuses on at-risk students with her volunteer teaching at the federal prison and her LifeBound work in the Denver housing projects. “All students are at-risk for something whether it is academic, emotional, social, or economic,” says Carol. “If each of us is allowed to be human and accept our flaws, we can overcome our limitations and be the best for ourselves and others.”

Carol also speaks on educational topics nationally and internationally. Her first book, Majoring in the Rest of Your Life, launched her writing career and opened the door to her work on the Keys to Success series.

Joyce Bishop has taught college students for more than twenty years. After struggling with a learning disability as a student, she focused on her visual and logical-mathematical learning abilities and went on to earn a PhD in psychology. Right now, she is in her dream job as Staff Development Coordinator at Golden West College, training other faculty in effective teaching and learning strategies and also in how to teach online. For five years Joyce was voted “favorite teacher,” and she was Teacher of the Year for 1995 and 2000.

Joyce and her husband, Dave, a former high school principal, started a program 17 years ago for girls who have no family support or whose families are unable to help them through school. Since that time, the Pathways to Independence non-profit foundation has sent 215 young women to college, and 175 have graduated into gainful employment. While the girls have come from backgrounds as diverse as prison, extreme poverty, abuse, or psychological disorders, Joyce and Dave have been their champions. One of her Pathways graduates, Valerie, who obtained her degree in nursing and is now working at a major university hospital as a pediatric nurse. “It is so inspiring to see what these girls do with their lives,” says Joyce, “once they know that they can do anything.”

Sarah Kravits lives the strategies for success she writes about. As an author and mother of three children aged 8, 5, and 2, she faces the challenges of time management, goal achievement, and fulfilling responsibilities (not to mention eating right and getting enough sleep). In her writing and research, she works to keep up with technology and the growth of knowledge. In her relationships with work colleagues all over the country as well as with friends and family, she strives for integrity, effective communication, productive teamwork, and, most of all, flexibility. Creativity also plays a dominant role. Along with her husband, an actor on Broadway and a musician, she promotes creative ideas and actions in the home (and needs lots of creativity in order to manage children’s strong wills and unique personalities).

Unlike Carol and Joyce, Sarah thrived in school from an early age based on her strength in verbal-linguistic and logical-mathematical learning. A few years after graduating from the University of Virginia as a Jefferson Scholar, she worked as program director for LifeSkills, Inc., a nonprofit organization that aims to further the career and personal development of high school students. This work led her into co-authoring her first student success text and the realization she was driven to empower students to reach their goals. “Lifelong learning is the essential success skill,” says Sarah. “I would happily trade places with my readers to have the chance to challenge my mind in a college classroom again. Learning gives you a chance to go beyond just thinking about your dreams so that you can make them happen.”

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Quick Start to College: Helpful Information and Advice as You Begin

I. DEFINING YOURSELF AND YOUR GOALS.

1. Welcome to College: Opening Doors to Success.

2. Values, Goals, and Time: Managing Yourself

3. Learning How You Learn: Making the Most of Your Abilities

II. DEVELOPING ACADEMIC SKILLS.

4. Critical, Creative, and Practical Thinking: Solving Problems and Making Decisions

5. Reading and Studying: Focusing on Content

6. Listening, Note Taking, and Memory: Taking In, Recording, and Remembering Information

7. Test Taking: Showing What You Know

8. Researching and Writing: Gathering and Communicating Ideas

III. CREATING LIFE SUCCESS.

9. Relating to Others: Communicating in a Diverse World

10. Personal Wellness: Taking Care of Yourself

11. Managing Money and Career: Reality Resources

12. Creating Your Life: Building a Successful Future

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)