Learning and Motivation Strategies: Your Guide to Success / Edition 2

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Written and designed to enhance students’ complex thinking skills and independent learning strategies, this innovative hands-on text uses a consistent set of psychological principles as the basis for teaching students how to learn and motivate themselves. Its' user-friendly style and open approach make it easily accessible in a classroom, lab, or independent study. Organized around four major strategies proven to increase academic success the text helps develop students' achievement-oriented behavior:

Strategy #1 Take Reasonable Risks: Achieve Goals through manageable steps

Strategy #2 Take Responsibility: Think positively and plan

Strategy #3 Search the Environment: Ask questions and visualize possibilities

Strategy #4 Use Feedback: Monitor your progress and adapt your strategies

Features include:

NEW! New topics.

· Integrated sections on critical thinking, resilience, and diversity.

NEW! Expanded coverage of techniques critical to academic success.

· Includes reducing procrastination, increasing responsibility, learning from lectures and text, overcoming test anxiety, and choosing a career.

NEW! Updated and extensive list of interactive activities.

· Based on feedback from students and the results of their actual performance

· Well-developed Companion Website will enable users to complete all the interactive activities and end-of-module quizzes online and submit them electronically to their instructors for grading and feedback.

Students are encouraged to actively participate in quick practices, applications, self-surveys, assignments, self-assessments, and portfolios as a way to improve their skills and hone their strategies. These activities are also located on the accompanying website, thus supporting students to actively engage in their own learning (www.prenhall.com/tuckman).

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“This text does an incredible job of including examples that fit within the context of each module... I really like QUEST and read every one of the episodes! The book is extremely comprehensive, and with the new addition of a module on critical thinking, it will be even more complete.”

-- Elizabeth H. Hardaway, University of Georgia

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131712027
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 5/17/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Module 1: Learning and Motivation Strategies for Achievement.

Module 2: The Keys to Achievement.

Module 3: Procrastination: The Thief of Time.

Module 4: Believing in Yourself: Self-Confidence.

Module 5: Taking Responsibility: It's Up to You.

Module 6: Active Listening.

Module 7. Active Reading.

Module 8: Preparing for Exams.

Module 9: Using Critical Thinking to Prepare Papers and Speeches.

Module 10. Resilience: Managing Your Life in School.

Module 11: Building Relationships That Work and Embracing Diversity.

Module 12: Preparing for Your Future.


Assignment 1.2 Class Schedule worksheet

Assignment 3.4 “How I Spent My Time This Week” worksheet

Assignment 4.2 Mood Thermometers: How I Feel Right Now (2 copies)

Assignment 5.4 “No Looking Back”

Quickpractice 7.2, 7.3 “Understanding the Allure of the Internet”

Assignment 7.1 “Race and the Schooling of Black Americans”

Quickpractice 7.4; Assignment 7.2 Biology textbook pages

Quickpractice 7.5; Assignment 7.3 Math textbook pages

Portfolio 7: Text Document

Assignment 8.3; Assignment 8.5 “Planet Prejudice”

Assignment 8.4 “Gordon Parks”


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