Learning and Motivation Strategies : Your Guide to Success / Edition 1

Learning and Motivation Strategies : Your Guide to Success / Edition 1

by Bruce W. Tuckman, Dennis Abry, Dennis R. Smith
     
 

Written and designed to enhance students' independent learning, this innovative hands-on text uses a consistent set of psychological principles as the basis for teaching students how to learn and motivate themselves. Students are encouraged to actively participate in self-surveys, quick practices, applications, assignments, and self-assessments to improve their… See more details below

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Written and designed to enhance students' independent learning, this innovative hands-on text uses a consistent set of psychological principles as the basis for teaching students how to learn and motivate themselves. Students are encouraged to actively participate in self-surveys, quick practices, applications, assignments, and self-assessments to improve their skills. The book's unique content is organized around four major strategies proven to increase achievement-oriented behavior:

  • Strategy #1 Take reasonable risk: Go for your goals via manageable steps.
  • Strategy #2 Take responsibility for your outcomes: build a plan and think positively.
  • Strategy #3 Search the environment: Ask questions and visualize model answers.
  • Strategy #4 Use feedback: Monitor your actions and give yourself instructions.

Learning and Motivation Strategies was developed and tested in the classroom to promote ultimate life success. The activities in the book are further complemented by a companion website

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130330635
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

A Message to Studentsix
A Message to Instructorsxi
Module 1Learning and Motivation Strategies for Achievement in College1
Module 2The Keys to Achievement17
Module 3Procrastination: The Thief of Time31
Module 4Believing in Yourself: Self-Confidence51
Module 5Taking Responsibility: It's Up to You75
Module 6Active Listening: Learning from Lecture91
Module 7Active Reading: Learning from Text107
Module 8Preparing for Exams127
Module 9Preparing Papers and Speeches151
Module 10Managing Your Life in School171
Module 11Relationships That Work193
Module 12Preparing for Your Future215
Appendix229
Index255

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