Motivation and Learning Strategies for College Success: A Self-Management Approach / Edition 3

Motivation and Learning Strategies for College Success: A Self-Management Approach / Edition 3

by Helena Seli, Myron H. Dembo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805862293

ISBN-13: 9780805862294

Pub. Date: 09/20/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Beginning with a discussion of the foundations of learning and motivation, then presenting motivational, behavioral, and learning strategies, this guide offers college students tools for becoming more self-directed in their education. Dembo (University of Southern California) details a framework organized around six components—motivation, methods of learning,

Overview

Beginning with a discussion of the foundations of learning and motivation, then presenting motivational, behavioral, and learning strategies, this guide offers college students tools for becoming more self-directed in their education. Dembo (University of Southern California) details a framework organized around six components—motivation, methods of learning, time management, control of the physical environment, social factors, and performance. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805862294
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/20/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Part I: Foundations of Learning and Motivation. Academic Self-Management. Understanding Learning and Memory. Understanding Motivation. Part II: Motivational Strategies. Goal Setting. Management of Emotion and Effort. Part III: Behavioral Strategies. Time Management. Management of Physical and Social Environment. Part IV: Learning and Study Strategies. Learning From Textbooks. Learning From Lectures. Preparing for Exams. Taking Exams. Appendix A: A Guide for Completing a Self-Management Study. Appendix B: Examples of Self-Management Studies.

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