On Course / Edition 5

On Course / Edition 5

by Skip Downing
     
 


The concise length, tight focus, and emphasis on self-development are keys to this text's appeal. Written in a positive, motivational style, On Course empowers students with tools they need to take charge of their success in college and life. Downing's distinctive guided journal entries help students develop essential life skills by encouraging exploration of… See more details below

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The concise length, tight focus, and emphasis on self-development are keys to this text's appeal. Written in a positive, motivational style, On Course empowers students with tools they need to take charge of their success in college and life. Downing's distinctive guided journal entries help students develop essential life skills by encouraging exploration of personal responsibility, self-motivation, interdependence, and self-esteem. Extensive coverage of study skills--reading, note taking, memorizing, and test taking--provided in the "Wise Choices in College" sections help students excel in all of their college courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618741564
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/21/2007
Edition description:
Student
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


1. Getting On Course to Your Success Taking the First Step One Student's Story Jalana Onaga On Course Principles at Work Believing in Yourself: Develop Self-Acceptance Wise Choices in College: Learning College Customs 2. Accepting Personal Responsibility Case Study in Critical Thinking: The Late Paper Adopting the Creator Role One Student's Story Brian Moore Mastering Creator Language Making Wise Decisions Personal Responsibility at Work Believing in Yourself: Change Your Inner Conversation One Student's Story Dominic Grasseth Wise Choices in College: Effective Reading Embracing Change: Do One Thing Different This Week 3. Discovering Self-Motivation Case Study in Critical Thinking: Popson's Dilemma Creating Inner Motivation One Student's Story: Chee Meng Vang Designing a Compelling Life Plan Committing to Your Goals and Dreams One Student's Story: Amanda Schmeling Self-Motivation at Work Believing in Yourself: Write a Personal Affirmation One Student's Story Donna Ludwick Wise Choices in College: Effective Note Taking Embracing Change: Do One Thing Different This Week 4. Mastering Self-Management Case Study in Critical Thinking: The Procrastinators Acting on Purpose Employing Self-Management Tools One Student's Story: Allysa LaPage Developing Self-Discipline One Student's Story: Holt Boggs Self-Management at Work Believing in Yourself: Develop Self-Confidence Wise Choices in College: Effective Writing Embracing Change: Do One Thing Different This Week 5. Employing Interdependence Case Study in Critical Thinking: Professor Rogers' Trial Developing Mutually Supportive Relationships One Student's Story: Jason Matthew Laden Creating a Support Network One Student's Story: Neal Benjamin Strengthening Relationships with Active Listening Interdependence at Work Believing in Yourself: Be Assertive Wise Choices in College: Effective Studying Embracing Change: Do One Thing Different This Week 6. Gaining Self-Awareness Case Study in Critical Thinking: Strange Choices Recognizing When You Are Off Course Identifying Your Scripts One Student's Story James Floriolli Rewriting Your Outdated Scripts Self-Awareness at Work Believing in Yourself: Write Your Own Rules One Student's Story: Brandee Huigens Wise Choices in College: Effective Test Taking Embracing Change: Do One Thing Different This Week 7. Adopting Lifelong Learning Case Study in Critical Thinking: A Fish Story Becoming an Active Learner Discovering Your Preferred Learning Style One Student's Story Melissa Thompson Learning to Make Course Corrections One Student's Story: Jessie Maggard Lifelong Learning at Work Believing in Yourself: Develop Self-Respect Wise Choices in College: Effective Memorizing Embracing Change: Do One Thing Different This Week 8. Developing Emotional Intelligence Case Study in Critical Thinking: After Math Understanding Emotional Intelligence Reducing Stress One Student's Story: Lindsey Beck One Student's Story: Jaime Sanmiguel Creating Flow Emotional Intelligence at Work Believing in Yourself: Develop Self-Love Wise Choices in College: Effective Money Management Embracing Change: Do One Thing Different This Week 9. Staying On Course to Your Success Planning Your Next Steps Bibliography Acknowledgments Index

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