P.O.W.E.R. Learning: Strategies for Success in College and Life / Edition 4

P.O.W.E.R. Learning: Strategies for Success in College and Life / Edition 4

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by Robert S. Feldman
     
 

The only first-year experience text with a unifying system for critical thinking and problem solving, P.O.W.E.R. Learning maximizes students' potential for success in college and in life.

Using the simple, class-tested principles of the P.O.W.E.R (Prepare, Organize, Work, Evaluate, and Rethink) system, students gain a sense of mastery and achievement as they

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Overview

The only first-year experience text with a unifying system for critical thinking and problem solving, P.O.W.E.R. Learning maximizes students' potential for success in college and in life.

Using the simple, class-tested principles of the P.O.W.E.R (Prepare, Organize, Work, Evaluate, and Rethink) system, students gain a sense of mastery and achievement as they move through the text; with the growth of their confidence comes the increased intellectual enthusiasm and personal discipline needed for them to excel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073522432
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Publication date:
01/07/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

P.O.W.E.R Learning

Part 1. Getting Started

Chapter 1. P.O.W.E.R Learning: Becoming a Successful Student

Chapter 2. Making the Most of Your Time

Chapter 3. Recognizing How You Learn, Who You Are, and What You Value

Part 2. Using P.O.W.E.R for Academic Success

Chapter 4. Taking Notes

Chapter 5. Taking Tests

Chapter 6. Building Your Reading Skills

Chapter 7. Writing and Speaking

Chapter 8. Memory

Chapter 9. Choosing Your Courses and Major

Chapter 10. Technology and Information Competency

Part 3. Life Beyond the Classroom

Chapter 11. Making Good Decisions

Chapter 12. Diversity and Your Relationship with Others

Chapter 13. Money Matters

Chapter 14. Stress, Health, and Wellness

A Final Word

Glossary

Endnotes

Credits

Index

The following chapters are available when customizing the text:

Chapter A. Strategies for Success for Student Athletes

Chapter C. Taking Charge of Your Career

Chapter T. Transfer Strategies: Making the Leap from Community College to a Four-Year School

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