Becoming a Master Student / Edition 12

Becoming a Master Student / Edition 12

by Dave Ellis
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ISBN-10:
0618950036
ISBN-13:
9780618950034
Pub. Date:
12/26/2007
Publisher:
Cengage Learning

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Becoming a Master Student / Edition 12

BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT, Sixteenth Edition, is all about discovery, intention, and action. BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT is your guide to the culture of higher education. Through interactive journal entries, hands-on activities, and articles about success, this text will help you gain the qualities needed to become a master student. Tools like the Discovery Wheel, Discovery and Intention Journal, Master Student Profiles, Power Process articles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory deepen your knowledge of yourself and help you prepare for success in school and in life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780618950034
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/26/2007
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dave Ellis is a leadership coach, author, educator, and philanthropist. He is a respected lecturer and electrifying workshop leader who has captivated audiences worldwide since first sharing his principles in 1979. Ellis got started in education in 1976, when he taught junior high school math. After getting a master's degree in mathematics, he taught computer science for six years at National American University, where he became Assistant Dean of Student Services. In 1979, he designed a course to improve student retention and then traveled the country for a decade conducting workshops for teachers on ways to improve student retention and test scores. He began training coaches in 1983 and started a public course for coaches in 1993. He puts into practice the principles he teaches, utilizing his remarkable system in his own life. His friends and colleagues often describe him as the happiest person they know with an amazingly wonderful life. He is president of Breakthrough Enterprises, a publishing and consulting company, as well as founder and president of The Brande Foundation, a nonprofit organization offering assistance to organizations working toward world sufficiency, environmental integrity, human rights, and personal transformation. Ellis has contributed millions of dollars to the work of his foundation and other organizations. You can visit Ellis's website at http://www.daveellisleadership.com. Ellis resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife Trisha. They have four daughters and four grandchildren.

Table of Contents

Introduction. The Master Student. 1. Discovering Yourself. 2. Time. 3. Memory. 4. Reading. 5. Notes. 6. Tests. 7. Thinking. 8. Communicating. 9. Money. 10. Next Steps.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have not been in school for over 20 years and am back in school, and this book is part of the first term where I am going to school. This book is very good especially for the non-traditional student that have been away from school and for the student coming right from high school. For me it was a refresher on some things, but there was a lot that I hadnt' thought of when I decided to go back to school. I would recommend this for every student.