Bundle: FOCUS on College Success, Loose-Leaf Version, 5th + LMS Integrated MindTap College Success, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

Bundle: FOCUS on College Success, Loose-Leaf Version, 5th + LMS Integrated MindTap College Success, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

by Constance Staley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781337546515
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/21/2017
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author


Constance Staley is a Professor of Communication at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, where she has directed the First-Year Seminar Program for nearly 25 of her 40 years in higher education. An award-winning teacher, Dr. Staley is the author of a multimedia training package for first-year seminar instructors, as well as the ground-breaking resource manual 50 Ways to Leave Your Lectern. A well-known name in FYE circles, Staley is a leader in faculty development nation-wide. During a three-year leave from the University of Colorado, Dr. Staley joined an East Coast Fortune 500 company to design and deliver its management and supervisory training. She also represented the university as a Fulbright Fellow, teaching in the former Soviet Union in 1996. Dr. Staley earned a B.A. in education from Ball State University, and an M.A. in linguistics and Ph.D. in communication from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is the author of Focus on College Success, Focus on Community College Success, and Focus on College Success Concise for Cengage Learning, and the co-author of Focus on College and Career Success with Steve Staley.

Table of Contents

1. BUILDING DREAMS, SETTING GOALS. 2. LEARNING ABOUT LEARNING. 3. MAKING USE OF RESOURCES: FINANCES, TECHNOLOGY, AND CAMPUS SUPPORT. 4. MANAGING YOUR TIME AND ENERGY. 5. THINKING CRITICALLY AND CREATIVELY. 6. ENGAGING, LISTENING, AND TAKING NOTES IN CLASS. 7. DEVELOPING YOUR MEMORY. 8. READING AND STUDYING. 9. TAKING TESTS. 10. WRITING AND SPEAKING. 11. BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS, VALUING DIVERSITY. 12. CHOOSING A COLLEGE MAJOR AND CAREER. 13. WORKING TOWARD WELLNESS.

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