You save money when purchasing bundled products. This bundle contains the loose-leaf version of FOCUS on College Success, 5th Edition and access to LMS Integrated MindTap College Success for 1 term (6 months) via printed access card. This access code will provide you with seamless access to resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.
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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 Contents1. 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.