On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life, Study Skills Plus (Paperback)

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ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE, STUDY SKILLS PLUS EDITION was created for educators who would like to promote student growth and self-awareness, while providing more extensive instruction in study skills. Downing's powerful guided journal entries have been retained from the original ON COURSE text to encourage students to explore essential life skills such as personal responsibility, self-motivation, interdependence, and self-esteem. The Study Skills Plus Edition engages students in a learner-centered construction of study skills knowledge, and gives students practice in applying empowerment strategies. The 2nd edition highlights the very process of learning how to solve academic challenges with improved study skills. Students engage in critical and creative problem solving that will enable them to achieve greater success in all parts of their lives. The 2nd edition also features expanded coverage of diversity, emphasizing the many ways in which people are different and how these differences often influence the choices they make. Other new topics include a discussion of academic integrity, how to thrive in the college culture, and a research-based section on the importance of developing a growth mindset. Plus, a new Annotated Instructors Edition guides instructors to relevant exercises and materials in the ON COURSE FACILITATOR'S MANUAL. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.


ISBN 9781133309741
Genre EDUCATION / Guidance & Orientation
Format Paperback
Pages 386
Publisher Date 2013-01-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Wadsworth Pub Co
Copyright Year 2014
Height 9.0 in
Wdth 7.25 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 1.35 lb
Language English
Subtitle Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life, Study Skills Plus
Edition Number 2
Audience General/trade
Authors Downing, Skip
Country of Origin United States

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