On course : strategies for creating success in college and in life / Skip Downing
Book | Cengage Learning | 2017 | Eighth edition.
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Edition
Eighth edition.
Description
xxviii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
1. Getting on course to your success -- College smart-start guide -- Money matters -- Understanding the culture of higher education -- Understanding yourself -- 2. Accepting personal responsibility -- Adopting a creator mindset -- Mastering creator language -- Making wise decision -- Change your inner conversation -- 3. Discovering self-motivation -- Creating inner motivation -- Designing a compelling life plan -- Committing to your goals and dreams -- Write a personal affirmation -- 4. Mastering self-management -- Acting on purpose -- Creating a leak-proof self-management system -- Developing self-discipline -- Develop self-confidence -- 5. Employing interdependence -- Creating a support system -- Strengthening relationships with active listening -- Respecting cultural differences -- Be assertive -- 6. Gaining self-awareness -- Recognizing when you are off course -- Identifying your scripts -- Rewriting your outdated scripts -- Write your own rules -- 7. Adopting lifelong learning -- Developing a learning orientation to life -- Discovering your preferred ways of learning -- Employing critical thinking -- Develop self-respect -- 8. Developing emotional intelligence -- Understanding emotional intelligence -- Reducing stress -- Increasing happiness -- Develop self-acceptance -- 9. Staying on course to your success -- Planning your next steps -- Study skills : a toolbox for active learners -- Becoming an active learner -- Strategies to improve reading -- Strategies to improve taking notes -- Strategies to improve organizing study materials -- Strategies to improve rehearsing and memorizing study materials -- Strategies to improve taking tests -- Strategies to improve writing -- Assess your study skills for college success (again).
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ISBN
1305397479
9781305397477
9781305647169 (loose-leaf edition)
1305647165 (loose-leaf edition)
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