Becoming a Master Student

Author: Dave Ellis

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305156072

Category: Education

Page: 416

View: 6204

BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT Fifteenth Edition is all about Embracing the new. As students begin their education, they embrace a new culture and need new tools to be successful. BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT can be their guide! Beginning with a new Power Process motivational article called Embracing the new students will be empowered to try new tools presented in the textbook to enhance their experience in college and in life. Tools like the Discovery Wheel and Discovery and Intention Journal System to Power Process articles, Master Student Profiles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory (LSI), have made BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT the bestselling College Success textbook and will give students a deeper knowledge of themselves and their power to be successful in college. Integrated technology discussions and tips throughout the chapters help today's students navigate the wide variety of web resources and apps that can support them throughout college. And, with the Fifteenth Edition, Cengage's MindTap Course will bring all of these assets to one place with an integrated technology solution. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Essential Guide to Becoming a Master Student

Author: Dave Ellis

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305537963

Category: Education

Page: 168

View: 9630

THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT was written with you in mind. Beginning with an introduction to higher education, you will learn about Master Student Qualities - the attitudes and behaviors that lead to success in the classroom and beyond. Tools such as the Discovery Wheel, the Discovery and Intention Journal Entry System, Power Process articles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory guide you through self-assessment and discovery, creating a foundation from which to build solid strategies for academic growth. This 160-page text invites you to put new ideas into action immediately and select additional strategies as you plan for your future. The fourth edition includes the new “Do you have a minute” feature, which provides specific actions that students can take to make a positive change or implement a new skill in just one minute. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Confident Student

Author: Carol C. Kanar

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133316476

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 1321

Building confidence through accomplishment remains at the heart of THE CONFIDENT STUDENT. This practical and accessible text features self-discovery, self-assessment and confidence-building activities to keep students motivated and help them develop the skills they need to be successful in all of their courses. The Eighth Edition delivers more explicit critical-thinking instruction in every chapter. New Thinking with Bloom activities encourage active reading and processing of information by guiding students through the six levels of thinking as they reflect on chapter concepts. In addition, more intentional practice of reflective thinking is provided in the fully revised Your Reflections exercises at the end of every chapter. New questions and writing prompts invite students to engage in self-reflection for the purpose of assessing progress, discovering strengths, and addressing weaknesses. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

From Master Student to Master Employee

Author: Dave Ellis

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495913049

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 2841

Now in its Third Edition, FROM MASTER STUDENT TO MASTER EMPLOYEE will help today’s students develop core skills to excel in the classroom and in the workplace. The purpose of this book is to build two kinds of bridges between the classroom experiences and career. One is the bridge of skills--the ability to perform tasks that are valued by employers. Second is the bridge of learning--the ability to update skills and acquire new ones as a lifelong learner. FROM MASTER STUDENT TO MASTER EMPLOYEE helps your students discover what skills they already have, the relevance of these skills to the workplace, and how best to apply their skills. The Third Edition focuses on transferable skills that promote success in the classroom and in a global, knowledge-based economy. Tools like the Discovery Wheel, Discovery and Intention Journal, Power Process articles, Master Student Profiles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory (LSI) deepen students’ knowledge of themselves and the world around them. Enhancements include new chapters on Memory and Health; additional coverage of online and adult learning throughout the text; new Master Employees in Action; and a new end-of-chapter feature titled Focus on Transferable Skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Your Guide to College Success: Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

Author: Jane S. Halonen,John W. Santrock

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111834334

Category: Education

Page: 432

View: 4927

YOUR GUIDE TO COLLEGE SUCCESS: STRATEGIES FOR ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS, 7th Edition, supports students as they adjust and learn to thrive in college, providing students with a foundation to become independent learners. The Seventh Edition can be used with any college student--fresh out of high school, returning to the classroom after being in the workforce, native-born or international. The new edition is now organized to reflect the basis of the college success model that has framed previous editions of this textbook. The unique six-part learning model helps students focus on achievable strategies in the following areas: Know Yourself, Clarify Values, Develop Competence, Manage Life, Connect and Communicate, and Build a Bright Future. Revised in terms of both content and design, the Seventh Edition contains new student profiles, expanded career success sections and hundreds of new references to make each chapter more current and satisfying. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

FOCUS on Community College Success

Author: Constance Staley

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305537955

Category: Education

Page: 416

View: 2317

FOCUS ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUCCESS, 4th Edition, speaks directly to community college students, delivering strategies for navigating the unique challenges of juggling school, family, work, and living/studying at home. Updated with the most current research, this forward-thinking text continues to strive to improve student retention, motivation, and engagement, as well as offer proof of student progress and course efficacy through the Entrance and Exit Interviews. The fourth edition includes expanded coverage on resilience, with strategies for assessing and building resilience. A revised section on the importance of group work gives students the tools they need to successfully collaborate. Now available with MindTap, a fully online, highly personalized learning experience built upon FOCUS ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUCCESS. MindTap combines learning tools—readings, multimedia, activities, and assessments —into a singular Learning Path that guides students through their course. Staley, a leader in the field of motivation, helps students develop realistic expectations of what it takes to learn while encouraging and engaging them with direct applications and immediate results. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Read Better, Remember More

Author: Elizabeth L. Chesla

Publisher: Learning Express Llc

ISBN: 9781576853368

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 241

View: 1372

Knowledge of basic math and real estate specific math is an absolute must-have skill to pass any real estate licensing exam. Topics covered here include: percentages, list sales, net pricing, appreciation and depreciation, property transfer taxes, appraisal methods, amortization, commissions, pro-rating, estimating closing costs, and much more. Filled with easy to understand explanations and hundreds of practice exercises specifically focused on real estate situations.

On Course

Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life, Study Skills Plus

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781337060547

Category:

Page: N.A

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From Master Student to Master Employee

Author: Doug Toft

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division

ISBN: 9780618493258

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 366

View: 8275

Career readiness and workplace development are more important than ever. To be competitive and successful in today's job market, students need to learn how to continuously expand their knowledge and skills, and be able to apply these skills both on and off the job. From Master Student to Master Employee is a new text that focuses on helping students understand how the skills they use in the classroom can be applied in the workplace, and, similarly, how workplace skills translate to the classroom. Link to the World of Work guides students toward learning strategies they will need to make a smooth and successful transition into higher education. Career Application case studies highlight transferable skills, stimulate critical thinking and focus on making successful transitions from success in school to success on the job. Each case study introduces an employee who is actively involved in applying the skills discussed in the chapter (i.e., planning, communicating, etc.). Complete topic coverage of key study strategies (such as time management, goal setting, memory, note-taking, reading, test-taking, and critical thinking) and career strategies (such as communicating, diversity, career planning, resume writing, interview skills, workplace readiness) is provided. Master Student MAP (Metacognitive Application Process) introduces each chapter and acts as a common theme throughout the text to guide students in monitoring thinking and learning. Master Student Profiles of Master Employees model the qualities of successful students and employees. These unique profiles include Ben & Jerry, Mike Lazaridis (co-CEO of Research in Motion and father of the Blackberry), Ruth Handler (founding partner of Mattel/Barbie doll), and Craig Kielburger (founder of Free the Children). From the desk of... highlights real voices of employees in a variety of fields.

Tapping Solution for Manifesting Your Greatest Self

21 Days to Releasing Self-Doubt, Cultivating Inner Peace, and Creating a Life You Love

Author: Nick Ortner

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 1401949894

Category: Self-Help

Page: 360

View: 4682

New in paperback: The New York Times best-selling creator of the Tapping Solution offers a three-week program of practical self-inquiry and hands-on work designed to unlock your life's full potential. Have you ever had the feeling your life just isn't working? That no matter how much you push and direct, or sit back and let go, the square peg you're holding just won't fit into the round hole that is your life? What if, instead, the roadblocks went away? What if you could experience more ease and flow in your life, banish self-doubt, fear, and anxiety, and live your greatest life? Can you imagine what that would look like--and more important, what it would feel like? Now Tapping Solution creator and New York Times best-selling author Nick Ortner helps you not only imagine it but make it a reality. Now available for the first time in paperback, The Tapping Solution for Manifesting Your Greatest Self guides you through a 21-day process of self-discovery and self-development using the simple, proven practice called Tapping (also known as Emotional Freedom Techniques). Each of the 21 stages includes a Daily Challenge and a Tapping Meditation to help the changes you're making take root. And you can work through the program at your own pace--doing one stage every day, every three days, every week, or whatever you like--with exclusive e-mail reminders from Nick to support you throughout the process. Drawing on wisdom sources from Aristotle to Dr. Seuss, along with Nick's own deep well of insight and stories from his daily life, this book is terrific fun to read. It's also a powerful tool for transformation. "We're going to work together to let your light shine brighter than ever before," Nick writes, "to create the life experiences you most deserve and desire." Ready? Then let's get tapping!

Practicing College Learning Strategies

Author: Carolyn H. Hopper

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305537971

Category: Education

Page: 320

View: 2902

PRACTICING COLLEGE LEARNING STRATEGIES, Seventh Edition, is a practical guide set to help you make a smooth transition to the first year of college. The text and activities are thoughtfully constructed using strategies supported by brain research and neuroscience. Structured activities and practices guide you in the reflection process to make the information personal and useful. By combining practical application with learning strategies theory, PRACTICING COLLEGE LEARNING STRATEGIES is a motivational tool teaching you how to learn. The author focuses on putting you in the driver's seat, teaching you how to use all of the tools at your disposal so you'll succeed in college and beyond. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Evergreen: A Guide to Writing with Readings

Author: Susan Fawcett

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337097047

Category: Education

Page: 656

View: 5215

With carefully crafted instruction, engaging student models, and plentiful practice exercises, this best-selling text continues to provide the most effective paragraph-essay level writing instruction available. EVERGREEN is structured around Susan Fawcett's proven MAP (model-analysis-practice) format -- a guiding pedagogy featuring minimal inductive instruction followed by varied practice designed to improve students' confidence and learning outcomes. Known for its superior essay coverage, EVERGREEN demonstrates each of the nine rhetorical patterns with two student sample essays (one in the third person, and one in the first person), and a graphic organizer. The Eleventh Edition includes a new chapter focused on active reading strategies; more explanation of and practice for writing effective thesis statements; updated information about research and citing sources; and nine new high-interest readings in a variety of modes, with new post-reading questions and assignments. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy

Author: Ellen A. Hillegass

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 868

View: 480

The second edition of this text takes readers through the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the cardiac and pulmonary systems, and covers assessment and treatment of cardiopulmonary disorders. It features new chapters on cardiac pulmonary transplantation and acute care. Certified clinical specialists have collaborated to create this reference source.

On Course Study Skills Plus Edition

Author: Skip Downing

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305397487

Category: Education

Page: 416

View: 4894

ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE, STUDY SKILLS PLUS, 3rd Edition, empowers you with the tools you need to take charge of your academic and lifelong success. A self-assessment at the beginning of the text helps you identify behaviors and beliefs you may wish to change in order to achieve more of your potential in college and in life. Through short articles and distinctive guided journal entries, the author encourages you to explore and develop eight keys to your success: personal responsibility, self-motivation, self-management, interdependence, self-awareness, lifelong learning, emotional intelligence, and self-esteem. As you develop these skills, you'll find yourself making more effective choices and achieving greater success. The Toolbox for Active Learners provides numerous study skills that will help you excel in all of your college courses. As you learn these new strategies, you'll have the opportunity to practice applying them to solve academic challenges. With improved critical and creative problem-solving, you'll be able to achieve greater success in all parts of your life. Another self-assessment before and after the Toolbox for Active Learners will show you how much you've learned about being an effective learner. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Innocent Client

Author: Scott Pratt

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780451412652

Category: Fiction

Page: 358

View: 6793

Burned out defense attorney Joe Dillard, against his better judgment, takes the case of Angel Christian, a waitress in a strip club, who is accused of stabbing a preacher to death in a Tennessee motel--a case that is linked to his own deeply troubled sister and a vindictive detective. Original.

First Aid for the Basic Sciences, General Principles

Author: Tao Le,Kendall Krause

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071545468

Category: Medical

Page: 608

View: 6030

From the author of the blockbuster First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 (0-07-147531-1) Table of Contents follows the same order as First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate study Provides the background information other review books lack in a succinct, readable format Focuses on the most important concepts students need to know to excel in medical school and on the USMLE Step 1 Market: first and second year medical students

The Essence of Shinto

Japan's Spiritual Heart

Author: Motohisa Yamakage

Publisher: Kodansha USA

ISBN: 4770050089

Category: Religion

Page: 232

View: 9686

In The Essence of Shinto, revered Shinto master Motohisa Yamakage explains the core values of Shinto and explores both basic tenets and its more esoteric points in terms readily accessible to the modern Western reader. He shows how the long history of Shintoism is deeply woven into the fabric of Japanese spirituality and mythology--indeed, it is regarded as Japan’s very spiritual roots--and discusses its role in modern Japan and the world. He also carefully analyzes the relationship of the spirit and the soul, which will provide informed and invaluable insight into how spirituality affects our daily existence. Through the author’s emphasis on the universality of Shinto and its prevalence in the natural world, the book will appeal to all readers with an appreciation of humanity’s place in nature and the individual’s role in the larger society.

Becoming a Master Student

Discovery Wheel

Author: Dave Ellis

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781439083192

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 6

View: 4135

Darknight

Author: Christine Pope

Publisher: Dark Valentine Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 403

View: 834

Mastering ServiceNow

Author: Martin Wood

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786467429

Category: Computers

Page: 656

View: 2871

Unleash the full potential of ServiceNow from foundations to advanced functions, with this hands-on expert guide fully revised for the Helsinki version About This Book Give your ServiceNow Helsinki implementation a powerful kick-start by understanding the deep capabilities of the platform, Learn by doing with an extended, comprehensive example, creating a feature-rich, secure and automated application from the ground up Interact with your whole organization by integrating with REST web services and build a custom Service Portal interface Who This Book Is For This book is aimed at advanced ServiceNow System Administrators and developers who would like to gain greater control of ServiceNow and its architecture. The book expects you to be new to ServiceNow, but have a good grounding in internet and computing technologies, like HTML, JSON, REST and database systems. Readers should be especially familiar with JavaScript, and be keen to extend and alter the platform. With this book, they will be able to develop a new application for their company. What You Will Learn Build custom scoped applications that access the full ServiceNow API Build a modern, responsive self-service interface with Service Portal Design feature-rich, responsive, automated workflow systems Design powerful data-driven applications Control information flow and apply business logic with Business Rules Write efficient and effective client-side JavaScript Learn how to authenticate and secure Web Services Integrate and exchange data with people and systems Create and secure your systems with proper access control In Detail ServiceNow is a SaaS application that provides workflow form-based applications. It is an ideal platform for creating enterprise-level applications giving requesters and fulfillers improved visibility and access to a process. ServiceNow-based applications often replace email by providing a better way to get work done. The book steps through the main aspects of the ServiceNow platform, from the ground up. It starts by exploring the core architecture of ServiceNow, including building the right data structure. To add business logic and control data, and interactivity to user interaction, you will be shown how to code on both server and the client. You will then learn more about the power of tasks, events and notifications. The book will then focus on using web services and other mechanisms to integrate ServiceNow with other systems. Furthermore, you will learn how to secure applications and data, and understand how ServiceNow performs logging and error reporting. You will then be shown how to package your applications and changes, so they can be installed elsewhere and ways to maintain them easily. If you wish to create an alternative simple interface, then explore ways to make ServiceNow beautiful using Service Portal. By the end of the book, you will know the fundamentals of the ServiceNow platform, helping you be a better ServiceNow System Administrator or developer. Style and approach Explore how to implement business logic and automated workflows and write effective code by flexible choices for client-side scripting