Keys to Success in College, Career and Life : How to Achieve Your Goals
For courses in Student Success, Freshman Seminar/Orientation.This inspirational and practical book educates students about academic skills and shows them how to be more strategic in applying these skills in life and in work, mastering employability issues. Armed with self-knowledge and a positive attitude, students will persist in their studies and are motivated to embrace life-long learning. Inspiring real-life stories of student's peers enables them to move beyond their own struggles and capitalize on their strengths and desire to achieve success. Students and Faculty alike are encouraged to visit the central website for all Keys franchise materials, www.carterkeys.com, where you can correspond with the author team, view their speaking calendar, benefit from current articles, and more!
- Paperback | 480 pages
- 212.3 x 273.3 x 18.5mm | 934.42g
- 01 Mar 2002
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 4th edition
- illustrations (some colour)
Table of contents
Quick Start to College: A Guide to Knowing What to Do, How to Do It, and Where to Get Help. I. DEFINING YOURSELF AND YOUR GOALS. 1. Welcome to College: Opening Doors. 2. Self-Awareness: Knowing How You Learn and How to Choose a Major. 3. Goal Setting and Time Management: Using Values to Map Your Course. Personal Triumph Spotlight: Orlando Hernandex.II. DEVELOPING YOUR LEARNING SKILLS. 4. Critical and Creative Thinking: Becoming an Active Learner. 5. Reading and Studying: Focusing on Content. 6. Listening, Memory, and Note Taking: Taking In, Retaining, and Recording Information. 7. Researching and Writing: Gathering and Communicating Ideas. 8. Test Taking: Showing What You Know. Personal Triumph Spotlight: Albert Einstein.III. CREATING SUCCESS. 9. Relating to Others: Living in a Diverse World. 10. Wellness and Stress Management: Taking Care of Yourself. 11. Managing Career and Money: Reality Resources. 12. Moving Ahead: Building a Flexible Future. Personal Triumph Spotlight: Wilma Rudolph.