Life Management Skills

Life Management Skills : Taking Charge of Your Future

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This new interactive worktext provides students with the opportunity to develop proficiency in life management skills, including how to set goals, improve thinking skills, communicate effectively and change habits. The worktext is suitable for self-study as well as for use in the classroom, work-based staff development settings and in support groups. Individual and group activities are provided in each chapter and are aimed at both left-brain and right-brain dominant learning styles. These activities meet the needs of the seven multiple intelligences, as identified by Howard Gardner. While learning, students can self-assess their level of proficiency by following a provided matrix. All of the SCANS competencies are addressed in this book, making this an up-to-date resource for adult competency and proficiency. ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Manual, ISBN: 0-7668-0507-7
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 227.1 x 261.6 x 15mm | 752.98g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766805069
  • 9780766805064

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started: The Power of Self-Belief. Chapter 2: Setting Realistic Goals. Chapter 3: Improving Your Thinking Skills. Chapter 4: Improving Your Study Skills. Chapter 5: Eating Well. Chapter 6: Staying Healthy. Chapter 7: Communicating Effectively. Chapter 8: Effective Listening. Chapter 9: Effective Speaking. Chapter 10: Getting Along with Others. Chapter 11: Functioning in Groups. Chapter 12: Handling Change and Stress. Chapter 13: Managing Stress. Chapter 14: Managing Money. Chapter 15: Preparing for Your Career. Explorations: Bring it All Together. Appendix. Glossary. Index.
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About Joann Driggers

Joann Driggers is a Professor at Mt. San Antonio College.
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Chapter 1: Getting Started: The Power of Self-Belief. Chapter 2: Setting Realistic Goals. Chapter 3: Improving Your Thinking Skills. Chapter 4: Improving Your Study Skills. Chapter 5: Eating Well. Chapter 6: Staying Healthy. Chapter 7: Communicating Effectively. Chapter 8: Effective Listening. Chapter 9: Effective Speaking. Chapter 10: Getting Along with Others. Chapter 11: Functioning in Groups. Chapter 12: Handling Change and Stress. Chapter 13: Managing Stress. Chapter 14: Managing Money. Chapter 15: Preparing for Your Career. Explorations: Bring it All Together. Appendix. Glossary. Index.
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