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On Course 9th Edition

ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE, CAREER, AND LIFE, 9th Edition, empowers students to take charge of their academic and lifelong success. Through short articles and guided journal entries, Skip Downing and new co-author Jonathan Brennan encourage students to explore and develop eight non-cognitive qualities that help them make wise choices and create success, such as personal responsibility and emotional intelligence. The unique CORE Learning Process guides students to employ study strategies, and a MindTap-exclusive "Toolbox for Active Learners" helps students identify and implement effective study skills. New for 2021: Empower your students to connect the dots between what they’re learning now and their current or future careers with “How Transferable Are Your Skills?” – a new MindTap activity that challenges students to identify how personal and academic experiences can help them become career-ready. Read More

Skip Downing| Jonathan Brennan

©2020

Student Success In College 3rd Edition

STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE: DOING WHAT WORKS!, 3rd Edition, is an academically rigorous, yet accessible approach to the first-year seminar. Using a raise-the-bar and raise-the-support framework, STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE builds key decision-making, information-literacy, and critical-thinking skills; enhances research-based knowledge about what success strategies work best; teaches students how to engage with scholarly sources; and supports students to increase their motivation, self-efficacy and successful experiences through a variety of options, including digital courseware. New for 2021: Empower your students to connect the dots between what they’re learning now and their current or future careers with “How Transferable Are Your Skills?” – a new MindTap activity that challenges students to identify how personal and academic experiences can help them become career-ready. Read More

Christine Harrington

©2019

FOCUS On Community College Success 5th Edition

Now in its 5th Edition, FOCUS ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUCCESS, gives new students the tools, tenacity, and confidence to succeed in college and beyond! Packed with strategies that help community college students break through the special challenges of juggling school, family, and work, this resource propels students boldly into the future with activities that help them build the laser focus they need to cut through distractors, master coursework, transfer to four-year colleges, and achieve career goals. Updated with the latest, forward-thinking research from academic journals and practical career sources, this resource includes entrance and exit interviews to track academic growth, chapter content on managing personal finances, advice for career planning, and more, along with the MindTap learning platform that makes students unstoppable! New for 2021: Empower your students to connect the dots between what they’re learning now and their current or future careers with “How Transferable Are Your Skills?” – a new MindTap activity that challenges students to identify how their personal and academic experiences can help them become career-ready. Read More

Dr. Constance Staley

©2019

The Essential Guide To Becoming A Master Student 5th Edition

Maintaining the key features and core topics of the original Becoming a Master Student, but in half the size, THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT, 5th Edition, is ideal for shorter orientation courses and first-year experience programs. Students put new ideas into action immediately, discover their abilities, and reach their full potential in the classroom and beyond. Numerous active learning tools help students create a foundation from which to build solid strategies for academic growth. An emphasis on Master Student Qualities encourages students to strive to develop the attitudes and behaviors of successful people, and new features provide actions they can take to make a positive change or implement a new skill in just one minute. And, with this edition, Cengage's MindTap course brings all of these assets to one place with an integrated technology solution. New for 2021: Empower your students to connect the dots between what they’re learning now and their current or future careers with “How Transferable Are Your Skills?” – a new MindTap activity that challenges students to identify how their personal and academic experiences can help them become career-ready. Read More

Dave Ellis

©2019

FOCUS On College Success 5th Edition

The fifth edition of FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS recognizes the varied experiences of today's students and guides them to be more mindful, motivated, productive, and focused. The text's research-based approach builds a solid foundation, helping students to see the relevance of this course. Increased attention is given to diversity, mindfulness, resilience, grit, financial literacy, technology, and productivity, college-related "life hacks," alternative presentation e-tools, and the newest strategies in career planning. Many students today are distracted, over-optionalized, and over-obligated. FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS addresses these issues head-on, creating teachable moments — and concrete results — in every face-to-face or online learning experience. New for 2021: Empower your students to connect the dots between what they’re learning now and their current or future careers with “How Transferable Are Your Skills?” – a new MindTap activity that challenges students to identify how their personal and academic experiences can help them become career-ready. Read More

Dr. Constance Staley

©2018

Becoming A Master Student 16th Edition

BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT, Sixteenth Edition, is all about discovery, intention, and action. As students begin their college education, they embrace a new culture and need new tools to be successful. BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT can be their guide! Tools like the Discovery Wheel, Discovery and Intention Journal System, Power Process articles, Master Student Profiles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory 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 this edition, Cengage's MindTap course brings all of these assets to one place with an integrated technology solution. New for 2021: Empower your students to connect the dots between what they’re learning now and their current or future careers with “How Transferable Are Your Skills?” – a new MindTap activity that challenges students to identify how their personal and academic experiences can help them become career-ready. Read More

Dave Ellis

©2018

FOCUS On College And Career Success 3rd Edition

The third edition of FOCUS ON COLLEGE AND CAREER SUCCESS recognizes the varied experiences of today's students. Thoroughly researched, this resource covers the topics most important to success, incorporating professionalism, motivation, and self-discipline. It initiates a personal and informal conversation with readers, directly drawing them into discussions. Written by Steve and Constance Staley, two of the best-known names in the field of first-year student motivation, it increases the credibility of college success courses by providing tools that help students succeed. New for 2021: Empower your students to connect the dots between what they’re learning now and their current or future careers with “How Transferable Are Your Skills?” – a new MindTap activity that challenges students to identify how their personal and academic experiences can help them become career-ready. Read More

Dr. Constance Staley| Dr. Steve Staley

©2018

From Master Student To Master Employee 5th Edition

FROM MASTER STUDENT TO MASTER EMPLOYEE improves students' abilities to develop and apply the most relevant skills and strategies to both the classroom and the workplace. Each chapter integrates health content and shows students how to recognize and bring the skills they learn in the classroom, such as time-management, to the workplace. Through tools such as the Kolb Learning Style Inventory (LSI), journal entries, and hands-on activities, students gain a deeper understanding of themselves and learn to continually apply new skills as lifelong learners. The fifth edition includes new learning tools, new technology information, and a new feature with actions students can take in just one minute to make a positive change in their life. With this edition, Cengage's MindTap course brings all of these assets to one place with an integrated technology solution. New for 2021: Empower your students to connect the dots between what they’re learning now and their current or future careers with “How Transferable Are Your Skills?” – a new MindTap activity that challenges students to identify how their personal and academic experiences can help them become career-ready. Read More

Dave Ellis

©2017

On Course Study Skills Plus Edition 3rd Edition

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. Read More

Skip Downing

©2017

On Course 8th Edition

ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE empowers you with the tools you need to take charge of your academic and lifelong success. Now in its 8th edition, ON COURSE presents the choices that successful students make. 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. In addition, the "Toolbox for Active Learners" provides extensive coverage of study skills that will help you excel in all of your college courses. Another self-assessment before and after the "Toolbox for Active Learners" will show you how much you’ve learned about being an effective learner. Read More

Skip Downing

©2017

FOCUS On Community College Success 4th Edition

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. Read More

Dr. Constance Staley

©2016

The Essential Guide To Becoming A Master Student 4th Edition

THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT, 4th Edition, 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 like 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. Read More

Dave Ellis

©2016

Student Success In College 2nd Edition

STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE: DOING WHAT WORKS!, SECOND EDITION provides an accessible and relevant way for students to move beyond opinions and advice about how to succeed in college by offering an integrated approach of research-backed student success practices paired with student success research studies. Students learn how to put skills for success into practice as they strive to accomplish their academic goals. With an overall theme of reading, critical thinking, and information literacy skills, the text helps students feel comfortable with the structure of research study articles, making it more likely that they will successfully use these higher level sources earlier in their academic careers. By increasing academic rigor, STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE: DOING WHAT WORKS!, SECOND EDITION builds research-based knowledge about what study skills work; teaches students how to engage with scholarly sources; provides opportunities for students to actively read, critically think, and enhance information literacy skills; and supports students to increase their self-efficacy and motivation. Read More

Christine Harrington

©2016

Practicing College Learning Strategies 7th Edition

PRACTICING COLLEGE LEARNING STRATEGIES, Seventh Edition, is a readable, straightforward, and practical text that focuses on creating a smooth transition to college for first year students. The text and activities are thoughtfully constructed using strategies supported by brain research and neuroscience. In addition, the structured activities and practices guide students 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 students how to learn. The author focuses on putting students in the driver's seat, teaching them how to use all of the tools at their disposal so they'll succeed in college and beyond. Read More

Carolyn H. Hopper

©2016