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Becoming A Master Student 17th Edition

Make powerful connections between what you're learning now and the skills you'll need for your future with Ellis' BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT: MAKING THE CAREER CONNECTION, 17th edition. Helping you successfully bridge the gap between college and career, tools like Career Connection, Practicing Critical Thinking and the Discovery and Intention Journal System give you a deeper knowledge of yourself and your power to be successful today and long term. Take advantage of MindTap activities like "How transferable are your skills?" activities, journal entries and "What would you do?" scenarios to gain self-knowledge and go from memorization to mastery in your course. With Cengage Infuse, complete Concept Checks and Chapter Quizzes to solidify your knowledge. Read More

Dave Ellis

©2023

Student Success In College 4th Edition

Learn more about your personal identity and strengths, determine your goals and build your career and academic skills with Harrington's STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE: DOING WHAT WORKS!, 4E. This updated edition explores the keys to academic and career success, beginning with brief, research-driven self-assessments that give you a better understanding of your own unique capabilities. Current content also incorporates the latest research in the field with an emphasis on career skills. You explore career options and learn how to create and strengthen your own professional network so that you are well positioned for career success. You also sharpen proven academic skills as you work with high-level academic sources and online exercises to increase your information literacy and critical-thinking. This edition focuses on the skills that are proven in current research to help you achieve success. MindTap and Infuse digital resources are also available to enhance your learning experience. Read More

Christine Harrington

©2023

FOCUS On Community College Success 6th Edition

Staley's FOCUS ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUCCESS, 6th edition, equips you with the tools and confidence to succeed in college and beyond -- including strategies to overcome the special challenges of juggling school, family and work. Extremely practical activities help you build the focus you need to cut through distractions, transfer to four-year colleges if desired and achieve career goals. Updated with the latest research and best career practices, it emphasizes the skills today's employers seek. It also offers tips for practicing mindfulness, coping with isolation, managing money, conducting smart research, avoiding plagiarism, developing successful learning strategies for online classes, overcoming Zoom fatigue and more. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Dr. Constance Staley

©2023

The Essential Guide To Becoming A Master Student 6th Edition

Make powerful connections between what you're learning now and the skills you'll need for your future with Ellis' THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT: MAKING THE CAREER CONNECTION, 6th Edition. To successfully bridge the gap between college and career, tools like Career Connection, Practicing Critical Thinking and the Discovery and Intention Journal System give you a deeper knowledge of yourself and your power to be successful in college and beyond. An emphasis on Master Student Qualities helps you develop the attitudes and behaviors of successful people. MindTap digital learning activities like How Transferable Are Your Skills? and What Would You Do? scenarios help you gain self-knowledge and go from memorization to mastery in your course. With Cengage Infuse, complete Concept Checks and Chapter Quizzes to solidify your knowledge. Read More

Dave Ellis

©2023

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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