Learning and Motivation Strategies Your Guide to Success

ISBN-10: 0131712020

ISBN-13: 9780131712027

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Bruce W. Tuckman, Michael Patrick Adams, Dennis R. Smith, Dennis A. Abry

List price: $74.80
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This hands-on volume teaches readers how to learn on their own and how to motivatethemselves.It features a highly user-friendly style and an open, nontraditional look and approach. A consistent set of psychological principles--embodied in four major strategies and eight substrategies--are used throughout the book as unifying themes in exploring the various keys to achievement. Incorporates self-surveys, quick practices, applications, assignments, self-assessments, and portfolios.Introduction to Individual Learning and Motivation. The Keys to Achievement. Procrastination--The Thief of Time. Believing in Yourself--Self-Confidence. Taking Responsibility--Its up to You. Active Listening--Learning from Lecture. Active Reading--Learning from Text. Preparing for Exams. Preparing Papers and Speeches. Managing your Life in School. Relationships that Work. Planning for Your Future.For anyone interested in optimizing their study skills and strategies.
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List price: $74.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/3/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.826

BRUCE W. TUCKMAN is Professor of Educational Research at Florida State University.

Learning and Motivation Strategies for Achievement
The Keys to Achievement
Procrastination: The Thief of Time
Believing in Yourself: Self-Confidence
Taking Responsibility: It's Up to You
Active Listening
Active Reading
Preparing for Exams
Using Critical Thinking to Prepare Papers and Speeches
Resilience. Managing Your Life in School
Building Relationships That Work and Embrace Diversity
Preparing for Your Future Appendix
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