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FOCUS on College Success, Concise Edition

ISBN-10: 0495569542

ISBN-13: 9780495569541

Edition: 2010

Authors: Constance C. Staley

List price: $103.95
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FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS, CONCISE EDITION, thoroughly engages students with direct applications and immediate results. Staley, one of the best-known names in the field of motivation and focus, increases the credibility of the college success course by providing tools that help students improve retention. Thoroughly researched, the text covers the topics most important to student success and incorporates underlying themes of motivation and self-discipline throughout. Rather than talking down to students or speaking over their heads, FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS, CONCISE EDITION, strikes a personal and informal conversation with readers--directly connecting with and drawing them into text discussions.
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Book details

List price: $103.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 12/10/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Constance Staley is a Professor of Communication at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, where she has directed the Freshman Seminar Program for 20 years. An award-winning teacher, Dr. Staley is the author of a multimedia training package for first-year seminar instructors, as well as the ground-breaking resource manual 50 WAYS TO LEAVE YOUR LECTERN. A well-known name in FYE circles, Staley is a leader in instructor workshop training nation-wide. During a three-year leave from the University of Colorado, Dr. Staley joined an East Coast Fortune 500 company to design and deliver its management and supervisory training. She also represented the university as a Fulbright Fellow, teaching in the former Soviet Union in 1996. Dr. Staley received a B.A. in education from Ball State University, and an M.A. in linguistics and Ph.D. in communication from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is the author of FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS, FOCUS ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUCCESS, and FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS CONCISE for Cengage Learning, and the co-author of FOCUS ON COLLEGE AND CAREER SUCCESS with Steve Staley.

Building Dreams, Setting Goals
Learning about Learning
Making Use of Resources: Finances, Technology, and Campus Support
Managing Your Time and Energy
Thinking Critically and Creatively
Engaging, Listening, and Taking Notes in Class
Developing Your Memory
Reading and Studying
Taking Tests
Building Relationships, Valuing Diversity
Choosing a College Major and Career