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Becoming a Master Student Athlete

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ISBN-10: 0618493239

ISBN-13: 9780618493234

Edition: 11th 2006

Authors: Master Students Staff, David B. Ellis, Dave Ellis

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Recent, more rigorous changes to academic requirements for student athletes makes it essential to provide these students with the skills and strategies they need to succeed academically and maintain eligibility. This new, First Edition Student Success text, based on the principles of the best-selling Becoming a Master Student, was developed specifically to meet the unique challenges faced by student athletes in succeeding both on and off the field. Becoming a Master Student Athlete helps student athletes balance the demands of academics and athletics by focusing on issues such as the pressures on time, body, interpersonal relationships, and major/career-oriented decisions. With hands-on…    
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List price: $104.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 5/27/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Note: Each chapter includes Master Student Map
Put It to Work, a Quiz, and Learning Style Application
Introduction: Making Transitions On your mark
Textbook reconnaissance This book is worth $1000 Get the most out of this book
Commitment The Discovery and Intention Journal Entry system Go! and rewrite this book Discovery and Intention Statement guidelines Journal
Discovery statement Making the transition to higher education Mastering transitions Connect to resources Get to know the organizations that govern college athletics Journal
Discovery statement Ways to change a habit Following instructions Power Process: Discover what you want
First Steps First Step: Truth is key to mastery Journal
Discovery/Intention statement If you skipped the introduction...
Taking the first step
The Discovery Wheel Journal
Discovery/Intention statement Textbook reconnaissance, take two The Master Student The value of higher education Practicing Critical Thinking 1 Learning by seeing, hearing, and moving--the VAK system Learning styles--Discovering how you learn Learning Style Inventory Interpreting your learning styles graph Scoring your inventory Learning styles graph Cycle of learning Journal
Discovery/Intention statement Balancing your Preferences Using your learning profile to succeed in school The magic of metacognition Academic skills vs. athletic skills Claim your multiple intelligences Attitudes, affirmations, and visualizations Motivation Power Process: Ideas are tools Master Student Profile: Ken Procaccianti Chapter
Planning You've got the time Journal
Discovery/Intention statement
The Time monitor/Time Plan Process Journal
Discovery statement Developing your game plan: Setting and achieving goals
Get real with your goals The ABC daily todo list Planning sets you free Strategies for scheduling The seven-day anti-procrastination plan More ways to stop procrastination Practicing Critical Thinking 2 25 ways to get the most out of now Keep going? Remember cultural differences Time management for rightbrained people (or what to do if todo lists are not your style)
Master monthly schedule Gearing up: Using a long-term planner
Create a lifeline Financial planning: Meeting your monthly goals Take charge of your credit card
Education by the hour Power Process: Be here now Master Student Profile: Greg Louganis
Memory Master Student Map Take your memory out of the closet Journal
Discovery/Intention statement The memory jungle 20 memory techniques
Use Q cards to reinforce memory Notable failures Keep your brain fit for life Journal
Discovery statement
Remembering your car keys--or anything else Remembering names Mnemonic devices Practicing Critical Thinking 3
Be a poet Power Process: Love your problems (and experience your barriers) Master Student Profile: Dot Richardson
Reading Muscle Reading Journal
Discovery/Intention statement How Muscle Reading works Phase one: Before you read Phase two: While you read Five smart ways to highlight a text Phase three: After you read The Universal Law of Reading Reading fast
Relax When reading is tough Journal
Discovery statement English as a second language Reading on the road Practicing Critical Thinking 4 Power Process: Notice your pictures and let them go Master Student Profile: Jim Abbott
Notes The note-taking process flows Journal
Discovery/Intention statement Observe Journal
Discovery/Intention statement What to do when you miss a class Record Review Journal
Discovery statement The instructor game plan When instructors talk fast Taking notes while reading
Revisit your goals Practicing Critical Thinking 5 Get to the bones of your book with concept maps Practicing Critical Thinking 5 Power Process: I create it all Master Student Profile: Billie Jean King
Tests Disarm tests Journal
Discovery/Intention statement What to do before the test Cooperative learning--Study with people Journal
Intention statement Ways to predict test questions What to do during the test Words to watch for on essay tests The test isn't over until... Integrity in test taking: the costs of cheating Have some fun! Let go of test anxiety Journal
Discovery/Intention statement
Twenty things I like to do Overcoming math and science anxiety Eight reasons to celebrate mistakes Practicing Critical Thinking 6 Power Process: Detach Master Student Profile: Mia Hamm
Thinking Critical thinking: A survival skill Journal
Discovery/Intention statement Becoming a critical thinker Attitudes of a critical thinker Finding "aha!": Creativity fuels critical thinking Tangram Ways to create ideas Uncovering assumptions Ways to fool yourself: Six common mistakes in logic Gaining skill at decision making Four ways to solve problems "But I don't know what I want to do": Choosing a major Majors for the taking
Make a trial choice of major Solving math and science problems Asking questions
Fix the world brainstorm
Translating goals into action Journal
Discovery/Intention statement Practicing Critical Thinking 7 Power Process: Find a bigger problem Master Student Profile: Oscar Robertson
Communicating Communicating creates our world Journal
Discovery/Intention statement The communication loop The communication loop: Listening The communication loop: Sending Five ways to say "I" Journal
Discovery/Intention statement Communicating with coaches and instructors Staying cool in the spotlight: Coping with high visibility and the media The fine art of conflict management Networking Communicating for powerful workplace teams Your deserve compliments
Write an "I" message Hazing Relationships can work Relationships change Seven steps to effective complaints Criticism really can be constructive
V.I.P.'s (Very Important Persons) Three phases of writing
Phase one: Getting reading to write Phase two: Writing a first draft Phase three: Revising your draft Giving credit where credit is due: Avoiding the high cost of plagiarism Writing and delivering speeches Practicing critical Thinking 8 Power Process: Employ your word Master Student Profile: Sheryl Swoops
Diversity Living with diversity Journal
Discovery/Intention statement Diversity is real and valuable Communicating across cultures Overcoming stereotypes with critical thinking Students with disabilities: Ask for what you want Dealing with sexism and sexual harassment We are all leaders Journal
Discovery/Intention statement Journal
Discovery statement Practicing Critical Thinking 9 Power Process: Choose your conversations and your community Master Student Profile: Dat Nguyen
Technology Technology, satisfaction, and success Journal
Discovery/Intention statement Connect to cyberspace Overcoming technophobia