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Your Guide to College Success Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

ISBN-10: 1413020739

ISBN-13: 9781413020731

Edition: 4th 2007

Authors: John W. Santrock, Jane S. Halonen

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Authored by John Santrock, a prominent developmental psychologist, and Jane Halonen, an educational leader in critical thinking, this concise text appeals to instructors who want to emphasize student self-awareness in the pursuit of college success goals, as well as active learning strategies. This new edition features iLrn College Success?an integrated testing, tutorial, and class management system that is as powerful as it is easy to use. iLrn correlates self assessments, electronic journals that encourage students to reflect on their progress, essay questions and exercises, and "Test Your Knowledge" interactive quizzes to each of the ten chapters in this concise text. Other highlights in this new edition: the latest research in motivational strategies, including revisions to the "Six Strategies for Succcess" model that provide more opportunities for active learning, new "Career Connections" that apply chapter concepts to real-world job situations, new and updated "Images of College Success" features that open each chapter and show how real students have mastered the college experience to become successful in their chosen fields, and "Learning Portfolios" that personalize learning for each student.
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/6/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He taught at the University of Charleston and the University of Georgia before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches educational psychology every year at the undergraduate level. In 2006, John received the University of Texas at Dallas Excellence in teaching award. His research has included publications in the Journal of Educational Psychology that focus on the contextual aspects of affectively-toned cognition and children's self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers' perceptions of children from divorced families. He has been a member of the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology and Child Development. His publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: Child Development, 13th Ed; Life-Span Development, 14th Edition; Adolescence, 14th Edition; Psychology, 7th Edition; and Educational Psychology, 4th Edition.

Commit to College Success
Be a Great Time Manager
Diversify Your Learning Style
Expand Your Thinking Skills
Take It In: Notes and Reading
Enhance Your Study Skills and Memory
Succeed on Tests
Communicate, Build Relationships, and Appreciate Diversity
Take Charge of Your Physical and Mental Health
Manage Your Finances and Career Opportunities