Step by step to college and career success sixth edition
Step by Step to College and Career Success by John N. GardnerUser-friendly, class tested and authoritatively research-based, Step by Step to College and Career Success offers students proven information and straightforward strategies that they can apply toward their success. The briefest title in the Gardner family of books, the authors have pared away extras and have focused on the most crucial skills and the most important choices students have to make in order to succeed in college and beyond. Step by Step is an accessible text that can be useful to all students at any institution whatever their background or goals. In the fourth edition pressing topics that affect students lives and how they learn--such as money management, emotional intelligence, technology, and diversity--have been added and expanded within a vibrant, easy-to-navigate new design.
Foundation of College Success Textbook
Gardner and Betsy O. Chapter Teaching Objectives 1. Show students how to take control of their time, their most valuable resource. Explain how setting goals, organizing priorities, and creating balance can guide successful time man-agement and planning. Illustrate how time management relates to respect. Explain how students can avoid time-management pitfalls like procrastination, distractions, being spread too thin, and motivation problems. Demonstrate how students can use a daily planner and other tools to organize their tasks and their time—days, weeks, and each term.
Written by the most authoritative voices in college success. Authors John Gardner and Betsy Barefoot remain at the center of ongoing research in the field and this book represents not only the practical experience of their extensive careers teaching and directing this course, but also the culmination of decades of research, disseminated through two national higher education centers which they have founded and directed. Accessible and easy to use. Each chapter covers four key topics, presented in spreads so all the information a student needs is available at-a-glance. A focus on topics relevant to all types of students and institutions.
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