FOCUS on College Success

Author: Constance Staley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337097160
Format: PDF, Kindle
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With increased attention to diversity, mindfulness, resilience, grit, productivity, financial literacy, alternative presentation e-tools, and new career planning strategies, the fifth edition of FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS recognizes the varied experiences you bring to the college classroom and guides you to build your motivation and increase your focus. Because of its engaging, relevant style that speaks to readers directly, 97% of students surveyed recommended that their professor use this book again with next year's first-year students. While college success strategies may seem like common sense (after you read about them), many are not. Written by a leader in the field of motivation and focus, the text covers topics, tools, and techniques that will deliver results. By learning these skills early on, you can avoid many of the pitfalls which cause so many students to stumble. All of the book's exercises and activities are designed to help you learn more about yourself and help you focus on what you need to do to succeed. Going well beyond college, these lessons will help you in your career and your personal life. Specific tools help you make self-discoveries and chart your progress through the text. Did you know that your odds of completing college successfully go up after you take a college success course? That makes FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS a no-brainer. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

FOCUS on College Success

Author: Constance Staley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337515604
Format: PDF
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With increased attention to diversity, mindfulness, resilience, grit, productivity, financial literacy, alternative presentation e-tools, and new career planning strategies, the fifth edition of FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS recognizes the varied experiences you bring to the college classroom and guides you to build your motivation and increase your focus. Because of its engaging, relevant style that speaks to readers directly, 97% of students surveyed recommended that their professor use this book again with next year's first-year students. While college success strategies may seem like common sense (after you read about them), many are not. Written by a leader in the field of motivation and focus, the text covers topics, tools, and techniques that will deliver results. By learning these skills early on, you can avoid many of the pitfalls which cause so many students to stumble. All of the book's exercises and activities are designed to help you learn more about yourself and help you focus on what you need to do to succeed. Going well beyond college, these lessons will help you in your career and your personal life. Specific tools help you make self-discoveries and chart your progress through the text. Did you know that your odds of completing college successfully go up after you take a college success course? That makes FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS a no-brainer. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

FOCUS on Community College Success

Author: Constance Staley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305537955
Format: PDF, ePub
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FOCUS ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUCCESS, 4th Edition, speaks directly to community college students, delivering strategies for navigating the unique challenges of juggling school, family, work, and living/studying at home. Updated with the most current research, this forward-thinking text continues to strive to improve student retention, motivation, and engagement, as well as offer proof of student progress and course efficacy through the Entrance and Exit Interviews. The fourth edition includes expanded coverage on resilience, with strategies for assessing and building resilience. A revised section on the importance of group work gives students the tools they need to successfully collaborate. Now available with MindTap, a fully online, highly personalized learning experience built upon FOCUS ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUCCESS. MindTap combines learning tools—readings, multimedia, activities, and assessments —into a singular Learning Path that guides students through their course. Staley, a leader in the field of motivation, helps students develop realistic expectations of what it takes to learn while encouraging and engaging them with direct applications and immediate results. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Chemistry in Focus A Molecular View of Our World

Author: Nivaldo J. Tro
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337670421
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Seventh Edition of CHEMISTRY IN FOCUS helps students develop an appreciation for the molecular world that underlies the world we can see. From the first page to the last, Professor Tro emphasizes the connection between the atoms and molecules that compose matter and the properties of that matter. Students learn to see the world through the lens of chemistry, and to find excitement and awe in the myriad of chemical processes occurring all around them all the time. This easy-to-understand text also helps students understand the major scientific, technological and environmental issues affecting our society. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Microsoft Excel VBA Programming for the Absolute Beginner

Author: Duane Birnbaum
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1598637630
Format: PDF, ePub
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If you are new to programming with Microsoft Excel VBA and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science professors, books in the "for the absolute beginner" series teach the principles of programming throug

Real Essays with Readings

Author: Susan Anker
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312648081
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Real Essays delivers the powerful message that good writing, thinking, and reading skills are both essential and achievable. From the inspiring stories told by former students in Profiles of Success to the practical strategies for community involvement in the new Community Connections, Real Essays helps students to connect the writing class with their real lives and with the expectations of the larger world. So that students don’t get overwhelmed, the book focuses first on the most important things in each area, such as the Four Most Serious Errors in grammar; the Four Basics of each rhetorical strategy; and the academic skills of summary, analysis, and synthesis. Read the preface.

Student Success in College Doing What Works

Author: Christine Harrington
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337406139
Format: PDF, ePub
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STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE: DOING WHAT WORKS!, 3rd Edition, will help you choose or confirm a career path and develop the skills needed to be successful in college and in your career. You'll get to see what the research says about which strategies work best so you can do what works to reach your goals. A unique feature of this textbook is that it includes actual research studies, so you'll get the opportunity to learn how to read and use research, building your information literacy and critical-thinking skills. These skills will serve you well in your other courses and in your career. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Conectados

Author: Patti J. Marinelli
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305687701
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The CONECTADOS Communication Manual includes standards-based activities designed for in-class use, with an emphasis on interpersonal communication. The program is composed of 12 chapters, which can easily be divided over semesters or quarters. Core information (thematic vocabulary, grammatical structures, and functional language) is integrated into manageable pasos. The end of each chapter in the Communication Manual is comprised of four sections, which the instructor can mix and match. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.