9780130892546

Cornerstone: Building on Your Best

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130892546

  • ISBN 10:

    0130892548

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/01/2000
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

For courses in College Orientation, College Study Skills, and College Success found in two-and four-year colleges and universities. The Concise Edition of the popular Cornerstone: Building On Your Best is designed to help unprepared first-year students become more academically prepared and to help all first-year students adjust to college life. Material and activities in the text empower students to make responsible choices in college and in life. It shows, rather than tellsits real-life vignettes and self-reflective exercises both engage students and help them look at themselves and their lives through different eyes. The text promotes student growth, change, and responsible decision-makingwhether the student is looking at his/her own study habits or making difficult decisions about career goals. It maintains a sharp focus on motivation, values , and diversity; provides thorough coverage of nuts and bolts issues near and dear to students (studying, test-taking, and succeeding in college and in life); and discusses important new ideas about critical thinking skills, learning styles, and cooperative learning. The Concise Edition, 2/E consists of 12 of the 16 chapters in the full version of Cornerstonefocusing on core study, presentation, and goal-setting skills. (The full version includes 4 additional chapters on relationships, wellness, stress, and responsibility).

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