9780137007578

Cornerstone : Creating Success Through Positive Change

  • ISBN 13:

    9780137007578

  • ISBN 10:

    0137007574

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/07/2010
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

The sixth edition helps students focus on practical strategies for CHANGE. Those who can master change with a positive attitude take calculated risks and maintain an open mind will succeed.

Filled with inspiring stories and powerful activities, this motivating book teaches success through discovery, goal-setting and determination. Cornerstone utilizes SQ3R and Bloom's Taxonomy throughout, employing the reading and critical thinking strategies necessary for student achievement. Thoroughly updated, it includes a new chapter on Interpersonal Communication, and now extensively covers Information Literacy.

Also provides updated and expanded information on money and debt management and a stronger focus on self-engagement. The chapter on Critical Thinking is brand new, empowering students to advance in the classroom and beyond.

"Students will think the text is talking to them personally. It truly is all about them." -Melanie Deffendal, Delgado Community College

"This is an excellent text that addresses the changing needs of students. Bloom’s Taxonomy will challenge students to think about why they decided to attend college and what they want to accomplish. Moreover, the Taxonomy can be applied to other classes. Success is linked to positive change." -Arthur Webb, Oklahoma State University

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