9780137007578

Cornerstone: Creating Success Through Positive Change (6th Edition)

Sherfield, Robert M.; Moody, Patricia G.

ISBN 10: 0137007574 / 0-13-700757-4
ISBN 13: 9780137007578
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2010
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:

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.


Review:

“Practical Strategies for Change”

The sixth edition of Cornerstone: Creating Success Through Positive Change guides students in adapting practical strategies for change to their own lives  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 incorporates  SQ3R and Bloom's Taxonomy throughout, employing focused  reading and critical thinking strategies necessary for student achievement. 

 

Tools for Change include :

·    How to Approach Change In Your Life - Implements change through seven practical steps. (Chapter 1)

·    Self-Responsibility Assessments - Evaluates students’ personal responsibility levels and examines self-defeating behaviors. (Chapters 2 and 3)

·    Success Stickers - Provides students with a way to tag important information as they study, such as preparing for a test, marking a great quote, or identifying something they find personally relevant. (Back of text)

·    TEN Essential Cornerstones - Focuses on the ten most important aspects of one's personal and professional life. (Throughout all chapters)

·    Chapter highlights

    • Information Literacy - Applies research to a 5 major step process. (Chapter 5)
    • Interpersonal Communication  Includes self-disclosure, understanding and getting along with others, and communicating via technology in the digital age. (Chapter 4)
    • Money Management — Starts students on a sound fiscal policy program to manage their finances and prosper at all times.   (Chapter 11)

·    Thinking for Change — Teaches process for critical thinking via seven steps that develop students’ problem solving abilities.  (Chapter 5 and throughout the text)

 

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