The volume helps guide readers to an understanding of the origins of their self-images. They learn to recognize the symptoms of low self-esteem and develop practical success strategies to help them overcome the challenges they face in school and in life. The authors examine the role of self-esteem in the life of a student, self-esteem development, the Circle Model: inborn preferences; the influence of family; messages from the immediate environment; and the impact of the outer world, symptoms of low self-esteem and strategies for improvement, strategies for developing self-esteem and strategies for success in school. For traditional and nontraditional students interested in improving their self-esteem and performance.
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Building Self-Esteem: Strategies for Success in School and Beyond helps you develop the elements essential to positive self-esteem by identifying:
The third edition contains new and updated research on self-esteem and college success. With a deeper understanding yourself, you can maximize your strengths and minimize your weaknesses to make your school experience as rewarding possible.
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During our many years of counseling and teaching, we have observed that low self-esteem affects individuals' self-perception about their abilities and their willingness to take positive action and to make healthy, growth-enhancing choices in their lives. Like many educators, we have also noticed that factors such as a student's family background, personality style, and current personal situations can create real or perceived barriers to goal attainment. These stressors can stifle the willingness to make changes and further diminish self-esteem. Performance and efficacy suffer.
The third edition of Building Self-Esteem continues to address these issues both practically and positively. Features of previous -editions such as the concentric circle model have been expanded upon. We have now added a circle model based on current, adult sources of self-esteem. We continue to include case studies, exercises, and self-assessment tools, all based on research and professional experience. Many of the exercises lend themselves to both individual and group processing. Updates and new features of the text include:
We hope that each reader will be as challenged and fulfilled while reading and practicing the strategies presented in the text as we have been while teaching the enhancement of self-esteem to our students.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 130933791
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2001. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: (NOTE:Each chapter contains student "Exercises.") Defining the "Nontraditional" Student. The Role of Self-Esteem in Your Life as a Student. I. SOURCES OF SELF-ESTEEM. 1. Self-Esteem Development. What Is Self-Esteem? The Nature of Self-Esteem. The Circle Model. 2. The Core Circle: Inborn Preferences. Personality Types. Personality Type, Culture, and Self-Esteem. Learning and Personality Preferences. 3. The Second Circle: The Influence of Family. Early Family Messages. Family Role Models and Educational Messages. Reading as a Family Value. Cultural Support for Education. First-Generation Students. The Impact of Birth Order. 4. The Third Circle: Messages from the Immediate Environment. School Peer Group and Class Size. Students' Learning Styles and Teachers' Personality Preferences. Race, Gender, and Minority Status in the School System. Disabilities and Self-Esteem. Math Anxiety, School Anxiety, and Other Fears. 5. The Fourth Circle: Impact of the Outer World. Cultural Values: Growing Up "Different." Smith's Theory of Ethnic Identity Development. Prejudice and Stereotypes. Media Stereotypes. Gender-Role Socialization. II. SYMPTOMS OF LOW SELF-ESTEEM AND STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVEMENT. 6. Symptoms of Low Self-Esteem. The Cases of Jorge and Mia. Maggie's Story Revisited. A Word of Encouragement. 7. Strategies for Developing Self-Esteem. Strategy One: Risking. Strategy Two: Removing Internal Barriers. Strategy Three: Assertiveness. Strategy Four: Relieving Stress. 8. Strategies for Success in School. Time Management Issues. Developing Study Skills. Developing Your Support Systems. Special Strategies. Identifying Campus Resources. 9. Success at Hand. The Nature of Change. Extra Support in Developing Self-Esteem. Congratulations. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0130933791
Book Description Pearson, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110130933791
Book Description Pearson. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0130933791 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0045467
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