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Are you interested in a well rounded approach to success, including both academic and personal fulfillment? This working textbook and integrated CD engages students in assessing their current academic and workplace skills and developing specific action plans to ensure both academic and personal success. The first six chapters focus on how to do well “within yourself” or intrapersonal skills with topics such as stress management, positive attitude, time management, and goal setting. The middle chapters are devoted to academic skills including learning styles, critical/creative thinking, improving memory, and test taking. The last four will deal with succeeding “within your program and beyond” and address communication, group interaction, team building, job-seeking, and leadership development.
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How can students succeed if they’re stressed out? In a back-to-basics style, Navigating Your Future puts stress management at the forefront, teaching students to harness their stress, create positive attitudes, and set personal goals.
Behavioral changes must be simple, interactively reinforced and show quick, positive results in order to take permanent hold. This working textbook and integrated CD helps students to assess their current academic and workplace skills and develop specific action plans to insure both academic and personal success.
This text gets to the “heart of the matter” through personal assessment and the development of goal-oriented action plans to improve students' skills.
“WOW!! This is just what new students need in a book!! I can’t state how impressed I am with this author and the text. This approach will be very effective for new students.”
--Michelle Buchman, Everest College
“The examples are exceptional and very in touch with the realities of the student. This is rare in most textbooks. In most books it seems as if the author might be trying very hard to understand what the student is really going through. However, this text has the feel and attitude that the author truly understands the challenges of the college student and has practical and realistic advice. It does and excellent job at this.”
--Theresa Tuttle, ECPI College of Technology
Additional Support — in and out of the classroom...
Visit the Student Success Supersite (www.prenhall.com/success), where students and faculty will find an array of resources. In addition, instructors will be pleased to know that Navigating Your Future offers an Instructor’s Manual and PowerPoint slides.
Start strong. Finish stronger.
About the Author:
Bruce Colbert is the Director of the Allied Health Department of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. He has authored five books, written several articles, and has given over two hundred invited lectures and workshops throughout the United States. Many of his workshops provide teacher training on making learning engaging and relevant to today's students. In addition, he conducts workshops on developing effective, critical, and creative thinking, stress and time management, communication, and team building. He is an avid basketball player, even after three knee surgeries, which may indicate he has some learning diffculties.
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