FOCUS on Community College Success

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Constance Staley's exciting new book is uniquely equipped to turn the tides. Visually appealing, research-based, and highly motivational, FOCUS ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUCCESS thoroughly engages students with direct applications and immediate results. Staley, one of the best-known names in the field of motivation and focus, increases the credibility of the college success course by providing tools that help students, and she improves retention specifically designed for community college students. Thoroughly researched, the text covers the topics most important to student success and incorporates underlying themes of motivation and self-discipline throughout. Rather than talking down to students or speaking over their heads, FOCUS ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUCCESS initiates a personal and informal conversation with readers, directly connecting them with and drawing them into text discussions.

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Constance Staley is a professor of communication at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, where she has taught and directed the Freshman Seminar Program for 13 years. Dr. Staley is the author of a multimedia training package for first-year seminar instructors, as well as the ground-breaking resource manual 50 Ways to Leave Your Lectern. Dr. Staley is a well-known name in First-Year Experience (FYE) circles, and a leader in instructor workshop training. She also represented the university as a Fulbright Scholar, teaching in the former Soviet Union from 1995 to 1996. During a three-year leave from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Dr. Staley joined an East Coast Fortune 500 company to design and deliver its management and supervisory training. An award-winning teacher, she received her B.A. from Ball State University and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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