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P.O.W.E.R. Learning: Strategies for Success in College and Life,9780073522463

P.O.W.E.R. Learning: Strategies for Success in College and Life

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Edition: 6th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 1/8/2013
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill Education
Availability: This title is currently not available.

Summary

P.O.W.E.R. Learning is the only research-based student success series with a unifying system for critical thinking and problem solving. P.O.W.E.R. Learning maximizes students' potential for success in college and in life. Using the scientifically-based, yet simple and class-tested principles of the P.O.W.E.R. (Prepare, Organize, Work, Evaluate, and Rethink) system, students gain a sense of mastery and achievement as they move through the text; with the growth of their confidence comes the increased intellectual enthusiasm and personal discipline needed for them to excel.

Table of Contents

PART 1 Getting Started

1. P.O.W.E.R. Learning: Becoming a Successful Student

2. Making the Most of Your Time

3. Recognizing Your Learning Styles, Self-Concept, and Values

PART 2 Using P.O.W.E.R. for Academic Success

4. Taking Notes

5. Taking Tests

6. Building Your Reading Skills

7. Writing and Speaking

8. Memory

9. Choosing Your Courses and Major

10. Technology and Information Competency

PART 3 Life Beyond the Classroom

11. Making Good Decisions

12. Diversity and Your Relationships with Others

13. Money Matters

14. Stress, Health, and Wellness

A Final Word
Glossary
Endnotes
Credits
Index

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