9780073375168

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

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073375168

  • ISBN10:

    0073375160

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/6/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

P.O.W.E.R. Learning is the only first-year experience text 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

Getting Started
P.O.W.E.R. Learning: Becoming a Successful Student
Making the Most of Your Time
Recognizing How You Learn, Who You Are, and What You Value
Using P.O.W.E.R. for Academic Success
Taking Notes
Taking Tests
Building Your Reading Skills
Writing and Speaking
Memory
Choosing Your Courses and Major
Technology and Information Competency
Life Beyond the Classroom
Making Good Decisions
Diversity and Your Relationships with Others
Money Matters
Stress, Health, and Wellness
A Final Word
Glossary
Endnotes
Credits
Index
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