9780077736583

P.O.W.E.R. Learning and Your Life: Essentials of Student Success

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    9780077736583

  • ISBN10:

    0077736583

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2/19/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

P.O.W.E.R. Learning is the only research-based series with a unifying system for critical thinking and problem solving. P.O.W.E.R. Learning and Your Life uses this framework to maximize students potential for success in college and life by addressing a diverse student population with real-world examples and applications in the context of their career. 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; with the growth of their confidence comes the increased intellectual enthusiasm and personal discipline needed for them to excel.

P.O.W.E.R. Learning and Your Life is the only student success text created for the non-residential, commuter student and campus. These students face unique challenges and as they typically work and juggle family obligations with school. They may be the first in their families attempting a post-secondary education.

Table of Contents

1. P.O.W.E.R. Learning: Becoming an Expert Student

2. Making the Most of Your Time

3. Taking Notes

4. Taking Tests

5. Reading and Remembering

6. Careers

7. Technology and Information Competency

8. Making Decisions and Problem Solving

9. Diversity and Relationships

10. Juggling: Stress, Money, Family, and Work

A Final Word
Glossary
Endnotes
Credits
Index

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