Achieving Success through Academic Assertiveness: Real life strategies for today's higher education students by Jennifer MoonAchieving Success through Academic Assertiveness: Real life strategies for today's higher education students by Jennifer Moon

Achieving Success through Academic Assertiveness: Real life strategies for today's higher education…

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Paperback | December 18, 2008

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Academic assertiveness is an essential capability that is required of students who wish to achieve academic and professional success. Written for students who are aiming to achieve college success,Achieving Success through Academic Assertiveness: Real life strategies for today's higher education studentsfocuses on the challenges that learners face and encourages positive actions that support triumphs in learning situations. Jennifer Moon creatively explores the importance of this emerging topic and how assertiveness is linked to the process of learning and overall student development, critical thinking and academic achievement.

Jennifer Moon has worked in education, health and professional development in higher education. In recent years, her focus has been on pedagogy, with an interest in how humans learn (reflective learning, critical thinking, the learning of non-traditional students etc). She worked for five years on educational development at the Univers...
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Title:Achieving Success through Academic Assertiveness: Real life strategies for today's higher education…Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.7 inPublished:December 18, 2008Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415991439

ISBN - 13:9780415991438

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Table of Contents

Preface

Part 1 About using this book

Chapter 1 Introduction

Part 2 Learning how to live more assertively: academic assertiveness for students

Chapter 2 Coping with Challenges in higher education

Chapter 3 Learning to cope: fight, flight or be assertive!

Chapter 4 The display of assertive behaviour

Chapter 5 The origins of assertive behaviour and the effects of circumstances

Chapter 6 Rights and responsibilities¿

Chapter 7 Managing more assertively; tools and techniques

Chapter 8 Managing difficult situations

Chapter 9 Managing thought, emotion and self confidence

Chapter 10 Coping with fear, failure and disappointment

Part 3 leading courses on academic assertiveness¿

Chapter 11 A chapter for course facilitators

Terms and techniques ¿ a summary

A summary of terminology and techniques for quick reference

References

Index

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"Jennifer Moon, senior lecturer (research) at Bournemouth University in the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice, has written a very useful book for today¿s higher education student on the topic of academic assertiveness. This text has, as its primary goal, being a useful guide for students who seek academic success, both socially and in the classroom, though using techniques presented in the book on academic assertiveness." ¿Review of Higher Education