Cornerstones For Community College Success by Robert M. SherfieldCornerstones For Community College Success by Robert M. Sherfield

Cornerstones For Community College Success

byRobert M. Sherfield, Patricia G. Moody

Paperback | January 4, 2013

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For First Year Experience, Student Success, and Introduction to College courses. Written specifically for students attending two year programs, it addresses the needs and challenges of students in community and technical colleges. 

 

Cornerstones for Community College Success is known for its concrete and practical strategies that students can apply to all college classes, the world of work, and life in general, it addresses the "why" of learning and the power of positive change. Offers hallmark coverage of Bloom's taxonomy, SQ3R integration, Information and Financial literacy. Major defining topics include first generation students, adult learners, making successful transitions, and planning for success in the second year and beyond. The ancillary materials are designed to assist instructors in delivering a top-level student success course.

Dr. Robert M. Sherfield is currently a Professor in the School of Arts and Letters at The College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada.  He is a nationally recognized educator, writer, and speaker having spent the past 27 years working with faculty development, first year student success programs, student motivation, and retention....
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Title:Cornerstones For Community College SuccessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.6 inPublished:January 4, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0321860594

ISBN - 13:9780321860590

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Table of Contents

Preface    Begin: The Goal of Cornerstones

 

Chapter 1 Change: Creating Success, Guiding Change, and Setting Goals

Chapter 2 Engage: Developing Your Personal and Academic Motivation 

Chapter 3 Persist: Using the Tools of Self-Management to Stay in College

Chapter 4 Connect: Connecting with Technology, Research, and Information Literacy 

Chapter 5 Think: Building Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, and Problem Solving Skills

Chapter 6 Prioritize: Planning Your Time and Reducing Stress

Chapter 7 Learn: Discovering Your Learning Styles, Dominent Intelligences, and Personality Type

Chapter 8 Read: Building Your Reading Comprehension Skills

Chapter 9 Record: Cultivating Your Listening Skills and Developing a Note Taking System

Chapter 10 Study: Developing Your Memory, Study, and Test Taking Skills

Chapter 11 Prosper: Managing Your Money and Debts Wisely

Chapter 12 Communicate: Communicating, Appreciating Diversity, and Managing Conflict

Chapter 13 Transition: Planning for Your Future