Keys To Success: Building Analytical, Creative, And Practical Skills, Seventh Canadian Edition by Carol J. Carter

Keys To Success: Building Analytical, Creative, And Practical Skills, Seventh Canadian Edition

byCarol J. Carter, Joyce Bishop, Sarah Lyman Kravits

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    Keys sets the standard for connecting  academic  success to success beyond  school, showing students  how to apply strategies  within  college, career, and  life. Keys retains  its’ tried-and-true emphasis  on thinking  skills and  problem  solving, re-imagined  with  two  goals in mind:  One,  a risk and reward framework that  reflects the demands  today’s students  face, and two, a focus on student  experience specific to institution with a more extensive research base.

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Carol Carter is founder of LifeBound, a career coaching company that offers individual coaching sessions and seminars for high school students, college students, and career seekers. She has written Majoring in the Rest of Your Life: Career Secrets for College Students, and Majoring in High School. She has also co-authored Keys to Prep...
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Title:Keys To Success: Building Analytical, Creative, And Practical Skills, Seventh Canadian EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.55 inPublished:February 2, 2015Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Brief Table of Contents

 

CHAPTER 1 The Rewards of College 1

Taking Risks that Move You toward Success

 

CHAPTER 2 Values, Goals, and Time 26

Managing Yourself

 

CHAPTER 3 Learning How You Learn 52

Making the Most of Your Abilities

 

CHAPTER 4 Critical, Creative, and Practical Thinking 78

Solving Problems and Making Decisions

 

CHAPTER 5 Reading and Information Literacy 106

Learning from Print and Online Materials

 

CHAPTER 6 Listening and Note Taking 138

Taking In and Recording Information

 

CHAPTER 7 Memory and Studying 162

Retaining What You Learn

 

CHAPTER 8 Test Taking 190

Showing What You Know

 

CHAPTER 9 Diversity and Communication 220

Making Relationships Work

 

CHAPTER 10 Wellness and Stress Management 244

Staying Healthy in Mind and Body

 

CHAPTER 11 Managing Money 272

Living Below Your Means

 

CHAPTER 12 Careers and More 298

Building a Successful Future

 

Appendix A : The Writing Process 325

Appendix B : Social Networking and Media 331

Endnotes 333

Index 340