Roadways to Success by James C. WilliamsonRoadways to Success by James C. Williamson

Roadways to Success

byJames C. Williamson, Debra A. Mccandrew, Charles Muse

Paperback | February 17, 2012

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A student-centered book with an integrated case study to meet the needs of new-to-campus students or those returning to school after an absence.


Roadways to Success presents relevant material that aids students in learning concepts and skills they need, when they need them. All activities have a clear purpose that support each concept presented. Case studies and self-assessment begin each chapter. Incentives are built in to encourage students to move forward with a positive attitude. Now includes the interview process with advice and prescriptive direction from top level, experienced recruiters from different businesses and industries. Educates students on the world of social media (benefits, problems, and use of) for effective applications to the educational environment. Also illustrates how math affects every aspect of our lives recognizing that students are often intimidated by math despite its impact on every aspect of our success. Chapters are the right length to present specific concepts, provide affective exercises, activities, and threaded features that will enhance the college experience. There is no “busywork” - all charts, tables, and exercises are meaningful.

Dr. Charles T. Muse, Sr . retired as the VP for Academic Affairs at Florence-Darlington Technical College in 2008 and is currently the Executive Director of the National Robotics Training Center. Dr. Muse retired from the U.S. Marine Corps at the rank of Colonel with 31 years of active and reserve duty.  He has authored and co-autho...
Title:Roadways to SuccessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.8 inPublished:February 17, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132317451

ISBN - 13:9780132317450

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Table of Contents



  1. Connecting with Your Campus Resources: Stopping to Ask for Directions
  2. Goal Setting and Motivation: Mapping Your Journey
  3. Time Management : Planning to Reach Your Destination on Time
  4. Recognizing Your Potential and Building Self-Esteem: Fine-Tuning Your Vehicle:
  5. Information Processing and Learning Styles: Sights, Sounds, and Sensations: 
  6. Communications: Scanning the Radio
  7. The Process of Note Taking: Charting Your Journey
  8. Learning How to Study: Driver Training
  9. Test-Taking Strategies: Getting Your License
  10. Health and Wellness—Mind, Body, Spirit: Extending Your Warranty
  11. Career Planning Marketability and Diversity: Reaching Your Destination



Editorial Reviews

“The text gives many case studies that enable the student to work through worst case scenarios and then fit the possible solutions into their own life.  They often comment that the reading makes them self aware and puts things into perspective for them.”

-- Deena Wickliffe, Ivy Tech Community College