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Learning to Learn: The Skill and Will of College Success (2nd Edition)

 
 
 
 
Learning to Learn: The Skill and Will of College Success (2nd Edition)
Author: Scott W. VanderStoep - Paul R. Pintrich
ISBN 13: 9780131586062
ISBN 10: 131586068
Edition: 2
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2007-05-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $72.80
 
 

Learning to Learn: The Skill and Will of College Success

Scott Vanderstoep & Paul Pintrich

Grounded in up-to-date research on cognitive and motivational psychology, this text shows students how skill AND will are both necessary to succeed in college and life.  This strategy-based text helps students move along the skill-will continuum by using various learning strategies and generating the energy, desire, and self-confidence to make these strategies work.  Multiple assessment tools throughout help students evaluate their progress; hands-on, real-time activities allow them to try out new strategies.  Chapter 5 provies an in-depth discussion on life skills.

Features include:

  • Self-assessment tools throughout the text
  • Revised opening and closing chapters
  • Advice grounded in scientific research
  • Hands-on learning activities 
  • Tips to improve thinking and motivation