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Learning and Motivation Strategies: Your Guide to Success (2nd Edition)

 
 
 
 
Learning and Motivation Strategies: Your Guide to Success (2nd Edition)
Author: Bruce W. Tuckman - Dennis A. Abry - Dennis R. Smit
ISBN 13: 9780131712027
ISBN 10: 131712020
Edition: 2
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2007-05-13
Format: Paperback
Pages: 312
List Price: $72.60
 
 

Written and designed to enhance students’ complex thinking skills and independent learning strategies, this innovative hands-on text uses a consistent set of psychological principles as the basis for teaching students how to learn and motivate themselves.  Its' user-friendly style and open approach make it easily accessible in a classroom, lab, or independent study. Organized around four major strategies proven to increase academic success the text helps develop students' achievement-oriented behavior:

   Strategy #1 Take Reasonable Risks: Achieve Goals through manageable steps

   Strategy #2 Take Responsibility: Think positively and plan

   Strategy #3 Search the Environment: Ask questions and visualize possibilities

   Strategy #4 Use Feedback: Monitor your progress and adapt your strategies

Features include:

NEW!  New topics.

·    Integrated sections on critical thinking, resilience, and diversity.

NEW!  Expanded coverage of techniques critical to academic success.

·    Includes reducing procrastination, increasing responsibility, learning from lectures and text, overcoming test anxiety, and choosing a career.

NEW!  Updated and extensive list of interactive activities.

·    Based on feedback from students and the results of their actual performance

·    Well-developed Companion Website will enable users to complete all the interactive activities and end-of-module quizzes online and submit them electronically to their instructors for gradingand feedback.

Students are encouraged to actively participate in quick practices, applications, self-surveys, assignments, self-assessments, and portfolios as a way to improve their skills and hone their strategies. These activities are also located on the accompanying website, thus supporting students to actively engage in their own learning (www.prenhall.com/tuckman).