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Academic Transformation: The Road to College Success (2nd Edition)

Academic Transformation: The Road to College Success (2nd Edition)
Author: De Sellers Ph.D. - Carol W. Dochen Ph.D. - Russ B
ISBN 13: 9780137007561
ISBN 10: 137007566
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-05-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
List Price: $54.20

The latest research on cognitive theory paired with readable and practical lessons on study skills to create a balanced approach to learning strategies.

Academically rigorous yet engaging and practical, Academic Transformation successfully balances cognitive theory and research with realistic and proven skills that readers can deftly apply to their college careers. Utilizing a narrative tone, eye-catching design, and plentiful real-life examples, this text bestows students with life lessons covering the subjects of motivation, procrastination, time management, stress management, and behavior redirection — all while giving readers a solid understanding of why certain strategies lead to goal achievement.

The new second edition has been restructured and revised based on intensive feedback from college and university faculty members across the country that used the first edition text in their classrooms. The new text incorporates some of the latest research in brain-based learning and cognitive psychology and the corresponding learning strategies that are supported by these findings. In addition, the newly revised second edition of Academic Transformation has been updated to be particularly responsive to the distinctive issues and pressures of today's post-modern students.