Summary: The fourteenth edition of the bestselling BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT continues to lead the way in meeting the changing needs of today's first-year users. Through interactive journaling, a motivational writing style, and hands-on activities that users can apply right away, this book helps users succeed in college and in life. Tools like the Discovery Wheel, Discovery and Intention Journal, Power Process articles, Master Student Profiles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory (LSI) deep
en users' knowledge of themselves and the world around them. In this latest edition, users will discover that study skills are really life skills with the renewed emphasis on the Master Student Qualities throughout the book. Users will be challenged to apply the Master Student Qualities to new Practicing Critical Thinking exercises and planning for a career.
Summary: The fourteenth edition of the bestselling BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT continues to lead the way in meeting the changing needs of today's first-year users. Through interactive journaling, a motivational writing style, and hands-on activities that users can apply right away, this book helps users succeed in college and in life. Tools like the Discovery Wheel, Discovery and Intention Journal, Power Process articles, Master Student Profiles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory (LSI) deepen users' knowledge of themselves and the world around them. In this latest edition, users will discover that study skills are really life skills with the renewed emphasis on the Master Student Qualities throughout the book. Users will be challenged to apply the Master Student Qualities to new Practicing Critical Thinking exercises and planning for a career. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:14TH 13 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Wadsworth, Inc Published: 01/03/2012 International: No
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Dave Ellis Dave Ellis is a leadership coach, author, educator, and philanthropist. BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT, the best-selling college textbook in America, has been published in three languages and is considered core material by college students and faculty alike. In addition to this book, he has authored and co-authored seven others including FALLING AWAKE and CREATING YOUR FUTURE. Dave Ellis is a respected lecturer and electrifying workshop leader who has captivated audiences worldwide since first sharing his principles in 1979. Dave got started in education in 1976, when he taught junior high school math. After getting a Master's Degree in mathematics, he taught computer science at a college for six years where he became Assistant Dean of Student Services. In 1979, he designed a course to improve student retention and then traveled the country for a decade conducting workshops for teachers on ways to improve student retention and test scores. He began training coaches in 1983 and started a public course for coaches in 1993. Dave Ellis puts into practice the principles he teaches, utilizing his remarkable system in his own life. His friends and colleagues often describe him as the happiest person they know with an amazingly wonderful life. He is president of Breakthrough Enterprises, a publishing and consulting company. He is founder and president of The Brande Foundation, a nonprofit organization offering assistance to organizations working toward world sufficiency, environmental integrity, human rights, and personal transformation. Ellis has contributed millions of dollars to the work of his foundation and to other organizations. Dave Ellis resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife Trisha. Together they have four daughters and one granddaughter.
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