This textbook is suitable for the following courses: Freshman Orientation, Study Skills, and Student Success courses.
College Success: Achieving Your Goals is an accessible textbook infused with positive psychology and pragmatic tips for new-to-college students. The authors offer constructive strategies for managing social and emotional adjustment challenges. This text features case studies and active learning exercises as a key component of the pedagogy. Supplemental Teaching Notes contain answers to in-text exercises, context and background for concepts discussed, additional classroom activities, and references to enrichment material, all of which are keyed to the book's page numbers.
- Clear approach, accessible to all students.
- Emphasis on critical thinking.
- Includes case studies and active learning exercises.
- Includes Supplemental Teaching Notes with correlations to the student text.
- Infused with positive psychology to emphasize optimism, self-esteem, happiness, and success.
- Organized by the usual sequence of experiences through which students pass during their first year of college (discovery, learning, personal, social, planning).
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Test Item File
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The Instructor Manual (in Word format) will help guide you through the main concepts of each chapter such as learning objectives, key terms and takeaways. Many also include explanations and answers to chapter exercises.
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