Becoming a Master Student

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Houghton Mifflin College Division, 2003 - Study Aids - 260 pages
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For a full description of this text, see Ellis, "Becoming a Master Student, 10/e.The concise version of this best-selling text accommodates shorter courses while still offering the key elements of the complete text by combining topics, and streamlining articles and activities.Explanation and terms in the "Learning Style Inventory have been simplified for clarity and ease of use.A resources chapter focuses on financial strategies, community resources, and computer resources. In addition, a new article, "Don' t Let Debt Bring You Down," offers suggestions on preventing credit card debt and paying student loans.A significantly shorter format (10 chapters) makes the Concise suitable for 0, 1, and 2 credit courses.

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Contents

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Truth is a key to mastery
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Discovering how you learn
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Copyright

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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. You can visit Ellis's website at http://www.daveellisleadership.com. 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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