Becoming a Master Student

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Cengage Learning, Jan 4, 2010 - Education - 416 pages
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The thirteenth edition of the best-selling BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT continues to lead the way in meeting the changing needs of todayís first-year students. Through interactive journaling, a motivational writing style, and hands-on activities that students can apply right away, this text helps students succeed in college and in life. The thirteenth editionís clean, sophisticated interior design appeals to both traditional students and adult learners. Tools like the Discovery Wheel, Discovery and Intention Journal, Power Process articles, Master Student Profiles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory (LSI) deepen studentsí knowledge of themselves and the world around them. In this latest edition, students will find even more ways to connect to the content with the new Master Students in Action feature and end-of-chapter Skills Snapshot exercise.
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Contents

First Steps
24
Time
60
Memory
98
Reading
122
Notes
148
Tests
176
Thinking
204
Communicating
234
Diversity
270
Money
294
Health
320
Whats Next?
352
Endnotes
387
Additional Reading
391
Index
393
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Dave Ellis is a leadership coach, author, educator, and philanthropist. He is a respected lecturer and electrifying workshop leader who has captivated audiences worldwide since first sharing his principles in 1979. Ellis 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 for six years at National American University, 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. The Essential Guide to Becoming a Master Student is based on Ellis's best-selling textbook, Becoming a Master Student. He 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 four grandchildren.

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