BAMS: The Essential Guide to Becoming a Master Student

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Cengage Learning, Jan 21, 2009 - Education - 160 pages
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BAMS: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT is a new text created to promote student success by helping students discover their abilities and reach their full potential. The 160 page brief text encourages first-year students in an easy-to-read, short article format. Each page invites students to put new ideas into action immediately and select additional strategies as they plan for their future. BAMS: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT is integrated with technology on every page. One Click Away is a feature noted within the text, highlighting in depth topic coverage available on the web site, as well as in the Online Multimedia ebook.
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Contents

Discover Your Style
14
Discover Your Resources
26
Discover Your Reading
44
Discover Your Notes
60
Discover Your Grades
78
Discover Your Voice
94
Discover Your Relationships
110
Discover Your Future
126
Photo and Illustration Credits
145
Endnotes
146
Further Reading
147
Index
148
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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. From Master Student to Master Employee 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, as well as 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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