Becoming a Master Student: Concise

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Cengage Learning, Jun 18, 2008 - Education - 256 pages
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For a full description of the Becoming a Master Student program, please see Becoming a Master Student, 12/e. The long-standing best seller in student success, Becoming a Master Student, Concise helps students examine their lives from a self-discovery perspective. Articles, strategies, and exercises show students how to identify their strengths and weaknesses, set goals, and practice academic and life skills. With updated coverage of diversity, money management, and technology, the text is fresh and relevant to today's students.
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Contents

First Steps
22
Time
46
Reading
66
Notes
86
Tests
106
Thinking
126
Communicating
146
Diversity
166
Money
184
Whats Next?
204
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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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