Learning and Motivation Strategies: Your Guide to Success
Pearson/Prentice Hall, Apr 1, 2007 - Education - 285 pages
Written and designed to enhance students' complex thinking skills and independent learning strategies, this innovative hands-on text uses a consistent set of psychological principles as the basis for teaching students how to learnand motivate themselves. Its' user-friendly style and open approach make it easily accessible in a classroom, lab, or independent study. Organized around four major strategies proven to increase academic success the text helps develop students' achievement-oriented behavior Strategy #1 Take Reasonable Risks Achieve Goals through manageable steps Strategy #2 Take Responsibility Think positively and plan Strategy #3 Search the Environment Ask questions and visualize possibilities Strategy #4 Use Feedback Monitor your progress and adapt your strategies Features include: NEW! New topics.- Integrated sections on critical thinking, resilience, and diversity.NEW! Expanded coverage of techniques critical to academic success.- Includes reducing procrastination, increasing responsibility, learning from lectures and text, overcoming test anxiety, and choosing a career.NEW! Updated and extensive list of interactive activities. - Based on feedback from students and the results of their actual performance- Well-developed Companion Website will enable users to complete all the interactive activities and end-of-module quizzes online and submit them electronically to their instructors for grading and feedback. Students are encouraged to actively participate in quick practices, applications, self-surveys, assignments, self-assessments, and portfolios as a way to improve their skills and hone their strategies. These activities are also located on the accompanying website, thus supporting students to actively engage in their own learning (www.prenhall.com/tuckman).
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