Self-management for college students: the ABC approach

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Partridge Hill Publishers, Oct 1, 1999 - Education - 280 pages
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A holistic approach to self-management provides a comprehensive framework for attaining academic & personal goals. Students learn to manage time, motivation, study habits, procrastination, assertiveness & self-esteem by managing their Affect, Behavior & Cognition. Seemingly disparate skills are integrated through common ABC principles & methods. The central role of the ABCs to developing & applying skills in all of these areas transforms otherwise complex topics such as motivation & self-esteem into skills that students can understand & manage. Basic feelings, behaviors & thoughts that help or hinder achievement are discussed along with methods for change & improvement. These principles are then applied to each of the topic areas. A useful self-help book for high school seniors or college students. Its focus on life skills is relevant to everyone. With plenty of exercises that can be done independently or in a classroom setting, the book is an excellent resource for student success courses, freshman seminars or any program emphasizing self-reliance. The forward by John Gardner, Director of the University of North Carolina's Freshman Year Experience, urges students to read carefully its All-powerful message." Teacher's guide is also available. Contact Partridge Hill Publishers, Fax/phone: 914-229-6672. Price $24.95.

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