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eText: 
ISBN-10 0137007795ISBN-13 9780137007790
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-700756-6ISBN-13 978-0-13-700756-1
Author(s): De Sellers; Carol W. Dochen; Russ Hodges
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 368
Description

For courses in Applied Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology (Learning Framework), Study Skills, Student Success, and First-year Orientation.

The latest research on cognitive theory pair with readable and practical lessons on study skills to create a balanced approach to learning strategies.

Academically rigorous yet engaging and practical, Academic Transformationsuccessfully balances cognitive theory and research with realistic and proven skills that readers can deftly apply to their college careers. Utilizing a narrative tone, eye-catching design, and plentiful real-life examples, this text bestows students with life lessons covering the subjects of motivation, procrastination, time management, stress management, and behavior redirection — all while giving readers a solid understanding of why certain strategies lead to goal achievement. 

The new second edition has been restructured and revised based on intensive feedback from college and university faculty members across the country that used the first edition text in their classrooms. The new text incorporates some of the latest research in brain-based learning and cognitive psychology and the corresponding learning strategies that are supported by these findings. In addition, the newly revised second edition of Academic Transformationhas been updated to be particularly responsive to the distinctive issues and pressures of today's post-modern students.

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