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ISBN-10 0137007698ISBN-13 9780137007691
ISBN-10 0137007620ISBN-13 9780137007622
Author(s): Robert M. Sherfield; Patricia G. Moody
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 336

For courses in First-Year Orientation, Student Success, Study Skills, Extended Orientation, Freshman Year Experience.

The sixth edition helps students create success through positive CHANGEIt helps them to better focus on self-responsibility.  It reinforces active learning with its new applications and interactive design.  By building concrete academic and personal success, students are motivated to change.  Filled with stories of inspiration and activities with immediate impact, this book instills the success that comes through education, goal-setting and determination.  Cornerstone Concise utilizes Bloom's Taxonomy and SQ3R throughout, employing the reading and critical thinking strategies necessary for student achievement.  Thoroughly updated, it includes a new chapter on Interpersonal  Communication, including material on effectively communicating in the digital age.  Also new to this edition is updated and expanded information on money and debt management and a stronger focus on self-engagement.  The chapter on Critical Thinking is brand new, empowering students to advance in the classroom and beyond.  The Learning Styles chapter boasts a new "How to Learn" feature and now extensively covers Information Literacy applying these concepts to each class.  The final chapter on planning for a career and future includes coverage on writing a resume, cover letter and interviewing with confidence.