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Higher Education

100% Student Success, Loose-leaf Version, 4th Edition

  • Gwenn Wilson, MA
  • Lori Tyler, MS
  • ISBN-10: 1337097217
  • ISBN-13: 9781337097215
  • 288 Pages | Loose-leaf
  • Previous Editions: 2015, 2012, 2007
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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Overview

About the Product

100% STUDENT SUCCESS, a text in the 100% Success Series, promotes student achievement by addressing practical tasks such as note-taking and reading strategies while encouraging students to develop skills that will serve them well beyond college, including critical thinking, goal setting, time management, and balancing life responsibilities. The fourth edition of 100% STUDENT SUCCESS retains important features such as Case in Point and Apply It! exercises. Journal prompts and short quizzes check students' understanding of key concepts and information.

Features

  • Chapter-opening Learning Objectives outline the information in each chapter and help students identify key chapter concepts.

  • "Be in the Know" provides vignettes of real-world situations as they relate to the chapter content.

  • "Apply It!" activities give students an immediate opportunity to apply chapter concepts to their own learning through an individual activity, group work project, or activity based on the Internet.

  • "Success Steps" throughout the text provide a brief list of steps toward achieving various goals, offered as a summary of each process.

Reviews

"A great starter text for a first-year program."
— Steven Jarvis, Concord University

About the Author

Gwenn Wilson, MA

Gwenn Wilson is a senior instructional designer with over 20 years of experience in Instructional Systems Design. She is a published author of many faculty guides, student guides, training CD-ROMs, customized curriculum for career colleges, and textbooks. As an outside consultant, Ms. Wilson has provided training and instruction for many Fortune 500 companies in areas such as sales training, leadership training, call center training, and technical training.

Lori Tyler, MS

As an educator for twenty years, Lori held various positions including instructor, program chair, and academic dean. During her time in education, providing quality curriculum, ensuring high student satisfaction, and achieving institutional compliance while being fiscally sound, were high on her list of accomplishments. In 2005, Lori developed her own company. Lori Tyler & Associates has been successful in authoring and co-authoring numerous textbooks, developing multimedia materials, and creating online and on-ground training programs for education institutions, corporate businesses, and publishing entities. In addition to material development, Lori travels throughout the United States conducting workshops on various topics and providing advice on how to achieve effective training programs.

Table of Contents

Part I: STARTING OUT.
1. Strategies for College Success.
Strategies for College Success: An Overview. The Importance of Education. Self-Reflection. Goal Setting. Getting the Most Out of Every Class.
2. Human Behavior.
The Importance of Understanding Human Behavior: An Overview. Influences on Human Behavior. Self-Image and Self-Esteem: An Overview. Effects of Success and Failure on Achievement.
3. Overcoming Barriers to Achieve Success.
Today's College Students. The Great Balancing Act. Barriers and Deterrents Facing Students. Methods for Overcoming Deterrents.
Part II: SHAPING AND COMMUNICATING YOUR IDEAS.
4. Learning Strategies.
Functions of the Brain in Learning. Learning Styles and Type Preferences. Active Learning. Teamwork in the Classroom. Successful Skills for Learning. Technology in the Classroom.
5. Communication Skills for Student Success.
Importance of Communication: An Overview. Effective Verbal Communication. Effective Written Communication. Tools to Assist with Writing.
6. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving.
Critical and Creative Thinking. Problem Solving. Decision Making.
Personal Traits and Decision-Making Skills. Using Professional Resources.
Part III: HARNESSING INFORMATION.
7. Information Literacy.
Introduction to Information Literacy. Defining Digital Literacy. Research: Strategies and Issues. Library Resources: The Basics. The Internet: Broadening the Resource Pool.
8. Legal and Ethical Issues in the Academic Environment.
Legal and Ethical Issues: Overview. Legal Issues: Harassment and Discrimination. Ethical Issues: Academic Honesty. Conflict Resolution.
Part IV: SUCCESS STRATEGIES FOR PERSONAL WELL-BEING.
9. Financial Considerations for School Success.
Finances and College. Financial Resources for College. Major Purchases and Buying Insurance. Saving for the Future.
10. Nutrition and Fitness Strategies for the Successful Student.
Nutrition and Fitness: An Overview. Nutrition: A Key Factor in Health and Energy Level. Sleep: An Essential Activity for the Successful Student. Exercise: Strategies for Avoiding Fatigue and Optimizing Energy.

New to this edition

  • "Check Your Understanding" quizzes in every chapter provide an opportunity for students to review the material in the chapter and test their understanding of important concepts.
  • Journal prompts in the margin, along with critical-thinking questions, encourage students to reflect on what they have just learned and actively engage with content.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Companion Website  (ISBN-10: 1337289922 | ISBN-13: 9781337289924)

Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint® presentations, images, instructor's manual, videos, and more.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1337292540 | ISBN-13: 9781337292542)

Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

LMS Integrated MindTap College Success, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1337280232 | ISBN-13: 9781337280235)

This access code will provide your students with seamless access to their MindTap College Success resources from within your campus Learning Management System. Students will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that they click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

MindTap College Success, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Wilson/Tyler's 100% Student Success  (ISBN-10: 1337280216 | ISBN-13: 9781337280211)

MindTap College Success for Wilson's 100% Student Success, 4th Edition, is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie-cutter into cutting-edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. As an instructor using MindTap, you have at your fingertips the right content and unique set of tools curated specifically for your course, all in an interface designed to improve workflow and save time when planning lessons and course structure. The control to build and personalize your course is all yours, focusing on the most relevant material while also lowering costs for your students. Stay connected and informed in your course through real-time student tracking that provides the opportunity to adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.

Student Supplements

LMS Integrated MindTap College Success, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1337280232 | ISBN-13: 9781337280235)

This access code will provide you with seamless access to your MindTap College Success resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

MindTap College Success, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Wilson/Tyler's 100% Student Success  (ISBN-10: 1337280216 | ISBN-13: 9781337280211)

It's 1:00 a.m., there are 20 tabs open on your computer, you lost your flashcards for the test, and you're so tired you can't even read. It'd be nice if someone came up with a more efficient way of studying. Luckily, someone did. With a single login for MindTap College Success, you can connect with your instructor, organize coursework, and have access to a range of study tools, including e-book and apps all in one place! Manage your time and workload without the hassle of heavy books: the MindTap Reader keeps all your notes together, lets you print the material, and will even read text out loud.