The only first-year experience text with a unifying system for critical thinking and problem solving, P.O.W.E.R. Learning maximizes students' potential for success in college and in life.Using the simple, class-tested principles of the P.O.W.E.R (Prepare, Organize, Work, Evaluate, and Rethink) system, students gain a sense of mastery and achievement as they move through the text, and with the growth of their confidence comes the increased intellectual enthusiasm and personal discipline needed for them to excel. P.O.W.E.R Learning 2004 Edition offers an integrated learning experience that combines the traditional content of the textbook with the media-rich environment of the Internet. The content is designed to appeal to all learning styles, as material is presented through integrated components including text, illustrations, photos, video and audio resources, quizzes, interactive critical thinking activities, self assessments, journal activities, research tools, and Web exploration exercises.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Companies, The|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.68(d)|
Table of ContentsP.O.W.E.R Learning, 2004 EditionPart 1 Getting Started Chapter 1. P.O.W.E.R Learning: Becoming an Expert Student Chapter 2. Making the Most of Your Time Chapter 3. Recognizing How You Learn, Who You Are, and What You Value Part 2 Using P.O.W.E.R for Academic Success Chapter 4. Taking Notes Chapter 5. Taking Tests Chapter 6. Building Your Reading Skills Part 3 P.O.W.E.R Foundations of Success Chapter 7. Writing and Speaking Chapter 8. Memory Chapter 9. Choosing Your Courses and Major Part Four Life Beyond the Classroom Chapter 10. Making the Most of Technology Chapter 11. Making Decisions That Are Right For You Chapter 12. Getting Along with Others Chapter 13. Money Matters Chapter 14. Stress, Health, and Wellness