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Your Guide to College Success: Strategies for Achieving Your Goals-John W. Santrock, Jane S. Halonen

  • Title: Your Guide to College Success: Strategies for Achieving Your Goals
  • Author: John W. Santrock, Jane S. Halonen
  • Released: 2008-12-30
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  • Pages: 432
  • ISBN: 1428231129
  • ISBN13: 978-1428231122
  • ASIN: 1428231129

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Review "I think [the Santrock/Halonen text] speaks to students on a mature level, even though it's covering the basics. Sometimes, the language in first year texts is… too simplistic, and students feel demeaned or demoralized by it. This book covers the topics in a way that's very matter-of-fact without making students feel stupid. I know my students would appreciate the tone and level of the book."

"I like the quotes, the success interviews, the interactive homework and the journaling activities and exercises. The use of color pictures and cartoons reinforce main points and subject areas. Thanks for a GREAT textbook!"

"Very accurate, current, and comprehensive, and perhaps equally important, it's ACCESSIBLE!"--Rebecca Cole, Northern Arizona University

"This is a well-written text. The features at the end of each chapter are especially valuable and thought provoking. . . . This is a high-quality product and should be adopted by many schools!"

About the Author JOHN W. SANTROCK, Ph.D., is a leading author of college success and psychology textbooks. He is a professor of psychology and human development at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), where he helped to establish the college success program. More than two million students have used his top-selling texts, which include PSYCHOLOGY: CONTEXTS, SCIENCE, AND APPLICATIONS. In addition to college success strategies, his research interests focus on the nature of family processes and the social development of children and adolescents.

JANE S. HALONEN, psychology professor, author, and critical thinking expert, is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of West Florida. Renowned throughout academia for her efforts to improve student learning, she is the recipient of the 2000 American Psychological Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching. Her research interests include the scholarship of teaching, psychology pedagogy, and assessment and evaluation. pdf
 
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