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type and learning style are key themes throughout the text
access code for online Do What You Are (DWYA) personality assessment
and the Productivity Environmental Preference Survey (PEPS)
careers and educational planning
includes college, career and lifelong success
theories from applied psychology
academically rigorous, yet practical and clearly written
exercises, journal entries and quizzes within the chapters
classroom exercises at the end of the chapters
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Chapter Titles and Brief Content
Topics include the value of a college
education, how to choose a major, how to be motivated, developing habits
that lead to success and the value of persistence.
Exploring Your Personality and Major
Topics include choosing a major that
matches your personal strengths; understanding personality types;
personality and preferred work environment, decision making, time
management and money management; career outlook and finding your
passion. The Do What You Are personality assessment is included.
Learning Style and Intelligence
Topics include understanding learning
style, learning strategies, how personality type affects learning style,
understanding your professor's teaching style, and multiple
intelligences. The Productivity Environmental Preference Survey
which measures learning style and productivity and suggests matching
learning strategies is included.
Exploring Interests and Values
Topics include exploring your vocational
interests, using values to make important life decisions and acting on
your values. The Interest Profiler which measures vocational interests
Planning Your Career and Education
Topics include employment trends, work
skills for the 21st Century, career research, educational planning,
making good decisions, the resume, interview skills and finding success
Managing Time and Money
Topics include lifetime goals, using
priorities, estimating study and work time, schedules, time management
techniques, dealing with procrastination, and money management.
Improving Memory and Reading
Topics include improving memory, improving
study techniques, mnemonics and other memory tricks, optimizing your
brain power and applying memory techniques to reading improvement.
Chapter 8. Taking
Notes, Writing and Speaking
Topics include taking notes on the college
lecture, note taking systems, improving note taking efficiency,
reviewing your notes, power writing, and basics of public speaking.
Topics include test preparation, dealing
with test anxiety, studying for math tests, tips for taking tests, and
how to be prepared.
Communication and Relationships
Topics include understanding your
communication style, communication for success, the language of
responsibility, barriers to effective communication, dealing with
conflict, friendships, roommates and relationships.
Thinking Critically and Creatively
Topics include fallacies in reasoning, how
to become a critical thinker, moral reasoning and creative thinking
Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle
Topics includes longevity, nutrition,
exercise, avoiding addictions, avoiding sexually transmitted infections,
getting enough sleep and making positive changes in your life.
Topics include the importance of
appreciating diversity, vocabulary for understanding diversity, the
human genome, communicating across cultures, understanding sexual
orientation, how to appreciate diversity, stages of ethical development
and student perspectives on diversity.
Thinking Positively about the Future
Topics include life stages, positive
thinking, optimism, hope, future-mindedness, positive self-talk,
affirmations, successful beliefs and secrets to happiness.
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