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New Titles Added in Student Success

by Luann Edwards on 2023-10-23T09:00:00-04:00 in Student Success, Using Pfeiffer Library | 0 Comments

The following Student Success titles were just added to the campus library collection:

Cover ArtMotivation and Learning Strategies for College Success by Helena Seli
Call Number: LB2343.3 .D46 2024 Success
ISBN: 9781032470207
Publication Date: 2023-08-01
Now in its 7th edition, Motivation and Learning Strategies for College Success: A Focus on Self-Regulated Learning provides a framework organized around motivation, methods of learning, time management, control of the physical and social environment, and monitoring performance that makes it easy for students to recognize what they need to do to become successful learners. Full of rich pedagogical features and exercises, students will find Follow-Up Activities, Opportunities for Reflection, Chapter-End Reviews, Key Points, and a Glossary. Seli focuses on the most relevant information and features to help students identify the components of academic learning that contribute to high achievement, to master and practice effective learning and study strategies, and to complete self-regulation studies that teach a process for improving their academic behavior. Combining theory, research, and application, this popular text guides college students on how to improve their study skills and become more effective, self-regulated learners. New in the 7th edition: Increased focus on students' lived experiences based on race, gender, socio-economic status, and ability Increased coverage on cultural responsiveness and equity in education Additional content relevant for students with special needs Acknowledgement of the impact of COVID-19 on higher education General updates throughout to citations and research since the previous edition Updated companion website resources for students and instructors, including sample exercises, assessments, and instructors' notes
Cover ArtThe Student Wellbeing Toolkit by Camila Devis-Rozental
Call Number: LB3609 .D48 2023 Success
ISBN: 9781032329666
Publication Date: 2023
"The Student Wellbeing Toolkit puts wellbeing at the centre of your journey into university and beyond. By encouraging self-efficacy and a focus on the things you can control, it provides clear guidance to enhance wellbeing and opportunities for self-reflection that help develop self-awareness and prosocial skills for life. Offering an accessible toolkit of strategies, activities and tips this fantastic, accessible resource considerers wellbeing within six main areas: - physical wellbeing - socio-emotional wellbeing - intellectual wellbeing - environmental wellbeing - occupational wellbeing - financial wellbeing. Drawing on research evidenced theories around positive psychology, theories of learning, motivation, and self-development, the book explores what, how, and why these areas are key to our wellbeing and the rationale for taking them into account to enable you to flourish and thrive at university"-- Provided by publisher.

Interested in more? View the full list of Student Success titles in our catalog, or stop in to the campus library and browse the collection on the library's upper level.

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