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Cornerstone: Creating Success Through Positive Change (6th Edition) Paperback – Abridged, January 17, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-0137007578 ISBN-10: 0137007574 Edition: 6th

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"Students will think the text is talking to them personally.  It truly is all about them."

--Melanie Deffendal, Delgado Community College

 

"This is an excellent text that addresses the changing needs of students.  Bloom’s Taxonomy will challenge students to think about why they decided to attend college and what they want to accomplish.  Moreover, the Taxonomy can be applied to other classes.  Success is linked to positive change." 

--Arthur Webb, Oklahoma State University

From the Back Cover

“Practical Strategies for Change”

The sixth edition of Cornerstone: Creating Success Through Positive Change guides students in adapting practical strategies for change to their own lives  Those who can master change with a positive attitude, take calculated risks and maintain an open mind will succeed.  Filled with inspiring stories and powerful activities, this motivating book teaches success through discovery, goal-setting and determination.  Cornerstone incorporates  SQ3R and Bloom's Taxonomy throughout, employing focused  reading and critical thinking strategies necessary for student achievement. 

 

Tools for Change include :

·    How to Approach Change In Your Life - Implements change through seven practical steps. (Chapter 1)

·    Self-Responsibility Assessments - Evaluates students’ personal responsibility levels and examines self-defeating behaviors. (Chapters 2 and 3)

·    Success Stickers - Provides students with a way to tag important information as they study, such as preparing for a test, marking a great quote, or identifying something they find personally relevant. (Back of text)

·    TEN Essential Cornerstones - Focuses on the ten most important aspects of one's personal and professional life. (Throughout all chapters)

·    Chapter highlights

    • Information Literacy - Applies research to a 5 major step process. (Chapter 5)
    • Interpersonal Communication  Includes self-disclosure, understanding and getting along with others, and communicating via technology in the digital age. (Chapter 4)
    • Money Management — Starts students on a sound fiscal policy program to manage their finances and prosper at all times.   (Chapter 11)

·    Thinking for Change — Teaches process for critical thinking via seven steps that develop students’ problem solving abilities.  (Chapter 5 and throughout the text)

 

For more information about the book including its’ stellar supplements package, go to www.pearsonhighered.com/studentsuccess  

  

Start strong. Finish stronger.

 

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 6 edition (January 17, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0137007574
  • ISBN-13: 978-0137007578
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.7 x 10.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #483,306 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I made an A in all my classes using the books that I bought here.
Success Nneka Obika
Maybe I've been jaded by unusually difficult engineering courses (I doubt this) but this book makes you feel like an idiot just reading it.
D. Berliner
Bought this book for school and lets face it forced reading isnt the most pleasureable!
Adam Mar

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By D. Berliner on January 9, 2012
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I had to read this book for a college course. I read four pages from the first chapter and went on to answer three chapters' questions simply by guessing. Maybe I've been jaded by unusually difficult engineering courses (I doubt this) but this book makes you feel like an idiot just reading it. A good example is that they had a page of material for a scenario of a failing student committing to join a study group. She broke it down into 5 steps, made a mission statement and who bunch of other worthless steps opposed to just going over and asking "can I join your study group?" This book seems full of material just like that, I'm quite sure I could give this to a ten year old and have them comprehend every bit of it.
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By JAB239 on July 28, 2012
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This book is pure garbage. There is few things in the book that I would consider actual knowledge. I would say 90% of this book is common sense or things you have heard your whole life, 7% is random stories and facts about celebrities and maybe 3% things that you don't already know. This book is written at a middle school level and doesn't even follow a thought through. It will be talking about one thing and in the middle of a statement trail off. There are many cases in the book where the author randomly inserted random facts or biographies about celebrities that had nothing to do with anything being said. The only reason I read this was for my college class, other then that I wouldn't suggest anyone read or think about reading this book.
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By Austin on May 6, 2013
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This book really has no value at all. Most of the stuff in it is common sense and just boring. I needed this book for the intro course at WVU and we never even used it.

I would suggest waiting till the first week of school and finding out if you are going to need it or not and if you decide you want it I'm positive there are going to be kids on campus just trying to get rid of it for less than what Amazon prices are. This is just my advice.
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Way too simplistic and boring for even the lowest functioning college student. This book should be used at a much earlier level for it to have any impact on the person reading it. I don't know... maybe lower level high school students that are struggling?? I fell asleep while reading it many times and I have severe insomnia!! I definitely feel more rested after reading this book in its entirety! However, I didn't learn anything.
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This is a must read for every college student! This was part of my first college course and I would recommend reading this even if it wasn't a course requirement. It was very informative on several aspects of what to expect at college and how to be a better student. This book helped me identify and analyze my strengths and weaknesses and how to improve all of them. Overall, a very insightful textbook.
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By W.Johns on May 10, 2013
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This has been an invaluable resource for my schooling. It really makes you sit back and think. I had seen some of the other reviews of this book and they were not all positive. But once you start reading this if your attitude is positive you will get a positive reaction from your experience. What you put into it is what you will get out of it.
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By Adam Mar on March 11, 2013
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Bought this book for school and lets face it forced reading isnt the most pleasureable! but the price was right and shipping was a breeze. made my life at the begining of the semister just that mushc easier being able to save a few bucks and have a book delivered to my door!
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I opted to buy this book through here and was very impressed at how quickly it arrived. Just in time for the start of my college course. This book taught me quite a bit about myself and how to better say & do thj ya at work and also for myself. This was wonderful.
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