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Home > Library Resources > Peak Performance: Success in College and Beyond

Peak Performance: Success in College and Beyond

Author: Sharon K. Ferrett

Publisher: New York, N.Y.: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, c2000.
Description: 3rd ed., 1 v. (various pagings): col. ill ; 28 cm
ISBN: 00280476591

Location: KCC Library - Reserve Collection (Circulation Desk)
Call Number: LB2395 .F477 2000

Subject(s)

Academic achievement.
Performance.
Career development.
Success.

Summary
This best-selling text presents new and returning college students with practical, hands-on methods of increasing their performance inside and outside the classroom. It helps them make the connection between their academic efforts and their job and life skills. They learn a variety of personal productivity skills related to positive work and study habits, as well as creative problem-solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Table of Contents

Preface - iii

Part 1: Building Foundation Skills
Chapter 1 Self-Assessment
Chapter 2 Attitude, Motivation, and Integrity
Chapter 3 Managing Your Time

Part 2: Basic Skills and Strategies
Chapter 4 Active Listening and Note Taking
Chapter 5 Active Reading
Chapter 6 Memory
Chapter 7 Test Taking
Chapter 8 Expressing Yourself in Writing and Speech

Part 3: Application
Chapter 9 Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving
Chapter 10 Health and Stress
Chapter 11 Building Diverse and Healthy Relationships
Chapter 12 Exploring Your Community's Resources
Chapter 13 Developing Good Habits
Chapter 14 Career Development Portfolio

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