AUTHORS: Downing, Skip - ©2011
ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE, STUDY SKILLS PLUS EDITION will engage you with the tools you need to take charge of your success in college and in life. As you learn new strategies, you will have the opportunity to practice applying new skills to solve academic challenges. With improved critical and creative problem solving you will be able to achieve greater success in all parts of your life. You can practice new skills using the case studies, and then work towards creating your very own academic skills plan. A self-assessment tool at the beginning of the text helps you to identify behaviors and beliefs you may wish to change in order to achieve more of your potential. You have an opportunity to revisit your self-assessment at the conclusion of the text. Guided journal entries help you develop essential life skills by encouraging exploration of personal responsibility, self-motivation, interdependence, and self-esteem.