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Description - Study Skills by Steve Piscitelli

Are students doing what is required to get them where they want to go?This book gets students to ask and answer this vital question. Written by a master teacher, the 2nd edition of Study Skills: Do I Really Need This Stuff? makes potentially difficult and dry subject matter come alive by integrating two critical themes for student and life success: critical thinking and personal choice. Each study skill is introduced and built on specific standards of critical thinking, and then the reader immediately practices the study skills they need for academic success. The second theme, personal choice, reinforces responsible decision making and follow-through to put potential and ambition into action. Ambition is the desire; potential the ability; initiative is the doing. Effective study skills will empower students to do what is needed to master their course requirements and this book will provide the necessary tools!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780135146576
ISBN-10: 0135146577
Format: Paperback
(276mm x 211mm x 11mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Prentice Hall
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 25-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Steve Piscitelli

Steve Piscitelli has accumulated more than two decades of teaching and professional development experience. He has taught students of varying abilities and grade levels, from middle school through the university level. He has been recognized for his effective teaching style with awards at the school, county, and international level. Steve is also a seasoned workshop developer and presenter. He brings energy, humor, interaction, live original music, and practicality to his workshops. Steve received degrees from Jacksonville University, the University of North Florida, and the University of Florida. He is currently a professor of history, education, and student success at Florida Community College in Jacksonville. In addition to this second edition of Study Skills: Do I Really Need This Stuff?, Pearson Prentice Hall published his 2008 book Rhythms of College Success: A Journey of Discovery, Change, and Mastery. Steve, also, has authored numerous articles and a history review book for students. Steve lives with his wife, Laurie, and canine companion, Buddy, in Atlantic Beach, Florida.