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Cornerstone: your foundation for discovering your potential, learning actively, and living well
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Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, [2008].
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5th ed.
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0132428113 (pbk., perforated), 9780132428118 (pbk., perforated)
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xx, 364 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
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LB2343.32 .S53 2008
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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 354-358) and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Sherfield, R. M., Montgomery, R. J., & Moody, P. G. (2008). Cornerstone: your foundation for discovering your potential, learning actively, and living well. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J., Pearson Prentice Hall.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Sherfield, Robert M, Rhonda J. Montgomery and Patricia G. Moody. 2008. Cornerstone: Your Foundation for Discovering Your Potential, Learning Actively, and Living Well. Upper Saddle River, N.J., Pearson Prentice Hall.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sherfield, Robert M, Rhonda J. Montgomery and Patricia G. Moody, Cornerstone: Your Foundation for Discovering Your Potential, Learning Actively, and Living Well. Upper Saddle River, N.J., Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Sherfield, Robert M., et al. Cornerstone: Your Foundation for Discovering Your Potential, Learning Actively, and Living Well. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J., Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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5050 |a pt. II. Learning actively -- 5. Read : building your reading and comprehension skills -- The big why -- Scan & question -- The big why from another perspective -- Is reading FUNdamental or just pure torture? -- Where are you ... at this moment? -- Are you active or passive? -- I feel the need ... the need for speed! -- You don't have to be a Logodaedalian to enjoy words -- It's not just a doorstop -- Improving speed and comprehension -- Get to the point, would you! -- Doing it right the first time -- Thing about it : chapter reflection -- Knowledge in bloom -- Preparing for success -- 6. Learn : using your dominant intelligence, learning style, and personality type to become an active learner -- The big why -- Scan & question -- The big why from another perspective -- Understanding your strengths -- Where are you ... at this moment? -- Take the MIS -- MIS tally -- A new way of looking at yourself -- Making it work for you -- From ordinary to extraordinary : true stories of personal triumph -- Understanding learning styles theory -- Take the LEAD -- LEAD scores -- The similarities and differences between multiple intelligences theory and learning styles theory -- What can you learn about personality? -- Take the PAP -- PAP scores -- Understanding personality typing (typology) -- Why personality matters -- Thing about it : chapter reflection -- Knowledge in bloom -- Preparing for success -- 7. Record : cultivating your listening skills and developing note-taking system that works for you -- The big why -- Scan & question -- The big why from another perspective -- The importance of listening -- Where are you ... at this moment? -- What did you say? -- "For example, you should be able to ..." -- Listening when English is your second language -- Why take notes? -- Writing it right -- You'll be seeing stars -- Not everyone works and learns the same way -- What to do if you get lost during the lecture -- Using your laptop computer for note taking -- Thing about it : chapter reflection -- Knowledge in bloom -- Preparing for success -- 8. Remember : empowering your memory and creating your study plan -- The big why -- Scan & question -- The big why from another perspective -- Why study? -- The importance of your study environment -- I forgot to remember! -- Where are you ... at this moment? -- This isn't your daddy's VCR -- What helps? What hurts? -- Knowing versus memorizing -- Ready, set, go! -- From ordinary to extraordinary : true stories of personal triumph -- Hakuna Matata -- What do you mean the test is tomorrow? -- Thing about it : chapter reflection -- Knowledge in bloom -- Preparing for success -- 9. Assess : developing successful test-taking tactics that work for you -- The big why -- Scan & question -- The big why from another perspective -- Thinking about testing -- Where are you ... at this moment? -- I know I can, I know I can, I know I can ... -- "Now, calculate the following equation using ..." -- Three types of responses to test questions -- Test-taking strategies and hints for success -- Academic and personal integrity -- Thing about it : chapter reflection -- Knowledge in bloom -- Preparing for success -- 10. Think : expanding your aptitude for critical thinking and problem solving -- The big why -- Scan & question -- The big why from another perspective -- Thinking about thinking -- What is it, anyway? -- Where are you ... at this moment? -- When will I ever use it? -- A play for critical thinking -- From ordinary to extraordinary : true stories of personal triumph -- Identifying fallacious arguments -- Creative thinking -- Thing about it : chapter reflection -- Knowledge in bloom -- Preparing for success.
5050 |a pt. III. Living well -- 11. Prosper : managing your money and your debts wisely -- The big why -- Scan & question -- The big why from another perspective -- Practicing fiscal fitness -- Pennies from heaven -- Where are you ... at this moment? -- Drugs and money -- Scholarships -- Student loans -- Prioritizing your finances -- Understanding your credit score -- B is for budgeting -- Living on borrowed money -- Facts you need to know about credit cards -- The pitfalls of payday loans, car title loans, and rent-to-own contracts -- Protect yourself from identity theft -- Thing about it : chapter reflection -- Knowledge in bloom -- Preparing for success -- 12. Communicate : fostering your research, writing, and speaking talents -- The big why -- Scan & question -- The big why from another perspective -- Your chance to shine -- The power of words -- Step 1 : topic selection -- Where are you ... at this moment? -- Step 2 : audience analysis -- Step 3 : writing a thesis statement -- Step 4 : researching your speech or paper -- Step 5 : organizing your paper or speech -- From ordinary to extraordinary : true stories of personal triumph -- Step 6 : writing your paper or speech -- Step 7 : documenting your paper or speech -- Step 8 : outlining your notes for delivery -- Step 9 : using audiovisual aids -- Step 10 : rehearsal and delivery -- Thing about it : chapter reflection -- Knowledge in bloom -- Preparing for success -- 13. Relate : a celebration of people, cultures, and self -- The big why -- Scan & question -- The big why from another perspective -- Why are relationships important? -- Relationship with family -- Where are you ... at this moment? -- Relationship with friends -- Love relationships -- When relationships go sour -- Relationships with diverse others -- The ties that bind -- Conflict is inevitable -- The golden rule for celebrating diversity -- Slamming the door on hate -- Thing about it : chapter reflection -- Knowledge in bloom -- Preparing for success -- 14. Live : developing your plan for wellness and personal responsibility -- The big why -- Scan & question -- The big why from another perspective -- The mind, soul, and body -- Where are you ... at this moment? -- The mind's effect on wellness -- Depression and anxiety disorders -- The soul's effect on wellness -- The body's effect on wellness -- From ordinary to extraordinary : true stories of personal triumph -- Are you what you eat? -- What you do matters -- Drugs and alcohol -- Prescription drugs and the college student -- Out on a binge -- Goin' out of my head over your -- Sexually transmitted diseases -- New worries about HIV and AIDS transmission -- STDs and birth control -- Thing about it : chapter reflection -- Knowledge in bloom -- Preparing for success -- 15. Plan : focusing on your professional career and living well -- The big why -- Scan & question -- The big why from another perspective -- What am I going to do for the rest of my life? -- The coming job boom for college graduates -- Where are you ... at this moment? -- Your career may change frequently -- Career planning -- Plan for a career, not a series of jobs -- What do you want to be when you grow up? -- Networking : the overlooked source for career development -- Mentors -- Bringing it all together -- Thing about it : chapter reflection -- Knowledge in bloom -- Preparing for success -- Glossary.
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