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Student Procrastination

Author : Michael Tefula
ISBN : 9781137312464
Genre : Study Aids
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Provides research based advice and practical suggestions to help students beat procrastination and perform better at university or MA26. Written by a recent graduate, the author gives students a chance to explore the root causes of procrastination and some of the best ways of eliminating it. Will help students to seize the day and get more done.
Category: Study Aids

Procrastination And Task Avoidance

Author : Joseph R. Ferrari
ISBN : 9781489902276
Genre : Psychology
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Procrastination is a fascinating, highly complex human phenomenon for which the time has come for systematic theoretical and therapeutic effort. The present volume reflects this effort. It was a labor of love to read this scholarly, timely book-the first of its kind on the topic. It was especially encouraging to find that its authors are remarkably free of the phenomenon they have been investigating. One might have expected the opposite. It has often been argued that people select topics that trouble them and come to understand their problems better by studying or treating them in others. This does not appear to be true of the procrastination researchers represented in this book. I base this conclusion on two simple observations. First, the work is replete with recent refer ences and the book itself has reached the reader scarcely a year following its completion. Second, when one considers the remarkable pace of pro grammatic research by these contributors during the past decade, it is clear that they are at the healthy end of the procrastination continuum. The fascinating history of the term procrastination is well documented in this book. The term continues to conjure up contrasting, eloquent images-especially for poets. When Edward Young wrote in 1742, "Pro crastination is the Thief of Time," he was condemning the waste of the most precious of human commodities.
Category: Psychology

Helping College Students Succeed

Author : Glenn Hirsch
ISBN : 9781135058258
Genre : Psychology
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Glenn Hirsch offers professionals a user-friendly, comprehensive resource book of theories and specific techniques that can be used to enhance college student success. Dr. Hirsch offers readers an integrated model for change that includes both holistic assessments of academic difficulty and suggestions for three different levels of intervention based on the student's readiness and motivation for change. He also provides specific interview and testing strategies for determining the causes of academic difficulty.
Category: Psychology

Proceeding Of The International Science And Technology Conference Fareast On 2019

Author : Denis B. Solovev
ISBN : 9789811522444
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book presents the proceedings of the International Science and Technology Conference “FarEastCon 2019,” which took place on October 1–4, 2019, in Vladivostok, Russian Federation. The conference provided a platform for gathering expert opinions on projects and initiatives aimed at the implementation of far-sighted scientific research and development, and allowed current theoretical and practical advances to be shared with the broader research community. Featuring selected papers from the conference, this book will be of interest to experts in various fields whose work involves developing innovative solutions and increasing the efficiency of economic activities.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Coping With Stress

Author : C. R. Snyder
ISBN : 9780190284817
Genre : Social Science
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This is a companion volume to Coping: The Psychology of What Works, which is also edited by Snyder. This second book includes chapters by some of the most well known clinical and health psychologists and covers some of the newest and most provocative topics currently under study in the area of coping. The contributors address the key questions in this literature: Why do some of us learn from hardship and life's stressors? And why do others fail and succumb to depression, anxiety, and even suicide? What are the adaptive patterns and behaviors of those who do well in spite of the obstacles that are thrown their way? The chapters will look at exercise as a way of coping with stress, body imaging, the use of humor, forgiveness, control of hostile thoughts, ethnicity and coping, sexism and coping aging and relationships, constructing a coherent life story, personal spirituality, and personal growth.
Category: Social Science

Beat Procrastination And Make The Grade

Author : Linda Sapadin
ISBN : UOM:39015050318313
Genre : Psychology
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Helps students identify their particular procrastination style and explains how perfectionists, dreamers, worriers, and overdoers can achieve academic success
Category: Psychology

The Essential Guide To Becoming A Master Student

Author : Dave Ellis
ISBN : 9781305537965
Genre : Education
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THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT was written with you in mind. Beginning with an introduction to higher education, you will learn about Master Student Qualities - the attitudes and behaviors that lead to success in the classroom and beyond. Tools such as the Discovery Wheel, the Discovery and Intention Journal Entry System, Power Process articles, and the Kolb Learning Style Inventory guide you through self-assessment and discovery, creating a foundation from which to build solid strategies for academic growth. This 160-page text invites you to put new ideas into action immediately and select additional strategies as you plan for your future. The fourth edition includes the new “Do you have a minute” feature, which provides specific actions that students can take to make a positive change or implement a new skill in just one minute. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Education

A Student Athlete S Guide To College Success

Author : Trent Petrie
ISBN : 0534547923
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book features coverage of mainstream college success topics with a special focus on student-athletes. Unique features include chapters on motivation & procrastination, health & performance, & communication & assertiveness, as well as special boxes on media relations & the transferability of skills from athletics to academic courses.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Solving The Procrastination Puzzle

Author : Timothy A. Pychyl
ISBN : 9780698148314
Genre : Self-Help
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The revised edition of the self-published hit, offering powerful strategies to end procrastination. Why do we sabotage our own best intentions? How can we eliminate procrastination from our lives for good? Based on current psychological research and supplemented with clear strategies for change, this concise guide will help readers finally break free from self-destructive ideas and habits, and move into freedom and accomplishment. With numerous practical tips for change, Solving the Procrastination Puzzle brings clarity and scientific studies—and a touch of humor!—to the quest for successfully achieving goals. This accessible guide is perfect for entrepreneurs, parents, students, and anyone who wants to get unstuck, stop delaying, and start living their most inspired life.
Category: Self-Help

Rethinking Homework

Author : Cathy Vatterott
ISBN : 9781416608257
Genre : Education
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Is homework an essential component of rigorous schooling or a harmful practice that alienates and discourages a significant number of students? The debate over homework has gone on for decades, but schools and families have changed in many ways, and, as author Cathy Vatterott notes, "There's a growing suspicion that something is wrong with homework." Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs examines the role homework has played in the culture of schooling over the years; how such factors as family life, the media, and the "balance movement" have affected the homework controversy; and what research--and educators' common sense--tells us about the effects of homework on student learning. The best way to address the pro- and anti-homework controversy is not to eliminate homework. Instead, the author urges educators to replace the "old paradigm" (characterized by longstanding cultural beliefs, moralistic views, the puritan work ethic, and behaviorist philosophy) with a "new paradigm" based on the following elements: * Designing quality homework tasks; * Differentiating homework tasks; * Deemphasizing grading of homework; * Improving homework completion; and * Implementing homework strategies and support programs. Numerous examples from teachers and schools that have revised their practices and policies for homework illustrate the new paradigm in action. The end product is homework that works--for all students, at all levels.
Category: Education

Stop Procrastinating Now

Author : August John Hoffman
ISBN : 0135130565
Genre : Education
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For Freshman Orientation courses where addressing Procrastination is part of the program. Hoffman, Your Guide to Procrastination, will provide the basic strategies for acknowledging, addressing, and ultimately overcoming procrastination to ensure one's success in college and beyond. Part of our Student Orientation Series (S.O.S.) which consists of various short booklets on special interest topics an excellent resource for when assignments or the course focus takes you beyond the standard coverage. Available as a stand alone supplement or for only $2.00 when packaged with any of our texts. TECHNOLOGY OFFERING: MyStudentSuccessLab is available with this book upon request. It is an online solution designed to help students 'Start strong, Finish stronger' by building skills for ongoing personal and professional development. Go to for a Point and Click DEMO of the Time Management module.
Category: Education

Professional Development

Author : Sally Shake Gaff
ISBN : 1412832020
Genre : Education
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Features a collection of Internet resources on professional development in early childhood education, compiled as part of the Early Childhood Education On Line Listserv (ECEOL-L) Web site of James Chiavacci.
Category: Education

Instructional Methods For Public Safety

Author : William McClincy
ISBN : 9780763776084
Genre : Education
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The Complete Fire Inspector I and II Training Solution! Fire inspectors need to know how to interpret and apply national and local codes and standards in the office and in the field. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is designed to prepare fire inspectors to ensure the highest standards of fire and life safety in their communities. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for the fire inspector. This textbook meets and exceeds the job performance requirements for level I and II fire inspectors from Chapters 4 and 5 of NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2009 Edition. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is built on a solid foundation of the basics: building construction, fire growth, and types of occupancies. This fundamental knowledge is presented in a concise, understandable writing style that is easy to digest and recall. The solid foundation of fire and building knowledge then branches out to show the fire inspector how abstract concepts and codes will be concretely applied on a daily basis. This is the text that truly prepares fire inspectors for the real world.
Category: Education

Procrastination In College

Author : Viola Sebastian-Jones
ISBN : 1074148533
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Viola Sebastian-Jones draws on three decades of teaching, advising, and senior leadership experience as an Academic Dean to provide students (and parents) with this concise, compassionate, and effective guide to addressing the 12 common causes of procrastination in college. Sebastian-Jones leads students through detailed and effective solutions to each of these 12 causes of procrastination, especially challenges with time management and organization. She helps students understand the relationship between procrastination and uncertainty about goals and priorities, stress, apathy, and feeling overwhelmed. She draws on experience teaching and advising thousands of students as well as on current science about the brain to give students the solutions and strategies that work.Although written primarily for first-year (freshman) college students, all students will benefit from understanding these 12 causes of procrastination and from using the succinct solutions and strategies Viola Sebastian-Jones provides. Finally, this guide will help parents better understand the complex challenges procrastination poses for college students.

Self Management For College Students

Author : Edward J. O'Keefe
ISBN : PSU:000023176621
Genre : Achievement motivation
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Gerald Erchak's engaging book stakes out a position in the field of psychological anthropology. He addresses himself primarily to students in the field, and also to specialists who want a clearly presented approach. He argues that culture shapes the human self and behavior, and that the self and behavior are in turn adapted to culture. After defining basic concepts and debates in the field, Erchak takes up the topics of socialization, gender, sexuality, collective behavior, national character, deviance, behavioral disorder, cognition, and emotion (This new textbook contains more material about sexuality and gender than any other such text). For Erhcak, psychocultural adaptation is basic to human life. Culture plays a central role in our behavior and survival. Each chapter reviews the literature, not as a scholar would, but rather to provide an overview of central issues in the field. Each chapter also provides case material, some of which is drawn from Erchak's own work on West African socialization, Micronesian social change, family violence, initiation rites, and alcoholism. His examples are drawn from the U.S. as well as non-Western cultures. This book will be of particular interest to teachers looking for new texts for undergraduate courses in anthropology, psychology, and sociology.
Category: Achievement motivation