- ISBN 9780135030035 / 013503003X
- Title Cornerstone: Opening Doors to Career Success
- Author Robert M. Sherfield and Patricia G. Moody
- Category Advice On Careers & Achieving Success
- Format Paperback
- Year 2009
- Pages 323
- Publisher Prentice Hall
- Imprint Prentice Hall
- Edition 2nd
- Language English
- Dimensions 211mm x 18mm x 272mm
Designed and written specifically for career college students this book is built around 10 Essential Cornerstones identified and reviewed by the foremost in career college instructors, administrators and students. The book includes features to engage the career college student in topics of interested that will impact them both personally and professionally. It begins by teaching students to discover their potential, embrace change, and thrive through goal setting. The book builds academic success with: learning styles, personality types, becoming an active learner, listenting and note taking, empowering memory, test taking, critical thinking and problem solving. It concludes by addressing all the topics a student needs to prepare for the global economy and move into the workplace. As with all books in the well-known Cornerstone franchise, you will find concrete applications, a conversational tone, and a motivational tone.
Dr. Robert M. Sherfield A professor at the College of Southern Nevada, Dr. Sherfield is a prolific author and award-wining educator, who has received several major teaching awards. Dr. Sherfield's extensive work in the area of student success includes design and implementation of these programs. He is well known nation-wide as one of the foremost speakers and writers in this field. Dr. Patricia G. Moody Dr. Moody is Dean Emeritus at the University of South Carolina where she was a faculty member for over 30 years. She has won several major teaching awards, including National Collegiate Teacher of the Year in her field. A well-known speaker, she worked extensively in the international arena for her college and has co-authored numerous textbooks.