Finally, a textbook that actually uses reading and critical thinking strategies rather than just talking about them. This compelling fifth edition of the concise Cornerstone: Discovering Your Potential, Learning Actively and Living Well focuses strongly on self-responsibility and active learning. It effectively uses and underscores the importance of SQ3R to student success.Exciting Additional Revisions include : The BIG WHY!! (Author Perspective) and The BIG WHY (Student Perspective) - offers advice from the authors AND former students as to WHY the chapter is important to the student's success, knowledge, college survival, and overall well-being. From Ordinary to Extraordinary: Real Stories of Personal Triumph - individual, brief biographies of ordinary Americans who faced and overcame huge obstacles and adversity going on to reach goals and dreams. Where are You.... AT THIS MOMENT? - popular feature's scoring and interpretation has been significantly revised and simplified. Knowledge in Bloom chapter-end activities helps students apply the information they learned by reflecting on and responding to questions from each level of Bloom's Taxonomy. Two new chapters on money management and self-engagement meet students' needs, along with revised change and goal setting content.In addition, the extraordinary supplemental resource package has been expanded to better fit faculty and student needs.Additional Support in and out of the classroom...Cornerstonehas its own companion website designed to help students review the text material. This site ( www.prenhall.com/sherfield ) can also be accessed through the Student Success Supersite ( www.prenhall.com/success ), where students and faculty will find an array of resources.Sherfield, Robert M. is the author of 'Cornerstone Discovering Your Potential, Learning Actively and Living Well, Concise Edition', published 2007 under ISBN 9780132235570 and ISBN 0132235579.