Written and designed to enhance students' independent learning, this innovative hands-on text uses a consistent set of psychological principles as the basis for teaching students how to learn and motivate themselves. Students are encouraged to actively participate in self-surveys, quick practices, applications, assignments, and self-assessments to improve their skills. The book's unique content is organized around four major strategies proven to increase achievement-oriented behavior: Strategy #1Take reasonable risk: Go for your goals via manageable steps. Strategy #2Take responsibility for your outcomes: build a plan and think positively. Strategy #3Search the environment: Ask questions and visualize model answers. Strategy #4Use feedback: Monitor your actions and give yourself instructions. Learning and Motivation Strategieswas developed and tested in the classroom to promote ultimate life success.The activities in the book are further complemented by a companion website ( www.prenhall.com/tuckman ). Also, visit our Student Success Supersite at www.prenhall.com/success Features include: Majors Exploration Career Advice Web Links Tips from Successful Students Student Bulletin Boards Faculty ResourcesTuckman, Bruce W. is the author of 'Learning and Motivation Strategies Your Guide to Success', published 2001 under ISBN 9780130330635 and ISBN 0130330639.