College Success: A Concise Practical Guide
College Success: A Concise Practical Guide

College Success: A Concise Practical Guide

Lead Author(s): David Strickland, Carol Strickland

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Comparison of College Success: A Concise Practical Guide

Consider adding Top Hat’s College Success: A Concise Practical Guide, 7th edition, 2017, to your upcoming course. We’ve put together a textbook comparison to make it easy for you in your upcoming evaluation.

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Strickland – College Success: A Concise Practical Guide
(7th ed.)

Cengage

Skip Downing – On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life
(9th ed.)

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Dave Ellis – Becoming a Master Student
(16th ed.)
available on Cengage Unlimited

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Pricing

Average price of textbook across most common format

Top Hat

Strickland – College Success: A Concise Practical Guide (7th ed.)

$40

Plus optional $26 for interactive classroom features. Accessible on any device for life

Cengage

Skip Downing – On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life (9th ed.)

$60

eBook

$124.95

Textbook

Cengage

Dave Ellis – Becoming a Master Student (16th ed.) available on Cengage Unlimited

$60 purchase
$24.49 rental

eBook

$92.95

Print

In-book Interactivity

Includes embedded multimedia files and integrated software to enhance visual presentation of concepts directly in textbook

Top Hat

Strickland – College Success: A Concise Practical Guide (7th ed.)

Cengage

Skip Downing – On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life (9th ed.)

Cengage

Dave Ellis – Becoming a Master Student (16th ed.) available on Cengage Unlimited

Customizable

Ability to revise, adjust and adapt content to meet needs of course and instructor

Top Hat

Strickland – College Success: A Concise Practical Guide (7th ed.)

Cengage

Skip Downing – On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life (9th ed.)

Cengage

Dave Ellis – Becoming a Master Student (16th ed.) available on Cengage Unlimited

Built-in Interactive Assessment Questions

Assessment questions with feedback embedded throughout textbook

Top Hat

Strickland – College Success: A Concise Practical Guide (7th ed.)

Cengage

Skip Downing – On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life (9th ed.)

Cengage

Dave Ellis – Becoming a Master Student (16th ed.) available on Cengage Unlimited

All-in-one Platform

Access to additional questions, test banks, and slides available within one platform

Top Hat

Strickland – College Success: A Concise Practical Guide (7th ed.)

Cengage

Skip Downing – On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life (9th ed.)

Cengage

Dave Ellis – Becoming a Master Student (16th ed.) available on Cengage Unlimited

About this textbook

Textbook Details

College Success: A Concise Practical Guide is designed to help students succeed in college. It contains twelve brief—but rich—chapters on topics about academic success. It teaches students to focus on their learning rather than their grades.

This book is written by two professors who have over 46 years of combined teaching experience. They have taught in small two-year colleges as well as in large public and private universities.


Authors

David L. Strickland, MAEast Georgia State College

David L. Strickland, MA, is the director of the Student Success Program and a professor of sociology at East Georgia State College. He is also co-author of an introductory sociology textbook, My Sociology, now in its second edition.

Carol J. Strickland, PhDGeorgia Southern University

Carol J. Strickland, PhD, RN, is retired from teaching but served for seven years as associate professor of nursing and director of nursing research at Georgia Southern University School of Nursing in Statesboro, Georgia. She worked in nursing at the University of Rochester School of Nursing in Rochester, New York, for 24 years, where she received her PhD in nursing. She has published numerous articles in the area of psychiatric mental health nursing practice, psychoneuroimmunology and sociology.

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