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Bullet imageFacilitator's Manual
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This author created resource is designed to provide instructors with helpful tips about how to teach the material from the text. This manual will help you to make the most of the resources provided by Skip Downing's On Course 5th edition.

Bullet imageOn Course Quiz and Essay material in Word Files
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Find On Course Quiz and Essay material, previously on the Class Prep CD. These easy to edit Word documents will help you create classroom assignments.

Bullet imagePresentation PPT
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PowerPoint slides created by the author are available to enhance your classroom lectures.

Bullet imagePower Point Slides, Inspirational Quotes
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These PowerPoint slides have topic specific inspirational quotes available to enhance your student's in-class experience.

Bullet imageOn Course: A Comprehensive Program for Promoting Student Academic Success and Retention
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This web location will allow you to view and download the newly created On Course Instructor DVD. You will also find an information booklet that will describe the purpose and layout of the DVD.

Bullet imageBooklet to Accompany DVD: On Course: A Comprehensive Program for Promoting Student Academic Success and Retention
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Use this digital booklet to get the most out of your copy of the On Course: A Comprehensive Program for Promoting Student Academic Success and Retention DVD. The DVD includes an overview of the problems that keep today's capable students from being successful; an explanation of how On Course differs from other student success approaches, experiences of educators and students who are using the On Course text and strategies, descriptions of support available for instructors of an On Course class, and a sample On Course strategy in action. To request a copy of this free DVD, visit http://college.hmco.com/pic/downing5e or talk with your local sales representative.

Bullet imageSuggestions for Using the Student website
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Suggestions from author Skip Downing for helping students get the most from the Houghton Mifflin On Course Web Site.

Bullet imageTransition Guide
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Explanation of changes from the 4th Edition of On Course to the 5th Edition.

Bullet imageSupplemental Classroom Activities
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Additional strategies to supplement the On Course Facilitator's Manual. Also access classroom materials to accompany two Houghton Mifflin Videos, The Interviewing Process and Money and Finances

Bullet imageOn Course Newsletter
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Information about subscribing to this free e-mail newsletter edited by author Skip Downing. Each issue contains one or more learner-centered strategies that you can use immediately.

Bullet imageOn Course Workshops
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Information about 4-day Professional Development Workshops led by Skip Downing, author of "On Course". In these retreats, you'll learn dozens of learner-centered strategies for empowering students to become active, responsible learners.

Bullet imageInstructor's Material for The Interviewing Process Video
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Provide students with an overview of the interviewing process for both immediate use in securing jobs while in college, and to prepare them for entering the work force after college. Houghton Mifflin has designed this video with a look to your needs as an instructor, and care has been taken to make this product adaptable to any classroom setting.

Bullet imageInstructor's Material for Money and Finances Video
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Three budgeting exercises are included here: 1) Where does all the money go?, 2) The Monthly Budget, and 3) The Long-Term Budget.

Bullet imageE-Learning Companion Integration Chart
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The E-learning Companion text and accompanying Website are intended to be useful resources for students and instructors alike. The Integration Guides offer instructors that are already using other Houghton Mifflin College Survival textbooks a straightforward guide for incorporating reading, quizzes, exercises, and other E-learning Companion resources into their already existing College Survival, Student Success, or First year Experience curriculum.


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