A Student's Guide to Math Success

Overcoming Barriers (First Edition)
Delbert Ferster, Ann M. Heath, and Mary Elizabeth Jones
©2019, 112 pages

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    Does the thought of a college-level mathematics course fill you with anxiety and dread? With a little practical advice and positivity, you can easily and effectively put your math-related fears to rest!

    A Students Guide to Math Success: Overcoming Barriers provides you with a toolbox of strategies to help you approach math courses with a positive attitude, overcome the key stressors associated with learning mathematics, and develop skills that will help you study efficiently and succeed in your coursework. With this guide, you’ll learn how to conquer anxiety, develop healthy habits, and build a positive, personal awareness about how to study mathematics.

    Highly approachable and full of practical advice, this guide will help you develop both the mindset and the skill sets needed to build confidence in your personal mathematical ability.

    A Student’s Guide to Math Success is part of the Cognella Series on Student Success, a collection of books designed to help students develop the essential life and learning skills needed to support a happy, healthy, and productive higher education experience.

    Delbert Ferster is a lecturer in mathematics in the Natural and Computational Sciences Department at Immaculata University and supervisor of the Math Center. He earned his Ed.D. in educational leadership at Immaculata University and his M.S. in educational technology at Philadelphia University.
    Mary Elizabeth Jones is a professor of mathematics, computer science, and information technology in the Natural and Computational Sciences Department at Immaculata University. She earned her Ph.D. in information studies at Drexel University and her M.A. in mathematics at Villanova University.
    Ann M. Heath is the director of the Higher Education Program at Immaculata University, where she previously served as an associate professor of mathematics and the vice president for academic affairs. She earned her Ph.D. in mathematics at Bryn Mawr College and her M.A. in mathematics at Villanova University.
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