Case Studies for the First Year: An Odyssey into Critical Thinking and Problem Solving (Cornerstones Franchise)

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Case Studies for the First Year takes students on a journey through collaboration and teamwork that will open their minds to new possibilities, require critical and creative problem solving, and help them develop sound decision-making abilities.




This brief yet substantive approach to critical thinking is delivered in an inviting and relevant manner that will interest traditional and nontraditional first-year students. It includes an introduction on effectively using case studies in preparing students for participatory and proactive thinking. Forty-two dynamic case studies are used to engage students in evocative discussions, encourage cooperative learning and problem solving, teach the value of teamwork, and strengthen listening and communication skills.




  • The cases address issues such as change, personal responsibility, academic success and integrity, campus resources, diversity, technology, safety, careers, and more.
  • Each case is derived from contemporary, real-life incidents at colleges and businesses across the nation.
  • Each case prompts readers to think critically and solve problems about issues related to college success.


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Case Studies for the First Year Odyssey is an action-packed interactive book that introduces the reader to critical thinking about real-life issues related to success.

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