Concise Learning: Learn More & Score Higher in Less Time with Less Effort (How to Study with Mind Maps)

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Learn mind mapping from a mind mapping expert with whom you can personally connect at any time, not an author who's rehashing materials from others. Krasnic has extensively applied mind maps inside and outside the classroom, has helped thousands of students and professionals, and is the owner of the largest mind mapping community on Google+. His experience with mind mapping and learning is compiled in this study guide that provides an effective study method that you can apply immediately.
OVERVIEW
Concise Learning will teach you how to mind map and how to use mind maps to improve thinking and learning in school, work, and life. With the Concise Learning Method (CLM), you'll learn how to use mind mapping to integrate all class notes into mind maps, transform rote studying into meaningful learning, and become an empowered learner.

With the Skills of Success (SOS), you'll learn the 13 success skills needed to succeed in college and life. Each SOS is presented as a two-page, color mind map. 

CLM and SOS are easy to implement and the results are immediate. Although substantive and comprehensive, the book is written in a light-hearted and conversational style with cartoons, mind maps, and inspiring quotes.

Don't be left behind by your current ways. Take action now to jumpstart your learning and success!

BONUS CHAPTER

The bonus chapter explains how to use mind maps and CLM for lifelong learning. Included in the chapter are also tips on developing your Personal Learning Network and designing your personal learning plan. Although it's written with professionals in mind, students will also find value in the chapter, especially those students about to graduate. E-mail the author with your proof of book purchase to get the bonus chapter.

FREE MIND MAPPING PROGRAM

To help you get started with mind maps immediately, Concise Learning comes with a FREE 1-year license of MindMeister ($129 value). E-mail the author with your proof of book purchase and program preference to get your free access code.

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About the Author:

Toni Krasnic is a trusted voice on learning and student success. Think of your typical professor - only younger, more social, and student-centric. What began as a young professor's desire to help his students transform the quality of their learning and skills has grown into his lifelong mission to inspire and teach all students HOW TO LEARN and BE SUCCESSFUL.

Review:

What got you to college won't get you through college. Learn the skills that you'll need to succeed by reading Concise Learning. -MARSHALL GOLDSMITH, million selling author of best-selling What Got You Here Won't Get You There

This is a great tool for students as the book gets right to the heart of learning how to learn and engaging your whole brain. -DOMINIC O BRIEN, eight-time world memory champion and author of How to Develop a Brilliant Memory Week by Week

What a compendium of enormously helpful information on how to learn more successfully! -DEE DICKINSON, coauthor of Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences

[Toni] shows you in a step-by-step manner how to become a more engaged, efficient, and effective learner. As you take command of your ability to learn you'll discover that the principles and practices of Concise Learning are more than just the keys to academic achievement this approach offers a guide to living a successful life. -MICHEL J. GELB, author of How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci

Concise Learning helps students become more analytical and critical thinkers, enabling them to learn independently and meaningfully. -BENA KALLICK, coauthor of Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind

Education in schools has changed through the years, but the importance of making information personally meaningful still remains the core essence of learning. Concise Learning method does just that it teaches the students to transform information into meaningful knowledge. -JEROME BRUNER, author of The Culture of Education

Students need to take responsibility for their own learning to be successful. Concise Learning method will enable you to break free from depending on others to becoming a competent and independent learner. -DOUGLAS FISHER, author of Better Learning Through Structured Teaching

This book should be no more than an arm s length away from the desk of every student starting college. It sets out a systematic five-phase study process, built on the principle that visualizing information makes learning concrete and generates interest. It describes how to organize the material being learned visually. It gives a method for critical thinking, shows how to spot gaps in understanding and fill them, and it does this in a highly motivating and visual style. -ROY GRUBB, principal editor of WikIT, the mind mapping wiki

Concise Learning is a wonderful tool for teachers and students. The brain remembers visuals and turning short-term memories into long-term memories is what learning is about. Previewing, participating, and processing information engages learners and offers them the information they need to rehearse memories and to retrieve them. [Toni] has done a great job in organizing this book to help us organize our brains for success! - MARILEE SPRENGER, author of How To Teach So Students Remember

From ForeWord Reviews:

The message is front and center in this book -- Krasnic wants his students to be successful. Krasnic promotes a study strategy that efficiently organizes and connects information. His method is supported by research in psychology. Krasnic instructs students to make use of visual maps, thereby actively engaging with subject material. This learning technique is complemented, in the second half of this manual, by thirteen skills that Krasnic associates with success in school and college. It's a quick read with some valuable takeaways. Concise Learning is bound for many bookshelves. --ForeWord Review, July 2010

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