Professor Perry Binder's Motivating Tips on College and Career Success. PBS NewsHour Extra tweeted that Perry's blog "is on our list of top edu blogs we follow and influence us."
Saturday, May 5, 2012
99 Motivators for College Success in Patch
Book Gives Tips for College Success
Johns Creek resident and GSU professor Perry Binder says he wants to see students succeed, and that's why he's written a second book.
"The jump from high school to college is a huge adjustment, and that's where my book comes in," he says. "99 Motivators for College Success gives bite-sized tips and quotes on how to succeed in the college classroom, in picking a major, and in adjusting to college life. The book also offers guidance on how to study for multiple choice exams and write model essay exam answers"
Binder adds, "It is also for the parents of students to better understand what’s expected of children in college, and the pressures they face from professors, peers, and family members."
Anyone who has never made a mistake has not tried something new. - Albert Einstein
Seven years of college down the drain.
- Bluto, in the movie Animal House
In 99 Motivators™ for College Success, Perry Binder is one part professor, one part career mentor, and one part classroom cheerleader. His Motivators, insightful stories, and takeaways are presented in bite-sized tips and quotes on college success in class, in career choices, and in life. Perry gives away all of his teaching secrets, including advice on how to study for multiple choice exams and how to write model essay exam answers.
BOOK REVIEWS @GoodReads4.8/5.0 (5 ratings) - "Right now I am a high school student and I'm going to be taking a Law Studies class my Junior year and I think this book will be very useful."
- "Received this book in a giveaway, but its advice is WAY more valuable than that might hint. The one that really sticks out (and could have saved me a lot of wasted time) is how you should choose a vocation (pays well!) versus an avocation (hobby; little or no pay!)."
Perry Binder is an attorney, an Assistant Professor of Legal Studies at Georgia State University, and the author of several law articles and books. His seminars and keynotes for companies, law firms, colleges, and organizations are described as "hilarious, enthusiastic, and practical." Perry received the Teaching Excellence Award, MBA Crystal Apple Award, and Service Excellence Award, in 2005, 2008, and 2011 respectively, from GSU's Robinson College of Business. Years earlier, he litigated complex business cases in Miami, and received the Dade County Bar Association's Pro Bono Award, for service to individuals unable to afford legal counsel.
Perry is a member of the National Speakers Association, the American Society for Training and Development, and The Florida Bar. He is a former radio talk show host who is frequently quoted in the media, including USA Today, The New York Times, and ESPN Classic.
FEAR-FOCUS-PASSION: USING YOUR PERSONAL OBSTACLES TO FUEL CAREER SUCCESS
Perry teaches participants how his harrowing events at ages 15 (Fear) and 21 (Focus) prepared him for his career direction at 27. (Passion) Using examples from his new book, 99 Motivators for College Success, Perry demonstrates how to use fear, focus, and passion as the fuel to drive career decisions.
99 MOTIVATORS FOR COLLEGE SUCCESS IN THE CLASSROOM
- For students Perry applies 99 Motivators for College Successto teach college or high school students how to succeed in the college classroom. His unconventional tips include how to study for multiple choice exams and how to write model essay exam answers.
- For new professors or teachers Perry applies 99 Motivators™ for College Success to teach new professors or teachers his innovative and contagious teaching methods for students to succeed in class.