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Lee Ward First-Generation College Students. Understanding and Improving the Experience from Recruitment to Commencement Lee Ward First-Generation College Students. Understanding and Improving the Experience from Recruitment to Commencement Новинка

Lee Ward First-Generation College Students. Understanding and Improving the Experience from Recruitment to Commencement

Praise for First-Generation College Students «Who students are when they start college does not dictate how much they can benefit, provided they take advantage of the myriad learning opportunities institutions offer. This book is replete with informative insights into the invisible minority we call 'first-gen students' as well as the policies, programs, and practices institutions should use to help them succeed.» —George D. Kuh, Chancellor's Professor of Higher Education Emeritus, Indiana University «Unnoticed and often poorly understood, first-generation college students now comprise nearly fifty percent of students on many college campuses. In this book Ward, Siegel, and Davenport offer great insights and practical suggestions on how higher education leaders can create a more welcoming, supportive, and inclusive experience for these students to succeed.» —Jeffrey R. Docking, president, Adrian College «Critical to our survival in a global economy is the selection, development, retention and graduation of creative college students. First-Generation College Students is both timely and essential for those interested in understanding the next generation preparing for college and the ways in which institutions might anticipate, and therefore avoid, habits that invite failure instead of graduation. The authors' work experiences, coupled with their cited research base, situate them uniquely to contribute intentional survival strategies to the sometimes unanticipated realities of today's college students.» —Zach Kelehear, associate dean for Academic Affairs and professor, College of Education, University of South Carolina «Long overdue, this book provides a comprehensive perspective of the unique issues facing first-generation students as they transition in and out of college. It is an important contribution to higher education during a time when faculty, staff, and administrators face heightened pressures to retain and graduate all students in a timely fashion.» —Cynthia Wolf Johnson, associate provost, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Dean Diane R. Generation on a Tightrope. A Portrait of Today's College Student Dean Diane R. Generation on a Tightrope. A Portrait of Today's College Student Новинка

Dean Diane R. Generation on a Tightrope. A Portrait of Today's College Student

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Praise for Generation on a Tightrope «Over the last four decades, Arthur Levine has become the premier analyst of continuities and changes in the American college student population. In this impressive and comprehensive volume, Levine and coauthor Diane R. Dean provide an authoritative and richly textured picture of the much-discussed current generation.» —Howard Gardner, Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education «Arthur Levine and Diane R. Dean take the long view of today's generation of college students. This is a brilliant examination of what has shaped our young people, what they are doing with the tools they have, and where they are headed. It is a diagnosis of what ails them, a celebration of their strengths, and a compelling and generous prescription for their future—and ours.» —Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor, Harvard University «Through this captivating portrait of the aspirations, values, and unique needs of today's college students, Levine and Dean's clearly written and engaging book ought to generate a national discussion of how higher education can be restructured in order to respond to and prepare the next generation of college-educated adults—not only for effective functioning in the workplace, but also to live lives as whole human beings who can help to lead our society to a healthier place.» —Alexander W. Astin and Helen S. Astin, Distinguished Professors of Higher Education emeriti, UCLA; authors, Cultivating the Spirit: How Higher Education Can Enhance Students' Inner Lives «I can't say enough about how important this work is. This book is right on the mark for what needs to be known and understood about today's college students by those who are responsible for educating the future leaders and citizens of the world.» —Gwen Dungy, executive director, emeritus, NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education «Generation on a Tightrope: A Portrait of Today's College Student is a must-read for college presidents, administrators, and professors as well as parents, employers, and government leaders—who all have a stake in student success. Understanding who today's college students are is essential as we collaboratively develop and deliver the education that will prepare this generation to build our future.» —Nancy L. Zimpher, chancellor, State University of New York
Steve Robbins Increasing Persistence. Research-based Strategies for College Student Success Steve Robbins Increasing Persistence. Research-based Strategies for College Student Success Новинка

Steve Robbins Increasing Persistence. Research-based Strategies for College Student Success

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Praise for Increasing Persistence "What a gem! This is a requisite text for enrollment practitioners, higher education scholars, and progressive public policy makers dedicated to understanding the processes involved in increasing student retention and success rates. The authors' data-focused approach identifies many of the best practices and fundamental efforts that can make a positive impact at most colleges and universities. Increasing Persistence provides an ideal organizational framework for developing student retention plans. —Jay W. Goff, vice president of enrollment and retention management, Saint Louis University «Because community colleges have made student persistence to graduation or career certification a national priority, they will find this book an invaluable resource for identifying and implementing practices that have a documented impact on student success.» —James Hudgins, president emeritus, South Carolina Technical/Community College System; director, Community College leadership Alliance, University of South Carolina «The authors have crafted a highly-readable and much-needed synthesis of the complex literature on college student persistence and completion, and present a fresh model for student success that will be of interest to applied practitioners. This book is not only critical reading for all stakeholders in higher education, but also an easily accessible required text for graduate students of the discipline.» —Toni Strollo Holbrook, associate dean of the college, Rollins College «The authors provide a focused and contextualized view of college student success that tells us not only what matters but also reminds us why it matters to individual students, educators, and society as whole.» —Margot Saltonstall, associate director for assessment enrollment management and student affairs, Northern Arizona University
Carrie Kisker B. The American Community College Carrie Kisker B. The American Community College Новинка

Carrie Kisker B. The American Community College

Praise for the Previous Edition of The American Community College «Projecting the future for the community colleges of the early twenty-first century involves projecting the future for the nation in general: its demographics, economy, and public attitudes.... At heart is a discourse on how the institutions may adapt historical structures and practices to a changing world, and how those changes may ultimately affect students, the community, and society at large.» —from the Conclusion, «Toward the Future» «Since 1982, The American Community College by Cohen and Brawer has been the authoritative book on community colleges. Anyone who wants to understand these complex and dynamic institutions—how they are evolving, the contributions they make, the challenges they face, the students they serve, and the faculty and leaders who deliver the services and the curricula—will find The American Community College both essential reading and an important reference book.» —George R. Boggs, former president and CEO, American Association of Community Colleges «I have been a community college president for over forty-one years and a graduate professor for three decades. This book has been an inspiration to generations of students, faculty members, and administrators. It has become the classic of the field because it has great 'take-home' value to us all.» —Joseph N. Hankin, president, Westchester Community College «Cohen and Brawer's classic work is the touchstone for a comprehensive overview of the American community college. This is a seminal book for graduate students as well as seasoned professionals for understanding this uniquely American institution.» —Charles R. Dassance, former president, Central Florida Community College
Corey Seemiller Generation Z Goes to College Corey Seemiller Generation Z Goes to College Новинка

Corey Seemiller Generation Z Goes to College

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Say Hello to Your Incoming Class—They're Not Millennials Anymore Generation Z is rapidly replacing Millennials on college campuses. Those born from 1995 through 2010 have different motivations, learning styles, characteristics, skill sets, and social concerns than previous generations. Unlike Millennials, Generation Z students grew up in a recession and are under no illusions about their prospects for employment after college. While skeptical about the cost and value of higher education, they are also entrepreneurial, innovative, and independent learners concerned with effecting social change. Understanding Generation Z's mindset and goals is paramount to supporting, developing, and educating them through higher education. Generation Z Goes to College showcases findings from an in-depth study of over 1,100 Generation Z college students from 15 vastly different U.S. higher education institutions as well as additional studies from youth, market, and education research related to this generation. Authors Corey Seemiller and Meghan Grace provide interpretations, implications, and recommendations for program, process, and curriculum changes that will maximize the educational impact on Generation Z students. Generation Z Goes to College is the first book on how this up-and-coming generation will change higher education.
Delma Ramos Parent and Family Engagement in Higher Education. AEHE Volume 41, Number 6 Delma Ramos Parent and Family Engagement in Higher Education. AEHE Volume 41, Number 6 Новинка

Delma Ramos Parent and Family Engagement in Higher Education. AEHE Volume 41, Number 6

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Gain a comprehensive understanding of the role that parents and families play in college students’ lives through their involvement starting with K–12, moving through the transition to college, and then focusing on the college experience itself. The authors broaden the conversation to reflect the actual and diverse array of parents and families that play vital roles in students’ collegiate experiences. Particular attention is paid to: diverse families, including students of color, first-generation college students, and low-income students, an agenda for more inclusive research, theories, and practices with the goal of broadening the conversation to reflect the diverse array of parent and family engagement, and standards, models, and best practices that might be applied more broadly and modified as needed. As a whole, this volume offers an expanded way of thinking about how higher education understands, engages, and serves the needs of parents and families. This is the 6th issue of the 41st volume of the Jossey-Bass series ASHE Higher Education Report. Each monograph is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education issue, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication.
Раскачкина Елена Professional Values of the Students. Theoretical Bases of Formation and Development of Professional Values of Students of Technical College in the Course of Foreign-Language Preparation Раскачкина Елена Professional Values of the Students. Theoretical Bases of Formation and Development of Professional Values of Students of Technical College in the Course of Foreign-Language Preparation Новинка

Раскачкина Елена Professional Values of the Students. Theoretical Bases of Formation and Development of Professional Values of Students of Technical College in the Course of Foreign-Language Preparation

This monography is devoted to a problem of formation and development of professional values of students of technical college in the course of foreign-language preparation.We have concretized the essence of the concept of professional values of students of technical college in the course of foreign-language preparation, besides we have concretized their structure; have developed criteria of level of their formation.The algorithm of formation and development of professional values of students of technical college in the course of foreign language preparation has been developed; a set of pedagogical conditions of effective formation and development of professional values of students of technical college on the basis of the developed algorithm has been revealed.The results and conclusions received during scientific work can be used by teachers of a foreign language of various establishments of the higher education which are carrying out preparation of future engineers.
David Conley T. College and Career Ready. Helping All Students Succeed Beyond High School David Conley T. College and Career Ready. Helping All Students Succeed Beyond High School Новинка

David Conley T. College and Career Ready. Helping All Students Succeed Beyond High School

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Giving students the tools they need to succeed in college and work College and Career Ready offers educators a blueprint for improving high school so that more students are able to excel in freshman-level college courses or entry-level jobs-laying a solid foundation for lifelong growth and success. The book is filled with detailed, practical guidelines and case descriptions of what the best high schools are doing. Includes clear guidelines for high school faculty to adapt their programs of instruction in the direction of enhanced college/career readiness Provides practical strategies for improving students' content knowledge and academic behaviors Offers examples of best practices and research-based recommendations for change The book considers the impact of behavioral issues-such as time management and study habits-as well as academic skills on college readiness.
Richard Gray A Brief History of American Literature Richard Gray A Brief History of American Literature Новинка

Richard Gray A Brief History of American Literature

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A Brief History of American Literature offers students and general readers a concise and up-to-date history of the full range of American writing from its origins until the present day. Represents the only up-to-date concise history of American literature Covers fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction, as well as looking at other forms of literature including folktales, spirituals, the detective story, the thriller and science fiction Considers how our understanding of American literature has changed over the past twenty years Offers students an abridged version of History of American Literature, a book widely considered the standard survey text Provides an invaluable introduction to the subject for students of American literature, American studies and all those interested in the literature and culture of the United States
Harvey Faculty and First-Generation College Students: Bridging the Classroom Gap Together. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 127 Harvey Faculty and First-Generation College Students: Bridging the Classroom Gap Together. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 127 Новинка

Harvey Faculty and First-Generation College Students: Bridging the Classroom Gap Together. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 127

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Gain a greater understanding of the academic, cultural, and social experiences of first-generation college students (FGS). Fascinating, heart-touching, and important, the research and the stories presented here enlighten what FGS often have to overcome to successfully complete their degrees. With an emphasis on improving FGS' college success, retention, and graduation rates, this volume first covers common obstacles and the trend of FGS continuing on for graduate degrees. Section Two discusses the complex interplay of social, academic, emotional, and financial influences on academic performance. The chapters collectively affirm that the commitment of university resources is critical to college success. This is the 127th volume of the Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly report New Directions for Teaching and Learning, which offers a comprehensive range of ideas and techniques for improving college teaching based on the experience of seasoned instructors and the latest findings of educational and psychological researchers.
Екатерина Талалакина Academic Skills through Cases in American Studies Екатерина Талалакина Academic Skills through Cases in American Studies Новинка

Екатерина Талалакина Academic Skills through Cases in American Studies

‘Academic Skills through Cases in American Studies’ is aimed at ESL college students at the Intermediate-high through Advanced levels of language proficiency. It is designed around eight country-specific (U.S.) cases that develop academic skills tested on international exams. The book covers major topics in the areas of academic reading, speaking and writing. Thus, the targeted learning outcome is two-fold: 1) to explore topical issues in American studies and 2) to master key academic skills. The content of the articles in each unit is selected according to the language needs of students majoring in economics, sociology, political science, and the like. The book can be used both as a supplement to a course in American Studies or as a separate curriculum within an academic skills course.
DiRamio David Veterans in Higher Education: When Johnny and Jane Come Marching to Campus. ASHE Higher Education Report, Volume 37, Number 3 DiRamio David Veterans in Higher Education: When Johnny and Jane Come Marching to Campus. ASHE Higher Education Report, Volume 37, Number 3 Новинка

DiRamio David Veterans in Higher Education: When Johnny and Jane Come Marching to Campus. ASHE Higher Education Report, Volume 37, Number 3

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It's estimated that, in the coming decade, as many as 2 million students with military experience will take advantage of their education benefits and attend institutions in all sectors of higher education. This monograph provides useful information about students with military experience who attending college by blending the theoretical, practical and empirical. The authors assemble some of the best-known theories and research in the literature of the field to provide starting points from which to investigate the phenomenon of today's veteran attending college. Other frameworks and theories, particularly from the literature on college student development, from recognizable names such as Baxter Magolda, Braxton, Chickering, Schlossberg, and Tinto, are used–sometimes directly in their own words. New issues to our generation, such as the unique subpopulation of women veterans and the challenges they face, are explored. This volume equips higher education professional with a fundamental understanding of the issues faced by the student veteran population and aims to enable them in their roles of providing sorely needed assistance in the transition to college, persistence at the institution, and degree attainment. This is the third issue in the 37th volume of the Jossey-Bass series ASHE Higher Education Report. Each monograph in the series is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education problem, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication.
Watson Jesse S. Marginalized Students. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 155 Watson Jesse S. Marginalized Students. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 155 Новинка

Watson Jesse S. Marginalized Students. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 155

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Gone are the days when the term diversity may have been used to solely signify the color of one's skin or gender. This volume examines how diverse and marginalized populations are situated within American community colleges amd pushes the boundaries of our understanding of these terms. The editors and contributing authors examine various student groups as well as give voice to the marginalization felt by a group of faculty. Topics include: Examining the concept of student marginalization through a framework based on Dewey's 1916 work, Democracy and Education Experiences of Adult English as Second Language learners Seeing the community college environment through the eyes of student athletes Current research on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community college students and the need for more Student Veterans Underprepared college students and community College faculty in correctional institutions. The volume concludes with key resources for anyone who works with or researches marginalized populations. The resources include sources for further reading, existing organizations serving various marginalized groups, and some possible funding opportunities. This is the 155th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Community Colleges. Essential to the professional libraries of presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, New Directions for Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.
Keith Kroll Fostering the Liberal Arts in the 21st-Century Community College. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 163 Keith Kroll Fostering the Liberal Arts in the 21st-Century Community College. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 163 Новинка

Keith Kroll Fostering the Liberal Arts in the 21st-Century Community College. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 163

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Liberal arts education is one of the founding missions of community colleges. However, it has drifted toward vocational training to such an extent that the dominant narrative of the 21st-century community college portrays a job (re)training center more than an educational institution. This volume offers a timely, much-needed, and persuasive argument for the importance of a liberal arts education, particularly in the humanities, for all students attending a public, comprehensive community college. The Landscape of the Liberal Arts What Happened to the Liberal Arts? Two-Year Humanities A President’s View on the Importance of the Liberal Arts in Community Colleges Why Community College Students Need Great Books Discovering History at the Community College Why Community Colleges Need the Academic Study of Religion How Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Programs Prepare Students for Workforce and Life A 21st-Century Humanities for the Community College Sources on Liberal Arts in the Community College This is the 163rd volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly report series, an essential guide for presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, this quarterly provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.
Susan Jones R. Identity Development of College Students. Advancing Frameworks for Multiple Dimensions of Identity Susan Jones R. Identity Development of College Students. Advancing Frameworks for Multiple Dimensions of Identity Новинка

Susan Jones R. Identity Development of College Students. Advancing Frameworks for Multiple Dimensions of Identity

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Identity Development of College Students Building off the foundational work of Erik Erikson and Arthur Chickering, Identity Development of College Students adds broad and innovative research to describe contemporary perspectives of identity development at the intersection of context, personal characteristics, and social identities. The authors employ different theoretical perspectives to explore the nature of context—how it both influences and is influenced by multiple social identities. Each chapter includes discussion and reflection questions and activities for individual or small group work. Praise for Identity Development of College Students «Susan R. Jones and Elisa S. Abes have provided us with a comprehensive and beautifully written overview of the evolution of identity development theory. This book reads like a novel while at the same time conveying important ideas, critical analysis, and cutting-edge research that will enhance student affairs practice.» —NANCY J. EVANS, professor, Student Affairs Program, School of Education, Iowa State University «The authors masterfully present a holistic, integrative, and multi-dimensional approach to the identity development of today's college student. This text should be required reading for those engaged in research and practice in the areas of student affairs, counseling, higher education, and cultural studies.» —SHARON KIRKLAND-GORDON, director, Counseling Center, University of Maryland, College Park «Susan R. Jones and Elisa S. Abes's work is ground-breaking—charting new scholarly territory and making one of the most significant contributions to identity literature in many years. Building on contemporary and traditional theoretical foundations, Jones and Abes offer new models of identity development essential for understanding a diversity of college students.» —MARYLU K. MCEWEN, associate professor emerita, University of Maryland, College Park
John M. Braxton Rethinking College Student Retention John M. Braxton Rethinking College Student Retention Новинка

John M. Braxton Rethinking College Student Retention

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Drawing on studies funded by the Lumina Foundation, the nation's largest private foundation focused solely on increasing Americans' success in higher education, the authors revise current theories of college student departure, including Tinto's, making the important distinction between residential and commuter colleges and universities, and thereby taking into account the role of the external environment and the characteristics of social communities in student departure and retention. A unique feature of the authors' approach is that they also consider the role that the various characteristics of different states play in degree completion and first-year persistence. First-year college student retention and degree completion is a multi-layered, multi-dimensional problem, and the book's recommendations for state- and institutional-level policy and practice will help policy-makers and planners at all levels as well as anyone concerned with institutional retention rates—and helping students reach their maximum potential for success—understand the complexities of the issue and develop policies and initiatives to increase student persistence.
Yakaboski The State of the College Union: Contemporary Issues and Trends. New Directions for Student Services, Number 145 Yakaboski The State of the College Union: Contemporary Issues and Trends. New Directions for Student Services, Number 145 Новинка

Yakaboski The State of the College Union: Contemporary Issues and Trends. New Directions for Student Services, Number 145

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The college union is the living room and community center for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors, and serves as a learning laboratory for students through employment, engagement, and leadership opportunities. Senior-level administrators and college union professionals need to be aware of the trends and issues facing college unions in the 21st century. This volume addresses implications for college unions of changing: Student characteristics Student engagement Facility design and the creation of community Fundraising Technology Globalization of higher education. In addition, this volume explores the need for additional assessment, evaluation, and research for this important component of college campuses. This is the 145th volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly series. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
Morton's College Student Dictionary Morton's College Student Dictionary Новинка

Morton's College Student Dictionary

Morton's College Student Dictionary is a one of a kind reference book that defines the college experience in a whole new way. Literally! This first edition resource offers a witty and informative perspective of college life and the English language. In it you'll find a listing of more than 700 words and their new definitions as they relate specifically to college life. Your vocabulary will never be the same! Perfectly suitable for college bound high school graduates and present and past college students alike, Morton's College Student Dictionary gets an A++.
David Baime S. Community College Finance. A Guide for Institutional Leaders David Baime S. Community College Finance. A Guide for Institutional Leaders Новинка

David Baime S. Community College Finance. A Guide for Institutional Leaders

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Smart financial management means more students served Community College Finance provides an introduction to best practices for community college leaders and their boards, with guidance on the complex regulations, processes, and considerations surrounding the financial management of these unique institutions. As community colleges continue to increase in importance, this book provides non-technical yet extensive information to guide current and future leaders toward the establishment of effective processes to secure and maintain the funding that is so crucial to the education and future of millions of students nationwide. Readers will gain insight into the background and foundation of community college finance and learn the essentials of practice in today's economic and political climate. The discussion covers student financial aid, tuition, budgeting, and more, and explores the future of federal policy and what it means for the institutions that play such a critical role in the nation's educational system. Over eight million students attend more than a thousand community colleges in the United States today, and those colleges are now facing the retirement of their founding generation of leadership. Meanwhile, the balance between traditional funding sources is shifting as new models and approaches are being implemented, and comprehensive, guiding resources are lacking. This book fills that need with expert insight reflecting current realities and a true understanding of the challenges community colleges face. Readers will: Delve into factors affecting funding and the cost of attendance Develop a budgeting style and process that serves the institution Learn to manage fiscal crises effectively without reducing standards Consider the future of federal policy and how it will affect budgeting At a time when a difficult economy raises questions about the value of higher education, the value that community colleges offer becomes ever more clear. Community College Finance provides the guidance leaders need to help their institutions flourish.
Richard Gray A History of American Literature Richard Gray A History of American Literature Новинка

Richard Gray A History of American Literature

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Updated throughout and with much new material, A History of American Literature, Second Edition, is the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey available of the myriad forms of American Literature from pre-Columbian times to the present. The most comprehensive and up-to-date history of American literature available today Covers fiction, poetry, drama, and non-fiction, as well as other forms of literature including folktale, spirituals, the detective story, the thriller, and science fiction Explores the plural character of American literature, including the contributions made by African American, Native American, Hispanic and Asian American writers Considers how our understanding of American literature has changed over the past?thirty years Situates American literature in the contexts of American history, politics and society Offers an invaluable introduction to American literature for students at all levels, academic and general readers
Al James Engaging Imagination. Helping Students Become Creative and Reflective Thinkers Al James Engaging Imagination. Helping Students Become Creative and Reflective Thinkers Новинка

Al James Engaging Imagination. Helping Students Become Creative and Reflective Thinkers

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How to nurture creativity in tomorrow’s innovators—today’s college students When asked what they want colleges to emphasize most, employers didn’t put science, computing, math, or business management first. According to AAC&U’s 2013 employer survey, 95% of employers give hiring preference to college graduates with skills that will enable them to contribute to innovation in the workplace. In Engaging Imagination: Helping Students Become Creative and Reflective Thinkers, two leading educators help college instructors across disciplines engage students in nurturing creativity and innovation for success beyond the classroom. Alison James, an expert in creative arts education, and Stephen D. Brookfield, bestselling author, outline how creative exploration can extend students’ reflective capabilities in a purposeful way, help them understand their own potential and learning more clearly, and imbue students with the freedom to generate and explore new questions. This book: shows why building creative skills pays dividends in the classroom and in students’ professional lives long after graduation; offers research-based, classroom-tested approaches to cultivating creativity and innovation in the college setting; provides practical tools for incorporating “play” into the college curriculum; draws on recent advances in the corporate sector where creative approaches have been adopted to reinvigorate thinking and problem-solving processes; and includes examples from a variety of disciplines and settings. Engaging Imagination is for college and university faculty who need to prepare students for the real challenges of tomorrow’s workplace.
John Gardner N. Students Helping Students. A Guide for Peer Educators on College Campuses John Gardner N. Students Helping Students. A Guide for Peer Educators on College Campuses Новинка

John Gardner N. Students Helping Students. A Guide for Peer Educators on College Campuses

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This second edition offers a practical training guide for college students who serve as leaders, tutors, counselors, or advisors for their peers. This thoroughly revised and updated volume contains a fundamental discussion on student growth and development and provides learning objectives and self-discovery exercises to help student leaders with tasks such as tutoring, student orientation, residence hall advising, crisis intervention, coaching, and more. Students Helping Students includes: Updates on the most current research and the latest advances in technology A revised model that contains service learning and student retention programs The results of two intervention strategies: the Health Behaviors Assessment and the College Learning Effectiveness Inventory, which focus on the topics of wellness and academic success Descriptive overviews of peer programs addressing sexuality, safety, violence reduction, residence life, online peer connections, and more Praise for the Second Edition of Students Helping Students «This new work remains the definitive standard in the field. It should be on the bookshelf of every student affairs professional and is an important tool for preparing peer educators for providing service.»—Ernest Pascarella, professor and Mary Louise Petersen Chair in Higher Education, University of Iowa «The second edition of Students Helping Students teems with useful material that can be thoughtfully applied by peer helpers. The what, so what, and now what framework reflectively guides the reader to self-discovery and thoughtful practical applications. Being a peer helper is a high-impact learning experience made intentional through the pages of this fine book.»—Susan R. Komives, professor of college student personnel, University of Maryland and president, Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education
Best College Essays 2014 Best College Essays 2014 Новинка

Best College Essays 2014

As the title implies, this book showcases the best college admissions essays of the year -- essays that got students into all the top schools in the country. Reading sample essays is a great way to learn how to write one. This book provides excellent examples, along with descriptions by the students themselves, of the process they went through in writing their essays. The essays in this anthology give us a glimpse into the dreams, lives and stories of young adults at the moment they are reaching towards, and about to step into, the world. Edited and with an introduction by the foremost professional in the field, college essay writing expert, Gabrielle Glancy, this book serves as a wonderful companion to her bestselling book, The Art of the College Essay.
Jessica Solyom A. Postsecondary Education for American Indian and Alaska Natives: Higher Education for Nation Building and Self-Determination. ASHE Higher Education Report 37:5 Jessica Solyom A. Postsecondary Education for American Indian and Alaska Natives: Higher Education for Nation Building and Self-Determination. ASHE Higher Education Report 37:5 Новинка

Jessica Solyom A. Postsecondary Education for American Indian and Alaska Natives: Higher Education for Nation Building and Self-Determination. ASHE Higher Education Report 37:5

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American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students continue to be significantly underrepresented in institutions of higher education and continue to face barriers that impeded their academic success. This volume explores the factors that influence college going in Indigenous communities and,upon enrollment in institutions of higher education, the factors that influence college completion. Chapters cover: The legacy of Western education in Indigemous communities The experiences of Indigenous students in the K-12 system Transition from student to faculty of AI/AN graduates Recommendations that can improve the success of Indigenous students and faculty This is the fifth issue the 37th volume of the Jossey-Bass series ASHE Higher Education Report. Each monograph in the series is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education problem, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication.
Friedrich A. Sorge's Labor Movement in the United States: A History of the American Working Class From 1890 to 1896 Friedrich A. Sorge's Labor Movement in the United States: A History of the American Working Class From 1890 to 1896 Новинка

Friedrich A. Sorge's Labor Movement in the United States: A History of the American Working Class From 1890 to 1896

"This translation of an American labor study by a 19th-century German Marxist, Friedrich A. Sorge (1828-1906), is valuable as a commentary by someone of Karl Marx's generation on the formation of a major labor movement in the US during the 1890s. [Of] note are chapters on the judicial and economic constraints of the 1890s, especially as they surfaced in the 1896 presidential campaing. This volume resurrects Sorge from obscurity ... His views on American labor issues provide a valuable perspective. College, university, and large public library collections".
D. A. Kharkevitch Pharmacology D. A. Kharkevitch Pharmacology Новинка

D. A. Kharkevitch Pharmacology

The 2nd edition of the textbook is revised and supplemented with new information. Modern considerations concerning the bases of pharmacotherapy of certain diseases are being discussed. Mechanisms of drug action are reviewed according to the latest achievements in fundamental pharmacology.The textbook is designed for medical students.
Nicholas Bowman A. How College Affects Students. 21st Century Evidence that Higher Education Works Nicholas Bowman A. How College Affects Students. 21st Century Evidence that Higher Education Works Новинка

Nicholas Bowman A. How College Affects Students. 21st Century Evidence that Higher Education Works

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The bestselling analysis of higher education's impact, updated with the latest data How College Affects Students synthesizes over 1,800 individual research investigations to provide a deeper understanding of how the undergraduate experience affects student populations. Volume 3 contains the findings accumulated between 2002 and 2013, covering diverse aspects of college impact, including cognitive and moral development, attitudes and values, psychosocial change, educational attainment, and the economic, career, and quality of life outcomes after college. Each chapter compares current findings with those of Volumes 1 and 2 (covering 1967 to 2001) and highlights the extent of agreement and disagreement in research findings over the past 45 years. The structure of each chapter allows readers to understand if and how college works and, of equal importance, for whom does it work. This book is an invaluable resource for administrators, faculty, policymakers, and student affairs practitioners, and provides key insight into the impact of their work. Higher education is under more intense scrutiny than ever before, and understanding its impact on students is critical for shaping the way forward. This book distills important research on a broad array of topics to provide a cohesive picture of student experiences and outcomes by: Reviewing a decade's worth of research; Comparing current findings with those of past decades; Examining a multifaceted analysis of higher education's impact; and Informing policy and practice with empirical evidence Amidst the current introspection and skepticism surrounding higher education, there is a massive body of research that must be synthesized to enhance understanding of college's effects. How College Affects Students compiles, organizes, and distills this information in one place, and makes it available to research and practitioner audiences; Volume 3 provides insight on the past decade, with the expert analysis characteristic of this seminal work.
Jon Reider Admission Matters. What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College Jon Reider Admission Matters. What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College Новинка

Jon Reider Admission Matters. What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College

Make sense of college admissions and prepare a successful application Admission Matters offers comprehensive, expert, and practical advice for parents and students to guide them through the college admissions process. From building a college list, to understanding standardized tests, to obtaining financial aid, to crafting personal statements, to making a final decision, this book guides you every step of the way with clear, sensible advice and practical tips. This new fourth edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest changes in college admissions. including new developments in standardized testing, applications, financial aid and more. Questionnaires, interactive forms, checklists, and other tools help you stay focused and organized throughout the process.. With the answers you need and a down-to-earth perspective, this book provides an invaluable resource for stressed-out students and parents everywhere. Applying to college can be competitive and complex. Admission Matters offers real-world expert advice for all students, whether you're aiming an Ivy or the state school close to home. It also includes much needed guidance for students with special circumstances, including students with disabilities, international students, and transfer students. In addition, athletes, artists and performers, and homeschoolers will find valuable guidance as they plan for and apply to college. Understand how the admissions process works and what you can and cannot control Learn how to build a strong list of good-fit colleges Craft a strong application package with a compelling personal statement Get expert advice on early admissions, financial aid, standardized testing, and much more Make a final decision that is the right one for you Whether you think you've got applying to college under control or don't even know where to begin, Admission Matters is your expert guide throughout the college admissions process.
Richard Arum Improving Quality in American Higher Education. Learning Outcomes and Assessments for the 21st Century Richard Arum Improving Quality in American Higher Education. Learning Outcomes and Assessments for the 21st Century Новинка

Richard Arum Improving Quality in American Higher Education. Learning Outcomes and Assessments for the 21st Century

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An ambitious, comprehensive reimagining of 21st century higher education Improving Quality in American Higher Education outlines the fundamental concepts and competencies society demands from today's college graduates, and provides a vision of the future for students, faculty, and administrators. Based on a national, multidisciplinary effort to define and measure learning outcomes—the Measuring College Learning project—this book identifies 'essential concepts and competencies' for six disciplines. These essential concepts and competencies represent efforts towards articulating a consensus among faculty in biology, business, communication, economics, history, and sociology—disciplines that account for nearly 40 percent of undergraduate majors in the United States. Contributions from thought leaders in higher education, including Ira Katznelson, George Kuh, and Carol Geary Schneider, offer expert perspectives and persuasive arguments for the need for greater clarity, intentionality, and quality in U.S. higher education. College faculty are our best resource for improving the quality of undergraduate education. This book offers a path forward based on faculty perspectives nationwide: Clarify program structure and aims Articulate high-quality learning goals Rigorously measure student progress Prioritize higher order competencies and disciplinarily grounded conceptual understandings A culmination of over two years of efforts by faculty and association leaders from six disciplines, this book distills the national conversation into a delineated set of fundamental ideas and practices, and advocates for the development and use of rigorous assessment tools that are valued by faculty, students, and society. Improving Quality in American Higher Education brings faculty voices to the fore of the conversation and offers an insightful look at the state of higher education, and a realistic strategy for better serving our students.
Karen Arnold D. The Ecology of College Readiness. ASHE Higher Education Report Volume 38, Number 5 Karen Arnold D. The Ecology of College Readiness. ASHE Higher Education Report Volume 38, Number 5 Новинка

Karen Arnold D. The Ecology of College Readiness. ASHE Higher Education Report Volume 38, Number 5

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Despite extensive research, policies, and practical efforts to improve college readiness in the United States, a large proportion of low-income students remain unprepared to enter and succeed in higher education. This issue draws on the human ecology theory of Urie Bronfenbrenner (1917–2005) to offer a fresh perspective that accounts for the complexity of the interacting personal, organizational, and societal factors in play. Ecological principles shift the focus to individual differences in the ways that students engage environments and to the connections across students’ immediate settings and relationships. Viewing college readiness within an ecological system also reveals how the settings where development occurs are in turn shaped by more distant environments. The aspirations and behaviors that affect students’ college preparation originate in opportunities, resources, and hazards beyond their immediate environments. The ecological lens illuminates the need for coordinated, comprehensive efforts that affect students across the various levels of their environment and provides a framework for advancing college readiness research, policy, and educational practice. This is the 5th issue of the 38th volume of the Jossey-Bass series ASHE Higher Education Report. Each monograph is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education issue, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication.
James Murphy G. College Student Alcohol Abuse. A Guide to Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention James Murphy G. College Student Alcohol Abuse. A Guide to Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention Новинка

James Murphy G. College Student Alcohol Abuse. A Guide to Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention

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Essential evidence-based strategies for the prevention and reduction of alcohol abuse among college students With contributions from notable substance abuse researchers, this practical guide presents clear strategies for prevention of and interventions for alcohol abuse in the college-age population. Ranging from community-based prevention programs to individual, motivational, and interview-based approaches, College Student Alcohol Abuse explores: The leading theories used to conceptualize college student drinking and related problems, with an emphasis on the clinical implications of each perspective Epidemiology of student drug use—including illicit drugs and nonmedical use of prescription drugs The spectrum of empirically supported prevention programs with a focus on best practices and materials How to conduct assessments and create intervention programs for students with substance abuse problems A must-have resource for every college administrator, resident staff member, and addiction counselor who works with this unique population, College Student Alcohol Abuse translates the latest research findings and interventions into clear and evidence-based strategies for assessing and treating college students who are abusing alcohol.
Reed Matthew Confessions of a Community College Administrator Reed Matthew Confessions of a Community College Administrator Новинка

Reed Matthew Confessions of a Community College Administrator

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Written by Matthew Reed, the formerly anonymous author of Inside Higher Ed's most popular blog, Confessions of a Community College Dean, this book offers keen insights, a frank discussion, and suggested solutions for the many issues that are unique to community college administration. In Confessions of a Community College Administrator Reed describes the current landscape of community college leadership and addresses some of the fundamental questions that face community colleges. Who does a community college actually serve? How do administrators really make budget decisions? Where do the roots of the «permanent crisis» in higher education lie? How are full-time and adjunct faculty best balanced? Throughout the book, Reed offers guidance and encouragement for the next generation of community college leaders. He examines a set of proposed solutions from outside academia, then turns to other solutions emerging from inside the community college world that also show potential for success. Confessions of a Community College Administrator is filled with realistic, and ultimately hopeful, advice on how to step back from the day-to-day administrative struggles and gain some perspective on the larger picture. Reed offers administrators useful and productive directions for constructive change.
Jennifer Keup R. Developing and Sustaining Successful First-Year Programs. A Guide for Practitioners Jennifer Keup R. Developing and Sustaining Successful First-Year Programs. A Guide for Practitioners Новинка

Jennifer Keup R. Developing and Sustaining Successful First-Year Programs. A Guide for Practitioners

Praise for Developing and Sustaining Successful First-Year Programs «An essential guide to the thorny task of not only developing successful first-year programs, the critical building blocks for student college completion, but also sustaining them over time. It should be at the top of the reading list of all faculty, staff, and administrators concerned with making substantial improvements in student success in the first year of college.» —Vincent Tinto, Distinguished University Professor, Syracuse University «Grounded in scholarly literature and higher education theory, Developing and Sustaining Successful First-Year Programs provides a much-needed next-generation resource to advance a comprehensive, integrated, and multi-faceted first-year experience as well as practical guidance to educators who want to become more effective first-year student advocates.» —Jillian Kinzie, associate director, Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research, NSSE Institute «The authors do an excellent job both of providing a conceptual framework for the first year and of grounding their program descriptions in the work of a diverse range of campuses, providing exemplars of good practice, centered on assessment, in enhancing student academic achievement and persistence. The book will be of use both to policy makers and administrators focused on enhancing student success and to practitioners who will make good use of excellent observations and recommendations.» —Scott Evenbeck, president, The New Community College at CUNY
Get Ready for Business: Teacher's Guide 2 Get Ready for Business: Teacher's Guide 2 Новинка

Get Ready for Business: Teacher's Guide 2

To be ready to use English in the workplace, students need to be exposed to a variety of business and workplace situations; build confidence in using English communicatively for work; practice using English creatively in simulated business contexts. GET READY FOR BUSINESS helps college students prepare to use English in the workplace by exposing them to English being used in a range of different business contexts; offering a variety of different accents in the listening exercises and the special Viewpoints sections that feature a wide range of people talking about aspects of business and culture; focusing on developing learners' listening and speaking skills through carefully graded activities; explicitly teaching key conversation strategies to help them manage conversations in business settings; providing project tasks that allow students to use the language studied in business simulations to develop their own professional and company profile. Each unit is also accompanied by a TOEIC test-type practice page to review the language from the unit and to give students experience of TOEIC test-type exercises. GET READY FOR BUSINESS is an American-English course in listening and speaking, that helps college students with little or no experience of business prepare for the world of work. GET READY FOR BUSINESS is written by teachers with a strong background in teaching business English.
American English in Mind Starter Student's Book (with DVD-ROM) American English in Mind Starter Student's Book (with DVD-ROM) Новинка

American English in Mind Starter Student's Book (with DVD-ROM)

American English in Mind is an integrated, four-skills course for beginner to advanced teenage learners of American English. American English in Mind Starter Student's Book with DVD-ROM features 16 units. Thought-provoking reading, listening, speaking, and writing topics motivate teenage students of American English. Content-rich photostories and dialogues present contemporary spoken American English in realistic contexts. 'Culture in mind' sections give insight into different aspects of English-speaking life. 'Check your progress' sections help students monitor their learning. The DVD-ROM features stimulating grammar exercises, games, video, unit tests, Workbook audio, and selected Student's Book audio. The videos feature the photostory characters and include 'Videoke,' which allows students to record and hear their voices in portions of the video dialogues.
American English in Mind Level 4: Student's Book (+ DVD-ROM) American English in Mind Level 4: Student's Book (+ DVD-ROM) Новинка

American English in Mind Level 4: Student's Book (+ DVD-ROM)

American English in Mind is an integrated, four-skills course for beginner to advanced teenage learners of American English. American English in Mind Level 4 Student's Book with DVD-ROM features 16 units. Thought-provoking reading, listening, speaking, and writing topics motivate teenage students of American English. Content-rich photostories and dialogues present contemporary spoken American English in realistic contexts. 'Culture in mind' sections give insight into different aspects of English-speaking life. 'Check your progress' sections help students monitor their learning. The DVD-ROM features stimulating grammar exercises, games, video, unit tests, Workbook audio, and selected Student's Book audio. The videos feature the photostory characters and include 'Videoke,' which allows students to record and hear their voices in portions of the video dialogues.
Get Ready for Business: Preparing for Work: Student Book 1 Get Ready for Business: Preparing for Work: Student Book 1 Новинка

Get Ready for Business: Preparing for Work: Student Book 1

To be ready to use English in the workplace, students need to be exposed to a variety of business and workplace situations; build confidence in using English communicatively for work; practice using English creatively in simulated business contexts. GET READY FOR BUSINESS helps college students prepare to use English in the workplace by exposing them to English being used in a range of different business contexts; offering a variety of different accents in the listening exercises and the special Viewpoints sections that feature a wide range of people talking about aspects of business and culture; focusing on developing learners' listening and speaking skills through carefully graded activities; explicitly teaching key conversation strategies to help them manage conversations in business settings; providing project tasks that allow students to use the language studied in business simulations to develop their own professional and company profile. Each unit is also accompanied by a TOEIC test-type practice page to review the language from the unit and to give students experience of TOEIC test-type exercises. GET READY FOR BUSINESS is an American-English course in listening and speaking, that helps college students with little or no experience of business prepare for the world of work. GET READY FOR BUSINESS is written by teachers with a strong background in teaching business English.
American English in Mind: Level 1: Student's Book (with DVD-ROM) American English in Mind: Level 1: Student's Book (with DVD-ROM) Новинка

American English in Mind: Level 1: Student's Book (with DVD-ROM)

American English in Mind is an integrated, four-skills course for beginner to advanced teenage learners of American English. American English in Mind Level 1 Student's Book with DVD-ROM features 16 units. Thought-provoking reading, listening, speaking, and writing topics motivate teenage students of American English. Content-rich photostories and dialogues present contemporary spoken American English in realistic contexts. 'Culture in mind' sections give insight into different aspects of English-speaking life. 'Check your progress' sections help students monitor their learning. The DVD-ROM features stimulating grammar exercises, games, video, unit tests, Workbook audio, and selected Student's Book audio. The videos feature the photostory characters and include 'Videoke,' which allows students to record and hear their voices in portions of the video dialogues.
Get Ready for Business: Preparing for Work: Student Book 2 Get Ready for Business: Preparing for Work: Student Book 2 Новинка

Get Ready for Business: Preparing for Work: Student Book 2

To be ready to use English in the workplace, students need to be exposed to a variety of business and workplace situations; build confidence in using English communicatively for work; practice using English creatively in simulated business contexts. GET READY FOR BUSINESS helps college students prepare to use English in the workplace by exposing them to English being used in a range of different business contexts; offering a variety of different accents in the listening exercises and the special Viewpoints sections that feature a wide range of people talking about aspects of business and culture; focusing on developing learners' listening and speaking skills through carefully graded activities; explicitly teaching key conversation strategies to help them manage conversations in business settings; providing project tasks that allow students to use the language studied in business simulations to develop their own professional and company profile. Each unit is also accompanied by a TOEIC test-type practice page to review the language from the unit and to give students experience of TOEIC test-type exercises. GET READY FOR BUSINESS is an American-English course in listening and speaking, that helps college students with little or no experience of business prepare for the world of work. GET READY FOR BUSINESS is written by teachers with a strong background in teaching business English.
Lawrence Beesley The Loss of the S. S. Titanic. Its Story and Its Lessons Lawrence Beesley The Loss of the S. S. Titanic. Its Story and Its Lessons Новинка

Lawrence Beesley The Loss of the S. S. Titanic. Its Story and Its Lessons

This analytic, yet personal, account of the sinking of the Titanic by Lawrence Beelsely, scholar of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, provides a valuable complement to the American and British governmental inquiries and modern movies.
A. H. Shahmeister Trigonometry A. H. Shahmeister Trigonometry Новинка

A. H. Shahmeister Trigonometry

This guide is intended for in-depth study of school mathematics, contains a large number of tiered training material. The book presents a program of elective courses in specialized and preprofile classes. The manual is addressed to a wide range of students, applicants, students of pedagogical universities and teachers. 2nd edition, revised and enlarged.
Lynn Jacobs F. The Secrets of College Success Lynn Jacobs F. The Secrets of College Success Новинка

Lynn Jacobs F. The Secrets of College Success

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Heading off to college? Or perhaps already there? This book's just for you. Winner of the 2010 USA Book News Award for best book in the college category, The Secrets of College Success combines easy-to-follow tips that really work with insider information that few professors are willing to reveal. The over 800 tips in this book will show you how to: Pick courses and choose a major Manage your time and develop college-level study skills Get on top of the core requirements Get good grades and avoid stress Interact effectively with the professor Match college and career, and more. New to this second edition are tips for: Online courses and MOOCs Community Colleges, Engineering Schools, and Arts and Design Colleges E-readers, tablets, and laptops Taking out Student Loans and Paying them Off, and more. Ideal for college students at any stage, and college-bound high school students, The Secrets of College Success makes a wonderful back-to-college or high-school-graduation gift – or a smart investment in your own future.
Brophy Alfred L. A Companion to American Legal History Brophy Alfred L. A Companion to American Legal History Новинка

Brophy Alfred L. A Companion to American Legal History

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A Companion to American Legal History presents a compilation of the most recent writings from leading scholars on American legal history from the colonial era through the late twentieth century. Presents up-to-date research describing the key debates in American legal history Reflects the current state of American legal history research and points readers in the direction of future research Represents an ideal companion for graduate and law students seeking an introduction to the field, the key questions, and future research ideas
Amy Rutstein-Riley Transformative Learning and Adult Higher Education. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 147 Amy Rutstein-Riley Transformative Learning and Adult Higher Education. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 147 Новинка

Amy Rutstein-Riley Transformative Learning and Adult Higher Education. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 147

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Presenting current trends in transformative learning and adult higher education, this volume paints a vivid picture of the Transformative Learning theory in action. The concepts that knit these articles together despite the variety of educational settings and populations are: relationships, community, and the body experience—often missing in higher education. This volume includes: the voices of marginalized populations often excluded from research studies such as community college students, emerging adults with learning differences, English language learners, native Alaskans, African-American health educators, doctoral students, and yoga practitioners; new paradigms for thinking about adult undergraduate education; new ways to deal with social conflict and advise doctoral students; and personal stories from Black women leaders, college teachers, student writers as well as pregnant women, and social service providers. This is the 147th volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education series. It offers a comprehensive range of ideas and techniques for improving college teaching based on the experience of seasoned instructors and the latest findings of educational and psychological researchers.
Ventures Transitions Level 5 Student's Book (with Audio CD) Ventures Transitions Level 5 Student's Book (with Audio CD) Новинка

Ventures Transitions Level 5 Student's Book (with Audio CD)

Ventures is a six-level, standards-based ESL series for adult-education ESL. Designed for use with the Ventures series, Transitions motivates low-advanced learners by developing the unique skills for success in either the workplace or college. An easy-to-use format combined with a collaborative learning approach makes this material engaging for both teachers and students, and improves learner persistence. A standards-based curriculum insures high levels of interest thanks to challenging readings and rigorous vocabulary development. Listening lessons in the form of lectures and presentations develop valuable note-taking, summarizing, and critical-thinking skills. Thorough explanations of practical grammar points make lessons easier to teach and quicker for your students to master.
McClellan George S. Stepping Up to Stepping Out: Helping Students Prepare for Life After College. New Directions for Student Services, Number 138 McClellan George S. Stepping Up to Stepping Out: Helping Students Prepare for Life After College. New Directions for Student Services, Number 138 Новинка

McClellan George S. Stepping Up to Stepping Out: Helping Students Prepare for Life After College. New Directions for Student Services, Number 138

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Undergraduate students come to college from a myriad of pathways for a variety of purposes, and the same can be said of them as they leave to head off into their next endeavors. Arguably, the most important goal of higher education is to prepare students to achieve their postcollege aspirations, and campuses typically pursue that goal through a combination of curricular and co-curricular programs and services for students. This issue offers readers a glimpse into contemporary context and practice related to helping students with their after-college transition from one form of education (two-year or four-year) to the next (four-year, graduate, or professional school), from education to workforce, or from education to military service. This is the 138th volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly series. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
Hu Shouping Using Typological Approaches to Understand College Student Experiences and Outcomes. New Directions for Institutional Research, Assessment Supplement 2011 Hu Shouping Using Typological Approaches to Understand College Student Experiences and Outcomes. New Directions for Institutional Research, Assessment Supplement 2011 Новинка

Hu Shouping Using Typological Approaches to Understand College Student Experiences and Outcomes. New Directions for Institutional Research, Assessment Supplement 2011

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Facing a new round of criticisms on the quality of undergraduate education in American colleges and universities, higher education administrators are eager to find—or create—effective programs and practices that can enrich student experiences and enhance outcomes. In order to do that, those who work at colleges and universities need to have a better understanding of their students. Institutional researchers, with access to a wealth of student data, have the analytical expertise to supply information that can guide institutional policy and practice. Typological frameworks particularly can be used to generate such information, and this volume presents rich examples of typological approaches to the study of college students. Typological research can reveal patterns in students’ characteristics, attitudes, and behaviors and how those patterns are related to desirable outcomes such as learning and persistence, or to the nature, meaning, and utility of student-faculty interactions outside the classroom. Such information can help campus leaders and other concerned groups gain a deeper understanding of their students, design better targeted and intentional interventions to optimize student experiences, and maximize student learning and personal development outcomes. This is a special supplemental issue of New Directions for Institutional Research. Always timely and comprehensive, this series provides planners and administrators in all types of academic institutions with guidelines in such areas as resource coordination, information analysis, program evaluation, and institutional management.
Serge Herzog Methodological Advances and Issues in Studying College Impact. New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 161 Serge Herzog Methodological Advances and Issues in Studying College Impact. New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 161 Новинка

Serge Herzog Methodological Advances and Issues in Studying College Impact. New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 161

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Which curricular and cocurricular practices promote student learning and persistence? While most research and assessment on college student outcomes offers limited insight into causal effects, this volume provides strong evidence of the impact of college on students. The first section discusses statistical analyses that offer more accurate estimates of the causal effect of a particular student experience, such as receiving a need-based scholarship or using academic support services. Providing an overview of the analytical framework, it also includes real-world examples to illustrate implementation for institutional researchers. The second section includes original research to enhance the value of student surveys, including: • aspects of questionnaire design and techniques to cope with item nonresponse, • variation in respondent effort, • interpretation of student self-reported gains, and • practical insights to improve survey-based research. This is the 161st volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterly report series. Timely and comprehensive, New Directions for Institutional Research provides planners and administrators in all types of academic institutions with guidelines in such areas as resource coordination, information analysis, program evaluation, and institutional management.
Mark Ryan Calculus For Dummies Mark Ryan Calculus For Dummies Новинка

Mark Ryan Calculus For Dummies

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Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293491) was previously published as Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781118791295). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. Slay the calculus monster with this user-friendly guide Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition makes calculus manageable—even if you're one of the many students who sweat at the thought of it. By breaking down differentiation and integration into digestible concepts, this guide helps you build a stronger foundation with a solid understanding of the big ideas at work. This user-friendly math book leads you step-by-step through each concept, operation, and solution, explaining the «how» and «why» in plain English instead of math-speak. Through relevant instruction and practical examples, you'll soon learn that real-life calculus isn't nearly the monster it's made out to be. Calculus is a required course for many college majors, and for students without a strong math foundation, it can be a real barrier to graduation. Breaking that barrier down means recognizing calculus for what it is—simply a tool for studying the ways in which variables interact. It's the logical extension of the algebra, geometry, and trigonometry you've already taken, and Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition proves that if you can master those classes, you can tackle calculus and win. Includes foundations in algebra, trigonometry, and pre-calculus concepts Explores sequences, series, and graphing common functions Instructs you how to approximate area with integration Features things to remember, things to forget, and things you can't get away with Stop fearing calculus, and learn to embrace the challenge. With this comprehensive study guide, you'll gain the skills and confidence that make all the difference. Calculus For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides a roadmap for success, and the backup you need to get there.
Robert Palmer T. Black Male Collegians: Increasing Access, Retention, and Persistence in Higher Education. ASHE Higher Education Report 40:3 Robert Palmer T. Black Male Collegians: Increasing Access, Retention, and Persistence in Higher Education. ASHE Higher Education Report 40:3 Новинка

Robert Palmer T. Black Male Collegians: Increasing Access, Retention, and Persistence in Higher Education. ASHE Higher Education Report 40:3

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Improving college access and success among Black males has garnered tremendous attention. Many social scientists have noted that Black men account for only 4.3% of the total enrollment at 4-year postsecondary institutions in the United States, the same percentage now as in 1976. Furthermore, two thirds of Black men who start college never finish. The lack of progress among Black men in higher education has caused researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to become increasingly focused on ways to increase their access and success. Offering recommendations and strategies to help advance success among Black males, this monograph provides a comprehensive synthesis and analysis of factors that promote the access, retention, and persistence of Black men at diverse institutional types (e.g., historically Black colleges and universities, predominantly White institutions, and community colleges). It delineates institutional policies, programs, practices, and other factors that encourage the success of Black men in postsecondary education. This is the 3rd issue of the 40th volume of the Jossey-Bass series ASHE Higher Education Report. Each monograph is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education issue, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication.
Linda Hagedorn Serra Data Use in the Community College. New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 153 Linda Hagedorn Serra Data Use in the Community College. New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 153 Новинка

Linda Hagedorn Serra Data Use in the Community College. New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 153

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American community colleges represent a true success story. With their multiple missions, they have provided access and opportunity to millions of students. But community colleges are held accountable for their services and must be able to show that they are indeed serving their variety of students appropriately. This volume speaks of the multiplicity of data required to tell the community college story. The authors explore and detail how various sources—workforce data, market data, state-level data, federal data, and, of course, institutional data such as transcript files—all have something to say about the life of a community college. Much like an orchestral score, where the different parts played by individual instruments become music under the hands of a conductor, these data can be coordinated and assembled into a message that answers questions of student success and institutional effectiveness. This is the 153rd volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterly report series. Always timely and comprehensive, New Directions for Institutional Research provides planners and administrators in all types of academic institutions with guidelines in such areas as resource coordination, information analysis, program evaluation, and institutional management.
Tod Treat The Community College in a Global Context. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 161 Tod Treat The Community College in a Global Context. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 161 Новинка

Tod Treat The Community College in a Global Context. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 161

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The community college is poised to contribute beyond its own community to across the world. To do so—to advance the work for the betterment of students and communities—it must engage internationally while building capacity. Recognizing the growing importance of educating students in a globalized world, this volume explores the community college in an international context. It addresses global ideals, values, competencies, and understanding in a local context and shows: How individual community colleges have internationalized How models and partnerships can aid progression to comprehensive internationalization How international systems consider adoption and adaptation. The authors point to a crucial vision for the future: Globalization has moved the U.S. community college steadily from international education as an add-on to international education as a choice, and now to international education as a crucial, integrated mission that has drawn increased interest from other nations intent on an educated, skilled citizenry. The community college is no longer about the United States; the community college is for all of us, a world phenomenon. This is the 161st volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterly report series. Essential to presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, New Directions for Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinct and expanding educational mission.
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American Identities is a dazzling array of primary documents and critical essays culled from American history, literature, memoir, and popular culture that explore major currents and trends in American history from 1945 to the present. Charts the rich multiplicity of American identities through the different lenses of race, class, and gender, and shaped by common historical social processes such as migration, families, work, and war. Includes editorial introductions for the volume and for each reading, and study questions for each selection. Enables students to engage in the history-making process while developing the skills crucial to interpreting rich and enduring cultural texts. Accompanied by an instructor's guide containing reading, viewing, and listening exercises, interview questions, bibliographies, time-lines, and sample excerpts of students' family histories for course use.
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The dual-credit curricular initiative offers high school students the opportunity to earn college and high school credits simultaneously without taking a standardized test to acquire the credit. The courses are purported to introduce students to a more rigorous curriculum in high school and save them time and money in their pursuit of college degrees. Dual credit programs have grown rapidly, and this monograph provides a synthesis of: • the scholarly literature on dual credit offered at high school and a variety of postsecondary settings; • underrepresented students’ experiences with the course(s), and • suggestions for future research and drivers that will influence its development. Originally, these initiatives focused on high-achieving students, but additional models have emerged that expand the benefits to lower- and middle-achieving students as well. This is the third issue of the 42nd volume of the Jossey-Bass series ASHE Higher Education Report. Each monograph is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education issue, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication.
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Praise for Helping College Students Find Purpose «A generous and inspiring book! In the spirit of 'convocation,' Nash and Murray call together both university faculty and student affairs professionals to provide them new means for helping more college students realize the highest purpose of higher education—that, in pursuing the means to make a living, one comes to make a meaning worth living for.» —Robert Kegan, William and Miriam Meehan Professor of Adult Learning and Professional Development, Harvard University «Educators across campuses—faculty and administrators alike—will find in this book not only the importance of helping their students construct meaning upon which to base their academic and life ambitions, but also practical suggestions for doing so. Ultimately, those who will benefit most from this book are students whose education inside and outside the classroom is informed by the type of cross-campus, interdisciplinary approach to meaning-making put forth by the authors.» —Gwendolyn Jordan Dungy, executive director, NASPA—Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education «This comprehensive compendium is a must-read for any higher education professional interested in responding to students' ubiquitous concerns about existential issues concerning purpose and meaning. It brings together classical and contemporary thought, conceptual depth, and concrete suggestions for practice. This scholarship is enriched and enlivened by the authors' personal perspectives and experiences, and by student voices and vignettes. Buy it and keep it handy as a source of wisdom and good counsel.» —Arthur W. Chickering, coauthor, Encouraging Authenticity and Spirituality in Higher Education and Education and Identity «A thoughtful, provocative, moving, yet practical guide for any teacher seeking to make the college classroom a space for inspiration and hope.» —Ruth Behar, professor of anthropology, University of Michigan; MacArthur Genius Award winner; and author, The Vulnerable Observer: Anthropology That Breaks Your Heart
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Discovering Fiction Student's Book 2: A Reader of American Short Stories

Authentic North American short stories enhance students' reading skills, language learning, and enjoyment of literature. The stories in this book were chosen for their universal appeal. Among the authors included are Nathaniel Hawthorne, Kate Chopin, Langston Hughes, Ernest Hemingway, and Shirley Jackson. Pre-reading and post-reading activities arouse students' interest, check their comprehension, increase their knowledge of grammar and vocabulary, and provide thought-provoking discussion and writing assignments. Literary term explanations enhance students' appreciation of literature.
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As an ESL teacher, have you looked at the phonetics textbooks on the market and decided that they don't directly address your needs? Unlike pronunciation books aimed at students of linguistics or at learners of English, Teaching American English Pronunciation has been written specifically for ESL teachers. It doesn't only give academic descriptions, but also helps you to improve your students' pronunciation effectively.
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A scholarly review of American world literature from early times to the postmodernist era American World Literature: An Introduction explores how the subject of American Literature has evolved from a national into a global phenomenon. As the author, Paul Giles – a noted expert on the topic – explains, today American Literature is understood as engaging with the wider world rather than merely with local or national circumstances. The book offers an examination of these changing conceptions of representation in both a critical and an historical context. The author examines how the perception of American culture has changed significantly over time and how this has been an object of widespread social and political debate. From examples of early American literature to postmodernism, the book charts ways in which the academic subject areas of American Literature and World Literature have converged – and diverged – over the past generations. Written for students of American literature at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and in all areas of historical specialization, American World Literature offers an authoritative guide to global phenomena of American World literature and how this subject has undergone crucial changes in perception over the past thirty years.
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Praise for Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice «Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice is destined to make a major contribution to the field of Asian American psychology and to the larger field of multicultural psychology.» —From the Foreword by Derald Wing Sue, PhD Professor of Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University «Dr. Nadal has done a superb job of locating the experiences of Filipino Americans within the larger scholarship on ethnic minority psychology, while also highlighting the complexity, richness, and uniqueness of their psychological experiences. This book should be a part of everyone's library.» —E.J.R. David, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Alaska Anchorage «Ranging from historical contexts to present-day case studies, theoretical models to empirical findings, self-reflection activities to online and media resources, Filipino American Psychology will engage, stimulate, and challenge both novices and experts. Without question, Dr. Nadal's book is a foundational text and a one-stop resource for both the Filipino American community and the community of mental health professionals.» —Alvin N. Alvarez, PhD Professor, San Francisco State University A landmark volume exploring contemporary issues affecting Filipino Americans, as well as the most successful mental health strategies for working with Filipino American clients Addressing the mental health needs of the Filipino American population—an often invisible, misunderstood, and forgotten group—Filipino American Psychology provides counselors and other mental health practitioners with the knowledge, awareness, and skills they can use to become effective and culturally competent when working with their Filipino American clients. Filipino American Psychology begins by looking at the unique cultural, social, political, economic, and mental health needs of Filipino Americans. Noted expert—and Filipino American—Kevin Nadal builds on a foundational understanding of the unique role and experience of Filipino Americans, offering strategies for more effective clinical work with Filipino Americans in a variety of settings. A must-read for mental health professionals as well as educators and students in the mental health field, Filipino American Psychology is an insightful look at the Filipino American community and the nuances of the Filipino American psyche.
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How AVID levels the playing field, helping underserved students come out ahead In Question Everything, award-winning education writer Jay Mathews presents the stories and winning strategies behind the Advancement Via Individual Determination program (AVID). With the goal of preparing students for the future – whether that future includes college or not – AVID teaches students the personal management skills that will help them survive and thrive. Focused on time management, presentation, and cooperation, the AVID program leads not only to impressive educational outcomes, but also to young adults prepared for life after school. This book tells the stories of AVID educators, students, and families to illustrate how and why the program works, and demonstrates how teachers can employ AVID's strategies with their own students. Over the past thirty years, AVID has grown from a single teacher's practice to an organization serving 400,000 middle- and high-school students in 47 states and 16 countries. Question Everything describes the ideas and strategies behind the upward trajectory of both the program and the students who take part. Learn which foundational skills are emphasized for future success Discover how AVID teaches personal management skills in the academic context Contrast AVID student outcomes with national averages Consider implementing AVID concepts and techniques into current curricula As college readiness becomes a top priority for the Federal Government, the Gates Foundation, and other influential organizations, AVID's track record stands out as one of success. By leveling the playing field and introducing «real-world» realities early on, the program teaches students skills that help them in the workplace and beyond.

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Praise for Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice «Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice is destined to make a major contribution to the field of Asian American psychology and to the larger field of multicultural psychology.» —From the Foreword by Derald Wing Sue, PhD Professor of Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University «Dr. Nadal has done a superb job of locating the experiences of Filipino Americans within the larger scholarship on ethnic minority psychology, while also highlighting the complexity, richness, and uniqueness of their psychological experiences. This book should be a part of everyone's library.» —E.J.R. David, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Alaska Anchorage «Ranging from historical contexts to present-day case studies, theoretical models to empirical findings, self-reflection activities to online and media resources, Filipino American Psychology will engage, stimulate, and challenge both novices and experts. Without question, Dr. Nadal's book is a foundational text and a one-stop resource for both the Filipino American community and the community of mental health professionals.» —Alvin N. Alvarez, PhD Professor, San Francisco State University A landmark volume exploring contemporary issues affecting Filipino Americans, as well as the most successful mental health strategies for working with Filipino American clients Addressing the mental health needs of the Filipino American population—an often invisible, misunderstood, and forgotten group—Filipino American Psychology provides counselors and other mental health practitioners with the knowledge, awareness, and skills they can use to become effective and culturally competent when working with their Filipino American clients. Filipino American Psychology begins by looking at the unique cultural, social, political, economic, and mental health needs of Filipino Americans. Noted expert—and Filipino American—Kevin Nadal builds on a foundational understanding of the unique role and experience of Filipino Americans, offering strategies for more effective clinical work with Filipino Americans in a variety of settings. A must-read for mental health professionals as well as educators and students in the mental health field, Filipino American Psychology is an insightful look at the Filipino American community and the nuances of the Filipino American psyche.
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