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Quiet Riot

The Culture of Teaching and Learning in Schools

by Diane Hoffman

<p><em>Quiet Riot</em> offers an anthropological critique of teaching and learning in two U.S. high schools over a twenty-seven year period. Based on the author's experiences shadowing two average students in 1983 and 2009, it presents detailed ...

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Race and Social Change

A Quest, A Study, A Call to Action

by Max Klau

<p><strong>A powerful study illuminates our nation's collective civic fault lines</strong></p> <p>Recent events have turned the spotlight on the issue of race in modern America, and the current cultural climate calls out for more research, ...

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Raise Your Kids to Succeed

What Every Parent Should Know

by Chris Palmer

<p><em>Raising Your Kids to Succeed: What Every Parent Should Know</em> describes what parents can do to be effective and help their children succeed, both in school and in life. Part I opens with some big, foundational questions, including the ...

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Reclaiming Powerful Literacies

New Horizons for Critical Discourse Analysis

by Rebecca Rogers

<p>Offering a unique, reflexive framework for Critical Discourse Analysis focused on discourses of hope, transformation, and liberation, this book showcases a variety of powerful literacies in action. Drawing from original research in a range of

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Redbrick University: A Guide for Parents, Sixth-Formers and Students

by Brennan, J. A.

<p>Redbrick University: A Guide for Parents, Sixth-Formers and Students provides constructive criticism of the Redbrick University. This book serves as a guide to young students on the attractions of university life as well as the difficulties ...

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Reengagement

Bringing Students Back to America's Schools

by Andrew O. Moore

<p>This book b<em>y</em> practitioners, policy analysts, and young people, <em>for</em> practitioners, policy makers, and researchers, captures up-to-the-moment experience and as yet unresolved issues in a newly emerging field: dropout ...

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Religion on Campus

by Conrad Cherry, Betty A. DeBerg & Amanda Porterfield

<p>The first intensive, close-up investigation of the practice and teaching of religion at American colleges and universities, <em>Religion on Campus</em> is an indispensable resource for all who want to understand what religion really means to ...

ISBN: 9780807875254

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Rereading Personal Narrative and Life Course

New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 145

by Brian Schiff

<p>This volume reflects on the place of narrative interpretation in life course developmental theory. Featuring exciting chapters by the leading figures in narrative psychology, it provides insights on the narrative character in early childhood,

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Research Methods and Applications for Student Affairs

by J. Patrick Biddix

<p><strong>A COMPREHENSIVE RESOURCE FOR UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING RESEARCH METHODS</strong></p> <p><em>Research Methods and Applications for Student Affairs</em> offers students and professionals in the field an authoritative and accessible ...

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Research-Driven Practice in Student Affairs: Implications from the Wabash National Study of Liberal Arts Education

New Directions for Student Services, Number 147

by Georgianna L. Martin & Michael S. Hevel

<p>As student affairs units face increasing pressure to use data and evidence to inform planning and decisions, the research related to higher education has become more complex and, in some cases, less accessible.<br /> This issue aims to ...

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Resilient Spirits

Disadvantaged Students Making it at an Elite University

by Latty Lee Goodwin

<p>This study explores the identity construction of socioeconomically and educationally disadvantaged students who enter an elite university. This critical ethnography gathered qualitative data about the twenty-three participants through ...

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Risk Management in Student Affairs

Foundations for Safety and Success

by Thomas E. Miller & Roger W. Sorochty

<p><strong>A comprehensive, accessible guide to the policies and practices of risk management in higher education</strong></p> <p>Student affairs staff at all types of colleges and universities need to be equipped to help manage risk and ...

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Schaum's Outline of Pathophysiology

by Tom Betsy

<p><strong>Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time?</strong></p> <p>Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's.</p> <p>More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's ...

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Scholarships and Study Aids

by Anonymous

<p>Learn all about how scholarship programs are designed to support the students in all of their educational needs!</p> <p>Scholarship programs where designed to support the students in all of their educational needs. These educational ...

ISBN: 1230001608298

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School Education in India

Market, State and Quality

by Manish Jain, Archana Mehendale, Rahul Mukhopadhyay & others

<p>This volume examines how the public and private domains in school education in India are informed and mediated by current market realities. It moves beyond the simplistic dichotomy of pro-state versus promarket factors that define most ...

ISBN: 9781351025645

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Schooling Sexual Cultures

Visual Research in Sexuality Education

by Louisa Allen

<p>Moving beyond the traditional focus on curriculum and pedagogy, this volume explores hidden dimensions of sexuality education in schools and how sexual meanings are produced. Challenging the standard understandings of sexuality education, ...

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Secrets of Successful Students

by Sam O Salau

<p>Have you ever wondered why, after apparently satisfactory preparation for and performance at an examination, you still come out with poor grades? Do you find it difficult to settle down for serious study? Do you easily forget what you read? ...

ISBN: 9781370531035

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Securing the Schoolyard

Protocols that Promote Safety and Positive Student Behaviors

by Nicholas D. Young, Christine N. Michael & Jennifer A. Smolinski

<p>This book was written as a resource guide for educational and mental health professionals and policymakers, as well as families and communities seeking to develop programming to reduce school violence and promote safe, engaging, and effective

ISBN: 9781475848526

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Selected Contemporary Assessment Issues

New Directions for Student Services, Number 142

by John H. Schuh

<p>As demands for accountability escalate, assessment continues to evolve as a central aspect of student affairs administration. Experience clearly indicates that without a robust portfolio of assessment activities, the services, programs, and ...

ISBN: 9781118738788

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Single-Sex Schools

A Place to Learn

by Cornelius Riordan

<p>Single sex schooling might appear to be an obscure issue on the sidelines of the educational policy debates of our times. But it is far from this. In fact, a sizable number of people and political organizations would like to make these ...

ISBN: 9781475813654

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