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Six Degrees of Education

From Teaching in Mumbai to Investment Research in New York

by Ignatius Chithelen

<p><strong>I</strong>gnatius Chithelen views himself as a goat rather than as an Asian Tiger - he read Dostoevsky instead of mastering calculus, while in college in Mumbai. Though he got six degrees, his going to college was perhaps an ...

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Skills and Strategies Online Students Need: Written by an Online College Professor

by Dr Bruce A. Johnson

<p>Dr. J is an online college professor and has written a valuable new eBook for online students. There are strategies and skill sets that are essential to your academic work as an online student.</p><p>Dr. J was an online student and now has ...

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So, You Are Going to College?!

by San Bolkan

<p>During his time as a professor, the author has learned that although most university students are smart and capable, many of them go about their educations in a fashion that does not lead to success. This is because knowing what it takes to ...

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Social Justice for the Oppressed

Critical Educators and Intellectuals Speak Out

by Pierre Wilbert Orelus

<p>This book draws from interviews conducted with prominent social justice educators and activist intellectuals, such as Noam Chomsky, Gayatri Spivak, Stuart Hall, Henry Giroux, Antonia Darder, Molefi Asante, and Maxine Greene, to examine ...

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Stepping Up to Stepping Out: Helping Students Prepare for Life After College

New Directions for Student Services, Number 138

by George S. McClellan & Jill Parker

<p>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 ...

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Strategic Directions for Career Services Within the University Setting

New Directions for Student Services, Number 148

by Kelli K. Smith

<p>Filled with strategic directions, practical advice and best practices, this volume delivers an overview of emerging trends for the career services profession.</p> <p>Hot topics include:</p> <ul> <li>a blend of research, case studies, and ...

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Strategic Planning in Student Affairs

New Directions for Student Services, Number 132

by Shannon E. Ellis

<p>Here, finally, is a publication completely dedicated to strategic planning in student affairs. This volume applies business and nonprofit techniques to higher education, bringing the topic of strategic thinking, planning, and acting to the ...

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Structuring At-Risk Children in Urban Communities

by Kevin Vauters

<p>&quot;If you are ready to make a change within your community and be an excellent leader, read Structuring At-Risk Children in Urban Community now! Structuring At-Risk Children in Urban Communities isnt just another book discussing issues ...

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Student Affairs Assessment

Theory to Practice

by Gavin W. Henning & Darby Roberts

With the recognition of the integral role of student affairs in student education, and with stakeholders requiring increasing accountability at a time of tight resources, it has become imperative that staff be familiar with and competent in ...

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Student Affairs Budgeting and Financial Management in the Midst of Fiscal Crisis

New Directions for Student Services, Number 129

by Lori E. Varlotta & Barbara C. Jones

This volume is designed to help senior student affairs officers navigate through uncertain economic times. After a broad review of budget models and the leadership potential of the senior officer, we look at the role of student affairs officers ...

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Student Affairs Leadership

Defining the Role Through an Ecological Framework

by Linda Kuk & James H. Banning

Kuk and Banning offer readers a new lens for viewing leadership, one that goes beyond a focus on the behavior and values of leaders as individuals to examine how positional leaders interact with their environments to engage in leadership “in ...

ISBN: 9781620363348

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Student Blogs

How Online Writing Can Transform Your Classroom

by Anne Davis & Ewa McGrail

<p>How do students become successful writers and excited about writing? Blogging or other online writing in your classroom can build literacies <em>in all content areas</em> by giving students the frequent writing practice that is missing in ...

ISBN: 9781475831726

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Student Development in College

Theory, Research, and Practice

by Lori D. Patton, Kristen A. Renn, Stephen John Quaye & others

<p><strong>THE ESSENTIAL STUDENT DEVELOPMENT REFERENCE, UPDATED WITH CUTTING-EDGE THEORY AND PRACTICE</strong></p> <p><em>Student Development in College</em> is the go-to resource for student affairs, and is considered a key reference for those

ISBN: 9781118821794

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Student Discipline

A Prosocial Perspective

by Philip M. Brown

<p>The foundation for a safe school rests on the creation of a healthy school climate, a caring community where students feel safe and relationships facilitate prosocial growth as well as academic learning. A balance of structure and support is ...

ISBN: 9781475813999

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Student Diversity at the Big Three

Changes at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton Since the 1920s

by Marcia Synnott

<p>Strengthening affirmative action programs and fighting discrimination present challenges to America's best private and public universities. US college enrollments swelled from 2.6 million students in 1955 to 17.5 million by 2005. Ivy League ...

ISBN: 9781351487771

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Student Leadership Development Through Recreation and Athletics

New Directions for Student Leadership, Number 147

by Donald A. Stenta & Cara W. McFadden

<p>Developing college students’ leadership capacity has become an essential outcome in higher education over the past decade. Collegiate recreation and intercollegiate athletics are two unique environments that often integrate leadership ...

ISBN: 9781119148753

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Student Learning in College Residence Halls

What Works, What Doesn't, and Why

by Gregory S. Blimling

<p><strong>Add value to the student experience with purposeful residential programs</strong></p> <p>Grounded in current research and practical experience, <em>Student Learning in College Residence Halls: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why</em> ...

ISBN: 9781118992401

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Student Mental Health: A Guide for Teachers, School District Leaders, School Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Parents, and any Clinician Working with Kids

by William Dikel

<p><strong>From ADHD to schizophrenia and everything in between, what teachers need to know about their students’ mental health.</strong></p> <p>Twenty percent of children and adolescents have a mental health disorder and in five percent, the ...

ISBN: 9780393709728

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Student Ownership

Five Strands to Success for All Students

by Lewis M. Willian & Rocky Wallace

<p><em>Student Ownership</em> details a specific set of strategies used by a case study school to effectively triple the school’s number of college and/or career ready students over a two year period. The school moved from the bottom 5 percent ...

ISBN: 9781475843170

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Student Services

A Handbook for the Profession

by John H. Schuh, Susan R. Jones & Shaun R. Harper

<p>Now in its fifth edition, <i>Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession</i> has been hailed as a classic reference in the field. In this important resource, a new cast of student affairs scholars and practitioners examine the changing ...

ISBN: 9780470872154

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