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Breaking the Glass Ceiling: A Student's Guide to Educational Success

by Kerich Jonah

<p>Educational success is the harbinger of good life. From improving one's life to weaving through the social fabric, education is the cornerstone of civilization.</p> <p>In <em>Breaking the Glass Ceiling</em>, Kerich Jonah gives invaluable ...

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Bridging Research and Practice to Support Asian American Students

New Directions for Student Services, Number 160

by Dina C. Maramba & Corinne Maekawa Kodama

<p>An accessible yet comprehensive guide to understanding and working with Asian American college students--a diverse but often misunderstood population on college campuses.</p> <p>Linking theory and research with practice, this volume covers a

ISBN: 9781119506249

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Building Academic Literacy

Engaging All Learners in Every Classroom

by Janet I. Angelis, Karen Polsinelli, Eija Rougle & others

<p><em>Building Academic Literacy</em> is a coach-in-a-pocket for educators seeking to build strong academic literacy and higher-order thinking. This book is for anyone with responsibility for instruction – teachers, instructional coaches, ...

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Bullying from Streets to Schools

Information for Those Who Care

by Page A. Smith & Wowek Sean Kearney

<p>Bullies don’t discriminate. They are equal opportunity abusers. In <em>Bullying from streets to schools: Practical information for those who care</em>, authors Smith and Kearney guide their readers through multiple facets of this growing and ...

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Career Programming: Linking Youth to the World of Work

New Directions for Youth Development, Number 134

by Kathryn Hynes & Barton J. Hirsch

<p>Across education, out-of-school-time programming, and workforce development, researchers and practitioners are seeking ways to bolster the career readiness of our nation’s youth, particularly low-income youth.</p> <p>This issue brings ...

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CAS Professional Standards for Higher Education

by Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education

The CAS Professional Standards for Higher Education (9th edition) book contains 44 sets of functional area standards and guidelines. This text provides an introduction to the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS), ...

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Centering Women of Color in Academic Counterspaces

A Critical Race Analysis of Teaching, Learning, and Classroom Dynamics

by Annemarie Vaccaro & Melissa J. Camba-Kelsay

<p><em>Centering Women of Color in Academic Counterspaces</em> offers a rich critical race feminist analysis of teaching, learning, and classroom dynamics among diverse students in a classroom counterspace centered on women of color. Annemarie ...

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Challenges in Writing Your Dissertation

Coping with the Emotional, Interpersonal, and Spiritual Struggles

by Noelle Sterne

<p>Different from traditional dissertation writing books, <em>Challenges in Writing Your Dissertation: Coping With the Emotional, Interpersonal, and Spiritual Struggles</em> addresses doctoral students’ often overlooked but crucial issues that ...

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Changing Curriculum through Stories

Character Education for Ages 10-12

by Marc Levitt

<p><em>Changing Curriculum Through Stories: Character Education for Ages 10-12</em> is a book about transforming school culture from one that supports a culture of competition to one where an understanding of how we are 'All In it Together’ ...

ISBN: 9781475835922

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Check It Off!

Pave Your Way through College to Career

by Vera Teller

<p><em>Check It Off! Pave Your Way through College to Career</em> is an excellent resource for high-school students entering college and a great read for parents too! Vera Teller, a college lecturer of first-year seminars, shows readers what ...

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Child Development in Africa: Views From Inside

New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 146

by Serpell & Kofi Marfo

<p>In this volume, African scholars engaged in research on the continent reflect on their recent and ongoing empirical studies. They discuss the strengths and limitations of research methods, theories, and interventions designed outside Africa ...

ISBN: 9781119039945

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Children’s Literacy Practices and Preferences

Harry Potter and Beyond

by Jane Sunderland, Steven Dempster & Joanne Thistlethwaite

<p>Over the past few decades there have been intense debates in education surrounding children’s literacy achievement and ways to promote reading, particularly that of boys. The <em>Harry Potter</em> book series has been received ...

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Chinese-Heritage Students in North American Schools

Understanding Hearts and Minds Beyond Test Scores

by Wen Ma & Guofang Li

<p>This comprehensive look at Chinese-heritage students’ academic, sociocultural, and emotional development in the public schools examines pertinent educational theories; complex (even inconvenient) realities; learning practices in and outside ...

ISBN: 9781317331032

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Choice Knowledge for Students

Words to Empower, Enliven, and Enrich Your Life

by Barbara D. Culp

<p><em>Choice Knowledge for Students</em> enhances the confidence, maturity, and motivation that drives success.<br /> No matter where a student stands with grades or abilities, their future depends on excellent education and not only in ...

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Cognition in Education

by Matthew T. McCrudden & Danielle S. McNamara

<p>There is commonly-held belief that some people learn better than others because they are born that way. However, research indicates that many people who learn better are simply more strategic: they use effective strategies and techniques to ...

ISBN: 9781315389042

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Cohabitation among Students in Higher-Learning Institutions in Tanzania

Its Effects to Academic Performance

by Elia Shabani Mligo & Jael Omanga Otieno

<p>Colleges and universities have been meeting places of students for the sake of studies all over the world. As students transcend from secondary level education to tertiary level, the degree of freedom increases; they become free to live the ...

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College 101

A Girl's Guide to Freshman Year

by Julie Zeilinger

<p><em>College 101: A Girl's Guide to Freshman Year</em> is a comprehensive and authentic guide for girls to everything college. Unlike other college guides, <em>College 101</em> is written from the honest, humorous, and relatable first-person ...

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College Daze: The Most Brutally Honest Guide to College You Will Ever Read

by Zack Wellington

<p data-version="1.1">Think about it: College students don't drop out because their classes are too difficult. They drop out because their new life away from home—a life free from parental authority and rife with addictive distractions—is ...

ISBN: 9781516386871

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College in Four Years

Making Every Semester Count

by Granville M. Sawyer

<p>College Success is more than getting into a college or university. Success means leaving—in four years—<em>with</em> a college degree. <em>College in Four Years</em> is the essential guide to graduating in just four years with better grades ...

ISBN: 9780991614318

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College Student Development

Applying Theory to Practice on the Diverse Campus

by Wendy K. Killam, PhD, NCC, CRC, LPC & Suzanne Degges-White, PhD, LMHC-IN, LPC-NC, NCC

<p><em><strong>Prepares readers to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse college student population</strong></em></p> <p>This is a timely and comprehensive overview of key theories of student development that illustrates their application ...

ISBN: 9780826118165

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