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Thriving in the Community College & Beyond covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through multiple formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summary boxes, concept maps, contentrelevant cartoons, inspiring quotes from successful students and famous people, and poignant personal stories from the authors.
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As teachers face increasing diversity within their classrooms in learning styles, race, linguistics, and culture, the academic rigor needed to successfully enter college or a career will require them to evolve in order for all students to succeed.
Diversity and the College Experience provides practical, research-based recommendations. This text contains specific action strategies recommended throughout.
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Summer reading programs for first-year students should be focused on the needs of those students. This book moves away from the paradigm of using general audience novels for summer reading programs. It is a high-impact book written by experienced first-year educators for this specific student audience.
Peer-to-Peer Leadership: Research-Based Strategies for Peer Mentors and Peer Educators is designed to help student leaders navigate each step in the process of leadership development. It touches all the bases of effective leadership, equipping students with an arsenal of powerful leadership practices. The book is infused with the following features:
Your Career Planner was designed with an APP in mind – it is a tool, it is a self-contained program, and it is user friendly. This text is meant to provide you information and give you ways in which to put that information to use.
Active involvement in establishing your career and life plans leads to greater happiness, satisfaction, and a sense of control over the direction of your life.
Training for Life takes a personal approach to help you develop your career and life objectives. Taking an active role in career planning is important for you to grow and flourish not only in your career, but also in your life. This book integrates career and lifestyle, taking you through both traditional and non-traditional career planning topics such as:
The resident assistant (RA) is the foundation of every residence life program. These student-staff members face difficult challenges as they guide and support their peers through the college experience. The Resident Assistant, by Gregory Blimling and Denise Baumann, provides a comprehensive text for training RAs in the skills they need to engage their peers in the educational experience of residence halls, and to respond to the many issues group living presents.
Author(s): Bill Millard
There is a universal need found among people for meaning, significance and hope in their lives that can lead to a sense of purpose. The high school and college experience can and should be one that takes students along the path to those discoveries.
A Customized Version of Thriving in College and Beyond: Research Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development Designed Specifically for Ohio University is designed to help you make a smooth transition to college as well as equip you with strategies for success that you can use throughout college and beyond.