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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.
Improving Reading is perhaps the most comprehensive, useful reading resource available. It is full of ideas for professionals who work with whole classes, individual students, or groups of students. The eight chapters correlate with the main components of a comprehensive reading curriculum and the Common Core. Sections within each chapter provide teaching interventions, strategies, activities, and resources to help students overcome specific reading problems or to achieve the Common Core standards.
Drs. Zinger and Sinclair bring you the most recent, evidenced-based academic book on nutrition.
This edition of Nutrition: Apples to Zinc includes:
In their exciting, interactive new book–LOOK UP--Gaining Insight and Direction Through Experiential Learning--For Your Personal, Professional and Civic Life, Dr. Joani LaMachia and Jon Andrew identify and examine the choices that students face when navigating through their institutions of higher learning, workplaces and global society.
Teaching Students with Special Needs: A Guide for Future Educators is written for a specific audience and may appear a bit different than some other popular and excellent textbooks on special education. It has tailored design, content, and writing style for an audience of aspiring educators who need a text to give them a solid foundation rather than an exhaustive summary.
Author(s): Alana McFall
Inclusion: Creating The Mindset, Building The Framework is an engaging resource designed to help future educators to create a deep personal connection with the concept of inclusion.
There are plenty of fine textbooks available on the market today that give definitions, acronyms and comprehensive descriptions of specific disabilities along with suggestions for inclusive practices within the classroom. This title is not a duplicate or substitute for those.
Educational Psychology for Learners is the ideal text for First-Year Seminar programs that recognize the need for first-time college students to engage in rigorous intellectual discussion based on theory and current research as a means to support students’ academic growth, personal development and integration into the scholarly community. In addition to the relevant theories and research, there is an emphasis on the application of key psychological concepts such as motivation, knowledge acquisition, and self-regulation directly into their educational experiences i
Corporate Sport Marketing: Strategies and Applications for a Changing World expounds the sports marketing process for students seeking careers in sports retail marketing, promotion, sports media relations, and sports management. By investigating the strategic nature of corporate sports marketing, students develop skills in applying fundamental marketing concepts and explore techniques used in sales management, product development, and marketing research.
How do educators know when students have mastered important content? Effective educators know they must find the perfect balance of selecting priority standards and carefully identifying high-quality assessments that accurately gauge student progress, while also meeting the needs of diverse learners. Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) provide a formalized, but flexible process for educators to document student growth and mastery.
Author(s): Andrew L. Shim
Exploring the Field of Kinesiology has the resources that students need to obtain and survive a promising career in the field of kinesiology. This textbook assists students in determining their goals, and in selecting the right specialization or field of study. Beginning with the identification of kinesiology, this text invites students to look at the different career opportunities that are within this field and aids in preparation for their early career.