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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.
Why TESOL? Fifth Edition, provides classroom and preservice teachers with a knowledge base to effectively teach in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms in today’s global environment. It provides in depth theoretical background, legal information, and application for teachers to address the needs of English learners. Why TESOL? is written so teachers from various backgrounds and experiences can readily apply ESOL concepts to their individual mainstream classroom settings.
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.
Written from a practitioner's viewpoint, Event Management Blueprint: Creating & Managing Successful Sports Events bridges the gap between classroom instruction and on-the-job required tasks by providing current and future event managers with an event management template that can be used in the sports industry.
Physiology of Exercise: Theory to Application provides a comprehensive view of the human body’s response to exercise and is ideal for use by undergraduate students in the areas of exercise science, kinesiology, physical education, and related fields. Case questions incorporated throughout each chapter encourage users to relate and apply information. Diagrams, graphs, and tables are included to supplement text information.
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