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Author(s): Gregory Blimling, DENISE BAUMANN
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): Thomas W Bean, John Readence, Judith Dunkerly Bean
The 12th edition of Disciplinary Literacy Across the Curriculum focuses on developing 21st century learners who are adept at reading and critiquing multiple texts. Organized into two parts: Learning with Text and Technology and Teaching and Learning Strategies, this edition has a redesigned page format that provides teachers quick and easy access to concepts, ideas, and strategies.
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Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Michele Campagna
Thriving in College & Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through a variety of educational formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summaries, concept maps, content-relevant cartoons, inspirational quotes from successful students and influential people, and poignant personal stories from the authors.
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Author(s): Eileen Ariza, Maria Coady
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.
Author(s): Mark Nagel, Richard Southall
Introduction to Sport Management: Theory and Practice bridges the theoretical-practical divide by providing students with practical perspectives on today’s sport management issues, based upon sound theoretical frameworks. Introduction to Sport Management introduces readers to the complex nature of today’s sport industry and offers advice from sport-industry insiders.
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Author(s): Jerry Johns, Susan Lenski
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.
Author(s): Eileen Ariza, Noorchaya Yahya, Carmen Morales-Jones, Hanizah Zainuddin
Fundamentals of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages in K-12 Mainstream Classrooms helps teachers effectively educate ELL students in their classrooms. This book provides English learners with the methodology to improve English and academic content proficiency as well as provide a vehicle for understanding ELLs’ cultural background. This text helps teachers to provide more effective instruction by offering cultural insight and comprehension of the student's language acquisition process.
Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson
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.
Author(s): Jerry Johns, Susan Lenski, Roberta L. Berglund
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This new book presents comprehension strategies that have utility in reading, as well as other areas of the curriculum. All of the materials necessary for implementing each of the 23 strategies are includes, as well as examples of how the strategy might be used in an existing curriculum. The strategies area also presented in a chart to show when, why, and how to use them.
Author(s): Jerry Johns, Susan Lenski, Micki M Caskey, Mary Ann Wham
This fourth edition is based on the Professional Standards developed by the International Reading Assoc. (IRA). Educators will get over 100 content-relevant instructional strategies.