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Treasure House Spelling Pupil Books are aimed at ages 5-11, offering complete coverage of the demanding 2014 National Curriculum, and ideal practice of the all the spelling rules in the Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling test. This Treasure House pupil book: * is matched directly to the 2014 National Curriculum * ...
Spelling Year 2 Pupil Book (Treasure House)
Treasure House Spelling Pupil Books are aimed at ages 5-11, offering complete coverage of the demanding 2014 National Curriculum, and ideal practice of the all the spelling rules in the Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling test. This Treasure House pupil book: * is matched directly to the 2014 National Curriculum * explains each spelling rule clearly and simply, followed by a set of carefully tailored questions * allows practice of all the skills covered in the KS1 grammar, punctuation and spelling test, when used alongside Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation Pupil Book 2 * ensures pupils will master all appropriate language skills. This pupil book can be used with Treasure House Teacher's Guide 2, Anthology 2 and activities on Collins Connect for an integrated approach to teaching English.
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11.16 USD

Spelling Year 2 Pupil Book (Treasure House)

by Sarah Snashall
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The Burden of Being a Boy: Bolstering Educational Achievement and Emotional Well-Being in Young Males is written for everyone who has a stake in the health and well-being of contemporary American boys and adolescents-parents, educators, counselors, educational administrators, student services personnel, higher education faculty, and students studying education and psychology. ...
The Burden of Being a Boy: Bolstering Educational Achievement and Emotional Well-Being in Young Males
The Burden of Being a Boy: Bolstering Educational Achievement and Emotional Well-Being in Young Males is written for everyone who has a stake in the health and well-being of contemporary American boys and adolescents-parents, educators, counselors, educational administrators, student services personnel, higher education faculty, and students studying education and psychology. Mainly though, this is a book for those who are committed to seeing all boys grow and thrive while avoiding what has been termed as toxic male culture in this, and other, countries. While this book largely focuses on understanding the roles that schooling and upbringing play on boys' development, it explores this complex topic with a clear belief that there are myriad factors that influence each boy's developmental trajectory and that there are many ways to promote healthy, prosocial development among all young men.
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63.000000 USD

The Burden of Being a Boy: Bolstering Educational Achievement and Emotional Well-Being in Young Males

by Elizabeth, Ed.D Jean, Christine N Michael, Nicholas D Young
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of quality assurance in Vietnamese higher education under the centralised management of the government after 15 years of development. By implementing quality assurance and accreditation mechanisms, the Vietnamese government expected to be able to control and improve the quality of the higher education system. ...
Quality Assurance in Vietnamese Higher Education: Policy and Practice in the 21st Century
This book provides a comprehensive overview of quality assurance in Vietnamese higher education under the centralised management of the government after 15 years of development. By implementing quality assurance and accreditation mechanisms, the Vietnamese government expected to be able to control and improve the quality of the higher education system. The editors and contributors therefore examine and analyse policies and practices related to the establishment and development of Vietnam's quality assurance system. Amongst other things, the chapters investigate drivers of quality assurance, stakeholders engaged in quality assurance and the future of quality assurance in Vietnamese higher education in benchmarking with other quality assurance systems in the region and across the world. This book will be of interest and value to students and scholars of Vietnamese higher education, as well as quality assurance in higher education more generally, but particularly in developing nations.
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104.990000 USD

Quality Assurance in Vietnamese Higher Education: Policy and Practice in the 21st Century

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This book examines how religion operates as an institution of governance and discipline in society. The authors unravel the ways in which adolescents are socialized into adhering to the dictates of their religious identities, which often translates into practices of micro-aggression enacted in and through their interaction with the 'religious ...
Challenging Discriminatory Practices of Religious Socialization among Adolescents: Critical Media Literacy and Pedagogies in Practice
This book examines how religion operates as an institution of governance and discipline in society. The authors unravel the ways in which adolescents are socialized into adhering to the dictates of their religious identities, which often translates into practices of micro-aggression enacted in and through their interaction with the 'religious other' in schools and classrooms. Through ethnographic immersion in villages in the Gujarat, the authors identify media as a powerful source through which the dominant ideology of religious discrimination is perpetuated among adolescents. Subsequently, a critical media education framework was developed in order to equip these young people with the critical skills needed to challenge power relations, with the goal being to identify resources for resistance within themselves and their immediate media environments. Using pedagogic techniques such as spatial and cultural mapping, content creation and applied theatre practices to create a reflective yet practical guide, the findings of this book can be applied to a wide range of socio-cultural contexts.
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62.990000 USD

Challenging Discriminatory Practices of Religious Socialization among Adolescents: Critical Media Literacy and Pedagogies in Practice

by Manisha Pathak Shelat, Kiran Vinod Bhatia
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Building belonging provides all the tools school leaders need to help unlock rapid school improvement by introducing The Emotional Wellbeing School Improvement Framework. Building on a robust evidence base it ensures everyone has a clear understanding of their collective destination by drawing on the views of all stakeholders to help ...
Building Belonging: A systematic approach to school improvement and emotional well-being
Building belonging provides all the tools school leaders need to help unlock rapid school improvement by introducing The Emotional Wellbeing School Improvement Framework. Building on a robust evidence base it ensures everyone has a clear understanding of their collective destination by drawing on the views of all stakeholders to help ensure your organisation can prioritise objectives to best meet the needs of your young people. This is a practical, comprehensive guide to moving from unconscious to conscious competence in driving school improvement while protecting the emotional wellbeing of children and staff in a way that's proven to make a difference.Beginning with the genesis of the Framework this book gives readers a step-by-step guide to how to make it work in their own specific setting. The framework helps build capacity and the flexibility to support elsewhere as the direction of travel remains constant and everyone is clear about what they need to do, even if senior leaders move on. It also support succession planning as aspiring leaders know the systems and can step up much more smoothly.Crucially the framework does not dictate how to do things. It strives for aligned autonomy, meaning that leaders are free to draw on their contextual wisdom to inform their leadership actions and approaches while addressing the framework objectives.
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26.04 USD

Building Belonging: A systematic approach to school improvement and emotional well-being

by Cathal Lynch
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Avoiding poor decisions in any facet of life starts by truly listening for the meaning in the messages we receive. In today's fast paced business environment: executives, managers and supervisors alike need to master the skill of effective listening to engage in smarter decision making. Smarter Decision-Making demonstrates the power ...
Smarter Decision-Making: Avoiding Poor Decisions through Effective Listening
Avoiding poor decisions in any facet of life starts by truly listening for the meaning in the messages we receive. In today's fast paced business environment: executives, managers and supervisors alike need to master the skill of effective listening to engage in smarter decision making. Smarter Decision-Making demonstrates the power of applied listening through focus, meaning and understanding context. The second part of the book gives depth to the importance of meaning. These practical insights are invaluable to any leader intent on achieving success and growth in their career.
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52.500000 USD

Smarter Decision-Making: Avoiding Poor Decisions through Effective Listening

by Louis J. Pepe
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This book examines the role of Teach For China in addressing educational equity and expanding public participation in education. The author uses the case of Teach For China to explore the broader theme of the mobility of education models between contexts characterized by neoliberalism and those characterized by strong state ...
From Teach For America to Teach For China : Global Teacher Education Reform and Equity in Education
This book examines the role of Teach For China in addressing educational equity and expanding public participation in education. The author uses the case of Teach For China to explore the broader theme of the mobility of education models between contexts characterized by neoliberalism and those characterized by strong state control. Transnational advocacy networks are increasingly influential in the education policy making process. These networks, comprised of entrepreneurs and education corporations, think tanks, philanthropists, and government agencies, facilitate the global mobility of policy models. It is widely accepted that an education model should not be transplanted from one context to another without careful consideration of how contextual differences might impact the model's effectiveness. The book explores the argument that the same model is not only quantitatively different in terms of effectiveness, but that models can play qualitatively different roles in neoliberal and strong-state contexts, sometimes moving education reform in opposite directions. The book will appeal to anyone interested in global teacher education reform and equity in education.
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223.16 USD

From Teach For America to Teach For China : Global Teacher Education Reform and Equity in Education

by Sara Lam
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Closing the Gap is an ISTE book series designed to reflect the contributions of multiple stakeholders seeking to ensure that digital equity is achieved on campuses, in classrooms, and throughout education. In this series, authors Nicol R. Howard, Sarah Thomas, and Regina Schaffer offer historical and philosophical insights while exploring ...
Digital Equity Strategies for the K-12 Classroom
Closing the Gap is an ISTE book series designed to reflect the contributions of multiple stakeholders seeking to ensure that digital equity is achieved on campuses, in classrooms, and throughout education. In this series, authors Nicol R. Howard, Sarah Thomas, and Regina Schaffer offer historical and philosophical insights while exploring challenges and solutions unique to teacher preparation programs, pre-service and in-service teachers, and instructional coaches. The second book in the series, Closing the Gap: Digital Equity Strategies for the K-12 Classroom, includes: examination of digital equity and the problem of practice for teachers and coaches; strategies for connecting the ISTE Educator and Student Standards to practice; discussion of key challenges facing teachers in today's classrooms, such as access, connectivity, limited resources, digital divide, and the homework gap; research-based vignettes from teachers who have encountered and conquered some of the challenges addressed in the book, and from edtech coaches who have implemented equity-centered innovative professional development; and concrete, evidence-based strategies for teachers.
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36.700000 USD

Digital Equity Strategies for the K-12 Classroom

by Sarah Thomas, Nicol R Howard, Regina Schaffer
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Over the past two decades, higher education employment has undergone a radical transformation with faculty becoming contingent, staff being outsourced, and postdocs and graduate students becoming a larger share of the workforce. For example, the faculty has shifted from one composed mostly of tenure-track, full-time employees to one made up ...
The Gig Academy: Mapping Labor in the Neoliberal University
Over the past two decades, higher education employment has undergone a radical transformation with faculty becoming contingent, staff being outsourced, and postdocs and graduate students becoming a larger share of the workforce. For example, the faculty has shifted from one composed mostly of tenure-track, full-time employees to one made up of contingent, part-time teachers. Non-tenure-track instructors now make up 70 percent of college faculty. Their pay for teaching eight courses averages $22,400 a year-less than the annual salary of most fast-food workers. In The Gig Academy, Adrianna Kezar, Tom DePaola, and Daniel T. Scott assess the impact of this disturbing workforce development. Providing an overarching framework that takes the concept of the gig economy and applies it to the university workforce, this book scrutinizes labor restructuring across both academic and nonacademic spheres. By synthesizing these employment trends, the book reveals the magnitude of the problem for individual workers across all institutional types and job categories while illustrating the damaging effects of these changes on student outcomes, campus community, and institutional effectiveness. A pointed critique of contemporary neoliberalism, the book also includes an analysis of the growing divide between employees and administrators. The authors conclude by examining the strengthening state of unionization among university workers. Advocating a collectivist, action-oriented vision for reversing the tide of exploitation, Kezar, DePaola, and Scott urge readers to use the book as a tool to interrogate the state of working relations on their own campuses and fight for a system that is run democratically for the benefit of all. Ultimately, The Gig Academy is a call to arms, one that encourages non-tenure-track faculty, staff, postdocs, graduate students, and administrative and tenure-track allies to unite in a common struggle against the neoliberal Gig Academy.
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45.56 USD

The Gig Academy: Mapping Labor in the Neoliberal University

by Daniel T. Scott, Tom DePaola, Adrianna Kezar
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This book is among the first of its kind to comprehensively examine the implementation of soft skills in universities in the developing country, Vietnam. The context is unique as the implementation is taking place within the distinctive socio-economic, cultural and political characteristics of the country, amidst several simultaneously-executed educational reforms. ...
Building Soft Skills for Employability: Challenges and Practices in Vietnam
This book is among the first of its kind to comprehensively examine the implementation of soft skills in universities in the developing country, Vietnam. The context is unique as the implementation is taking place within the distinctive socio-economic, cultural and political characteristics of the country, amidst several simultaneously-executed educational reforms. Tran lays down the foundation for discussion by providing readers with a comprehensive review of how soft skills implementation has come into existence in higher education across the globe, before diving into the implementation of soft skills in Vietnamese universities. He goes on to highlight the interesting differences in the conceptualization of soft skills between Vietnamese universities and those in the West. The book depicts and compares how university leaders and managers tackle contextual factors, submit to constraints enforced by political forces, and how they use institutional advantages available for implementation. It goes further to examine how personal and contextual factors affect teachers' and students' engagement with the implementation, and highlights the role of work-integrated learning and extra-curricular activities in developing soft skills for students. Finally, the book investigates the contribution of external stakeholders, such as alumni, employers, skills experts, and local authorities, to the implementation and obstacles that prevent their participation. This book will be a valuable reference for the implementation of soft skills in higher education around the world.
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147.000000 USD

Building Soft Skills for Employability: Challenges and Practices in Vietnam

by Tran Le Huu Nghia
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This book is an easy to follow, how-to-guide for faculty to achieve learning-centered teaching, and also provides readers with increased knowledge about this evidence-based approach to teaching. It will provide specific guidance on how to begin, and how to use the change process gradually to improve teaching. After reading this ...
Making Learning-Centered Teaching Work: Practical Strategies for Implementation
This book is an easy to follow, how-to-guide for faculty to achieve learning-centered teaching, and also provides readers with increased knowledge about this evidence-based approach to teaching. It will provide specific guidance on how to begin, and how to use the change process gradually to improve teaching. After reading this book, faculty will be able to apply learning-centered teaching in their courses without sacrificing content and rigor. Faculty will be able to explain to students why they are using this approach and how it will foster deep and long-lasting student learning. This is a reworking of the author's 2009 Jossey-Bass book, called Developing Learner-Centered Teaching: A Practical Guide for Faculty, which sold over 7,800 copies from 2009 to 2017. This new version is revised and expanded in ways that will make it even more useful to faculty than the original. The author is active in the POD Network, and frequently presents at Lilly Bethesda.
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76.16 USD

Making Learning-Centered Teaching Work: Practical Strategies for Implementation

by Phyllis Blumberg
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This book is about improving human decision making and performance in complex, dynamic tasks. The defining characteristics of a dynamic decision task are that there are a number of decisions required, that decisions are interdependent and that the environment in which the decision is made is transient and feedback is ...
Improving Human Performance in Dynamic Tasks: Applications in Management and Industry
This book is about improving human decision making and performance in complex, dynamic tasks. The defining characteristics of a dynamic decision task are that there are a number of decisions required, that decisions are interdependent and that the environment in which the decision is made is transient and feedback is pervasive. Examples of dynamic tasks include the sustainable management of renewable resources and how businesses might allocate resources for research and development (R&D) projects. Decision making in dynamic tasks can be improved through training with system dynamics-based interactive learning environments (ILE's) that include systematic debriefing. Some key features of the book include its didactic approach, numerous tables, figures, and the multidimensional evaluative model. Researchers can use the developed evaluation model to gauge various decision-aiding technologies. How to Improve Human Performance in Dynamic Tasks appeals to those interested in the design and evaluation of simulation-based decision support systems, as well as policy makers, students, researchers, and industrialists concerned by the issue of improving human performance in organizational tasks.
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62.990000 USD

Improving Human Performance in Dynamic Tasks: Applications in Management and Industry

by Hassan Qudrat-Ullah
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This book highlights and interrogates the continued interest and scrutiny of mathematics and science education. National debates on excellence and equity tend to focus largely on underachievement in mathematics and science rather than subjects in the arts or music: this is due to a belief that these curriculum areas are ...
Transnational Synergies in School Mathematics and Science Debates
This book highlights and interrogates the continued interest and scrutiny of mathematics and science education. National debates on excellence and equity tend to focus largely on underachievement in mathematics and science rather than subjects in the arts or music: this is due to a belief that these curriculum areas are central to individual workplace success and national development in a competitive economic environment. The authors explore the history of these assumptions, as well as the debates based around claims that student achievement levels in these subjects has fallen. Spanning the United States, New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom, the chapters question how such debates are sustained and amplified: how has this perceived 'crisis' been articulated and spread across national borders? This comprehensive book will be of interest and value to scholars of mathematics and science education, as well as international education debates.
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94.490000 USD

Transnational Synergies in School Mathematics and Science Debates

by Margaret Walshaw, Roger Openshaw
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Tom Sherrington's 2017 book The Learning Rainforest won rave reviews for its brilliant weaving of research evidence into a powerful vision of how education can transform lives, even in the most challenging settings. In this follow-up book, Tom explores how these ideas take shape in the real world of education, ...
The Learning Rainforest Fieldbook
Tom Sherrington's 2017 book The Learning Rainforest won rave reviews for its brilliant weaving of research evidence into a powerful vision of how education can transform lives, even in the most challenging settings. In this follow-up book, Tom explores how these ideas take shape in the real world of education, referencing the journeys that a range of schools and colleges have been on in recent years.
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29.76 USD

The Learning Rainforest Fieldbook

by Tom Sherrington
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Teaches readers how to manage feelings of overwhelm and frustration Offers readers a frank assessment of whether to confidently stay in the job despite feelings of burnout or peacefully leave with no regrets Presents practical tips for working each day with joy and accomplishment Features the Angela Kelly Robeck's proprietary ...
The Empowered Principal: The School Leader's Alternative to Career Burnout
Teaches readers how to manage feelings of overwhelm and frustration Offers readers a frank assessment of whether to confidently stay in the job despite feelings of burnout or peacefully leave with no regrets Presents practical tips for working each day with joy and accomplishment Features the Angela Kelly Robeck's proprietary STEAR METHOD to help readers make decisions from an empowered state Firsthand advice from a former principal
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15.700000 USD

The Empowered Principal: The School Leader's Alternative to Career Burnout

by Angela Kelly Robeck
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The Hunt v. Arnold decision of 1959 against the state of Georgia marked a watershed moment in the fight against segregation in higher education. Though the Supreme Court declared school segregation illegal in its 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, Georgia was among many southern states that refused to ...
Ground Crew: The Fight to End Segregation at Georgia State
The Hunt v. Arnold decision of 1959 against the state of Georgia marked a watershed moment in the fight against segregation in higher education. Though the Supreme Court declared school segregation illegal in its 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, Georgia was among many southern states that refused to abide by the Court's ruling. In 1956, the Georgia State College of Business (now Georgia State University) denied admission to nine black applicants. Three of those applicants-lead plaintiff Barbara Pace Hunt, Iris Mae Welch, and Myra Elliott Dinsmore-coordinated with the NAACP and local activists to win a groundbreaking lawsuit against the state of Georgia and its Board of Regents. Hunt v. Arnold became the NAACP's first federal court victory against segregated education in Georgia, establishing key legal precedents for subsequent litigation against racial discrimination in education. With Ground Crew, Maurice Daniels provides an intimate and detailed account that chronicles a compelling story. Following their litigation against the all-white institution, Hunt, Welch, and Dinsmore confronted hardened resistance and attacks from white supremacists, including inflammatory statements by high-profile political leaders and personal threats from the Ku Klux Klan. Using archival sources, court records, collections of personal papers, news coverage, and oral histories of that era, Daniels explores in depth the plaintiffs' courageous fight to end segregation at Georgia State. In lucid prose, Daniels sheds light on the vital role of community-based activists, local attorneys, and the NAACP in this forgotten but critical piece of the struggle to end segregation.
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104.950000 USD

Ground Crew: The Fight to End Segregation at Georgia State

by Maurice C. Daniels
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Social work leaders constantly strive to incorporate cutting-edge research and promote international collaboration in a dynamic contemporary environment. To address these ongoing concerns, this unique book focuses specifically on strategic leadership, asking critical questions about change-making, political strategy, and the opportunities that present themselves to lead new directions in social ...
Strategic Leadership in Social Work Education
Social work leaders constantly strive to incorporate cutting-edge research and promote international collaboration in a dynamic contemporary environment. To address these ongoing concerns, this unique book focuses specifically on strategic leadership, asking critical questions about change-making, political strategy, and the opportunities that present themselves to lead new directions in social work education. Among the topics covered: Disruptive agendas and research dialogues in social work education Diversity leadership and perspectives beyond the mainstream The role of international bodies in advancing social work education Intellectual leadership and anticipating future advances in teaching strategies Democratising social work education Collaborative leadership models Strategic Leadership in Social Work Education examines the ability of social work to shape futures through education, training, and effective leadership, and suggests strategies for advancing responsible social work education in order to best meet tomorrow's needs and aspirations.
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78.740000 USD

Strategic Leadership in Social Work Education

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There are few higher education leaders today that command more national respect and admiration than Freeman A. Hrabowski III, the outspoken president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Named one of America's Best Leaders by US News & World Report and one of Time's 100 Most Influential People in ...
The Empowered University: Shared Leadership, Culture Change, and Academic Success
There are few higher education leaders today that command more national respect and admiration than Freeman A. Hrabowski III, the outspoken president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Named one of America's Best Leaders by US News & World Report and one of Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World, Hrabowski has led a community transformation of UMBC from a young, regional institution to one of the nation's most innovative research universities. In The Empowered University, Hrabowski and coauthors Philip J. Rous and Peter H. Henderson probe the way senior leaders, administrators, staff, faculty, and students facilitate academic success by cultivating an empowering institutional culture and broad leadership for innovation. They examine how shared leadership enables an empowered campus to tackle tough issues by taking a hard look in the mirror, noting strengths and weaknesses while assessing opportunities and challenges. The authors dig deeply into these tough issues in higher education ranging from course redesign to group-based and experiential learning, entrepreneurship and civic engagement, academic inclusion, and faculty diversity. The authors champion a holistic approach to student success, focusing on teaching and learning while offering an array of financial, social, and academic supports for students of all backgrounds. Throughout the book, the authors emphasize the important role of analytics in decision-making. They also explore how community members and senior leaders can work together to create an inclusive campus through a more welcoming and supportive racial climate, improved Title IX processes, and career support for faculty of all backgrounds. Ultimately, The Empowered University is as much a case study of the authors' work as it is an examination of institutional change, inclusive excellence, and campus-community partnerships. Arguing that higher education can play a unique role in addressing the fundamental divisions in our society and economy by supporting individuals in reaching their full potential, the authors have developed a provocative guide for higher education leaders who want to promote healthy and productive campus communities.
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36.700000 USD

The Empowered University: Shared Leadership, Culture Change, and Academic Success

by Freeman A Hrabowski III
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To understand how universities function, it is critical to understand how their budgets work. In this useful volume, Dean O. Smith provides a concise explanation of university budgets-why they're important, how they are prepared, what information they provide, and how they are monitored. Translating technical jargon into layman's terms, How ...
How University Budgets Work
To understand how universities function, it is critical to understand how their budgets work. In this useful volume, Dean O. Smith provides a concise explanation of university budgets-why they're important, how they are prepared, what information they provide, and how they are monitored. Translating technical jargon into layman's terms, How University Budgets Work emphasizes practical matters and best practices. Writing for a non-specialist audience, Smith covers major aspects of university budgets ranging from their preparation and alignment with strategic plans to their implementation at the departmental level. Offering time-tested advice from his many years in higher administration, he also touches on * expenditure monitoring* projections* allocations* revenue* incentives * financial reserves* end-of-year accounting The companion book to the more rigorous University Finances, also by Smith, How University Budgets Work is a unique introductory guide for the extended academic community. Ultimately, this logical, accessible book provides a working knowledge of how university budgets are produced and implemented, one that enables faculty members and administrators to become more effective in their roles within the university.
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29.350000 USD

How University Budgets Work

by Dean O. Smith
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With the pool of high school graduates decreasing, national and global competition increasing, and the need to invest in new technologies and approaches growing, many universities and small colleges alike are struggling-not just to thrive, but to survive. In this challenging environment, mergers and consolidations are often viewed as options ...
Strategic Mergers in Higher Education
With the pool of high school graduates decreasing, national and global competition increasing, and the need to invest in new technologies and approaches growing, many universities and small colleges alike are struggling-not just to thrive, but to survive. In this challenging environment, mergers and consolidations are often viewed as options of last resort. Strategic Mergers in Higher Education, however, argues that college and university mergers are a legitimate and proactive strategic option to help ensure success, maximize quality and service, and yield the best return for faculty and students. In this thoughtful book, Ricardo Azziz and his coauthors-including higher education leaders who have led successful consolidations-address the many questions surrounding institutional mergers. When, they ask-and why-should a merger be considered? How can leaders deal effectively with the many challenges and opposition that a merger will inevitably face? What are the predictors of merger failure and success? And how do we successfully address the postmerger cultural divide? This thorough text demonstrates how mergers can dramatically accelerate the goals of postsecondary institutions. The book is informed by an extensive review of published reports, interviews with over thirty higher education leaders, individual case studies, and the experiences of the authors themselves. Addressing numerous critical questions, this practical guide is aimed at higher education leaders and their boards, the campus leaders charged with executing transformative mergers, and any policy makers interested in change management or the future of higher education.
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62.950000 USD

Strategic Mergers in Higher Education

by Bonita C. Jacobs, Lloyd A. Jacobs, Guilbert C. Hentschke, Ricardo Azziz
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Igniting School Performance begins with a simple question. What kind of school do you want for the children in your neighborhood, town, city or county? While the question is a good starting point, other questions such as: Are you willing to make a commitment so that all schools are high ...
Igniting School Performance: A Pathway from Academic Paralysis to Excellence
Igniting School Performance begins with a simple question. What kind of school do you want for the children in your neighborhood, town, city or county? While the question is a good starting point, other questions such as: Are you willing to make a commitment so that all schools are high performing? How do you define high performing? and How might that goal be accomplished? are equally important. From the outset of this text, there is a focus on involving all stakeholders in the process of improving student achievement and providing an inclusive leadership approach that breaks the internal paralysis or ineptness which contributes to the ongoing status quo of underachievement in far too many schools. Stakeholders such as board members might declare that they are interested in schools that serve their community. Superintendents might focus on schools that create individuals with the desire to be life-long learners. Teachers might indicate that schools are a place where children learn. Parents may simply express that they want the schools to be good. Further qualifying each of these responses may also yield descriptions of schools that are very different from those previously described.
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52.500000 USD

Igniting School Performance: A Pathway from Academic Paralysis to Excellence

by Vincent F. Cotter
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This book offers a nuanced understanding of how two different theories of leadership can be applied to achieve better results within schools. These leadership theories - Instructional Leadership and Leadership for Learning - have assisted our recent understanding of school leadership. This book interrogates the theories themselves as well as ...
Instructional Leadership and Leadership for Learning in Schools: Understanding Theories of Leading
This book offers a nuanced understanding of how two different theories of leadership can be applied to achieve better results within schools. These leadership theories - Instructional Leadership and Leadership for Learning - have assisted our recent understanding of school leadership. This book interrogates the theories themselves as well as their impact on education systems around the world. It also looks at how they can be practically applied to educate school leaders within their schools and beyond, building partnerships with families, schools and other community agencies serving students. In doing so, the book considers the possibility that these theories are not opposed, but two sides of the same coin. Both are underpinned by the question 'how do we provide the best educational experience for students?'. The answer to this question will determine the way leaders go about the task of leading schools. This important book will be of interest and value to students and scholars of educational leadership, as well as educational leaders themselves.
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157.490000 USD

Instructional Leadership and Leadership for Learning in Schools: Understanding Theories of Leading

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The Burden of Being a Boy: Bolstering Educational Achievement and Emotional Well-Being in Young Males is written for everyone who has a stake in the health and well-being of contemporary American boys and adolescents-parents, educators, counselors, educational administrators, student services personnel, higher education faculty, and students studying education and psychology. ...
The Burden of Being a Boy: Bolstering Educational Achievement and Emotional Well-Being in Young Males
The Burden of Being a Boy: Bolstering Educational Achievement and Emotional Well-Being in Young Males is written for everyone who has a stake in the health and well-being of contemporary American boys and adolescents-parents, educators, counselors, educational administrators, student services personnel, higher education faculty, and students studying education and psychology. Mainly though, this is a book for those who are committed to seeing all boys grow and thrive while avoiding what has been termed as toxic male culture in this, and other, countries. While this book largely focuses on understanding the roles that schooling and upbringing play on boys' development, it explores this complex topic with a clear belief that there are myriad factors that influence each boy's developmental trajectory and that there are many ways to promote healthy, prosocial development among all young men.
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31.500000 USD

The Burden of Being a Boy: Bolstering Educational Achievement and Emotional Well-Being in Young Males

by Elizabeth, Ed.D Jean, Christine N Michael, Nicholas D Young
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Researchers in Learning Sciences are pioneering instructional technologies that have the capacity to revolutionize the nation's educational system. By combining design thinking methodology with strong theoretical frameworks in the learning sciences, educators can improve learning to help students thrive in the digital age. This book will provide a foundation for ...
Design Ed: Connecting Learning Science Research to Practice
Researchers in Learning Sciences are pioneering instructional technologies that have the capacity to revolutionize the nation's educational system. By combining design thinking methodology with strong theoretical frameworks in the learning sciences, educators can improve learning to help students thrive in the digital age. This book will provide a foundation for the science of learning and learning design, laying out the intersection between theory, design and reflective practice, as it relates to applying design thinking for the engagement of digital age learners. Topics covered include: educators as learning designers shaping experiences for digital age learning through digital media and digital environments design and format of educational interventions the role of reflective practice and evaluating the impact on student learning Throughout the text, the authors will emphasize the why behind the use of technology, and the how to enact learning design, for all digital age learners.
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47.200000 USD

Design Ed: Connecting Learning Science Research to Practice

by Ayn Keneman, Angela Elkordy
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This award-winning guide provides child care directors, teachers, and caregivers with essential information on the prevention and management of infectious diseases in group care settings. The newly revised and updated fifth edition is aligned with the most recent version of the premier AAP source of information on infectious diseases, Red ...
Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools: A Quick Reference Guide
This award-winning guide provides child care directors, teachers, and caregivers with essential information on the prevention and management of infectious diseases in group care settings. The newly revised and updated fifth edition is aligned with the most recent version of the premier AAP source of information on infectious diseases, Red Book (R): 2018-2021 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 31st Edition. The robust section of more than 55 quick reference fact sheets on common infectious diseases and symptoms has been expanded to include a new sheet on croup. Additionally, the forms have been updated to align with Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards; Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs, 4th Edition, and there is a new form, Infections Caused by Interactions of Humans With Pets and Wild Animals. As always, the guide is easy to use, providing clear, authoritative guidance on limiting the spread of infection.
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62.950000 USD

Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools: A Quick Reference Guide

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Provides readers with the information, strategies, and resources on assessment concepts and approaches that have endured and matured over the past twenty-five years, along with emerging and future assessment ideas and opportunities in a host of specific areas. A unique feature of this book is the diverse array of assessment ...
Trends in Assessment: Ideas, Opportunities, and Issues for Higher Education
Provides readers with the information, strategies, and resources on assessment concepts and approaches that have endured and matured over the past twenty-five years, along with emerging and future assessment ideas and opportunities in a host of specific areas. A unique feature of this book is the diverse array of assessment trends in these special emphasis chapters, each authored by acknowledged experts in the corresponding field: Community Engagement Assessment Trends ePortfolio Assessment Trends Faculty Development Assessment Trends Global Learning Assessment Trends Assessment Trends in Graduate and Professional Education Assessment Trends in High Impact Practices Assessment Trends for Learning Improvement and Innovation Assessment Trends from NILOA STEM Education Assessment Trends Assessment Trends in Student Affairs Programs and Services
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34.120000 USD

Trends in Assessment: Ideas, Opportunities, and Issues for Higher Education

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For scholars seeking to undertake consequential research in service-learning and community engagement (SLCE) at a time when there is widening interest in and increasing acceptance of research in this field as a primary area of scholarship, this book provides accounts by preeminent scholars about the trajectories of their research, their ...
Practical Wisdom for Conducting Research on Service Learning: Pursuing Quality and Purpose
For scholars seeking to undertake consequential research in service-learning and community engagement (SLCE) at a time when there is widening interest in and increasing acceptance of research in this field as a primary area of scholarship, this book provides accounts by preeminent scholars about the trajectories of their research, their methodologies, lessons learned along the way, as well as their views about the future direction of the field.The contributors to this volume represent a range of disciplines and fields including education, history, organizational leadership, political science, philanthropic studies, psychology, and public health, as well as both qualitative and quantitative traditions, and offer models of scholarly learning that contribute to a knowledge base that can guide practice and further the broader public purposes of the academy. They articulate how they view their research on SLCE as having broader purposes that matter to them personally as well as professionally and illustrate how the why and to what end of their research can evolve as a program of research develops and matures across time. They identify key choices they made in terms of inquiry and methodology, describe both successes and challenges in establishing and navigating a SLCE research agenda across their careers, and share lessons learned from their research journey to advance the field both domestically and abroad. Emerging from these narratives is a theme of practical wisdom that arises through the learning of researchers, students and communities as they engage with complex social contexts.
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Practical Wisdom for Conducting Research on Service Learning: Pursuing Quality and Purpose

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Avoiding poor decisions in any facet of life starts by truly listening for the meaning in the messages we receive. In today's fast paced business environment: executives, managers and supervisors alike need to master the skill of effective listening to engage in smarter decision making. Smarter Decision-Making demonstrates the power ...
Smarter Decision-Making: Avoiding Poor Decisions through Effective Listening
Avoiding poor decisions in any facet of life starts by truly listening for the meaning in the messages we receive. In today's fast paced business environment: executives, managers and supervisors alike need to master the skill of effective listening to engage in smarter decision making. Smarter Decision-Making demonstrates the power of applied listening through focus, meaning and understanding context. The second part of the book gives depth to the importance of meaning. These practical insights are invaluable to any leader intent on achieving success and growth in their career.
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26.250000 USD

Smarter Decision-Making: Avoiding Poor Decisions through Effective Listening

by Louis J. Pepe
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A Practitioner's Reference and Guide to Implement Restorative Justice on Campus Here's a call to colleges and universities to consider implementing restorative practices on their campuses, ensuring fair treatment of students and staff while minimizing institutional liability, protecting the campus community, and boosting morale, from an associate dean of student ...
The Little Book of Restorative Justice for Colleges and Universities, Second Edition: Repairing Harm and Rebuilding Trust in Response to Student Misconduct
A Practitioner's Reference and Guide to Implement Restorative Justice on Campus Here's a call to colleges and universities to consider implementing restorative practices on their campuses, ensuring fair treatment of students and staff while minimizing institutional liability, protecting the campus community, and boosting morale, from an associate dean of student affairs who has put these models to work on his campus. Restorative justice is a collaborative decision-making process that includes victims, offenders, and others who are seeking to hold offenders accountable by having them (a) accept and acknowledge responsibility for their offenses, (b) to the best of their ability, repair the harm they caused to victims and communities, and (c) work to reduce the risk of re-offense by building positive social ties to the community. David Karp writes in his introduction, As a student affairs administrator, I have become deeply committed to the concept and practice of restorative justice. I have experienced how it can work given the very real pressures among campus conduct administrators to manage high case loads, ensure fair treatment, minimize institutional liability, protect the campus community, boost morale in a division with high turnover, and help students learn from their mistakes without creating insurmountable obstacles to their future successes.
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The Little Book of Restorative Justice for Colleges and Universities, Second Edition: Repairing Harm and Rebuilding Trust in Response to Student Misconduct

by David R. Karp
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The Inevitable Solar School: Building the Sustainable School of the Future, Today describes the two major forces that are driving public and private schools and other buildings to solar energy. These forces are the recognition of climate change and the cost advantage of on-site solar energy. Either force would be ...
The Inevitable Solar School: Building the Sustainable Schools of the Future, Today
The Inevitable Solar School: Building the Sustainable School of the Future, Today describes the two major forces that are driving public and private schools and other buildings to solar energy. These forces are the recognition of climate change and the cost advantage of on-site solar energy. Either force would be sufficient reason on its own to change the school market, but in combination they become indominable. Sustainability has emerged as a widely accepted theme in school building design. Daylight and views, indoor air quality, responsible life-cycle materials selection, and energy and water efficiency are expected features. This book adds on-site solar energy, sufficient in many instances to meet all of a school's energy requirement, as a critical element of sustainability. The zero energy school is the sustainable school of the future. Contrary to common expectations, zero energy sustainable schools are being built at costs that are competitive with regional school cost averages. This outcome requires teamwork between school administrators and their design and construction professionals, and the use of deliberate planning and procurement processes. Five case studies spanning the U.S. demonstrate that the sustainable school of the future is here today.
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The Inevitable Solar School: Building the Sustainable Schools of the Future, Today

by Mark Hanson
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