The First-Generation Student Experience by Jeff Davis
Call Number: LC148.2 .D38 2010
Publication Date: 2010-03-25
More first-generation students are attending college than ever before, and policy makers agree that increasing their participation in higher education is a matter of priority. Despite this, there is no agreed definition about the term, few institutions can quantify how many first-generation students are enrolled, or mistakenly conflate them with low-income students, and many important dimensions to the first-generation student experience remain poorly documented.
How College Students Succeed by Nicholas A. Bowman (Editor)
Call Number: LC148.2 .H69 2022
Publication Date: 2022-02-23
The purpose of this book is to bring together in a single volume the extensive knowledge on college student success. It includes seven chapters from authors who each synthesize the literature from their own field of study, or perspective. Each describes the theories, models, and concepts they use; summarizes the key findings from their research; and provides implications for practice, policy, and/or research. The disciplinary chapters offer perspectives from higher education, public policy, behavioral economics, social psychology, STEM, sociology, and critical and post-structural theory.
Creating the Path to Success in the Classroom by Kathleen F. Gabriel
Publication Date: 2018-04-16
This is a book for all faculty who are concerned with promoting the persistence of all students whom they teach.
College Success for Students on the Autism Spectrum by S. Jay Kuder; Amy Accardo; John Woodruff
Call Number: LC4813 .K83 2021
Publication Date: 2021-12-10
Helping both college faculty and student affairs staff enlarge their understanding of the experiences of students on the autism spectrum, this book provides guidance on putting supports in place to increase college success.
Theory and Practice of Education
New Titles in Educational Theory and Practice
The Esports Education Playbook by Jesse Lubinsky; Christine Lion-Bailey; Chris Aviles; Steve Isaacs
Call Number: LB1028.75 .A95 2020
Publication Date: 2020-11-04
By Steve Isaacs, Jesse Lubinsky, Christine Lion-Bailey and Chris Aviles Power up learning for all learners. Esports is taking the world by storm, growing to a billion dollar industry with competitions that have greater viewership than the Super Bowl.
Differentiation and the Brain by David A. Sousa; Carol Ann Tomlinson
Call Number: LB1031 .S65 2018
Publication Date: 2018-02-20
Students are becoming more academically and culturally diverse, making it more important than ever to shift away from a one-size-fits-all approach and toward differentiated instruction. The second edition of this best-selling book will help you create truly effective, brain-friendly classrooms for all learners.
Finding History Where You Least Expect It by Jill M. Gradwell (Editor); Kathryn H. Leacock (Editor)
Call Number: LB1047 .F56 2020
Publication Date: 2020-04-21
Museums and cultural institutions of all sizes and budgets are striving to remain relevant in an ever-changing landscape. This volume looks at organizations that have challenged the preconceived notions about their site and its mission by working to break into new markets and develop unexpected programs for diverse and previously untapped audiences.
Creating Self-Regulated Learners by Linda Nilson
Call Number: LB1060 .N55 2013
Publication Date: 2013-09-27
Most of our students neither know how learning works nor what they have to do to ensure it, to the detriment both of their studies and their development as lifelong learners.
Teaching Unprepared Students by Kathleen F. Gabriel; Sandra Flake (Foreword by)
Call Number: LB2331.2 .G33 2008
Publication Date: 2008-10-01
As societal expectations about attending college have grown, professors report increasing numbers of students who are unprepared for the rigors of postsecondary education not just more students with learning disabilities (whose numbers have more than tripled), but students (with and without special admission status) who are academically at-risk because of inadequate reading, writing and study skills
Study Abroad and the Quest for an Anti-Tourism Experience by John J. Bodinger de Uriarte (Editor, Contribution by); Michael A. Di Giovine (Editor, Contribution by); Elisa Ascione (Contribution by); Gareth Barkin (Contribution by); Melissa S. Biggs (Contribution by); Jennifer Coffman (Contribution by); Neriko Musha Doerr (Contribution by); Aaron Andrew Greer (Contribution by); Aaron M. Lampman (Contribution by); Annie Nguyen (Contribution by); Miroslava Prazak (Contribution by); Don Schweitzer (Contribution by); Kenneth Schweitzer (Contribution by); Katharine Serio (Contribution by); Richard Handler (Foreword by); Lisa Breglia (Afterword by)
Call Number: LB2375 .S778 2021
Publication Date: 2020-12-16
With contributions from anthropologists and cultural theorists, Study Abroad and the Quest for an Anti-Tourism Experience examines the culture and cultural implications of student travel.