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Students & Student Life

  • Mindfulness in Adolescenceby Oberle; Kimberly Schonert-Reichl

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    Addressing a timely topic in the field, this special issue covers the benefits of cultivating mindfulness to foster positive development and flourishing in adolescents. Presenting the theoretical and empirical basis of mindfulness training with adolescents, it includes specific programs, activities, and guidelines for bringing mindfulness skills... more...

  • Engaging Students through Social Mediaby Reynol Junco

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    Using social media to enhance learning outcomes, engagement, and retention Although research shows that most of today's college students adopt and use social media at high rates, many higher education professionals are unaware of how these technologies can be used for academic benefit. Author Reynol Junco, associate professor at Purdue University... more...

  • Risk Management in Student Affairsby Thomas E. Miller; Roger W. Sorochty

    Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00

    A comprehensive, accessible guide to the policies and practices of risk management in higher education Student affairs staff at all types of colleges and universities need to be equipped to help manage risk and protect their institutions, the people they serve, and their resources from unintended consequences. Risk Management in Student Affairs:... more...

  • Education is Special for Everyoneby Janet Mulvey; Bruce S. Cooper; Kathryn Accurso; Karen Gagliardi

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 27.99

    This book researches and reports on issues of current practice: e.g., teacher preparation, placement of students with special needs, implications for the average and above in the classroom and the financial costs driving placement decisions in the education system. We examine the lowering of standards so all can pass tests, report on loss of... more...

  • Positive and Negative Outcomes of Sexual Behaviorsby Eva S. Lefkowitz; Sara A. Vasilenko

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    Developing healthy sexual behaviors is critical to adolescents’ wellbeing. While more emphasis has been on negative outcomes, there are broad positive implications for physical health, mental health, intimate relationships, and identity development. To fully understand the impact, we need to understand both. In addition, the impact of sexual... more...

  • A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disordersby Haley Moss; Susan J. Moreno

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 19.95

    Chatty, honest and full of really useful information, Haley Moss' first-hand account of the college experience covers everything students on the autism spectrum need to know as they begin their Freshman year. She shares tips and advice on getting ready for college, dorm life, making friends, and what to expect from classes, professors and exams. more...

  • Children's Bodies in Schoolsby Sue Ellen Henry

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Bringing together sociology of the body with powerful examinations of educational theory and social class, Henry examines how children's experiences of school and pedagogy are shaped by their bodies and the ideas of social class and class identity that their bodies carry. more...

  • Undergraduate Global Education: Issues for Faculty, Staff, and Studentsby Ann Highum

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    Find practical research, strategies, and advice in this issue on the power of global education for 21st-century college learners.This volume assists campus professionals and faculty members as they: Design courses for study abroad Implement programs of various lengths and types Consider their own professional development Evaluate global... more...

  • How to Stop Bullying in Your Schoolby George Varnava

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    By providing teachers with a practical intervention program to prevent bullying in their schools, this book gives the reader tried and tested strategies to tackle a very challenging problem. Creating a safe school environment where pupils feel secure is increasingly difficult, but this book shows how to devise a strategy, put it into practice,... more...

  • The Health Handbook for Schoolsby Adrian Brooke; Steve Welton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This handbook allows rapid reference to conditions commonly encountered in school-aged children, and to rare diseases as well. It focuses particularly on the impact of the condition on the child's ability to access the curriculum, and suggests educational approaches that should help. In this way it is hoped that education and medicine can work hand... more...