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Students & Student Life

  • Leadership Development through Service-Learningby Wendy Wagner; Jennifer M. Pigza

    Wiley 2016; US$ 29.00

    Explore service learning scholarship, and important elements of program design that achieves both leadership learning and community impact. This volume provides an overview of the most up-to-date thinking on leadership development through service-learning, including: the leadership competencies linked to service-learning experiences, the processes... more...

  • By Any Media Necessaryby Henry Jenkins; Sangita Shresthova; Liana Gamber-Thompson; Neta Kligler-Vilenchik; Arely Zimmerman

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 25.46

    Read Online at connectedyouth.nyupress.org There is a widespread perception that the foundations of American democracy are dysfunctional, public trust in core institutions is eroding, and little is likely to emerge from traditional politics that will shift those conditions. Youth are often seen as emblematic of this crisis?frequently represented... more...

  • Black Student Politicsby Saleem Badat

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Black Student Politics, Higher Education and Apartheid examines two black national higher education student political organizations - the South African National Students' Congress (SANSCO) and the South African Students' Organization (SASO), popularly associated with Black Consciousness. It analyzes the ideologies and politics and organization of SASO... more...

  • Resilient Spiritsby Latty Lee Goodwin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This study explores the identity construction of socioeconomically and educationally disadvantaged students who enter an elite university. This critical ethnography gathered qualitative data about the twenty-three participants through non-participant observation, in-depth interviews, and focus groups. Faculty, staff, and administrators were also interviewed. more...

  • Assessment in Student Affairsby John H. Schuh; J. Patrick Biddix; Laura A. Dean; Jillian Kinzie

    Wiley 2016; US$ 48.00

    A practical, comprehensive manual for assessment design and implementation Assessment in Student Affairs, Second Edition offers a contemporary look at the foundational elements and practical application of assessment in student affairs. Higher education administration is increasingly called upon to demonstrate organizational effectiveness and... more...

  • Quick and Easy Ways to Connect with Students and Their Parents, Grades K-8by Diane Mierzwik

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 17.99

    The research is indisputable. The more involved parents are with their child?s education, the more successful that child will be in school. Therefore, finding ways as a teacher to reach out to students and their parents is crucial in improving academic performance. Quick and Easy Ways to Connect With Students and Their Parents, Grades K-8 provides... more...

  • LGBTQ Voices in Educationby Veronica E. Bloomfield; Marni E. Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    LGBTQ Voices in Education: Changing the Culture of Schooling addresses the ways in which teachers can meet the needs of LGBTQ students and improve the culture surrounding gender, sexuality, and identity issues in formal learning environments. Written by experts from a variety of backgrounds including educational foundations, leadership, cultural... more...

  • The Laughing Guide to Well-Beingby Isaac Prilleltensky

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Do you experience stress? Are you interested in better health and well-being? Do you pursue happiness? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need to read this book. If you answered no, you?re in denial. All of us can use a little help to become happier or healthier. Unfortunately, the help we get is often too scary: ?if you don?t do... more...

  • The Children Left Behindby Daniel L. Duke

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 31.99

    Between 2002 and 2016, the federal government, state governments, and school districts undertook unprecedented measures to improve the lowest-performing schools. This book draws on dozens of actual examples to illustrate the wide range of interventions adopted over this time period. Among the initiatives examined in depth are efforts by states to... more...

  • Look Before Leapingby Gregory F. Malveaux

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Look before Leaping merges court trends and cases, experts? first-hand accounts and recommendations of best practices, currently used risk-averting documents, and essential texts to bring a comprehensive study of the most common risks, liabilities, and needed repair for study abroad in higher education. more...