Author: Erik Qualman
Release Date: 2015-04-15
Genre: Business communication
This is the student version of Qualman's book What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube. Learn the new rules for your reputation on campus, online and beyond. Today, your digital reputation is determining your next internship or job offer, your role in student organizations and leadership positions, even athletic scholarships and much more! This book will help you not only protect your reputation, but it will teach you how to leverage digital tools to produce a strong digital presence. The book includes several student case studies, tips, resources and more. You can read it in a day and reference it for a lifetime!
Author: Kevin Hall
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Release Date: 2016-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
YouTube is one of the biggest websites on the internet. This video powerhouse provides entertainment, information, and education to millions of viewers. This clear, complete guide shows readers how to create their own videos and YouTube channels. In these pages, skills and steps on how to build your channel will help readers get started. The text also covers tips on how to use social media to promote their channel and build a solid audience base. Also covered are timely issues such as respecting copyrights and avoiding cyberbullying. Every user can benefit from creating their own YouTube channel. Here, readers will learn how.
Author: Michael J. Cuyjet
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
Release Date: 2016-08-24
The first edition of this book constituted a comprehensive resource for students of higher education, faculty, higher education administrators and student affairs leaders engaging with multiculturalism and diverse populations on college campuses. It was one of the first texts to gather in a single volume the related theories, assessment methods, and environmental and application issues pertinent to the study and practice of multiculturalism, while also offering approaches to enhancing multicultural programming and culturally diverse campus environments. This second edition retains the structure and vision of the first, introducing readers to the key theories and models for understanding the complexity of the students they serve, and for reflecting on their own values and motivations. It provides an array of case studies, discussion questions, examples of best practice, and recommendations about resources for use in the classroom. This edition includes a new chapter on intersectionality; updates several chapters, presents a number of new cultural frameworks and updated best practices for creating an inclusive environment for marginalized groups, and expands the third section of the book on cultural competent practice.
Author: Josie Ahlquist
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2017-03-06
Educators, do you want to be better prepared for the unique opportunities and challenges inherent in this digital age? This volume covers topics such as: How technology has impacted leadership development, both in traditional leadership development models and by advancements in digital tools, platforms, and devices The intersections of student leadership development, leadership identity, and social media A model for exploring and teaching digital citizenship across P-20 curriculums Preparing practitioners to support and educate students in the complex spaces of activism in the digital age The influence of technology and digital tools in defining and developing relevant skills in student leaders An expanded mindset for career and professional development in the digital workplace. This volume include timely discussions on technology trends and tools and how leadership educators need to integrate digital tools into their practice, pedagogy, and curriculum. It explores the complex intersections of leadership in the digital age, both for students learning to lead and the educators guiding their learning and development. The Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Student Leadership explores leadership concepts and pedagogical topics of interest to high school and college leadership educators. Issues are grounded in scholarship and feature practical applications and best practices in youth and adult leadership education.
Author: Penny A. Pasque
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2016-11-25
Qualitative Inquiry in Higher Education Organization and Policy Research provides readers with the theoretical foundations and innovative perspectives for undertaking qualitative research to influence policy and practice discussions. Well-known chapter authors discuss innovative strategies for investigating complex problems, helping readers understand how research can consider the culture of the institution, administrative hierarchy, students, faculty, and external constituencies. From both an organizational and policy perspective, chapter pairings explore a range of methodologies, including ethnography, case study, critical qualitative inquiry, and the notion of "grit." This volume explores how qualitative inquiry can advance understanding of organizational inequities in higher education, and it offers graduate students and educational researchers the tools to improve the organizational function of institutions while contributing to meaningful change.
Do you remember your time when you took the admission in the college? Didn't you have butterflies in your stomach? What if, your college was outside your hometown and you had to move to an entirely new city? Tamanna had to leave her Srinagar and come to Delhi to take admission in a Law college. Luckily, she gets a room in the college hostel, but, is she really lucky? Every college has its dark secrets embedded inside the vast buildings of the campus. How does it feel when everyone around you knows about those secrets but stays tight-lipped? And what happens when those hidden secrets struggle to come out, and you feel like you are getting trapped in them. You feel entangled in a mystery, you know nothing about. Tamanna gets allotted the room no. 904 in the college hostel and everything she encounters presages an ominous start. Apart from the fears, we all have a hope in our heart that we might meet our soulmate in the college. Will, we find our true love and live happily with them ever after? Tamanna has the same hopes and fears. She even develops the strong feelings for somebody on the very first day of her college. Will she end up with that guy? Will she be able to find out the hidden secrets of her college? Is she lucky to get the hostel room no. 904? Room No. 904? has internationally released in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, U.K., Canada, Germany, Italy, France, Austria, Spain, India, Singapore, Japan and China.
On September 14, 1969, Private First Class Judy Talton celebrates her nineteenth birthday by secretly joining the campus anti-Vietnam War movement. In doing so, she jeopardizes both the army scholarship that will secure her future and her relationship with her military family. But Judy’s doubts have escalated with the travesties of the war. Who is she if she stays in the army? What is she if she leaves? When the first date pulled in the Draft Lottery turns up as her birthday, she realizes that if she were a man, she’d have been Number One—off to Vietnam with an under-fire life expectancy of six seconds. The stakes become clear, propelling her toward a life-altering choice as fateful as that of any draftee. The Fourteenth of September portrays a pivotal time at the peak of the Vietnam War through the rare perspective of a young woman, tracing her path of self-discovery and a “Coming of Conscience.” Judy’s story speaks to the poignant clash of young adulthood, early feminism, and war, offering an ageless inquiry into the domestic politics of protest when the world stops making sense.
Author: Harvey Molotch
Publisher: NYU Press
Release Date: 2010-11-17
Genre: Social Science
View "Public Restrooms": A Photo Gallery in The Atlantic Monthly. So much happens in the public toilet that we never talk about. Finding the right door, waiting in line, and using the facilities are often undertaken with trepidation. Don’t touch anything. Try not to smell. Avoid eye contact. And for men, don’t look down or let your eyes stray. Even washing one’s hands are tied to anxieties of disgust and humiliation. And yet other things also happen in these spaces: babies are changed, conversations are had, make-up is applied, and notes are scrawled for posterity. Beyond these private issues, there are also real public concerns: problems of public access, ecological waste, and—in many parts of the world—sanitation crises. At public events, why are women constantly waiting in long lines but not men? Where do the homeless go when cities decide to close public sites? Should bathrooms become standardized to accommodate the disabled? Is it possible to create a unisex bathroom for transgendered people? In Toilet, noted sociologist Harvey Molotch and Laura Norén bring together twelve essays by urbanists, historians and cultural analysts (among others) to shed light on the public restroom. These noted scholars offer an assessment of our historical and contemporary practices, showing us the intricate mechanisms through which even the physical design of restrooms—the configurations of stalls, the number of urinals, the placement of sinks, and the continuing segregation of women’s and men’s bathrooms—reflect and sustain our cultural attitudes towards gender, class, and disability. Based on a broad range of conceptual, political, and down-to-earth viewpoints, the original essays in this volume show how the bathroom—as a practical matter—reveals competing visions of pollution, danger and distinction. Although what happens in the toilet usually stays in the toilet, this brilliant, revelatory, and often funny book aims to bring it all out into the open, proving that profound and meaningful history can be made even in the can. Contributors: Ruth Barcan, Irus Braverman, Mary Ann Case, Olga Gershenson, Clara Greed, Zena Kamash,Terry Kogan, Harvey Molotch, Laura Norén, Barbara Penner, Brian Reynolds, and David Serlin.
Author: Robert Muchamore
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2016-04-26
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Teen special agents James and Lauren travel to the US in the tenth book of the CHERUB series, which Rick Riordan says has “plenty of action.” CHERUB agents are highly trained, extremely talented—and all under the age of seventeen. For official purposes, these agents do not exist. They are sent out on missions to spy on terrorists, hack into crucial documents, and gather intel on global threats—all without gadgets or weapons. It is an extremely dangerous job, but these agents have one crucial advantage: Adults never suspect that teens are spying on them. In The General, James and Lauren travel to America to help train the army. And while they’re there, they get into a little trouble in Las Vegas. What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas…right?
Jillian Lawton and Lesley Adamski. Two girls from very different backgrounds. Jillian is the only child of wealthy parents, while Lesley's from a working-class family. They become best friends in the turbulent '60s, but their circumstances, their choices—and their mistakes—take them in virtually opposite directions. Lesley stays in their Washington State hometown. She gets pregnant and marries young, living a life defined by the demands of small children, not enough money—never enough money—and an unfaithful husband. Jill lives those years in a completely different way: on a college campus shaken by the Vietnam War, and then as an idealistic young lawyer in New York City. But they always remain friends. Through the years and across the miles, through marriage, children, divorce and widowhood, Jill and Lesley confide everything to each other—every grief and every joy. Because the quality of a friendship is the quality of a life.
Author: George L. Mosse
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
Release Date: 2000-08-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Just two weeks before his death in January 1999, George L. Mosse, one of the great American historians, finished writing his memoir, a fascinating and fluent account of a remarkable life that spanned three continents and many of the major events of the twentieth century. Confronting History describes Mosse's opulent childhood in Weimar Berlin; his exile in Paris and England, including boarding school and study at Cambridge University; his second exile in the U.S. at Haverford, Harvard, Iowa, and Wisconsin; and his extended stays in London and Jerusalem. Mosse discusses being a Jew and his attachment to Israel and Zionism, and he addresses his gayness, his coming out, and his growing scholarly interest in issues of sexuality. This touching memoir—told with the clarity, passion, and verve that entranced thousands of Mosse's students—is guided in part by his belief that "what man is, only history tells" and, most of all, by the importance of finding one's self through the pursuit of truth and through an honest and unflinching analysis of one's place in the context of the times.
Author: Tom Clancy
Publisher: Penguin UK
Release Date: 2013-12-05
Command Authority sees the return of Tom Clancy's greatest hero, Jack Ryan. Decades ago, when he was a young CIA analyst, President Jack Ryan, Sr. was sent on what was supposed to be a simple support mission to investigate the death of an operative who had been looking into suspicious banking activities at a Swiss bank. Ryan's dogged tenacity uncovered not only financial deceit, but also the existence of a KGB assassin, code-named Zenith. He was never able to find the killer. But in the shadowy world of covert operations, nothing stays hidden forever. In the present, a new strongman has emerged in the ever-chaotic Russian republic - the enigmatic President Valeri Volodin. His rise to power was meteoric, but shrouded in deception and treachery. The foundations of his personal empire are built on a bloody secret from his past, and he will eliminate anyone who comes close to that truth. For he has set in motion a plot to return Russia to its former glory and might, with the rest of the world once again trembling in fear of the mighty Bear. When an old friend of the Ryans is poisoned by a radioactive agent, the trail leads to Russia. And Jack Ryan, Jr. - aided by his compatriots John Clark and the covert warriors of the secretive Campus - must delve into an international conflict thirty years in the making, and finish what his father started. With President Ryan fighting a desperate campaign to thwart Russian aggression, and his son fighting a silent war against a ruthless foe, the chances for global conflict grow ever greater - and the possibility of survival may soon be lost for all . . . Tom Clancy's Command Authority is a brand new full-throttle all-action adventure, and follows Threat Vector and Locked On as the newest Jack Ryan novel. Praise for Tom Clancy: 'Exhilarating. No other novelist is giving so full a picture of modern conflict' Sunday Times 'The inventor of the techno-thriller' Daily Telegraph