Author: Douglas A. Bernstein
Publisher: Cengage AU
Release Date: 2017-09-18
Make introductory psychology modern and accessible! Strike a balance between classic and contemporary topics and theory. The new edition of this text will engage students with local ideas and examples, within the context of psychology as an international discipline. Rich cross-cultural and Indigenous coverage is integrated throughout the text, as well as new Indigenous Psychology and Cross-Cultural Psychology chapters. There is also the continued, and unique focus throughout the text on graduate attributes for accreditation, careers in psychology and the professional discipline of psychology. Linkages features in the text knit together student understanding of psychology's sub-disciplines, and the Research sections show the how and why of research. World class learning technology available with Bernstein includes CourseMateExpress, and new MindTap Course.
Author: James M. Cooper
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Designed for beginning teachers, CLASSROOM TEACHING SKILLS, 9TH EDITION, introduces the teacher as reflective decision maker, responsible for planning, implementing, evaluating, and making management decisions in the classroom. Each chapter considers a particular teaching skill, first discussing the theory behind it, and then presenting the reader with practice situations in which knowledge about the skill can be applied and evaluated. The Ninth Edition continues to address the importance of core INTASC standards, and highlights developing issues including the Digital Divide, the use of personal digital assistants (PDAs) in and outside of the classroom, cooperative learning, and dealing with behavioral issues. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This book helps you make sense of the data your school district collects, including state student achievement results as well as other qualitative and quantitative data. Easy-to-use templates, tools, and examples are available on the accompanying CD-ROM.
Author: Anne Young
Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd
Release Date: 2003
The basics of fundamental and general nursing science are presented in this health resource for auxiliary, enrolled, and registered general nurses. A strong community nursing focus infuses the outcome-based teachings and questions to stimulate further discussion. Practical information on nursing in South Africa is provided, including working in the legal framework, managing the challenges of nursing in a culturally diverse society, and dealing with patients suffering from HIV and AIDS. Medical teachings on the use of oxygen, temperature regulation, mobility, and skin integrity complement the ethical discussions.
Author: Michael Fullan
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Release Date: 2016
The book that revolutionized the theory and practice of educational change is now in its Fifth Edition! Michael Fullans The New Meaning of Educational Change is the definitive textbook on the study of educational change. Based on practical and fundamental work with education systems in several countries, the text captured the dilemmas and leading ideas for successful large-scale systemic reform. This updated edition includes decisionmakers at all levelsfrom the local school community to the state and national leveland introduces many new and powerful ideas for formulating strategies and implementing solutions that will improve educational systems. The New Meaning of Educational Change, Fifth Edition is your comprehensive textbook on all aspects of the management of educational changea powerful resource for everyone involved in school reform. In this Fifth Edition, Michael Fullan shares the wisdom that he has accumulated over more than 3 decades as to the specific actions that can be taken at the school, district, state, and national levels for overcoming those challenges. It should be required reading for all educators. Richard DuFour, educational author and consultant Few people can match Michael Fullans depth and breadth of experience with real change in education. Updating his classic text, The New Meaning of Educational Change could not come at a better time given the rolling wave of rethinking Industrial Age education around the world. Peter Senge, senior lecturer, MIT Sloan School, founding chair, Society for Organizational Learning In this Fifth Edition, Michael Fullan offers practitioners, policymakers, and researchers secure guidelines for the next decade. Fullan once again proves that he is the doyen of education change workers. David Hopkins, professor emeritus, Institute of Education, University of London
Author: Gail M. Jensen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2012-09-02
Whether you are practicing in an in-patient or an out-patient facility, academic institution, or clinical residency program, this well-respected handbook gives you the background and guidance you need to effectively educate individuals across the continuum of physical therapy practice. Practical, real-life examples show you how to: incorporate health literacy and needs of the learner; assess and adapt to the various learning styles of patients; use simulations in education; facilitate the development of clinical reasoning skills; and assess learning outcomes and the effectiveness of your teaching. Plus, four all-new chapters and major revisions of all content throughout the book keep you on top of the latest research and best practices. Coverage of the theory and application of educational principles across the continuum of PT practice provides the information you need to improve your skills in the educational process both in academic and clinical settings. Two section format divides content into two parts: designing academic and clinical education programs and teaching students in academic and clinical settings; and teaching patients and families in clinical and community settings. Variety of teaching and teaching assessment methods expands your teaching, learning, and assessment repertoires. Case stories at the beginning of each chapter allow you to see the relevance of the information in the chapter. Threshold concepts highlight key ideas that are important to know. Annotated bibliography at end of each chapter provides resources for further study. NEW! Chapter on Authentic Assessment: Simulation-Based Education reflects the new ways to facilitate student learning through the use of human simulation models. NEW! Chapter on Strategies for Planning and Implementing Interprofessional Education covers the fundamental concepts of team-based care and interprofessional learning. NEW! Chapter on What Makes a Good Clinical Teacher? translates current research on clinical teaching into clinical education and practice. NEW! Chapter on Facilitating the Teaching and Learning of Clinical Reasoning helps you apply current research on clinical reasoning in rehabilitation to clinical education and teaching. NEW! Two combined chapters on Patient Education and Health Literacy (previously chapters 8 and 12) and Applied Behavioral Theory and Adherence: Models for Practice (previously chapters 9 and 10) provide focused presentations on current thinking and practical strategies for addressing health literacy issues in the clinical environment. NEW! Expanded chapter on Post-Professional Clinical Residency and Fellowship Education offers more information on models and trends in residency education and mentoring.
Author: William A. Kaplin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-12-23
Based on the fifth edition of Kaplin and Lee’sindispensable guide to the law that bears on the conduct of highereducation, The Law of Higher Education, Fifth Edition: StudentVersion provides an up-to-date textbook, reference, and guidefor coursework in higher education law and programs preparinghigher education administrators for leadership roles. The Student Version includes the materials from the fullfifth edition that most relate to student interests and are mostsuitable for classroom instruction. For example: The evolution of higher education law and governance Legal planning and dispute resolution The relationship between law and policy Faculty and staff employment issues, including collectivebargaining Academic freedom for faculty and students Copyright basics The contract rights of students Legal issues in online education The rights of students and faculty with disabilities Campus issues: safety, registered sex offenders, racial andsexual harassment, student suicide, campus computer networks,searches of students’ residence hall rooms Hate speech and freedom of speech, including the rights offaculty and students in public universities Student organizations’ rights, responsibilities, andactivities fees Governmental support for religious institutions and religiousautonomy rights of individuals in public institutions Nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employment,admissions, and financial aid Athletics and Title IX FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) Each chapter is introduced with an overview of key terms andideas the students will encounter. In addition, the book includes ageneral introduction to the study of higher education law, aglossary of key legal terms, and appendices for non-law students onthe American court system and on how to read court opinions. The authors have also prepared a volume of teaching materialskeyed to the Student Version, available from the NationalAssociation of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). Inaddition, the authors will periodically update the StudentVersion by posting recent developments on a Web site hosted byNACUA.
The School Superintendent: Theory, Practice, and Cases is the essential guide to succeeding as a superintendent or as an administrator in another district-level position. Comprehensive in both theory and practice, this textbook and reference guide examines the role and responsibilities of school district administration in professional, social, philosophical, and political frames, while balancing perspectives of rewards and challenges commonly expressed by school superintendents. Important topics covered include the emerging role of superintendent as communicator, the changing conditions in districts and schools, inadequate funding for public schools, and the treatment of policy administration, leadership roles, and community involvement. Fully updated, the Third Edition provides: greater emphasis on the challenges facing novice superintendents; new material on strategic planning and visioning; new and expanded coverage of contemporary issues such as inadequate district funding and social challenges; additional figures, tables, key terms, and other helpful learning tools; and more.
Author: Mary Anderson, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2011-08-09
The only textbook explicitly designed to address counseling with adults who are coping with individual, relationship, and work transitions, this volume integrates the basic tenets of adult development with therapeutic practice. It is based on Schlossberg's theory of transitions, a new process and content model that offers effective techniques for helping adults to understand and successfully navigate normal life transitions. This revised edition addresses contemporary societal ills that exacerbate adult life transitions, such as a tumultuous economy, increased unemployment, bankruptcies, and foreclosures, and focuses on our increasing racial and cultural diversity. The volume also expands its consideration of spiritual and social justice issues and provides a more integrated and holistic approach to adult transitional counseling. Key Features of the New Edition: Based on Schlossberg's technique, a new model for counseling adults in transition Offers practical new strategies and exercises for use in transitional counseling Addresses unemployment and coping in an uncertain social/economic context Focuses on loss and resilience, diversity, culture, social justice, and spirituality Contains new sections on transitioning to adulthood, living arrangements including diverse family structures, mobility, siblings, in-laws, and retirement Introduces new concepts such as collectivist coping, hardiness, mindfulness, and transcendence
Author: T. Kellaghan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Thomas Kellaghan Educational Research Centre, St. Patrick's College, Dublin, Ireland Daniel L. Stufflebeam The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University, Ml, USA Lori A. Wingate The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University, Ml, USA Educational evaluation encompasses a wide array of activities, including student assessment, measurement, testing, program evaluation, school personnel evalua tion, school accreditation, and curriculum evaluation. It occurs at all levels of education systems, from the individual student evaluations carried out by class room teachers, to evaluations of schools and districts, to district-wide program evaluations, to national assessments, to cross-national comparisons of student achievement. As in any area of scholarship and practice, the field is constantly evolving, as a result of advances in theory, methodology, and technology; increasing globalization; emerging needs and pressures; and cross-fertilization from other disciplines. The beginning of a new century would seem an appropriate time to provide a portrait of the current state of the theory and practice of educational evaluation across the globe. It is the purpose of this handbook to attempt to do this, to sketch the international landscape of educational evaluation - its conceptual izations, practice, methodology, and background, and the functions it serves. The book's 43 chapters, grouped in 10 sections, provide detailed accounts of major components of the educational evaluation enterprise. Together, they provide a panoramic view of an evolving field.
Author: Samuel D. Museus
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
Release Date: 2013-12-06
While Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are growing faster than any other racial group in the U.S., they are all but invisible in higher education, and generally ignored in the research literature, and thus greatly misrepresented and misunderstood. This book presents disaggregated data to unmask important academic achievement and other disparities within the population, and offers new insights that promote more authentic understandings of the realities masked by the designation of AAPI. In offering new perspectives, conceptual frameworks, and empirical research by seasoned and emerging scholars, this book both makes a significant contribution to the emerging knowledge base on AAPIs, and identifies new directions for future scholarship on this population. Its overarching purpose is to provide policymakers, practitioners, and researchers in higher education with the information they need to serve an increasingly important segment of their student populations. In dispelling such misconceptions as that Asian Americans are not really racial minorities, the book opens up the complexity of the racial and ethnic minorities within this group, and identifies the unique challenges that require the attention of anyone in higher education concerned with student access and success, as well as the pipeline to the professoriate.
Author: Dr. Marianne R Jeffreys, EdD, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2010-06-21
"This book will help educators understand the multidemensional process of cultural competence, and the vignettes it provides will be useful to anyone who teaches cultural competence."--Nursing Education Perspectives In our multicultural society, nurses and health care providers, educators and administrators, professional association leaders, and researchers must work toward achieving cultural competency. This new edition, along with the digital Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit, offers a unique and effective guide to do just that. Newly updated and revised, this book presents ready-to-use materials for planning, implementing, and evaluating cultural competence strategies and programs. Users will learn to identify the needs of diverse constituents, evaluate outcomes, prevent multicultural-related workplace conflict, and much more. Complete with vignettes, case exemplars, illustrations, and assessment tools, this book is required reading for those working in academic settings, health care institutions, employee education, and nursing and health care organizations and associations. Key Features: Offers a wide selection of educational activities and techniques for diverse learners Presents guidelines for helping educators, students, and professionals to maximize strengths, minimize weaknesses, and facilitate success Describes toolkit questionnaires for measuring and evaluating cultural learning and performance Provides guidelines for employee orientation programs to achieve cultural competence in the workplace The Digital Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit: The Toolkit consists of three sets of tools and a total of 21 distinct tools. The three sets of tools are: Resources for Academic Settings; Resources for Health Care Institutions; and Resources for Professional Associations. Taken together, the tools provide a comprehensive set of materials for planning, implementing, and evaluating cultural competence education strategies and programs. These tools may be used alone or in conjunction with other tools and will be of use to a broad range of readers at all levels: nurses, educators, administrators, association leaders, managers, researchers, students, and other health care providers. The tools and this book will enable you to achieve optimal cultural competence.