Thriving in College & Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development
This research-based text for first-year programs assists student in making a smooth transition into college, through college, and from college. It takes a strategic approach with a strong liberal arts and general education foundation to develop the student as a whole person. Students will learn strategies that they can apply across different academic and personal situations. Each book includes access to DWYA and PEPS online learning style assessment. A comprehensive Instructor's Manual supports instructor's through their course.
Thriving in College & Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development: Concise Version
This research-based text offers the same features and content as the full version, but has been structured specifically for shorter courses.
Thriving in the Community College & Beyond: Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development
This text will follow the research-based methods and content of Thriving in College & Beyond, but it will focus specifically on the needs and experiences of community college students.
Diversity and the College Experience: Research-Based Strategies for Appreciating Human Differences
Help your students understand the educational, vocational, and personal benefits that diversity can bring them. This book is different from classic sociology and ethnic books by connecting diversity with liberal arts and critical thinking. It provides the basic information about what diversity is, but then takes that information further by providing a model for overcoming bias and a strategic plan for making the most of diversity with specific action-oriented steps.
Humanity, Diversity, and the Liberal Arts: The Foundation of a College Education
This book for first-year summer reading programs moves away from the paradigm of having students read general audience novels. The content articulates to students how a college education can improve their quality of life. The goals of liberal learning, diversity education, and humanity are integrated by educating students about the narrowness of ethnocentric and egocentric perspectives, broadening one's vision to embrace diverse perspectives, and deepening self-awareness.
Infusing Diversity and Cultural Competence into Teacher Education
This book provides educators and future educators with pathways for achieving cultural competence. Placing this crucial competence in the teacher's toolbox will increase their opportunity and the capacity of ensuring success in and out of the classroom.
Peer-to-Peer Leadership: Transforming Student Culture
This book is designed to help you become the best peer leader by touching all the bases of effective leadership and equipping you with the most powerful leadership principles. This text provides a host of specific, action-oriented strategies accompanied by a research-based rationale for why they are effective. The strategies are organized into broader principles that integrate the strategies into a meaningful peer-leadership plan.