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Talbot, Christopher – School Science Review, 2017
This article aims to introduce the lanthanides (also known as the lanthanoids) to teachers and their students. The lanthanides are not mere "footnotes" at the bottom of the periodic table but make up a group of interesting and unique metallic elements. They and their compounds have widespread technological applications that have become…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Educational Resources, Scientific Concepts, Scientific Literacy
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Alleman, Nathan F.; Allen, Cara Cliburn; Haviland, Don – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
This monograph is organized into four chapters that build a historical, conceptual, and empirical case for a revised understanding of collegiality and the collegium in light of contemporary faculty differentiation. The first chapter provides definitional introductions to collegiality and the collegium in Part I, then builds the contextual…
Descriptors: Collegiality, College Faculty, Diversity (Faculty), Expertise
Cook, Mike P.; Frey, Ryle – SANE Journal: Sequential Art Narrative in Education, 2017
The purpose of this article is to provide teachers and students useful methods for utilizing the power of comic books as literacy sponsors in ELA classrooms. Given the continued boom in the popularity of comics in popular culture, this provides a relevant way to introduce students to visual and critical analysis. Engaging in meaningful analysis of…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Teaching Methods, Language Arts, Popular Culture
Hays, Danica G. – American Counseling Association, 2017
The latest edition of this perennial bestseller instructs and updates students and clinicians on the basic principles of psychological assessment and measurement, recent changes in assessment procedures, and the most widely used tests in counseling practice today. Dr. Danica Hays guides counselors in the appropriate selection, interpretation, and…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Psychological Evaluation, Psychological Testing, Test Selection
Crutchfield, John, Ed.; Schewe, Manfred, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
Over the last two decades drama pedagogy has helped to lay the foundations for a new teaching and learning culture, one that accentuates physicality and centres on performative experience. Signs of this 'performative turn' in education are especially strong in the field of foreign/second language teaching. This volume introduces scholars, language…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Drama, Performance, Second Language Instruction
Wagner, Manuela, Ed.; Perugini, Dorie Conlon, Ed.; Byram, Michael, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This ground-breaking book is the first to describe in detail how teachers, supported by university educators and education advisers, might plan and implement innovative ideas based on sound theoretical foundations. Focusing on the teaching and learning of intercultural communicative competence in foreign language classrooms in the USA, the authors…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication, Communicative Competence (Languages), Second Language Instruction
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Saso, Luciano; Van Cleemput, Oswald – IntechOpen, 2017
The "Manual on Scientific Communication for Postgraduate Students and Young Researchers in Technical, Natural, and Life Sciences" is meant to be a practical guide for the preparation of theses, papers, posters, and other scientific documents. Upon going through the different chapters, the readers should be able to critically search for…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Research, Scientific and Technical Information, Biological Sciences
Duval, Erik, Ed.; Sharples, Mike, Ed.; Sutherland, Rosamund, Ed. – Springer, 2017
This book gives an overview of the state-of-the-art in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). It is organized as a collection of 14 research themes, each introduced by leading experts and including references to the most relevant literature on the theme of each cluster. Additionally, each chapter discusses four seminal papers on the theme with expert…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Research, Learning Theories
Tyler, Lucia D.; Henninger, Susan E. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2017
"The Ultimate Guide to College Transfer" is a comprehensive guide, designed to make college transfer between four-year schools as successful as possible. Chapters outline the steps to take from the moment a student finds him/herself considering college transfer to the first semester at his/her next college. The book contains vignettes…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Student Adjustment, College Faculty, Parents
Hall, Gloria F. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Globalization in post-secondary education curricula is the focus of this study. An unnamed post-secondary institution local to the area of Dade County, Florida, was the setting of this case study. The setting was chosen for its diversity, program curriculum, and location. In this study, I will assess the importance of and critique globalization…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Postsecondary Education, College Curriculum, Case Studies
Luterman, David M. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2017
"Counseling Persons With Communication Disorders and Their Families" is a seminal work that has become a standard text in counseling courses within the field of communication disorders. First published in 1979, this sixth edition provides updated and extensive references to the counseling literature and a new chapter summarizing the…
Descriptors: Communication Disorders, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Services, Family Counseling
Craske, Michelle G. – APA Books, 2017
In this revised edition of "Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy," Michelle G. Craske discusses the history, theory, and practice of this commonly practiced therapy. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) originated in the science and theory of classical and instrumental conditioning when cognitive principles were adopted following dissatisfaction…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Therapy, Counseling Techniques
Jordan, Judith V. – APA Books, 2017
In this second edition of "Relational-Cultural Therapy," Judith V. Jordan returns to explore the history, theory, and practice of relationship centered, culturally oriented psychotherapy. Western psychological theories generally depict human development as moving from dependence to independence. In contrast, relational-cultural therapy…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Cultural Relevance, Psychotherapy, Counselor Client Relationship
Silvia, Paul J.; Delaney, Peter F.; Marcovitch, Stuart – APA Books, 2017
With more than 115,000 psychology majors graduating each year, it is an understatement to say that competition is fierce. Whether you plan to go to graduate school or to enter the world of work, a decent GPA is not enough to make you stand out. So, how can you gain a competitive edge? Like a trusted advisor, this book steers you to the experiences…
Descriptors: College Students, Psychology, Majors (Students), Job Skills
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Shirazi, Masoumeh A.; Mousavi Nadoushani, Seyed Mohammad – SAGE Open, 2017
This study is an endeavor to find how English native and nonnative EFL/ESL (English as foreign language/English as second language) writers use adversative conjunctions to connect ideas together so that texts have both coherence and cohesion. Regarding the problems nonnative writers of EFL face when composing a piece of writing, we attempted a…
Descriptors: Form Classes (Languages), Research Reports, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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