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Meiners, Erica R., Ed.; Quinn, Therese, Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2012
With germinal texts, new writings, and related art, "Sexualities in Education: A Reader" illuminates a broad scope of analysis and organization. Composed of a framing essay and nine sections edited by established and emerging scholars and addressing critical topics for researchers and students of sexualities and education, the text…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Sex Education, Citizenship, Intimacy
Stumbo, Norma J., Ed. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2009
The second edition of "Professional Issues in Therapeutic Recreation: On Competence and Outcomes" is greatly expanded to include a wider variety of introductory materials and updates on current professional issues. The second edition represents a timely review of the state of affairs in the profession of therapeutic recreation. This book contains…
Descriptors: Evidence, Educational Quality, Ethics, Therapeutic Recreation
White, Helene Raskin, Ed.; Rabiner, David L., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2011
Substance use among college students can result in serious academic and safety problems and have long-term negative repercussions. This state-of-the-art volume draws on the latest research on students' alcohol and drug use to provide useful suggestions for how to address this critical issue on college campuses. Leading researchers from multiple…
Descriptors: College Students, Campuses, Intervention, Marijuana
Harris, Karen R., Ed.; Graham, Steve, Ed.; Urdan, Tim, Ed. – APA Books, 2011
The "APA Educational Psychology Handbook" reflects the broad nature of the field today, with state-of-the-science reviews of the diverse critical theories driving research and practice; in-depth investigation of the range of individual differences and cultural/contextual factors that affect student achievement, motivation, and beliefs;…
Descriptors: Talent, Gifted, Testing Accommodations, Teacher Effectiveness
Peacock, Gretchen Gimpel, Ed.; Ervin, Ruth A., Ed.; Daly, Edward J., III, Ed.; Merrell, Kenneth W., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2009
This authoritative guide addresses all aspects of school psychology practice in a response-to-intervention (RTI) framework. Thirty-four focused chapters present effective methods for problem-solving-based assessment, instruction, and intervention. Specific guidelines are provided for promoting success in core academic domains--reading, writing,…
Descriptors: Violence, Cognitive Ability, Evidence, Program Effectiveness
Dwyer, David J., Ed. – 1986
Representatives from major institutions teaching African languages convened to discuss the design of African language textbooks and to propose guidelines for the writing of new textbooks and evaluation of existing ones. Conference papers include: "Language Acquisition Theory and Materials Construction" (Stephen Krashen); "The Structures of Verbal…
Descriptors: African Languages, Berber Languages, Classification, Difficulty Level
Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Ury, Connie Jo, Ed.; Park, Sarah G., Ed. – Online Submission, 2006
These proceedings document the sixth year of the "Brick and Click Libraries Symposium," held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri, on November 3, 2006. Thirty-four peer-reviewed papers and abstracts, written by academic librarians, and presented at the symposium are included in this volume. Many of the…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Internet, Organizational Culture, Library Instruction
Hesselbein, Frances, Ed.; Goldsmith, Marshall, Ed.; Somerville, Iain, Ed. – 1999
Twenty-nine of the world's greatest thinkers explore the need for a new paradigm in leadership. Their views are presented in 23 chapters: (1) "The New Pluralism" (Peter F. Drucker); (2) "And the Walls Came Tumbling Down" (Jim Collins); (3) "Preparing for Leadership" (C. K. Prahalad); (4) "Leading the Distributed Organization" (William Bridges);…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership, Leadership Qualities
McIntyre, D. John, Ed.; Byrd, David M., Ed. – 1996
This yearbook provides educators with current research and practical guidelines for improving the education of teacher candidates and beginning teachers. The book has four sections, each on a particular topic and containing an overview and a response (reflections and implications). The first section focuses on contexts for effective field…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, College School Cooperation, Cooperating Teachers
Turner, Caroline Sotello Viernes, Ed.; Garcia, Mildred, Ed.; Nora, Amaury, Ed.; Rendon, Laura I., Ed. – 1996
This text is a resource on racial and ethnic diversity for faculty and students in higher education. It is organized in sections related to the history of racial and ethnic diversity in higher education, curriculum and teaching, students, faculty, administration, leadership and governance, and research issues. The chapters are: (1) "History of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Cultural Differences, Curriculum, Diversity (Student)