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Rumrill, Phillip D., Jr.; Cook, Bryan G.; Stevenson, Nathan A. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2020
The primary purpose of this book is to offer a broad-based examination into the role of scientific inquiry in contemporary special education. As with the first two editions, which were published in 2001 and 2011, the goal is to provide a comprehensive overview of the philosophical, ethical, methodological, and analytical fundamentals of social…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational Research, Social Science Research, Research Design
Hodes, Jacqueline S.; Shupp, Matthew R.; Davenport, Zebulun R. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2019
Leadership skills and abilities are essential for student affairs administrators and educators. Through a narrative approach, this book addresses current issues in leadership and administration for student affairs from a variety of perspectives. Lessons, tips, and strategies for student affairs professionals at various levels are provided. Letters…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Leadership Qualities, Student Personnel Workers, Administrators
Hornak, Anne M., Ed. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2019
The goal of this book is to help the reader gain knowledge on ethical and legal issues in the field of student affairs and develop competency to follow the profession's principles and standards of conduct. The significance of the book is due to its focus on the practical value of ethics and legal issues and its aim to address the knowledge,…
Descriptors: Ethics, Legal Problems, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers
Wise, Vicki L.; Davenport, Zebulun R. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2019
This unique book is a valuable tool for all student affairs educators. The text opens with an exploration of the history of assessment in higher education, in general, and then student affairs more specifically. Having established a historical perspective, the reader then delves into chapters that align with the Assessment, Evaluation, and…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers, Educational Assessment, Program Evaluation
Akens, Cathy; Wright-Mair, Raquel; Stevenson, Joseph Martin – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2019
The best value that readers will take from this book is the knowledge, skills, and wisdom offered by the editors and 26 chapter authors. The book covers a wide range of topics relevant to campus environments and serving increasingly diverse college student populations. The authors provide in-depth analysis of the needs of today's diverse…
Descriptors: College Students, College Environment, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers
Zhang, Naijian, Ed.; Howard-Hamilton, Mary F., Ed. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2019
The book was written to assist those who plan to work as student affairs educators soon and those who are new student affairs educators to become competent in social justice and inclusion. It will provide trainees and new student affairs educators not only content knowledge and skills but also strategies and ways to develop competency in social…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Workers, Social Justice, Inclusion, College Faculty
Bollinger, Christopher, Ed.; Flintoft, Rebecca, Ed.; Nicoletti, John, Ed.; Spencer-Thomas, Sally, Ed.; Dvoskina, Mariya, Ed. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2018
This updated and expanded new edition continues the theme of the second edition that presents a framework by which the reader can gain a broader and deeper understanding of the issues involved with campus violence incidents. In order to understand the current state of campus violence, two sources of information must be considered--the factual and…
Descriptors: Guides, Campuses, Violence, Sexual Abuse
Storey, Keith – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2018
This book is intended to give support providers the understanding, knowledge, and skills for providing transition and employment services in school, employment, community, and residential settings and thereby improve the quality of life for the individuals that they support. It not only shows how to support an individual with a disability but also…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Employment Services, Disabilities, Students with Disabilities
Torres, Tera, Ed.; Barber, Catherine R., Ed. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2017
Special education law and practice have undergone profound transformation over the past 50 years. Students with disabilities are now more likely to receive a free and appropriate education in the least restrictive environment possible; however, the ideals of the law have not always been manifested in effective practice. Although special education…
Descriptors: Special Education, Disabilities, Case Studies, Disability Identification
Storey, Keith; Miner, Craig – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2017
This book provides an overview of systematic instructional strategies and is written in a format so that teachers and other service providers can immediately put the information to use. It specifically focuses upon systematic instruction for individuals with disabilities (school age and adults) and is generic across age groups as well as…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Basic Skills, Disabilities, Students
Storey, Keith; Haymes, Linda – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2016
This book responds to a critical need for highly qualified personnel who will become exemplary professionals because of their advanced knowledge, skills, and experiences in working with students and adults that have varying disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Since Board Certification for behavior analysts was introduced,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Behavioral Science Research, Students, Adults
Martin, Magy; Martin, Don – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2015
The critical success of online instructors is their ability to engage students in the learning process. With this expertise, the online experience is extremely effective. The goal of this book is to help faculty understand the processes of teaching online and learning to be student-centered, which are the first steps toward becoming a successful…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Cooperative Learning, Online Courses, Teaching Experience
Urbina, Martin Guevara; Wright, Claudia Rodriguez – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2015
While the black and white racial experience has been delineated over the years, the ethnic realities of Latinos have received minimal attention. Therefore, with Latinos projected as the upcoming U.S. population majority, the central goal of this book is to document the Latino experience in the world of academia, focusing primarily, but not…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Racial Bias
Wiseman, Denise G.; Hunt, Gilbert H. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2013
Having the ability to manage the learning environment, motivate students in the environment, and offer instruction that itself is motivating and which contributes to students learning what they need to learn and acquiring skills they need to acquire characterizes effective teachers. To meet these expectations, teachers need highly developed skills…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Classroom Techniques, Motivation Techniques, Active Learning
Hargis, Charles H. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2013
Thoroughly updated and expanded, this fourth edition focuses on the use of curriculum-based assessment to ensure learning disabled and low achieving students adequate educational opportunities. The text explores ways of providing detail and explanation in the context of current and emerging issues in educational assessment and standards. The point…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation, Standard Setting
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