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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
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
Duran, Elva – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2012
Students whose first language is not English are the fastest-growing group in public schools in all regions of the United States. Almost 10 million children between the ages of five and 17 live in the homes and communities in which a language other than English in spoken and presently most schools in the U.S. are under-educating many English…
Descriptors: Direct Instruction, Academic Discourse, Public Schools, Speech Communication
Storey, Keith; Post, Michal – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2012
This unique book will provide teachers and other service providers the knowledge and skills for positive behavior supports in school settings, thereby improving the academic and social skills of their students. The text is generic across age levels K-12, and focuses on the positive behavior supports in school settings. Each chapter begins with Key…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, School Activities, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education
Lamis, Dorian A.; Lester, David – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2011
Suicide is currently the second leading cause of death among college students in the United States. This complex issue on college campuses is often overlooked, and this book combines the efforts from several leaders in the field of suicidology in an attempt to grasp a better understanding of college student suicide. The book is divided into four…
Descriptors: College Students, Prevention, At Risk Students, Suicide
Cipani, Ennio – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2011
Challenging behaviors and poor student performance are often attributed to many of society's ills. As a result of the presence of such factors in some students' lives, changing these students' behavior in the classroom is seen as futile unless one can change their nonschool environment. To facilitate the reader's capability to develop intervention…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Test Items, Student Behavior, Intervention
Cowden, Jo E. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2011
Written for parents and professionals who want to positively affect the development of infants, this book provides guidance to families for detecting early signs of preautism in their infant or toddler. The Cowden Preautism Observation Inventory (CPAOI) will help parents to establish a baseline of behaviors and skills, along with the use of…
Descriptors: Stimulation, Early Intervention, Observation, Pregnancy
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