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Barrett, Sheri H. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2023
Written with faculty in mind, "Assessment by Design" is a practical resource that will also be useful to student affairs staff and administrators dedicated to using assessment to improve learning in curricular and co-curricular settings. This book presents the Cycle of Assessment as a framework that supports assessment in service of…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Evaluation, Planning, Data Collection
Belzer, Alisa, Ed.; Dashew, Brian, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2023
Adults seek out learning for very different reasons in different contexts, and this book is intended to support adult educators' development in responding to this rich array. There is no single way to be an adult learner, and so it should not be surprising that there is no single way to be an adult educator. However, the authors believe that all…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Andragogy, Adult Educators, Teaching Methods
Latham, Nancy; Ernst, Johnna Darragh; Freeze, Tiffany; Bernoteit, Stephanie; White, Bradford – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2023
What if educational programs designed curriculum with the end in mind, teaching and assessing only the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the workplace and broader life applications? Competency-Based Education (CBE) provides an answer to questions such as this one that key stakeholders such as employers, learners, parents, and educators…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Performance Based Assessment, Case Studies, Curriculum Design
Arney, Jo, Ed.; Dale, Timothy, Ed.; Davis, Glenn, Ed.; Kinzie, Jillian, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2023
Co-published with the Association for State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), which sponsored the project from which the book emerged. This book answers the question "What would your institution look like if students really mattered?" The authors argue that really putting student success at the center of attention will require a radical…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Role, Success, College Students
Reason, Robert D., Ed.; Braxton, John M., Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2023
Higher education institutions have already begun to see decreasing enrollment numbers, even as higher education enrollment is predicted to drop precipitously starting in 2025. Much of the decrease in enrollment will be driven by demographic trends about which higher education institutions can do little, making the retention of students who do…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Race, Ethnicity, School Holding Power
Foste, Zak, Ed.; Tevis, Tenisha L., Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2022
College and university administrators are increasingly called to confront the deeply entrenched racial inequities in higher education. To do so, corresponding attention must be given to historical and contemporary manifestations of whiteness in higher education and student affairs. This book bridges theoretical and practical considerations…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Social Justice, College Environment
Zilvinskis, John, Ed.; Kinzie, Jillian, Ed.; Daday, Jerry, Ed.; O'Donnell, Ken, Ed.; Zande, Carleen Vande, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2022
Research shows that enriching learning experiences such as learning communities, service-learning, undergraduate research, internships, and senior culminating experiences -- collectively known as High-Impact Practices (HIPs) -- are positively associated with student engagement; deep, and integrated learning; and personal and educational gains for…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Evidence Based Practice, Equal Education, Fidelity
Ricevuto, Joanne; McLaughlin, Laura – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2022
In a classroom setting interaction among students is the norm. How do you replicate that informality, spontaneity, and focus online? This book provides you with a framework to think about the different kinds of engagement you want to foster -- whether participation, collaboration, or quick feedback -- and then introduces you to available online…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Classroom Communication, Online Courses, Teaching Methods
Ruben, Brent D. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2022
This book offers formal and informal leaders at all levels of their institution theory-informed and practical guidance on implementing and sustaining change through collaborative leadership. The framework and concepts presented are applicable at the department, program, campus, or system level to guide minor, incremental, or transformative change.…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Sustainability, Higher Education, Cooperation
Ashlee, Aeriel A., Ed.; Combs, Lisa Delacruz, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2022
This book advocates an approach the authors call "Identity Interconnections" as a way of moving considerations of identity differences and commonalities from theory to socially just action in student affairs practice. Through pursuing complex commonalities expansive enough to hold both similarities and differences, student affairs…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Student Personnel Services, Individual Differences, Theory Practice Relationship
Zakrajsek, Todd D. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2022
While preserving the elements that have made the previous two editions so successful--such as chapters on sleep, exercise, memory and mindset--this third edition introduces students to wholly new aspects of brain function and how they impact learning; and furthermore, addresses the challenges of learning online. By introducing new concepts,…
Descriptors: Brain, Electronic Learning, Memory, Learning
Watt, Sherry K., Ed.; Mahatmya, Duhita, Ed.; Mohebali, Milad, Ed.; Martin-Stanley, Charles R., II, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2022
This book presents a state-of-the-art, robust, and adaptable process, the Theory of Being, that offers strategies for working across Difference, and for embarking on constructive dialogue around the issues that drive us apart, both individually and collectively. Whether around racial, gender, and/or social class inequity, core beliefs, uses of…
Descriptors: Social Differences, Cultural Differences, Interpersonal Communication, Conflict Resolution
Nguyen, David J., Ed.; Yao, Christina W., Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2022
Despite continued growth in enrollments, graduate program attrition rates are of great concern to academic program coordinators. It is estimated that only 40 to 50 percent of students who begin Ph.D. programs complete their degrees. This book describes programs, initiatives, and interventions that lead to overall student retention and success.…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, Doctoral Students
Patton, Lori D., Ed.; Evans-Winters, Venus, Ed.; Jacobs, Charlotte, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2022
While figures on Black women and girls' degree attainment suggest that as a group they are achieving in society, the reality is that their experiences are far from monolithic, that the educational system from early on and through college imposes barriers and inequities, pushing many out of school, criminalizing their behavior, and leading to a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Investment, African American Students, Females
Spence, Larry D. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2022
Deep and lasting learning results when we teach human brains in ways responsive to how they're structured and how they function, which is not how we imagine they work or wish they would work. This book proposes a radical restructuring of teaching so that it conforms to how people learn. Spence maintains that teaching cannot and should not be aimed…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning, Teacher Role, Instructional Effectiveness
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