fredricks jennifer a organized out of school activities setting for peer relationships new directions for child and adolescent development number 140



Fredricks Jennifer A. Organized Out-of-School Activities: Setting for Peer Relationships. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 140 Fredricks Jennifer A. Organized Out-of-School Activities: Setting for Peer Relationships. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 140 Новинка

Fredricks Jennifer A. Organized Out-of-School Activities: Setting for Peer Relationships. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 140

Explore how the peer relationship and extracurricular organized activities—like sports, the arts, and community-based organizations—influence academic functioning, social development, and problem behavior. This volume shows how out-of-school activity offers an ideal context to study peer processes, and to explore both how and why peers matter for organized activity participation. Starting with the theoretical and empirical research on peers and organized activities, it goes on to address several questions including: Does co-participating in an organized activity with your friend improve the quality of the relationship? When do peer relations amplify the benefits of participating and when do they exacerbate negative outcomes? Does participation in organized activities help adolescents manage difficult transition periods? Finally, the volume concludes with a conceptual framework to guide future research on how organized activity characteristics influence peer processes and how these processes within organized activity contexts influence outcomes for adolescents. This is the 140th volume in this series. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in child and adolescent development. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts on that topic.
Vasilenko Sara A. Positive and Negative Outcomes of Sexual Behaviors. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 144 Vasilenko Sara A. Positive and Negative Outcomes of Sexual Behaviors. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 144 Новинка

Vasilenko Sara A. Positive and Negative Outcomes of Sexual Behaviors. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 144

Developing healthy sexual behaviors is critical to adolescents’ wellbeing. While more emphasis has been on negative outcomes, there are broad positive implications for physical health, mental health, intimate relationships, and identity development. To fully understand the impact, we need to understand both. In addition, the impact of sexual behavior is not universal, but may differ based on individuals’ demographic, relational, contextual, and attitudinal factors. This volume provides a framework for understanding the complex role of sexual behavior in adolescents’ lives, with a specific focus on the roles of sexual minority status, internet-based sexual experiences, relationship context, and sexual learning through formal and informal sex education in determining the outcomes of sexual behavior. It provides: A nuanced, multidimensional understanding of the role of sexual behavior in shaping adolescents’ development and well-being Important directions for future research Recommendations for sexuality education, prevention, and intervention programs. This is the 144th volume in this Jossey-Bass series New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in this subject area. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts from that field.
Noam Gil G. Teacher-Student Relationships: Toward Personalized Education. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 137 Noam Gil G. Teacher-Student Relationships: Toward Personalized Education. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 137 Новинка

Noam Gil G. Teacher-Student Relationships: Toward Personalized Education. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 137

Explore the complexity of teacher-student relationships in secondary school settings and learn how these largely unscripted relationships function for students and teachers in their learning and socioemotional development. For teachers, the relationships provide a foundation for pedagogical and curricular endeavors and lead to their increased investment in students’ growth, development, and academic success. Students who have such relationships feel more comfortable in their learning environments, interested in the material, and motivated to perform well. We discuss what these relationships look like from the perspectives of teacher and student. Topics include: Drawing appropriate boundaries School-provided guidelines and guidance Formats for supporting teachers A whole school approach to working on students’ emotional challenges Relationships in after-school programs. The voices of teachers and students in this volume show how much young people want to feel known and engage with teachers and how much teachers feel rewarded and invigorated by taking the step to connect with students on this level. This is the 137th volume of New Directions for Youth Development, the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series dedicated to bringing together everyone concerned with helping young people, including scholars, practitioners, and people from different disciplines and professions.
Serpell Child Development in Africa: Views From Inside. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 146 Serpell Child Development in Africa: Views From Inside. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 146 Новинка

Serpell Child Development in Africa: Views From Inside. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 146

In this volume, African scholars engaged in research on the continent reflect on their recent and ongoing empirical studies. They discuss the strengths and limitations of research methods, theories, and interventions designed outside Africa to spur innovative research on the continent. And they explore how insights from African philosophical, theoretical, and empirical work can be combined with exogenous forms of knowledge to generate understanding of the processes of African children’s development in ways that are responsive to local contexts and meaningful for indigenous stakeholders. A new field of African child development research is emerging in African societies, focusing on children as valued and vulnerable members of society and potential civic leaders of the future. Systematic inquiries are now designed to enhance our understanding of how African children think, to discover effective ways of communicating with them, and to inform successful strategies of promoting their health, education, and preparation for adult responsibilities in society. This is the 146th volume in this Jossey-Bass series New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in this subject area. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts from that field.
Flanagan Constance A. Youth Civic Development: Work at the Cutting Edge. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 134 Flanagan Constance A. Youth Civic Development: Work at the Cutting Edge. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 134 Новинка

Flanagan Constance A. Youth Civic Development: Work at the Cutting Edge. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 134

Take a cutting edge look at the civic engagement of young people. Increasingly recognized as an important feature of democratic functioning in communities, it has also become clear that the civic domain is indispensable as a context for understanding human development processes. This volume proposes the following central theses in relation to youth civic development: It is rooted in the realities of young people’s everyday lives. It is collectively constructed. It raises questions about the principles, values, and relationships that bind people together in societies. It raises questions about power and justice. Youth civic development pushes the field to focus on the social issues with which younger generations are grappling and the identities they are constructing—issues that also are shaped by structural inequalities and by the collective actions of youth. The volume builds on themes of agency and assets from the field of positive youth development and points to ways that the critical analysis and engagement of young people in their society can contribute to social change. This is the 134th volume in this series. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in child and adolescent development. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts on that topic.
Hall Georgia Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Out-of-School Time Settings. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 143 Hall Georgia Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Out-of-School Time Settings. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 143 Новинка

Hall Georgia Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Out-of-School Time Settings. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 143

The evidence base of the impact and effectiveness of healthy eating and physical activity interventions in the out-of-school setting is continuing to emerge. By sponsoring this special issue, the National AfterSchool Association provides a platform for the sharing of a range of research studies that can inform and shape current discussion of best policies and practices to support child and youth wellness. The body of work presented in this issue adds considerably to our knowledge of healthy eating and physical activity interventions in out-of-school programs, and highlights the substantial contribution towards childhood obesity prevention that we envision from our field. This is the 143rd volume of New Directions for Youth Development, the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series dedicated to bringing together everyone concerned with helping young people, including scholars, practitioners, and people from different disciplines and professions.
Kelli Smith K. Strategic Directions for Career Services Within the University Setting. New Directions for Student Services, Number 148 Kelli Smith K. Strategic Directions for Career Services Within the University Setting. New Directions for Student Services, Number 148 Новинка

Kelli Smith K. Strategic Directions for Career Services Within the University Setting. New Directions for Student Services, Number 148

Filled with strategic directions, practical advice and best practices, this volume delivers an overview of emerging trends for the career services profession. Hot topics include: a blend of research, case studies, and personal experiences that are intended to stimulate a productive dialogue about career services how career services professionals should be leaders in creating university-wide, innovative career programs and systems discussions of assessment, collaboration with academic advising, external relations, and internationalization. This is the 148th volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly series. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
Sandra Mathison Really New Directions in Evaluation: Young Evaluators' Perspectives. New Directions for Evaluation, Number 131 Sandra Mathison Really New Directions in Evaluation: Young Evaluators' Perspectives. New Directions for Evaluation, Number 131 Новинка

Sandra Mathison Really New Directions in Evaluation: Young Evaluators' Perspectives. New Directions for Evaluation, Number 131

This issue of New Directions for Evaluation (NDE) marks a milestone: the 25th anniversary of the American Evaluation Association (AEA). NDE is an official publication of AEA and has been a crucial means for the Association to foster and promote the professionalization of evaluation through thematic discussions of theory and practice in evaluation. NDE was first published in 1978 under the name New Directions for Program Evaluation, although the title became New Directions for Evaluation in 1995 in acknowledgement of the broader scope of evaluation.
Umana-Taylor Adriana J. Family Conflict Among Chinese- and Mexican-Origin Adolescents and Their Parents in the U.S.. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 135 Umana-Taylor Adriana J. Family Conflict Among Chinese- and Mexican-Origin Adolescents and Their Parents in the U.S.. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 135 Новинка

Umana-Taylor Adriana J. Family Conflict Among Chinese- and Mexican-Origin Adolescents and Their Parents in the U.S.. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 135

Gain a nuanced understanding of parent–adolescent conflict in Chinese- and Mexican-origin families in the United States. This volume explores key issues related to family conflict such as acculturation gaps parent and adolescent internal conflicts conflict resolution seeking out confidants for help in coping with conflict. This volume showcases the complexity of conflict among Chinese- and Mexican-origin families and furthers our understanding of how both developmental and cultural sources of parent–adolescent conflict are linked to adjustment. This is the 135th volume in this series. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in child and adolescent development. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts on that topic.
Hirsch Barton J. Career Programming: Linking Youth to the World of Work. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 134 Hirsch Barton J. Career Programming: Linking Youth to the World of Work. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 134 Новинка

Hirsch Barton J. Career Programming: Linking Youth to the World of Work. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 134

Across education, out-of-school-time programming, and workforce development, researchers and practitioners are seeking ways to bolster the career readiness of our nation’s youth, particularly low-income youth. This issue brings together information from a variety of disciplines and fields to help researchers, practitioners, and policymakers understand what we know and need to learn to provide youth with effective, engaging career-related programming. The articles highlight key findings about how youth learn about careers and develop a vocational identity, whether adolescent employment is beneficial for youth, and how to align our various systems to promote positive youth development. Models of career programming from education, afterschool, and workforce development are highlighted, as are strategies for collaborating with businesses. The volume emphasizes the practical implications of research findings, keeping the focus on how to develop evidence-based practices to support career development for youth. This is the 134th volume of New Directions for Youth Development, the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series dedicated to bringing together everyone concerned with helping young people, including scholars, practitioners, and people from different disciplines and professions.
Nakkula Michael J. Play, Talk, Learn: Promising Practices in Youth Mentoring. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 126 Nakkula Michael J. Play, Talk, Learn: Promising Practices in Youth Mentoring. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 126 Новинка

Nakkula Michael J. Play, Talk, Learn: Promising Practices in Youth Mentoring. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 126

This volume brings together the findings from separate studies of community-based and school-based mentoring to unpack the common response to the question of what makes youth mentoring work. A debate that was alive in 2002, when the first New Directions for Youth Development volume on mentoring, edited by Jean Rhodes, was published, centers on whether goal-oriented or relationship-focused interactions (conversations and activities) prove to be more essential for effective youth mentoring. The consensus appeared then to be that the mentoring context defined the answer: in workplace mentoring with teens, an instrumental relationship was deemed essential and resulted in larger impacts, while in the community setting, the developmental relationship was the key ingredient of change. Recent large-scale studies of school-based mentoring have raised this question once again and suggest that understanding how developmental and instrumental relationship styles manifest through goal-directed and relational interactions is essential to effective practice. Because the contexts in which youth mentoring occurs (in the community, in school during the day, or in a structured program after school) affect what happens in the mentor-mentee pair, our goal was to bring together a diverse group of researchers to describe the focus, purpose, and authorship of the mentoring interactions that happen in these contexts in order to help mentors and program staff better understand how youth mentoring relationships can be effective. This is the 126th issue of New Directions for Youth Development the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series dedicated to bringing together everyone concerned with helping young people, including scholars, practitioners, and people from different disciplines and professions. The result is a unique resource presenting thoughtful, multi-faceted approaches to helping our youth develop into responsible, stable, well-rounded citizens.
Allen Lawrence R. Recreation as a Developmental Experience: Theory Practice Research. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 130 Allen Lawrence R. Recreation as a Developmental Experience: Theory Practice Research. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 130 Новинка

Allen Lawrence R. Recreation as a Developmental Experience: Theory Practice Research. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 130

It's not all «fun and games.» A growing body of research suggests that recreation activities can be powerful development contexts when they are properly framed and intentionally designed. This volume highlights much of that research, and the articles that follow provide ample evidence that well-framed recreation activities and contexts can provide a range of positive developmental outcomes. Editors Lawrence R. Allen and Robert J. Barcelona draw on their own work in human and youth development and have assembled contributing authors who explore the important of meaningful recreation and leisure experiences in the lives of youth and the value of recreation from a developmental perspective. Chapters focus on the developmental potential of specific recreation contexts and settings and provide research and evidence-based strategies outlining the activities that best promote positive youth development. Finally, the volume demonstrates how recreation is being used to strengthen individual and community assets and its role as a contributor in addressing pressing social issues. This is the 130th volume of New Directions for Youth Development, the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series dedicated to bringing together everyone concerned with helping young people, including scholars, practitioners, and people from different disciplines and professions. The result is a unique resource presenting thoughtful, multi-faceted approaches to helping our youth develop into responsible, stable, well-rounded citizens.
Hubert Hermans J. Applications of Dialogical Self Theory. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 137 Hubert Hermans J. Applications of Dialogical Self Theory. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 137 Новинка

Hubert Hermans J. Applications of Dialogical Self Theory. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 137

In an increasingly interconnected world, a dialogical self is not only possible but even necessary. People are closer together than ever, yet they are confronted with apparent and sometimes even insurmountable differences. While there is a need of increased dialogue between individuals, groups, and cultures, it is equally important to develop of dialogical potentials within the self of the individual person. Elaborating on these concerns, the authors present and discuss a Dialogical Self Theory based on the assumption that the self functions as a society of mind. The self is not simply participating in a “surrounding” society, but functions itself as a mini-society, which is, at the same time, part of the society at large. The authors: Present the theory in detail Explore the developmental origins of the dialogical self Elaborate on the identity development of adolescents growing up in multicultural societies Discuss a striking example of a social movement in India, where individual and collective voices merge in a nationwide protest. This is the 137th volume in this series. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in child and adolescent development. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts on that topic.
Orgocka Aida Independent Child Migrations: Insights into Agency, Vulnerability, and Structure. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 136 Orgocka Aida Independent Child Migrations: Insights into Agency, Vulnerability, and Structure. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 136 Новинка

Orgocka Aida Independent Child Migrations: Insights into Agency, Vulnerability, and Structure. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 136

Explore the complexities of international independent child migration. This volume gives particular focus to agency and vulnerability as central concepts for understanding the diverse experiences of children who have migrated alone. Combining perspectives from academics and practitioners, the volume is filled with thought-provoking insights into the nature of current programmatic interventions for independent child migrants. It further invites critical reflection on the complex socio-economic, political, and cultural contexts in which migration decisions are taken. Contributors recognize that independent child migrants, despite vulnerabilities, are active decision-makers in determining movement, responding to violent and discriminatory situations, resisting stereotypical assumptions, and figuring out integration and life choices as these are shaped by existing structural opportunities and constraints. This is the 136th volume in this series. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in child and adolescent development. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts on that topic.
Seth Schwartz J. Identity Around the World. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 138 Seth Schwartz J. Identity Around the World. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 138 Новинка

Seth Schwartz J. Identity Around the World. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 138

Examine the structure and context of identity development in a number of different countries: Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Italy, China, and Japan. While some identity development proceeds in much the same way across national contexts, this issue suggests that there are important nuances in the ways in which identity unfolds in each country. Macrocultural forces, such as permissiveness in Sweden, collective guilt in Germany, and filial piety in China, direct the identity development process in important ways. Expectations regarding obligations and ties to family also direct the identity development process differently in many of the countries included in this volume—such as extended co-residence with parents in Italy, lifelong obligations to follow parents' wishes in China, and democratic independence in Sweden. The various countries are compared and contrasted against the United States, where much of the early identity research was conducted. The volume also reviews specific identity challenges facing immigrant and ethnic-minority individuals in countries that receive large numbers of immigrants—Germany, Sweden, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Italy—and suggests many future directions for identity research in various parts of the world. This is the 138th volume in this series. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in child and adolescent development. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts on that topic.
John Schuh H. Selected Contemporary Assessment Issues. New Directions for Student Services, Number 142 John Schuh H. Selected Contemporary Assessment Issues. New Directions for Student Services, Number 142 Новинка

John Schuh H. Selected Contemporary Assessment Issues. New Directions for Student Services, Number 142

As demands for accountability escalate, assessment continues to evolve as a central aspect of student affairs administration. Experience clearly indicates that without a robust portfolio of assessment activities, the services, programs, and activities of a student affairs division are at risk of being reassigned to other organizational units on campus—or, in a tight budgetary environment, being eliminated. This sourcebook reminds student affairs educators of the importance of developing an assessment program and explores topics that will add depth and richness to such a program. From specific metrics to broad strategies for developing collaborative activities involving academic and student affairs, it shows how to integrate valuable resources into the assessment process and how to use that process to enhance the student experience. The authors also take the largest view, offering advice on developing an institutional culture of assessment and planning future actions that will best serve students during their collegiate years. This is the 142nd volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly series. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
McDonald Jeanette Pathways to the Profession of Educational Development. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 122 McDonald Jeanette Pathways to the Profession of Educational Development. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 122 Новинка

McDonald Jeanette Pathways to the Profession of Educational Development. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 122

The contributors to this volume are academics working directly or indirectly with teaching and learning centers and professional communities, serving in the capacity of educational developer, researcher, or specialist; unit manager or director; or senior administrator. Drawing on survey and interview data, individual experience or perspective, and familiarity with the educational literature, they offer a context to understand and appreciate how the field of educational development, developer practice, and individual pathways have evolved, further highlighting what territory remains to be explored and uncovered. Over the last fifty years, educational development has evolved from an informal set of instructional improvement activities championed by individuals to a scholarly field of study and practice that aims to advance teaching and learning at the individual, institutional and (more recently) sector levels. During this time, educational development work has moved from the fringes to the mainstream of the higher education landscape, bringing to the community a diverse group of dedicated academic professionals. This volume draws on their experience and insight to provide an invaluable guide to future challenges and issues. This is the 122nd volume of the Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly report series New Directions for Teaching and Learning, which offers a comprehensive range of ideas and techniques for improving college teaching based on the experience of seasoned instructors and the latest findings of educational and psychological researchers.
Malone Expanded Learning Time and Opportunities. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 131 Malone Expanded Learning Time and Opportunities. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 131 Новинка

Malone Expanded Learning Time and Opportunities. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 131

Expanding the learning day is gaining national momentum as an important school-improvement and whole-child development strategy. This issue focuses on school-community partnerships that provide a seamless, longer learning day that best meets the academic (Expanded Learning Time or ELT) and developmental (Expanded Learning Opportunities or ELO) needs of high-poverty students in resource-poor communities. First it draws attention to the importance of ELOs and offers contours of the ELT-ELO partnerships through research evidence and policy analysis. It then covers both in practice and features a spectrum of ELT-ELO partnerships, from less to more integrated models. The issue pays close attention to: The central role ELOs play in ELT schools The changing safeguards for community-based organizations Ways in which current education policy is shaping the approach of schools and community partners to learning and development. This is the 131st volume of New Directions for Youth Development, the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series dedicated to bringing together everyone concerned with helping young people, including scholars, practitioners, and people from different disciplines and professions.
Levy Gary D. Benchmarking in Institutional Research. New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 156 Levy Gary D. Benchmarking in Institutional Research. New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 156 Новинка

Levy Gary D. Benchmarking in Institutional Research. New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 156

While the term benchmarking is commonplace nowadays in institutional research and higher education, less common, is a solid understanding of what it really means and how it has been, and can be, used effectively. This volume begins by defining benchmarking as “a strategic and structured approach whereby an organization compares aspects of its processes and/or outcomes to those of another organization or set of organizations to identify opportunities for improvement.” Building on this definition, the chapters provide a brief history of the evolution and emergence of benchmarking in general and in higher education in particular. The authors apply benchmarking to: Enrollment management and student success Institutional effectiveness The potential economic impact of higher education institutions on their host communities. They look at the use of national external survey data in institutional benchmarking and selection of peer institutions, introduce multivariate statistical methodologies for guiding that selection, and consider a novel application of baseball sabermetric methods. The volume offers a solid starting point for those new to benchmarking in higher education and provides examples of current best practices and prospective new directions. This is the 156th volume of this Jossey-Bass series. Always timely and comprehensive, New Directions for Institutional Research provides planners and administrators in all types of academic institutions with guidelines in such areas as resource coordination, information analysis, program evaluation, and institutional management.
Essau Cecilia A. The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of The Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety Essau Cecilia A. The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of The Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety Новинка

Essau Cecilia A. The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of The Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety

Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety presents a collection of readings from leading experts that reveal the most effective evidence-based interventions for the prevention and treatment of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. Features expertise of the foremost scientist-practitioners in the field of child and adolescent anxiety Includes state-of-the art information on psychological interventions from each author Written in a clear and easy-to-follow manner for a wide audience
Olitt Ray Peer Power. Transforming Workplace Relationships Olitt Ray Peer Power. Transforming Workplace Relationships Новинка

Olitt Ray Peer Power. Transforming Workplace Relationships

Peer Power «Peer Power is my pocket coach. Useful, insightful, and immediately applicable, the book is a life saver in building business relationships and resolving conflicts.» —Pamela J. Schmidt, executive director, ISA – The Association of Learning Providers «Peer Power is a great resource, full of practical suggestions for employees, managers and leaders. Cynthia Clay and Ray Olitt have gone beyond giving us the usual platitudes for dealing with difficult co-workers. Through a series of case studies, they outline specific steps one can take to improve relationships across the board in a company or organization. I highly recommend Peer Power.» —Fred Allemann, national learning manager, United States Tennis Association «If you are looking for a practical and engaging book to help you transform your interpersonal relationships, read Peer Power. You will find the key principles and strategies eye opening, simple and powerful. The case studies will help you better understand the dynamics of interpersonal relationships. The cheat sheets and worksheets throughout the book will help you diagnose and devise your own solutions to refine and build your interpersonal relationships at home or at work.» —Ghenno Senbetta, learning team leader, US Pipelines and Logistics, BP America, Inc. «This book offers tools for improving interpersonal relationships, with the improvement always starting 'at home.' The content is presented for quick comprehension. Cynthia and Ray have gone to extraordinary lengths to deepen the readers' understanding of each concept and strategy with real life examples, along with questionnaires at the end of each case chapter.» —Nancy Scholl, CFO, Wright Hotels, Inc.
Laura Smith L. Child Psychology and Development For Dummies Laura Smith L. Child Psychology and Development For Dummies Новинка

Laura Smith L. Child Psychology and Development For Dummies

A complete and comprehensive guide to why kids behave and think the way they do-and how to bring out the best in them. In the U.S., more than 10% of children are diagnosed with psychiatric disorders, while countless others remain undiagnosed. Defining what is «normal» and what is not is of great concern to anyone who works with, guides, nurtures, teaches, or parents children. With new discoveries in mental disorders that affect children, Child Psychology & Development For Dummies provides an informational guide to cognitive development at every stage of a child's life, as well as how to diagnose, treat, and overcome the cognitive barriers that impede learning and development. How to identify and treat mental disorders Covers behavior disorders, autism, attention deficit disorder, reading disabilities, bipolar disorder, and more Guidance on helping a child control impulses, develop self esteem, and have good relationships An essential guide for parents, teachers, and caregivers, Child Psychology & Development For Dummies provides a detailed overview of an average child's cognitive development, how to detect abnormalities, and what to do next.
Osteen Laura Developing Students' Leadership Capacity. New Directions for Student Services, Number 140 Osteen Laura Developing Students' Leadership Capacity. New Directions for Student Services, Number 140 Новинка

Osteen Laura Developing Students' Leadership Capacity. New Directions for Student Services, Number 140

Leadership education has become an essential outcome of higher education in the past decade and yet leadership development efforts vary greatly on campuses. In response, the International Leadership Association (ILA) published “Guiding Questions: Guidelines for Leadership Education Programs.” The Guiding Questions document is a result of a five-year, collaborative process to create guidelines for leadership education programs. ILA’s format of open-ended guiding questions is applicable to any student affairs practitioner developing a leadership learning program. This sourcebook was developed specifically to assist higher education professionals in their understanding, conceptualization, and implementation of the five standards outlined in the ILA Guiding Questions: Context, Conceptual Framework, Content, Teaching and Learning, and Assessment of Leadership Education. It explores leadership education for undergraduate students and provides a foundation for readers to develop students’ leadership capacity. Using the ILA’s Guiding Questions as a framework, this sourcebook will enable you to develop a leadership education program on your campus. This is the 140th volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly series. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
Games for Grammar Practice Games for Grammar Practice Новинка

Games for Grammar Practice

"Games for Grammar Practice" is a teacher's resource book containing a selection of more than forty games and activities for grammar practice. The activities are designed to promote intensive and interactive practice with learners of all ages from elementary to advanced level. Photocopiable pages and step-by-step instructions provide instant supplementary activities for busy teachers. The emphasis on peer interaction and cooperation helps students find grammar practice meaningful and rewarding. The grammar areas covered in the book are all commonly found in courses, making the activities easy to slot into a lesson.
McClellan George S. Stepping Up to Stepping Out: Helping Students Prepare for Life After College. New Directions for Student Services, Number 138 McClellan George S. Stepping Up to Stepping Out: Helping Students Prepare for Life After College. New Directions for Student Services, Number 138 Новинка

McClellan George S. Stepping Up to Stepping Out: Helping Students Prepare for Life After College. New Directions for Student Services, Number 138

Undergraduate students come to college from a myriad of pathways for a variety of purposes, and the same can be said of them as they leave to head off into their next endeavors. Arguably, the most important goal of higher education is to prepare students to achieve their postcollege aspirations, and campuses typically pursue that goal through a combination of curricular and co-curricular programs and services for students. This issue offers readers a glimpse into contemporary context and practice related to helping students with their after-college transition from one form of education (two-year or four-year) to the next (four-year, graduate, or professional school), from education to workforce, or from education to military service. This is the 138th volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly series. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
Fundamentals of English Grammar: Workbook Fundamentals of English Grammar: Workbook Новинка

Fundamentals of English Grammar: Workbook

This edition provides a well organized core of material around which instructors can build classroom activities and a course syllabus. Presents material that is interesting, adult, and realistic in terms of current usages and both needs in and outside the classroom. It also views vocabulary development as integral to the development of structure usage.
Varlotta Lori E. Student Affairs Budgeting and Financial Management in the Midst of Fiscal Crisis. New Directions for Student Services, Number 129 Varlotta Lori E. Student Affairs Budgeting and Financial Management in the Midst of Fiscal Crisis. New Directions for Student Services, Number 129 Новинка

Varlotta Lori E. Student Affairs Budgeting and Financial Management in the Midst of Fiscal Crisis. New Directions for Student Services, Number 129

This volume is designed to help senior student affairs officers navigate through uncertain economic times. After a broad review of budget models and the leadership potential of the senior officer, we look at the role of student affairs officers in difficult budgeting decisions from several perspectives–from small, private colleges to the experiences of twelve senior student affairs officers at public universities. One chapter describes general revenue-generating and cost-saving strategies that student affairs divisions may consider during cutbacks; another focuses on key aspects of developing a comprehensive communication strategy: a third presents a case study of a single institution through the eyes of the vice president for student affairs. This volume ends with a summary survey of the authors' observations, conclusions, and advice. This is the 129th volume of the Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly report series New Directions for Student Services. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
New Inside Out: Beginner: Class CDs (аудиокурс на 3 CD) New Inside Out: Beginner: Class CDs (аудиокурс на 3 CD) Новинка

New Inside Out: Beginner: Class CDs (аудиокурс на 3 CD)

A Classroom-tested English course for adults and young adults, INSIDE OUT has been designed to develop real-life communicative skills and power of self-expression. Written by teachers for teachers, INSIDE OUT provides a thoroughly enjoyable and lively course for adults and young adults built around structured work on grammar and lexis, planned speaking tasks and engaging writing and listening texts. The Teacher's Book contains an accessible and detailed guide to ensure full exploitation of the course, zero unit of photocopiable worksheets, one-page-at-a-glance lesson summary with detailed notes including a language analysis and help in setting up activities, tapescripts and answer keys within the teacher's notes for each lesson and suggestions for alternative procedures to cover different teaching situations.
New Inside Out: Beginner: Teacher's Book (+ CD-ROM) New Inside Out: Beginner: Teacher's Book (+ CD-ROM) Новинка

New Inside Out: Beginner: Teacher's Book (+ CD-ROM)

A Classroom-tested English course for adults and young adults, "Inside Out" has been designed to develop real-life communicative skills and power of self-expression. Written by teachers for teachers, "Inside Out" provides a thoroughly enjoyable and lively course for adults and young adults built around structured work on grammar and lexis, planned speaking tasks and engaging writing and listening texts. The Teacher's Book contains an accessible and detailed guide to ensure full exploitation of the course, zero unit of photocopiable worksheets, one-page-at-a-glance lesson summary with detailed notes including a language analysis and help in setting up activities, tapescripts and answer keys within the teacher's notes for each lesson and suggestions for alternative procedures to cover different teaching situations.
New Inside Out (+ аудиокурс на CD) New Inside Out (+ аудиокурс на CD) Новинка

New Inside Out (+ аудиокурс на CD)

A Classroom-tested English course for adults and young adults, "Inside Out" has been designed to develop real-life communicative skills and power of self-expression. Written by teachers for teachers, "Inside Out" provides a thoroughly enjoyable and lively course for adults and young adults built around structured work on grammar and lexis, planned speaking tasks and engaging writing and listening texts. The Teacher's Book contains an accessible and detailed guide to ensure full exploitation of the course, zero unit of photocopiable worksheets, one-page-at-a-glance lesson summary with detailed notes including a language analysis and help in setting up activities, tapescripts and answer keys within the teacher's notes for each lesson and suggestions for alternative procedures to cover different teaching situations.
Karen Fredricks S. ACT! by Sage For Dummies Karen Fredricks S. ACT! by Sage For Dummies Новинка

Karen Fredricks S. ACT! by Sage For Dummies

Are you ready to reap the benefits of the bestselling contact relationship manager (CRM) software on the market today? Well, then—get into the act with ACT! 2008 and find out how the latest version of this exciting software enables you to set up a database that’s right for you so that you can focus on your business and career growth while also saving time and money. With this fun and friendly guide in hand, you’ll discover how ACT! organizes customer information in one place, safely shares customer info between workgroups, and provides you with forecast tools, reports, and a contact database. Whether you’re new to the features of ACT! or you are familiar with the basics but have not yet put to use ACT!’s more advanced abilities, this nuts-and-bolts reference has been updated and revised to make sure that you are up to speed on the most efficient way to organize your customer relationships and activities. Author and full-time ACT! Certified Consultant and ACT! Premier Trainer Karen Fredricks walks you through tasks such as: Setting up the contact database Adding multiple contacts to a group and adding contacts to a company Changing contact-level security access Scheduling activities Using the basic ACT! Reports Designing new reports Automating the backup process Integrating with Outlook Creating groups ACT! by Sage For Dummies, 9th Edition also boasts a companion Web site that includes all the updates for the 2008 version of ACT! You’ll be amazed by just how quickly you’ll be able to set up a database and get it to act for you.
Liddell Debora L. Facilitating the Moral Growth of College Students. New Directions for Student Services, Number 139 Liddell Debora L. Facilitating the Moral Growth of College Students. New Directions for Student Services, Number 139 Новинка

Liddell Debora L. Facilitating the Moral Growth of College Students. New Directions for Student Services, Number 139

Moral development is a powerful task of young adulthood, and attending to that development is a mandate expected of institutions of higher education. Liddell and Cooper offer a practical approach to understanding how moral learning occurs as well as the role of mentors and educators in facilitating that learning. Using Rest's Four Component Model–moral sensitivity, judgement, motivation, and action–they describe powerful campus initiatives for moral growth, including service learning, civic engagement, campus judicial systems, diversity and social justice initiatives, and sustainability efforts. Guidelines for effective moral mentorship are examined, and assessment approaches are described in detail. This is the 139thvolume of this Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly series. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
Ze'ev Hochberg Evo-Devo of Child Growth. Treatise on Child Growth and Human Evolution Ze'ev Hochberg Evo-Devo of Child Growth. Treatise on Child Growth and Human Evolution Новинка

Ze'ev Hochberg Evo-Devo of Child Growth. Treatise on Child Growth and Human Evolution

Working with principles from the fields of evolutionary and developmental biology (evo-devo), this fascinating work offers a new approach to analyzing child growth and development, examining each stage and transition in detail, from fetal development to preadulthood. Based on the author's in-depth review of the current literature and his own observations as a pediatric endocrinologist, the book demonstrates how the transitions between human life history phases represent unique periods of evolutionary adaptive response to the environment. In addition, the author explains why an understanding of these transition periods enables us to better understand the sequence and mechanisms of child growth as well as to better diagnose child growth disorders. Logically organized and clearly written, Evo-Devo of Child Growth: Sets a solid foundation of principles such as evolutionary thinking in medicine and child growth, life history theory, and heterochrony and allometry Examines the relationship between child growth and the theory of life history Applies evo-devo theory to fetal growth, infancy, childhood, juvenility, adolescence, and preadulthood Explores the trade-offs and adaptive phenotypic plasticity during transition periods Explains the role of life history theory in understanding and diagnosing growth disorders such as Down syndrome, Noonan syndrome, and Silver-Russell syndrome In addition to the author's own analysis and observations, this book also features notes from leading clinicians and evolutionary biologists, offering additional perspectives on the relationship between evo-devo and child growth and development. Evo-Devo of Child Growth provides a new perspective for evolutionary biologists to understand the phases and transitions of child growth. Moreover, it offers a new approach to help clinicians to better understand and diagnose a broad range of child growth disorders.
Tina Malti Adolescent Emotions: Development, Morality, and Adaptation. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 136 Tina Malti Adolescent Emotions: Development, Morality, and Adaptation. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 136 Новинка

Tina Malti Adolescent Emotions: Development, Morality, and Adaptation. New Directions for Youth Development, Number 136

Take an in depth look at how emotions relate to adolescents’ decision making, reasoning, and behavior in morally relevant situations. It provides a summary of current research on emotions, morality, and adaptive behaviors. Furthermore, it discusses new approaches to research on emotions, morality, and socially adaptive behavior in adolescence. By doing so, the articles provide new insights into adolescents’ emotional and moral development and show how emotions contribute to the way adolescents negotiate, resolve, and adapt to the moral and social conflicts that inevitably occur in their everyday lives. By integrating innovative perspectives from developmental, educational, and clinical research, this volume has much to offer for researchers, youth practitioners, and educators. This is the 136th volume of New Directions for Youth Development, the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series dedicated to bringing together everyone concerned with helping young people, including scholars, practitioners, and people from different disciplines and professions.
Pappas James P. Transforming Adults Through Coaching: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 148 Pappas James P. Transforming Adults Through Coaching: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 148 Новинка

Pappas James P. Transforming Adults Through Coaching: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 148

The field of coaching adult populations has grown dramatically over the past two decades. This volume brings together coaching scholars and experts to review this trend, examine some of the theoretical foundations of the field, and explore how coaching adults manifests itself in the workplace, at executive levels, and in educational and nonprofit organizations. Readers will: Gain understanding of this field of coaching adult audiences, Learn how adult development and adult learning theories undergird this work, and See applications of coaching approaches through numerous case studies. This is the 148th volume of the Jossey Bass series New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. Noted for its depth of coverage, it explores issues of common interest to instructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in a broad range of education settings, such as colleges and universities, extension programs, businesses, libraries, and museums. This is the 148th volume of the Jossey Bass series New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. Noted for its depth of coverage, it explores issues of common interest to instructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in a broad range of education settings, such as colleges and universities, extension programs, businesses, libraries, and museums.
Larry Roper D. Supporting and Supervising Mid-Level Professionals. New Directions for Student Services, Number 136 Larry Roper D. Supporting and Supervising Mid-Level Professionals. New Directions for Student Services, Number 136 Новинка

Larry Roper D. Supporting and Supervising Mid-Level Professionals. New Directions for Student Services, Number 136

Student service professionals promoted to a supervisory role face the challenges of supervising career professionals, office staff, graduate students, or undergraduates. Stress and anxiety naturally accompany the demands of such a job, particularly in the academic world, an environment that can require sensitivity to multicultural issues, supervision by virtual means, and navigation of an occasionally difficult, opaque hierarchy. The authors of this sourcebook blend research, personal essays, case studies, and their personal experiences to illuminate the needs and challenges of midlevel supervisors. Topics include: Dynamics of supervision Reflections on building capacity as a supervisor Developing a philosophy of self-authorship Managing conflict from the middle Supervising graduate assistants Effective strategies for virtual supervision Supervising across cultures Case studies in middle management supervision This is the 136th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Student Services. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
Paul Orfalea Schools for All Kinds of Minds. Boosting Student Success by Embracing Learning Variation Paul Orfalea Schools for All Kinds of Minds. Boosting Student Success by Embracing Learning Variation Новинка

Paul Orfalea Schools for All Kinds of Minds. Boosting Student Success by Embracing Learning Variation

This book shows how schools can–and must–develop expertise in «learning variation» (understanding how different kinds of minds learn) and apply this knowledge to classroom instruction in order to address the chronic learning challenges and achievement gap faced by millions of students. Barringer shows how using what we know about learning variation with a focus on discovering learning strengths, not just deficits, can help schools create plans for success for those students who often find it elusive. The book specifically addresses how school leaders can incorporate this knowledge into instructional practice and school-level policy through various professional development strategies. Schools for All Kinds of Minds: Provides a readable synthesis of the latest research from neuroscience, cognitive science, and child and adolescent development as it relates to understanding learning and its many variations. Links this information to strategies for understanding struggling learners and adapting school practices to accommodate a wider array of learning differences in a classroom. Demonstrates how this understanding of learning variation can change the way teachers and others help students succeed in various academic and content areas and acquire necessary 21st century skills. Includes discussion questions and facilitator guidelines for staff developers and teacher education programs; downloadable forms that accompany exercises from within the book; an action plan for schools to implement the ideas found in the book; and more.
Ann Highum Undergraduate Global Education: Issues for Faculty, Staff, and Students. New Directions for Student Services, Number 146 Ann Highum Undergraduate Global Education: Issues for Faculty, Staff, and Students. New Directions for Student Services, Number 146 Новинка

Ann Highum Undergraduate Global Education: Issues for Faculty, Staff, and Students. New Directions for Student Services, Number 146

Find practical research, strategies, and advice in this issue on the power of global education for 21st-century college learners.This volume assists campus professionals and faculty members as they: Design courses for study abroad Implement programs of various lengths and types Consider their own professional development Evaluate global learning experiences. It also discusses the legal and ethical aspects of providing educational opportunities all over the world, with advice on administrative structures, important principles of risk management, and predeparture orientation for students and program leaders. Covering the history of global learning programs, faculty development, experiential learning, culture shock upon returning home, and program assessment, this volume also includes a wealth of resource information, including websites, checklists, and other publications.
Dionne Rosser-Mims Swimming Up Stream 2: Agency and Urgency in the Education of Black Men: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 150 Dionne Rosser-Mims Swimming Up Stream 2: Agency and Urgency in the Education of Black Men: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 150 Новинка

Dionne Rosser-Mims Swimming Up Stream 2: Agency and Urgency in the Education of Black Men: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 150

This volume is the continuation of a two-part series that focuses on salient topics and issues affecting Black males as they engage in adult education and learning. Considering the historical and current effects on the way these men participate in adult education, this volume broadens the conversations around adult Black males’ educational experiences by utilizing academic research as well as program descriptions and personal narratives with a concern for the “lived experiences.” More specifically, the authors explore: the agency of Black men in carving out pathways to success, the programs that support these endeavors, and the role of civil society in facilitating or inhibiting their progress. Topics covered include the digital divide, sports, professional career development, sexuality, role of religion, college as a choice, and the Black Lives Matter initiative. Practitioners will be encouraged to reflect on their own practices as they work toward engagement of Black males in learning communities. This is the 150th volume of the Jossey Bass series New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. Noted for its depth of coverage, it explores issues of common interest to instructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in a broad range of education settings, such as colleges and universities, extension programs, businesses, libraries, and museums.
Cousins J. Bradley Organizational Capacity to Do and Use Evaluation. New Directions for Evaluation, Number 141 Cousins J. Bradley Organizational Capacity to Do and Use Evaluation. New Directions for Evaluation, Number 141 Новинка

Cousins J. Bradley Organizational Capacity to Do and Use Evaluation. New Directions for Evaluation, Number 141

Gain a greater understanding of organizational capacity to do and use evaluation and implications for evaluation capacity building (ECB). This volume is unique in that it represents a multiple case study of eight organizations that were committed to ECB. It: Situates the study in terms of ECB theory and research Delineates a conceptual framework Presents case profile reports and the results of a cross-case analysis. Discusses findings in terms of implications for research, theory, and practice. This is the 141st issue in the New Directions for Evaluation series from Jossey-Bass. It is an official publication of the American Evaluation Association.
David Miller Breakthrough Business Development. A 90-Day Plan to Build Your Client Base and Take Your Business to the Next Level David Miller Breakthrough Business Development. A 90-Day Plan to Build Your Client Base and Take Your Business to the Next Level Новинка

David Miller Breakthrough Business Development. A 90-Day Plan to Build Your Client Base and Take Your Business to the Next Level

Increase Profits, Be more Organized, attract a Higher Quality & Quantity of Referrals, Run Your Business so That It Doesn't Run You, Take Your Business to the Next Level… With Breakthrough Business Development! Breakthrough Business Development shows you how to attract and keep great clients, while running a profitable and efficient business. It helps every knowledge-for-profit professional to maximize your most valuable client relationships, and to develop a personalized business development plan to mine the untapped potential in your business. Praise for the Pareto System, Featured in Breakthrough Business Development. «I am just beside myself on the results gathered so far from instituting the Pareto System. I use an agenda for meetings now and have formulated a standard package given to new clients. Already I have sent out twenty thank-you cards to new referrals. I even got a referral from a referral if that makes sense. Some clients didn't know that I was still expanding my business. I am also finding advocates that I didn't classify as such. Opening twenty accounts in this short time span is amazing but already I have another ten leads in the pipeline. You guys were right, it does work.» «We have been building client relationships for 45 years… Pareto Systems successfully helped us to pause and then guided us through the process of defining the appropriate business structure and systems which will strengthen and enhance our best client relationships. We are now focusing on a comprehensive, systematized program for select clients. The results have been amazing-client satisfaction is way up and so are revenues.»
Ackerman Robert Creating a Veteran-Friendly Campus: Strategies for Transition and Success. New Directions for Student Services, Number 126 Ackerman Robert Creating a Veteran-Friendly Campus: Strategies for Transition and Success. New Directions for Student Services, Number 126 Новинка

Ackerman Robert Creating a Veteran-Friendly Campus: Strategies for Transition and Success. New Directions for Student Services, Number 126

As the United States? wars in Afghanistan and Iraq continue, increasing numbers of students who experienced combat will enroll in colleges and universities. There is mounting evidence that these veterans will require support unique to their needs beyond the processing of financial aid paperwork from the Veterans Administration. Obviously, combat frequently inflicts injuries, both physical and mental, that will require attention, but veterans are a unique population in other ways as well. Soldiers experience extraordinary bonding in wartime, and colleges can provide opportunities for that fellowship to be a source of support and connection. Female veterans will bring a new, nontraditional perspective to campus, and student service organizations should pay careful attention. There is also a significant group of students who leave for service and return?under the best of circumstances, they need accommodation to succeed. Institutions of higher education traditionally have responded to the needs of special student populations by developing programs and offering services. This volume contains information about programmatic initiatives that can help create a welcoming environment for veterans, one that encourages serious, creative involvement. The authors bring broad experience and deliberate consideration to bear on questions that are only becoming more important to the entire spectrum of American colleges and universities. This is the 126th volume of the Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly report series New Directions for Student Services, an indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals. Each issue of New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
Wood Michael W. Targets and Emerging Therapies for Schizophrenia Wood Michael W. Targets and Emerging Therapies for Schizophrenia Новинка

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New and emerging directions in pharmaceutical research to better treat schizophrenia Although the dopamine hypothesis has been the cornerstone of schizophrenia therapeutics, it is clear that dopamine-based approaches do not treat all aspects of the disease. Moreover, many schizophrenia patients fail to respond to current antipsychotics. Integrating chemistry, biology, and pharmacology, this book explores emerging directions in pharmaceutical research for drug targeting and discovery in order to find more effective treatments for schizophrenia, one of the most serious and widespread psychiatric diseases. Targets and Emerging Therapies for Schizophrenia presents the basics of schizophrenia, drug targets for the disease, and potential new drugs and therapeutics. It begins with a discussion of prevalence and etiology. Then, it describes therapies such as dopamine agonists and phosphodiesterase (PDE) inhibitors as well as growing research aimed at addressing untreated symptoms. Next, the authors discuss receptor modulators, inhibitors, and targeting strategies for drug discovery. Both the neurobiological and chemical aspects of all major pharmacological targets are examined. With contributions from an international team of pioneering pharmaceutical researchers, this book compiles the current knowledge in the field, setting the stage for new breakthroughs in the treatment of schizophrenia. Targets and Emerging Therapies for Schizophrenia: Provides a comprehensive resource for neuro-drug discovery and the development of molecular targets for schizophrenia treatment Draws from chemistry, biology, and pharmacology for more effective drug targeting and discovery Explores a wide range of receptors and molecular targets, including dopamine, PDEs, and neuropeptides With Targets and Emerging Therapies for Schizophrenia as their guide, drug discovery and development scientists have the information they need to advance their own research so that new, more effective treatments for schizophrenia will soon be a reality.
Walker Janet Contemporary Issues in Family Studies. Global Perspectives on Partnerships, Parenting and Support in a Changing World Walker Janet Contemporary Issues in Family Studies. Global Perspectives on Partnerships, Parenting and Support in a Changing World Новинка

Walker Janet Contemporary Issues in Family Studies. Global Perspectives on Partnerships, Parenting and Support in a Changing World

This volume tackles key issues in the changing nature of family life from a global perspective, and is essential reading for those studying and working with families. Covers changes in couple relationships and the challenges these pose; parenting practices and their implications for child development; key contemporary global issues, such as migration, poverty, and the internet, and their impact on the family; and the role of the state in supporting family relationships Includes a stellar cast of international contributors such as Paul Amato and John Coleman, and contributions from leading experts based in North Africa, Japan, Australia and New Zealand Discusses topics such as cohabitation, divorce, single-parent households, same-sex partnerships, fertility, and domestic violence Links research and practice and provides policy recommendations at the end of each chapter
Robert Young B. Advancing the Integrity of Professional Practice. New Directions for Student Services, Number 135 Robert Young B. Advancing the Integrity of Professional Practice. New Directions for Student Services, Number 135 Новинка

Robert Young B. Advancing the Integrity of Professional Practice. New Directions for Student Services, Number 135

Defining integrity as «the combination of attributes and actions that makes people and organizations coherent, consistent, and potentially ethical,» the editor and contributing authors illustrate how student affairs administrators can understand and implement integrity in their institutions. Early chapters explore the organizational integrity of student affairs. Transactional and transformational leadership perspectives are discussed in the second section. Other contributing authors tie education to integrity. In their chapter, Dennis Roberts and Trudy Banta engage in a dialogue about the way student development theory should guide practice, and how its assessment is essential to maintain the integrity of our practice. Sue Saunders and Jennifer Lease Butts consider how we should teach integrity to graduate students and new professionals. Final chapters explore challenges to integrity ranging from those in the normal work routines, such as resident hall directors confronting late night parties or interoffice dynamics, to those faced in extraordinary circumstances such as the ones faced in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Readers of this volume will learn how integrity affects the trustworthiness of their organizations and operations. They will have the opportunity to read about the highest goals and the best practices of leadership, and gain ideas about some practical strategies that can help them deal with challenges to organizational and individual integrity. This is the 135th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Student Services, An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
Margaret Golden Teaching and Learning from the Inside Out: Revitalizing Ourselves and Our Institutions. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 130 Margaret Golden Teaching and Learning from the Inside Out: Revitalizing Ourselves and Our Institutions. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 130 Новинка

Margaret Golden Teaching and Learning from the Inside Out: Revitalizing Ourselves and Our Institutions. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 130

By reclaiming the passions of our hearts and exploring insights and ideas, we begin a remembering of ourselves. As we begin to reclaim our wholeness, we also have the capacity to renew and revitalize our institutions from within. After a long career of writing and speaking about how living in congruence—without division between inner and outer life—allows for being present with ourselves and those who journey with us, Parker Palmer and colleagues at the Center for Courage & Renewal developed a process of shared exploration. This Circle of Trust® approach encourages people to live and work more authentically within their families, workplaces, and communities. This issue explores the transformative power of engaging in a Circle of Trust. The authors examine its direct applications to teaching and learning, and they explore and discuss the research being done by the facilitators of this work. This is the 130th volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education series. New Directions for Teaching and Learning offers a comprehensive range of ideas and techniques for improving college teaching based on the experience of seasoned instructors and the latest findings of educational and psychological researchers.
Ge Wu Assay Development. Fundamentals and Practices Ge Wu Assay Development. Fundamentals and Practices Новинка

Ge Wu Assay Development. Fundamentals and Practices

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Essential principles and practice of assay development The first comprehensive, integrated treatment of the subject, Assay Development: Fundamentals and Practices covers the essentials and techniques involved in carrying out an assay project in either a biotechnology/drug discovery setting or a platform setting. Rather than attempting comprehensive coverage of all assay development technologies, the book introduces the most widely used assay development technologies and illustrates the art of assay development through a few commonly encountered biological targets in assay development (e.g., proteases, kinases, ion channels, and G protein-coupled receptors). Just enough biological background for these biological targets is provided so that the reader can follow the logics of assay development. Chapters discuss: The basics of assay development, including foundational concepts and applications Commonly used instrumental methods for both biochemical assays and cell-based assays Assay strategies for protein binding and enzymatic activity Cell-based assays High-throughput screening An in-depth study of the now popular Caliper's off-chip kinase assay provides an instructive, real-world example of the assay development process.
Ryan Padgett D. Emerging Research and Practices on First-Year Students. New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 160 Ryan Padgett D. Emerging Research and Practices on First-Year Students. New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 160 Новинка

Ryan Padgett D. Emerging Research and Practices on First-Year Students. New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 160

What factors contribute to students’ lasting success? Much research has explored the impact of the first year of college on student retention and success. With the new performance-based funding initiatives, institutional administrators are taking a laser-focused approach to aligning retention and success strategies to first-year student transition points. This volume enlightens the discussion and highlights new directions for assessment and research practices within the scope of the first year experience. Administrators, faculty, and data scientists provide a conceptual and analytical approach to investigating the first-year experience for entry-level and seasoned practitioners alike. The emerging research throughout this volume suggests that while many first-year programs and services have significant benefits across a number of success outcomes, these benefits may not be universal for all students. This volume: Examines sophisticated empirical models Provides critical assessment practices and implications. Examines the four-year college and the two-year institution, which is just as critical. This is the 161st volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterly report series. Timely and comprehensive, New Directions for Institutional Research provides planners and administrators in all types of academic institutions with guidelines in such areas as resource coordination, information analysis, program evaluation, and institutional management.
Marianne Huger S. Fostering the Increased Integration of Students with Disabilities. New Directions for Student Services, Number 134 Marianne Huger S. Fostering the Increased Integration of Students with Disabilities. New Directions for Student Services, Number 134 Новинка

Marianne Huger S. Fostering the Increased Integration of Students with Disabilities. New Directions for Student Services, Number 134

All members of a community benefit from the diversity that students with disabilities bring to a campus, and all campus constituents have an obligation to serve their diverse students. This volume provides the preparation and knowledge your campus needs to meet the growing populations of students with disabilities. Editor Marianne S. Huger, assistant dean of students at American University, and contributing authors provide practitioners and faculty members with guidance concerning not just accommodating but including students in the fabric of an institution. They also provide specific guidance on four issues that are current paramount in service students with disabilities: tranistion, online learning, Education-Abroad, and psychiatric disabilties. Also included is an exploration of the legal framework for fostering the increased integration of students with disabilities. This is the 134th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Student Services. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
Carol Gilligan Joining the Resistance Carol Gilligan Joining the Resistance Новинка

Carol Gilligan Joining the Resistance

Since the publication of her landmark book In a Different Voice, Carol Gilligan has transformed the way we think about women and men and the relations between them. It was ‘the little book that started a revolution’, and with more than 800,000 copies in print it has become one of the most widely read and influential books ever written on gender and human development. In her new book Joining the Resistance Carol Gilligan reflects on the evolution of her thinking and shows how her key ideas were interwoven with her own life experiences. Her work began with the question of voice: who is speaking to whom, in what body, telling what stories about which relationships? By listening carefully she heard a voice that had been held in silence, and in the process realized the extent to which we – both women and men – had been telling false stories about ourselves. In her subsequent work Gilligan found that adolescent girls resisted pressures to disengage themselves from their honest voices, and by joining their resistance she opened the way for the development of a more humane way of thinking about personal and political relationships. For the central conviction of her work today – and the central thesis of this book – is that the requisites for love and the requisites for citizenship in a democratic society are one and the same. Both voice and the desire to live in relationships inherent in our human nature, together with the capacity to resist false authority. Combining autobiographical reflection with an analysis of key questions about gender and human development, this timely and highly readable book by one of America’s greatest contemporary thinkers will appeal to a wide readership.
Way Ahead: Level 1: Teacher's (аудиокурс на 2 CD) Way Ahead: Level 1: Teacher's (аудиокурс на 2 CD) Новинка

Way Ahead: Level 1: Teacher's (аудиокурс на 2 CD)

Way Ahead is an imaginative, six-level course for primary school children who are learning English as a first foreign language. The course is reading based, with a strong communicative flavour. The structures and functions of English are taught through a variety of inviting, child-centred activities, which have been carefully graded and are suitable for classes in a variety of cultural backgrounds. At the lower levels, the books introduce a cast of interesting characters who contextualise the language and make learning fun. At the upper levels, new language is presented through a series of motivating and informative topics, and the course develops the skills the children need to pursue their studies to a higher level. This new edition of Way Ahead has been redesigned and updated to attract a new generation of learners.
Kay Jerald Clinical Child Psychiatry Kay Jerald Clinical Child Psychiatry Новинка

Kay Jerald Clinical Child Psychiatry

Making a psychiatric diagnosis in children can be challenging: some clinicians say the incidence of some childhood disorders, such as bipolar disorder and ADHD, is over-diagnosed while others saying they are undiagnosed, undertreated, and are a large burden on society. The drug treatment of child psychiatric disorders can also be controversial in children and adolescents. This book fulfills the need for an objective, clinically relevant source to dispel this confusion. Clinical Child Psychiatry is a textbook of current clinical practice in child and adolescent psychiatry. It is designed as a reference for clinicians that is both easily usable and authoritative, a “chairside” reference for the consultation room. This book addresses a defined series of clinical entities that represent the bulk of current treatment modalities and disorders encountered in 21st century practice. It is authoritative in the areas addressed while at the same time being rapidly accessible in format. To facilitate access, it presents disorders in declining order of frequency. The authors believe that worthwhile clinical work must be informed by both evidence-based practice and by psychiatry’s traditional attention to internal and interpersonal dynamics. They are committed to an approach that is broadly biopsychosocial while based on current clinical evidence for a pragmatic, clinical focus. The book is divided into four sections. The first, Fundamentals of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Practice, addresses assessment, treatment modalities, and planning. Common Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders and Developmental Disorders cover the diagnosis and treatment of the large majority of disease entities encountered in practice. The final section, Special Problems in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, includes a variety of topics such as foster care and adoption, loss and grief, and forensics. The book also includes: New evidence relating to the areas of depression, psychosis, trauma. New insights from genetics, genomics, and proteomics cleverly integrated into chapters on the individual disease with focus on their clinical application. New chapter on consultation and collaboration within systems of care The book addresses a need for clinicians, many of whom are beginners, non-psychiatrists, or psychiatrists entering unfamiliar territory, to come up to speed rapidly in providing more than perfunctory service to needy populations. This challenge grows ever greater. The book has a companion website with questions to facilitate learning.
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New Product Development is one of the most important challenges facing organizations today. The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) Handbook of New Product Development 3rd Edition provides an exceptional review of cutting edge topics for both new and experienced product development leaders. It offers a comprehensive and updated guide to the practices, processes and tools critical to achieving and sustaining new product/service development success in today’s world, delivering valuable information about the fundamentals as well as emerging practices such as venturing, virtual product development and the use of social media in NPD. As the premier global advocate for professionals and organizations working in the fields of new product/service development, PDMA has assembled in the Handbook unique content on the critical aspects of product development success including its 2012 Best Practices Research, Lessons Learned from its Outstanding Corporate Innovator Award Winners and keys to success from organizations with proven innovation track records. The 3rd Edition is an essential reference for anyone with responsibility for product development activities, from novices looking for fundamentals to experts seeking insights on emerging concepts, and is relevant for all functions and all product/service industries.
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Since 1960, the burden of adolescent illness has shifted from the traditional causes of disease to the more behavior-related problems, such as drinking, smoking and drug abuse (nearly half of American adolescents have used an illicit drug sometime during their life). Instilling in adolescents the knowledge, skills, and values that foster physical and mental health will require substantial changes in the way health professionals work and the way they connect with families, schools, and community organizations. At the same time, the major textbooks on addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry devote relatively little attention to the special problems of diagnosing and treating adolescent addicts. Similarly, the major textbooks on general and child and adolescent psychiatry direct relatively little attention to the issues surrounding adolescent addiction. The Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction is one response to the challenge of meeting the mental health needs and behavior-related problems of addicted teenagers. The work has been edited as an independent project by members of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, the oldest professional organization of psychiatrists devoted solely to the mental health care and treatment of teenagers in the USA. The forensic psychiatry perspective permeates the entire book. It will help to produce health providers with a deep and sensitive understanding of the developmental needs and behavior-related problems of adolescents. The Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction is a practical tool for all those who help adolescents: practitioners of family medicine, general psychiatrists, child/adolescent psychiatrists, adolescent psychiatrists, addiction psychiatrists, non-psychiatric physicians specializing in addiction medicine, forensic psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, mental health administrators, Court/Probation/ Parole/Correctional health workers. The book is organized in a user-friendly format so that readers can easily locate the chapters that provide the information that is required. In some instances, topics of special importance deliberately have been addressed in more than one chapter, to illuminate the topics from a variety of vantage points. One aim of the editors is to move the topic from being a specialist area to a generalist one by providing tools for generalist to use.
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The link between HRM and performance has become an important policy issue at both a national and a corporate level. HRM and Performance draws on the knowledge and expertise of a number of leading international scholars in the field of HRM to provide a comprehensive overview of the current state of HRM and identify fruitful directions for theory, research and practice. A central question throughout is – what's next for HRM and what are the keys to the future of managing people and performance?
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Given the shared interest between higher education and positive psychology in developing healthy and productive human beings, this issue explores how this new subdiscipline of psychology can contribute to the mission of higher education. It presents a variety of strategies for bolstering student learning and development. The authors also draw from appreciative inquiry, which, like positive psychology, is based on studying strengths, but focuses on organizational rather than individual performance. During a time of daunting challenges, positive psychology and appreciative inquiry can help to leverage higher education’s many assets to optimize the potential of students, faculty, and staff. This is the 143rd volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly series. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
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Never out of print since 1997, and substantially updated for this second edition, The Operational Auditing Handbook has earned an international reputation as a hands-on, practical manual for internal auditors and managers to enable them to carry out audits and reviews of a wide range of business activities including: Finance and accounting Sarbanes-Oxley compliance Purchasing Operations and production Marketing and sales Distribution Personnel and management development Research and development Information technology Security Environmental responsibility Subsidiaries and remote operating units The Operational Auditing Handbook clarifies the underlying issues, risks and objectives for a wide range of operations and activities and is a professional companion, with many checklists, for those who design self-assessment and audit programmes of business processes in all sectors. Reflecting the strategic importance of information technology today, this second edition is considerably expanded in this area with leading edge material. Other completely new material includes clear, authoritative guidance on how to achieve effective of governance, risk management and internal control processes.
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Prepare your institution for a new generation of disability services that embraces the growing student, as well as staff and faculty population with disabilities. Legal compliance, reasonable accommodations, classroom instruction issues, strategies to improve the campus climate and more–this volume examines what disability services may have to offer, and have cmapuses and disability service professionals may need to collaborate or expand traditional notions of disability and disability services. Volume editors Wendy S. Harbour, Lawrence B. Taishoff Professor of Inclusive Education at Syracuse University, and Joseph W. Madaus, co-director of the Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability, assemble an introduction, and overview of disability services. Contributing authors examine campus case-studies, procedures and terminology, legal compliance and disability services for staff and faculty. The volume concludes with a broad view of disability itself and how its role as a part of campus diversity. This is the 154th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Higher Education. Addressed to presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other higher-education decision-makers on all kinds of campuses, New Directions for Higher Education provides timely information and authoritative advice about major issues and administrative problems confronting every institution.

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Making a psychiatric diagnosis in children can be challenging: some clinicians say the incidence of some childhood disorders, such as bipolar disorder and ADHD, is over-diagnosed while others saying they are undiagnosed, undertreated, and are a large burden on society. The drug treatment of child psychiatric disorders can also be controversial in children and adolescents. This book fulfills the need for an objective, clinically relevant source to dispel this confusion. Clinical Child Psychiatry is a textbook of current clinical practice in child and adolescent psychiatry. It is designed as a reference for clinicians that is both easily usable and authoritative, a “chairside” reference for the consultation room. This book addresses a defined series of clinical entities that represent the bulk of current treatment modalities and disorders encountered in 21st century practice. It is authoritative in the areas addressed while at the same time being rapidly accessible in format. To facilitate access, it presents disorders in declining order of frequency. The authors believe that worthwhile clinical work must be informed by both evidence-based practice and by psychiatry’s traditional attention to internal and interpersonal dynamics. They are committed to an approach that is broadly biopsychosocial while based on current clinical evidence for a pragmatic, clinical focus. The book is divided into four sections. The first, Fundamentals of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Practice, addresses assessment, treatment modalities, and planning. Common Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders and Developmental Disorders cover the diagnosis and treatment of the large majority of disease entities encountered in practice. The final section, Special Problems in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, includes a variety of topics such as foster care and adoption, loss and grief, and forensics. The book also includes: New evidence relating to the areas of depression, psychosis, trauma. New insights from genetics, genomics, and proteomics cleverly integrated into chapters on the individual disease with focus on their clinical application. New chapter on consultation and collaboration within systems of care The book addresses a need for clinicians, many of whom are beginners, non-psychiatrists, or psychiatrists entering unfamiliar territory, to come up to speed rapidly in providing more than perfunctory service to needy populations. This challenge grows ever greater. The book has a companion website with questions to facilitate learning.
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