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Product Description: Now in paperback, the New York Times bestseller from Race to Nowhere director Vicki Abeles about how our schools can revolutionize learning, prioritize children’s health, and re-envision success for a lifetime.Race to Nowhere, Vicki Abeles’s groundbreaking documentary about our educational system, tapped into a widespread problem in our nation’s schools: From high school to kindergarten, an entire generation of American students is being pressured to perform in ways that make them less intellectually flexible, creative, and responsive to a changing world...read more

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9781451699234 | Simon & Schuster, October 6, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: From the director of Race to Nowhere, the popular 2010 documentary on our education system that has become a long-running grassroots phenomenon, and a new film, Beyond Measure, comes a groundbreaking book for parents, students, and educators on how to revolutionize learning, prioritize children’s health, and re-envision success for a lifetime.

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9781451699241 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, October 25, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Now in paperback, the New York Times bestseller from Race to Nowhere director Vicki Abeles about how our schools can revolutionize learning, prioritize children’s health, and re-envision success for a lifetime.

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Product Description: The bestselling student affairs text, updated for today's evolving campus Student Services is the classic comprehensive text for graduate students in student affairs, written by top scholars and practitioners in the field. Accessible and theoretically grounded, this book reflects the realities of contemporary practice in student affairs...read more
By Vasti Torres (editor)

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9781119049593 | 6 edition (Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, October 24, 2016), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The bestselling student affairs text, updated for today's evolving campus Student Services is the classic comprehensive text for graduate students in student affairs, written by top scholars and practitioners in the field.

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Product Description: Succeed in college like never before STEP BY STEP TO COLLEGE AND CAREER SUCCESS shows you how. With the authors' signature 12 Steps approach, you'll see how small changes can make a big difference. Whether you're looking for better grades, stronger academic skills, or a successful transition to (or advancement in) the working world, STEP BY STEP TO COLLEGE AND CAREER SUCCESS is the textbook you need to get there...read more

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9781457672514 | 6 edition (Bedford/st Martins, November 21, 2014), cover price $56.80 | About this edition: User-friendly, class tested and authoritatively research-based, Step by Step to College and Career Success offers students proven information and straightforward strategies that they can apply toward their success.
9781457606342 | 5 pap/psc edition (Bedford/st Martins, November 26, 2012), cover price $52.55 | About this edition: User-friendly, class tested and authoritatively research-based, Step by Step to College and Career Success offers students proven information and straightforward strategies that they can apply toward their success.
9780312683061 | 3 edition (Bedford/st Martins, January 5, 2009), cover price $39.80 | About this edition: Both user-friendly and authoritatively research-based, Step by Step to College and Career Success balances theory with hands-on learning and offers students proven information and straightforward strategies that they can apply toward their success.
9781428262485 | 3 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 2, 2009), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Succeed in college like never before!
9780312683474 | 2 edition (Bedford/st Martins, January 2, 2007), cover price $36.25 | About this edition: Pioneers in the field of student success research, Gardner and his team have produced a concise, data-driven sequel to their highly successful first edition.
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Product Description: Integrating Prosocial Learning with Education Standards demonstrates how to meet educational standards that privilege cognitive aspects of learning while also advancing prosocial or Whole Child efforts (e.g., social emotional learning, character education, and mental health promotion)...read more
By Jonathan Cohen (editor), Kristie Fink (editor) and Sean Slade (editor)

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9781138679139 | Routledge, September 19, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Integrating Prosocial Learning with Education Standards demonstrates how to meet educational standards that privilege cognitive aspects of learning while also advancing prosocial or Whole Child efforts (e.

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9781138679146 | Reprint edition (Routledge, September 19, 2016), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Integrating Prosocial Learning with Education Standards demonstrates how to meet educational standards that privilege cognitive aspects of learning while also advancing prosocial or Whole Child efforts (e.

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Product Description: This book provides an essential source for higher education teachers and student affair professionals in China and around the globe, who seek to deepen their understanding of Chinese undergraduate students they work with so as to promote their learning and development...read more

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9781138905481 | Routledge, July 25, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: This book provides an essential source for higher education teachers and student affair professionals in China and around the globe, who seek to deepen their understanding of Chinese undergraduate students they work with so as to promote their learning and development.

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Product Description: Elly Blue's Bikenomics provides a surprising and compelling new perspective on the way we get around, where we live, and how we spend our money. The book provides an unflinching look at the real costs of transportation and roads, for households and society at large, and shares the success stories of people, businesses, organizations, and cities that are investing in two-wheeled transportation...read more

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9781621069874 | Microcosm Pub, September 13, 2016, cover price $14.95
9781621062400 | 2 edition (Microcosm Pub, September 13, 2016), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Elly Blue's Bikenomics provides a surprising and compelling new perspective on the way we get around, where we live, and how we spend our money.
9781621060031 | Microcosm Pub, December 1, 2013, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Bikenomics provides a compelling new perspective on ways to get around, transporting our families, going to work and how do we chose to spend our money.

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Product Description: Universities are usually considered bastions of the free exchange of ideas, but a recent tide of demonstrations across college campuses has called this belief into question, and with serious consequences. Such a wave of protests hasn't been seen since the campus free speech demonstrations of the 1960s, yet this time it is the political Left, rather than the political Right, calling for restrictions on campus speech and freedom...read more

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9780190627393 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: Universities are usually considered bastions of the free exchange of ideas, but a recent tide of demonstrations across college campuses has called this belief into question, and with serious consequences.

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9780190627409 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Universities are usually considered bastions of the free exchange of ideas, but a recent tide of demonstrations across college campuses has called this belief into question, and with serious consequences.

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Product Description: Student learning and program assessment are educational priorities on today’s campuses. To create exceptional leadership programs, educators need to develop a structured plan that includes multiple assessment methods over time and experiences...read more

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9781119303831 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, August 29, 2016, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: Student learning and program assessment are educational priorities on today’s campuses.

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Product Description: This volume brings together the most recent and cutting edge research on the understanding of education. It focuses on the lived experience of the students in the context of different educational institutions. In doing so, it unravels layers of inequalities in the understanding of education...read more

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9781786350466 | Emerald Group Pub Ltd, August 23, 2016, cover price $124.95 | About this edition: This volume brings together the most recent and cutting edge research on the understanding of education.

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Product Description: This book explores the circulation and reception of popular discourses of achieving girlhood, and the ways in which girls themselves participate in such circulation. It examines the figure of the achieving girl within wider discourses of neoliberal self-management and post-feminist possibility, considering the tensions involved in being both successful and successfully feminine and the strategies and negotiations girls undertake to manage these tensions...read more

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9781138840065 | Routledge, September 15, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This book explores the circulation and reception of popular discourses of achieving girlhood, and the ways in which girls themselves participate in such circulation.

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Product Description: In The Roommate Book, which is filled with whimsical drawings and quizzes, author/illustrator and expert roommate Becky Simpson uses her optimism and sense of humor to highlight the advantages of having a roommate and how best to enjoy these shared years of modular furniture, crockpot meals, and binge-watching Netflix...read more

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9781449470906 | Ill edition (Andrews McMeel Pub, June 28, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In The Roommate Book, which is filled with whimsical drawings and quizzes, author/illustrator and expert roommate Becky Simpson uses her optimism and sense of humor to highlight the advantages of having a roommate and how best to enjoy these shared years of modular furniture, crockpot meals, and binge-watching Netflix.

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Product Description: In today’s economy, where getting a good education has never been more important and school resources are stretched beyond points that most of us can remember, it is imperative that parents be fully engaged in their child’s education, both at home and at school...read more

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9781475822595, titled "Parent Involvement: Collaboration Is the Key for Every Child’s Success" | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 31, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In today’s economy, where getting a good education has never been more important and school resources are stretched beyond points that most of us can remember, it is imperative that parents be fully engaged in their child’s education, both at home and at school.

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Product Description: For many years to come, race will continue to be a source of controversy and conflict in American society. For many of us it will continue to shape where we live, pray, go to school, and socialize. We cannot simply wish away the existence of race or racism, but we can take steps to lessen the ways in which the categories trap and confine us...read more
By David Baker (narrator)

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9781522686422 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, July 26, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: For many years to come, race will continue to be a source of controversy and conflict in American society.

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Product Description: This is the thoroughly revised and updated second edition of the bestselling book Exploring Leadership. The book is designed to help college students understand that they are capable of being effective leaders and to guide them in developing their leadership potential...read more
By Derek Perkins (narrator)

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9781522697862 | 2 mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, July 26, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: This is the thoroughly revised and updated second edition of the bestselling book Exploring Leadership.

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Product Description: From the day they arrive on campus, college students spend four years―or sometimes more―making decisions that shape every aspect of their academic and social lives. Whether choosing a major or a roommate, some students embrace decision-making as an opportunity for growth, while others seek to minimize challenges and avoid risk...read more

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9780674970663 | Harvard Univ Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: From the day they arrive on campus, college students spend four years―or sometimes more―making decisions that shape every aspect of their academic and social lives.

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Product Description: In 1969, Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas called free speech in public schools a "hazardous freedom," but one well worth the risk. A half-century later, with technology enabling students to communicate in ways only dreamed about in Fortas' time, that freedom seems more hazardous than ever...read more

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9781476662923 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, June 5, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In 1969, Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas called free speech in public schools a "hazardous freedom," but one well worth the risk.

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Product Description: Explore service learning scholarship, and important elements of program design that achieves both leadership learning and community impact. This volume provides an overview of the most up-to-date thinking on leadership development through service-learning, including: the leadership competencies linked to service-learning experiences, the processes of ethical engagement in community partnerships, approaches for fostering more critical student reflection, and applied examples, including an in-depth case study of a leadership course series, a wealth of service programs led by students, a mentoring model linking college student service with youth leadership development, and a youth leadership program with a national scope...read more

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9781119289241 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, July 12, 2016, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: Explore service learning scholarship, and important elements of program design that achieves both leadership learning and community impact.

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Product Description: Higher-order thinking questions (and their answers) are considered by many to be the holy grail of teaching. Teachers know when students “get it”, but the question remains “How do you teach students to think explicitly and intentionally?” This book uses a series of diagrams to make thinking explicit by using students’ personal experiences as the foundation for their thinking...read more

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9781475828672 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 1, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Higher-order thinking questions (and their answers) are considered by many to be the holy grail of teaching.

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9781475828689 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 1, 2016), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Higher-order thinking questions (and their answers) are considered by many to be the holy grail of teaching.

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Product Description: Vision, in all its complexity, is more than meets the eye. The knowledge that lies between the covers of this book will define, with depth and clarity, what this magnificent sense actually encompasses and why it is critical to the learning process...read more

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9781475813135 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Vision, in all its complexity, is more than meets the eye.

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Product Description: Students and their parents wonder if college is worth the investment. Employers want graduates with the skills they need. The public wonders if higher education is preparing future generations for an era of dynamic change. In his latest book, William Sullivan offers a model of higher education that answers all these questions in the affirmative, through the power of integrated learning...read more

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9781620364079 | Stylus Pub Llc, June 30, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Students and their parents wonder if college is worth the investment.

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9781620364086 | Reprint edition (Stylus Pub Llc, June 30, 2016), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Students and their parents wonder if college is worth the investment.

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Product Description: Millions of students seek short- and long-term study abroad options every year, and this trend is a key illustration of the internationalization of higher education. Because a global perspective has become mandatory in the largely globalized workforce, many institutions look to study abroad programs to prepare their students...read more
By Deb Coleman-george (editor)

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9781522501695 | Idea Group Reference, June 30, 2016, cover price $335.00 | About this edition: Millions of students seek short- and long-term study abroad options every year, and this trend is a key illustration of the internationalization of higher education.

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Product Description: The use of critical and post-structural theories, such as critical race theory, intersectionality, and queer theory, to explore student development is relatively new. Most current research looks beyond the individual to how systems of oppression, such as racism, ableism, and heterosexism mediate student development and the nature of student development theory...read more
By Wiley (corporate author)

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9781119283256 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, June 27, 2016, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: The use of critical and post-structural theories, such as critical race theory, intersectionality, and queer theory, to explore student development is relatively new.

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Product Description: Shabana Mir's powerful ethnographic study of women on Washington, D.C., college campuses reveals that being a young female Muslim in post-9/11 America means experiencing double scrutiny―scrutiny from the Muslim community as well as from the dominant non-Muslim community...read more
By Lameece Issaq (narrator)

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9781522666998 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, June 14, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Shabana Mir's powerful ethnographic study of women on Washington, D.

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