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Building On Student Diversity

Author : Joy R. Cowdery
ISBN : 9781412936934
Genre : Education
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Addressed to teachers learning about children with diverse backgrounds and abilities, offers a set of biographies and simulated files of six students at three educational levels and practical activities that can be used with the biographies and files to s

Student Diversity

Author : Faye Brownlie
ISBN : 9781551381985
Genre : Education
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Offers classroom strategies to achieve positive academic and social outcomes for students with or without disabilities.

Gambling And Gender

Author : Deborah K. Phillips
ISBN : 1433105225
Genre : Games
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There are two distinct strands in the literature on gambling: one that focuses on how to play and win the various games of chance and one that focuses on gambling compulsion and addiction. Gambling and Gender forges a new direction, studying gambling as more communication than compulsion, more recreation than deviance, more sociology than psychology. Within that framework it seeks to explore several aspects of gender: How do the gambling behaviors of men and women differ? How have women adapted to and/or changed the historically male dominance of the gambling arena? What gambling activities have women claimed as their own and used to develop uniquely female relationships? How have recent trends in technology and mass media changed the ways in which men and women claim – or reject – their gender identities? The authors use a variety of research strategies, including content analysis, survey research, interviews, and participative observation, to shed new light on this fascinating subject and to suggest ways to explore it further.

Books In Print 2009 2010

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ISBN : 0835250210
Genre : Publishers' catalogs
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Let All The Little Children Come To Me

Author : Malesa Breeding
ISBN : 9781434704528
Genre : Religion
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It is said that everyone has a story to tell, a voice that deserves to be heard. There are many thousands of children with special needs who have long been ignored, rejected and excluded from our schools, our communities, and, sadly, from our Bible classes. We believe that these children are loved deeply and completely by our Lord and that they too are called to come unto Him. This book speaks to the heart and to the head. Teachers and pastors will find inspiration and information, reminding them that God calls us to include all children, no matter the challenge. In addition, the book includes wonderfully practical elements with many ideas that can be easily integrated into any classroom. By combining philosophy and strategies, this book will equip the typical church volunteer teacher to meet the needs of all the children in her classroom.

Celebrate Diversity

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ISBN : PSU:000020831806
Genre : Cultural pluralism
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Energy And Environmental Visions For The New Millennium

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ISBN : 0881732893
Genre : Energy conservation
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In this truly comprehensive 567 page reference book, more than 80 top experts bring you their up-to-the-minute report on the latest energy efficiency & environmental technologies, as well as on today's new ways of purchasing energy. The presentation is divided into ten topical sections comprised of a total 77 chapters. You'll read details of a broad range of successful energy projects, & get the facts on the latest technological developments in motors & drives, power monitoring & control, building systems communication protocols, energy storage systems, HVAC system optimization, gas cooling, lighting efficiency, energy & environmental monitoring & recording devices, biocells for diesel remediation, indoor air quality, hazardous substance management, industrial process optimization & much more. A full section is devoted to Federal Energy Management Program developments. Also covered are financing strategies for energy & environmental projects including effective use of performance contracting & ESCO services, energy project activities in the international arena, competitive energy purchasing strategies for users in a deregulated environment, & effective overall facilities management. This extensive volume provides a wealth of data & creative tools which professionals can use to significantly improve their company's profitability & increase global competitiveness.

Strategic Diversity Leadership

Author : Damon A. Williams
ISBN : 9781579228194
Genre : Education
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In today’s world – whether viewed through a lens of educational attainment, economic development, global competitiveness, leadership capacity, or social justice and equity – diversity is not just the right thing to do, it is the only thing to do!

Following the era of civil rights in the 1960s and ‘70s, the 1990s and early 21st century have seen both retrenchment and backlash years, but also a growing recognition, particularly in business and the military, that we have to educate and develop the capacities of our citizens from all levels of society and all demographic and social groups to live fulfilling lives in an interconnected globe.

For higher education that means not only increasing the numbers of diverse students, faculty, and staff, but simultaneously pursuing excellence in student learning and development, as well as through research and scholarship – in other words pursuing what this book defines as strategic diversity leadership. The aim is to create systems that enable every student, faculty, and staff member to thrive and achieve to maximum potential within a diversity framework.

This book is written from the perspective that diversity work is best approached as an intellectual endeavour with a pragmatic focus on achieving results that takes an evidence-based approach to operationalising diversity. It offers an overarching conceptual framework for pursuing diversity in a national and international context; delineates and describes the competencies, knowledge and skills needed to take effective leadership in matters of diversity; offers new data about related practices in higher education; and presents and evaluates a range of strategies, organisational structures and models drawn from institutions of all types and sizes. It covers such issues as the reorganisation of the existing diversity infrastructure, building accountability systems, assessing the diversity process, and addressing legal threats to implementation.

Its purpose is to help strategic diversity leaders combine big-picture thinking with an on-the-ground understanding of organisational reality and work strategically with key stake holders and allies.

This book is intended for chief diversity officers or diversity professionals, and anyone who wants to champion diversity and embed its objectives on his or her campus, whether at the level of senior administration, as members of campus organisations or committees, or as faculty, student affairs professionals or students taking a leadership role in making change.

This title is also available in a set with its companion volume, The Chief Diversity Officer.

How To Reach And Teach Children With Add Adhd

Author : Sandra F. Rief
ISBN : 9781118429396
Genre : Education
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Sandra Rief offers myriad real-life case studies, interviews, and student intervention plans for children with ADD/ADHD. In addition, the book contains best teaching practices and countless strategies for enhancing classroom performance for all types of students. This invaluable resource offers proven suggestions for: Engaging students' attention and active participation Keeping students on-task and productive Preventing and managing behavioral problems in the classroom Differentiating instruction and addressing students' diverse learning styles Building a partnership with parents and much more.

Capacity Building In Economics Education And Research

Author : François Bourguignon
ISBN : 0821365959
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book presents papers from the conference on 'Scaling up the Success of Capacity Building in Economic Education and Research, ' which took place in Budapest at the Central European University campus. It includes contributions from key researchers, academics and policy makers from Europe, the United States, and developing countries that identify and brainstorm on capacity building challenges

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