College students are subject to a massive input of stresses which require successful and ever-changing coping strategies. These stresses include inside and outside pressures by the world to succeed, financial worries, concerns about uncertain futures, social problems and opportunities since college is often the meeting place for future mates, and homework and tests in multiple and complex subjects requiring preparation and focus with often conflicting priorities. Unsuccessful coping often results in anxiety, heavy drinking, depression and a host of other mental health problems. This new book presents new and important research in this important field.
This is a broad elaboration of the esteemed Dutch architect's lectures, given since 1973 at Delft University, crafted by the architect himself. It is divided into three parts: Public Domain, Making Space Leaving Space, and Inviting Form. More than 750 illustrations give broad insight into Hertzberger's "library"- as well as to those sources in which he finds inspiration.
This course in English has been designed to cater to the needs of undergraduate students of science, while they are studying as well as later. The course contains a varied selection of reading passages of prose, poetry and drama. Each reading unit is accompanied by exercises and activities that would develop the students language and writing skills.
Focuses on how teachers and school practitioners can improve the academic skills, attitudes, and coping abilities of students with behavior and adjustment problems. Presented are findings from the Classroom Strategy Study, which identifies widely used classroom management strategies that work-and those that don't work-for addressing a wide range of specific challenges in the elementary and middle grades.
Skills for Success is the first book that integrates the basics of workplace know-how (the SCANS competencies) in all content and exercises while it prepares students for higher learning by providing academic activities such as writing and summarizing. Theme-based and interactive, Skills for Success focuses on all four language skills within a cooperative-learning framework. The text follows the basic stages of a well organized lesson plan: material is introduced in cycles of preparation, practice, and evaluation that integrate speaking, listening, reading, writing, and some basic math. Within each lesson, the SCANS competencies provide the underpinning for all content and activities in the text.Skills for Success is the first content-based, integrated skills text to use the SCANS competencies to strengthen the connection between ESL classes and employment for vocational or college-bound students.
Designed for students on foundation degree and early childhood studies courses, this easy-to-use text comprehensively covers all aspects of your early childhood course. Written by experts in the field, the theory is clearly explained in terms of classroom practice, and each chapter includes case studies, exercises for further study, and a useful glossary of key terms.
This comprehensive, practical book provides user-friendly tools for creating transition plans to help students with disabilities successfully put their goals into action and navigate postsecondary environments.
Ideally suited to intermediate to advanced college-level students, The Student’s Ovid offers twenty-one selections from the Metamorphoses, with notes to aid translation and interpretation. The introduction includes an essay on Ovid’s life and works, an outline of the structure of the Metamorphoses, and tips on Latin poetic forms and usage. Accompanying each Latin passage is an introduction that provides background on the myths and their literary history, both in Ovid and in other classical authors. The detailed notes on each selection are designed to help students read and understand the Latin for themselves. Other special features of this book include: · a glossary of mythological characters · lists of stories grouped by theme to help teachers design courses to suit their students’ interests · discussions of the basic concepts of classical meter, Latin pronunciation, and accentuation · reference charts on the declension of Greek nouns to aid the reading of proper names · a select bibliography of translations and secondary studies
"The first systematic and exhaustive study of one of the most important social and political developments in pre-October Russia. . . . .It ranks among the best studies in modern Russian history."--Alexander Vucinich, author of "Empire of Knowledge" and "Darwin in Russian Thought"