STRENGTHS QUEST DISCOVER AND DEVELOP YOUR STRENGTHS IN ACADEMICS CAREER AND BEYOND

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Strengthsquest

Author : Donald O. Clifton
ISBN : 0972263705
Genre : Education
File Size : 53.65 MB
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StrengthsQuest: Discover and Develop Your Strengths in Academics, Career, and Beyond is a primary component in The Gallup Organization's StrengthsQuest program. The book and the program help students understand their unique, natural talents and develop those talents into strengths that can be productively applied for success in academics and other areas. The book is shrink-wrapped and contains a unique ID code that allows the buyer to take one StrengthFinder assessment and have access to other program's online components, such as a Learning Center and an Online Strengths Community.
Category: Education

Black Men In College

Author : Robert T. Palmer
ISBN : 9781136582943
Genre : Education
File Size : 66.81 MB
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Black Men in College provides vital information about how to effectively support, retain, and graduate Black male undergraduates. This edited collection centers on the notion that Black male collegians are not a homogenous group; rather, they are representative of rarely acknowledged differences that exist among them. This valuable text suggests that understanding these differences is critical to making true in-roads in serving Black men. Chapter contributors describe the diverse challenges Black men in HBCUs face and discuss how to support and retain high-achieving men, gay men, academically unprepared men, low-income men, men in STEM, American immigrants, millennials, collegiate fathers, those affiliated with Greek organizations, and athletes. Recommendations for policy and practice to encourage retention and persistence to degree completion are grounded in extant theory and research. This text is a must-read for all higher education faculty, researchers, and student affairs practitioners interested in addressing the contemporary college experiences of Black men in postsecondary institutions.
Category: Education

Creativity

Author : Aryna Ryan
ISBN : 9780810892248
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 46.6 MB
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While there are countless books focused on craft projects for young adults and teens, few describe how creativity actually relates to teens or shows them how to access their creative selves. This book is designed to help teens remove the barriers to being creative and will help young adults maximize their creative potential. Teens will get the chance to explore what creativity means to them and what they should do when they’re having trouble being creative. The author explores everyday creativity and play and even looks at creativity’s role in a teen’s happiness.
Category: Psychology

Author : Howard Gardner
ISBN : 9789960544717
Genre : Philosophy
File Size : 90.51 MB
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نحن نعيش في زمن التغيرات السريعة التي تشمل تسريع العولمة، وكميات متزايدة من المعلومات، والهيمنة المتنامية للعلوم والتكنولوجيا، وصدام الحضارات. وتستدعي هذه التغيرات إيجاد طرق جديدة للتعليم والتفكير في المدرسة وفي مجال الأعمال وفي المهن. يقوم عالم النفس الشهير هوارد غاردنر في كتاب «خمسة عقول لأجل المستقبل» بتعريف القدرات المعرفية التي سوف تكون مرغوبة جداً في السنوات القادمة. يقوم غاردنر، وهو معروف عالمياً بنظريته عن الملكات العقلية المتعددة، بنقل ذلك التفكير إلى المستوى الآتي في هذا الكتاب. «خمسة عقول لأجل المستقبل» كتاب موجز يشد الانتباه، ويحث على التماس التعليم مدى الحياة في نفس أي قارئ، ويتيح رؤى قيّمة لأولئك المكلفين بتدريب وتطوير قادة مؤسسات ـــ اليوم وغداً.
Category: Philosophy

The Handbook Of Career Advising

Author : Kenneth F. Hughey
ISBN : 9781118443576
Genre : Education
File Size : 40.44 MB
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The Handbook of Career Advising "The Handbook of Career Advising not only provides a general introduction to this important academic advising function, but offers many practical applications that can help students make realistic and timely career decisions. As students face an ever-changing and complex workplace, helping them integrate their academic and career decisions has never been more important. This book is an excellent resource for advisors; it helps them become more cognizant of the critical role they play and will facilitate the development of the knowledge and competencies required to perform this important advising task." —Virginia Gordon, associate professor emeritus, The Ohio State University "This book provides a wealth of information for anyone whose work involves helping students discover how intentional choices in curricular and cocurricular educational experiences can prepare them for tomorrow's workplace. The theoretical foundations, information and resources, frameworks for practice, and recommendations for the future included in this book will guide academic advisors as they positively influence students' lives by helping them systematically and enthusiastically approach their career development." —Mary Stuart Hunter, assistant vice provost, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina "The Handbook of Career Advising provides excellent information, resources, and examples of how academic advisors can become more knowledgeable and comfortable in providing career advising. Here, authors address critical issues such as diversity, working with specific student groups, and working with undecided or exploratory students. This book provides examples that illustrate how career and academic advising are significant parts of the teaching and learning process that support student success on our campuses." —Casey Self, executive director, Academic Advising, University College, Arizona State University, and 2009 NACADA president
Category: Education

Preparing For Ministry

Author : George M. Hillman
ISBN : 9780825497339
Genre : Religion
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Most seminaries now require their students to get real world training by way of supervised theological field education. This volume presents the wide array of issues that must be understood in order to integrate theological education and practical ministry, including the importance of theological field education, its purpose and challenges, the need for flexibility in meeting different students' needs, and the resources available to create a meaningful and educational experience.
Category: Religion

Strengths Based Therapy

Author : Elsie Jones-Smith
ISBN : 9781483321981
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 89.85 MB
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Combining both the theory and practice of strengths-based therapy, Elsie Jones-Smith introduces current and future practitioners to the modern approach of practice—presenting a model for treatment as well as demonstrations in clinical practice across a variety of settings. This highly effective form of therapy supports the idea that clients know best about what has worked and has not worked in their lives, helps them discover positive and effective solutions through their own experiences, and allows therapists to engage their clients in their own therapy. Drawing from cutting-edge research in neuroscience, positive emotions, empowerment, and change, Strengths-Based Therapy helps readers understand how to get their clients engaged as active participants in treatment.
Category: Social Science

A First Step Into A Much Larger World

Author : John W. Hawthorne
ISBN : 9781630873127
Genre : Religion
File Size : 35.97 MB
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How do Christian students approach their years at a Christian college or university? What are the connections between all those hours of study and the Christian life? A First Step into a Much Larger World invites students, parents, and educators into a broad conversation about faith and learning in a postmodern age. Students will explore how to respond to diversity while maintaining community, how to make learning sensible as an expression of faith, and how to move from passive recipients of education to active and engaged co-learners with others. In so doing, they can transform their undergraduate years into a springboard for engaging the culture beyond the university.
Category: Religion

Career Counseling

Author : Norman C. Gysbers
ISBN : PSU:000066141143
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 76.79 MB
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"This book presents a practice-focused approach to career counseling that will help you expand your understanding of career development and enhance the skills and techniques in your career counseling repertoire. It incorporates the most widely used traditional career counseling practices with new and emerging career development concepts, making it an exceptional text for both counselors-in-training and seasoned practitioners. The in-depth examination of career counseling interventions provided, includingthe strengths-based approaches suggested by the positive psychology movement, will help you deliver the best counseling services possible and empower your clients to reach their career goals. Topics discussed include traditional and postmodern career theories and approaches; counseling an increasingly diverse workforce and addressing cultural context issues such as race, class, gender, and disability; forming a productive alliance with the client; gathering client information; using assessment inventories and instruments; developing client action plans; and navigating the termination process."--Publisher's description.
Category: Business & Economics