Lessons Learned

Author: John D. Foubert
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136271570
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The college years can be some of the most vibrant and transformative in an individual’s life, but they are also fraught with uncertainty. The resident advisor or assistant (RA) not only confronts these decisions for him or herself but must also help his or her residents navigate the world of important decisions which the undergraduate experience presents. Lessons Learned is the definitive volume for training RAs to become comfortable with their roles as student leaders. Over four dozen common RA mistakes are discussed, chapter-by-chapter, in the form of individual letters written by experienced RAs to new staff members. Each chapter includes thought-provoking discussion questions, a list of internet and media resources, and additional tips related to each situation. Now in its second edition, this updated volume provides a new overview of student developmental theory and covers a host of new topics, including evolving thought on 21st century predicaments such as social media, texting and the Internet. This is an important text for beginning and experienced RAs, as well as for the university staff who train these crucial pillars of the university community.

Student Learning In College Residence Halls

Author: Gregory S. Blimling
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118551605
Size: 15.12 MB
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Add value to the student experience with purposeful residential programs Grounded in current research and practical experience, Student Learning in College Residence Halls: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why shows how to structure the peer environment in residence halls to advance student learning. Focusing on the application of student learning principles, the book examines how neurobiological and psychosocial development influences how students learn in residence halls. The book is filled with examples, useful strategies, practical advice, and best practices for building community and shaping residential environments that produce measureable learning outcomes. Readers will find models for a curriculum-based approach to programming and for developing student staff competencies, as well as an analysis of what types of residential experiences influence student learning. An examination of how to assess student learning in residence halls and of the challenges residence halls face provide readers with insight into how to strategically plan for the future of residence halls as learning centers. The lack of recent literature on student learning in college residence halls belies the changes that have taken place. More traditional-age students are enrolled in college than ever before, and universities are building more residence halls to meet the increased demand for student housing. This book addresses these developments, reviews contemporary research, and provides up-to-date advice for creating residence hall environments that achieve educationally purposeful outcomes. Discover which educational benefits are associated with living in residence halls Learn how residential environments influence student behavior Create residence hall environments that produce measureable learning outcomes Monitor effectiveness with a process of systematic assessment Residence halls are an integral part of the college experience; with the right programs in place they can become dynamic centers of student learning. Student Learning in College Residence Halls is a comprehensive resource for residence hall professionals and others interested in improving students' learning experience.

How Pornography Harms

Author: John D. Foubert Ph.D.
Publisher: LifeRich Publishing
ISBN: 1489710221
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Pornography is menacing people, relationships, and society, and this book has the research and stories to prove it. John D. Foubert, Ph.D., an interdisciplinary scholar who has studied sexual violence since 1993, shares the life stories of more than twenty people directly affected by pornography. He also interviews scholars and explains how pornography affects our brains. In examining the many ways pornography is devouring the God-given sexual health of the Internet generation, he highlights its connection to sexual violence and how it ruins lives. He also focuses on who makes pornography and their motives, recent trends in pornography, and how pornography is changing the way people have sex. Perhaps most importantly, he explains what we can do to confront pornography in our own lives, the lives of our loved ones, and in society. Whether you are a teen, young adult, a parent, pastor, scholar, or you are just curious about what pornography does to people, your conscience will be shocked and your points of view deeply challenged by what Foubert has uncovered about the reality of today’s pornography.

250 Biggest Mistakes 3rd Year Medical Students Make And How To Avoid Them

Author: Samir P. Desai
Publisher: Md2b
ISBN: 9780972556163
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Every year there are medical students that excel in their clinical clerkships while many others remain average performers. What is it that sets apart these top performers from their colleagues? In this book, formerly known as the 101 Biggest Mistakes 3rd Year Medical Students Make and How to Avoid Them, Dr. Samir Desai identifies the mistakes that prevent students from reaching their full potential. These are the very mistakes that the top performers avoid.

Mistakes I Made At Work

Author: Jessica Bacal
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101632011
Size: 74.93 MB
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High-achieving women share their worst mistakes at work—and how learning from them paved the way to success. Named by Fast Company as a "Top 10 Book You Need to Read This Year" In Mistakes I Made at Work, a Publishers Weekly Top 10 Business Book for Spring 2014, Jessica Bacal interviews twenty-five successful women about their toughest on-the-job moments. These innovators across a variety of fields – from the arts to finance to tech – reveal that they’re more thoughtful, purposeful and assertive as leaders because they learned from their mistakes, not because they never made any. Interviewees include: Cheryl Strayed, bestselling author of Wild Anna Holmes, founding editor of Jezebel.com Kim Gordon, founding member of the band Sonic Youth Joanna Barsch, Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Company Carol Dweck, Stanford psychology professor Ruth Ozeki, New York Times bestselling author of Tale for the Time Being And many more For readers of Lean In and #Girlboss, Mistakes I Made for Work is ideal for millenials just starting their careers, for women seeking to advance at work, or for anyone grappling with issues of perfectionism, and features fascinating and surprising anecdotes, as well as tips for readers.

The Men S Program

Author: John Foubert
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780415951746
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Originally conceived for use in colleges and universities, the program has since been proven effective in a range of settings including high schools, the military, community organizations, and correctional facilities."--BOOK JACKET.

Making A Difference

Author: Stephen Beers
Publisher: ACU Press
ISBN: 0891126880
Size: 52.32 MB
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Are you ready to make a difference? Resident assistants are key leaders on a Christian college campus. They build a sense of community, serve as peer-counselors, and embody the mission of the university. "Making a Difference" shows how this journey of service can be a rewarding and even life-changing journey.

A Grammar Book For You And I Oops Me

Author: C. Edward Good
Publisher: Capital Books
ISBN: 9781892123237
Size: 16.48 MB
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Correct English usage as it's never been taught before: lucidly, memorably, and humorously -- for all ages.

The Men S And Women S Programs

Author: John Foubert
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415881050
Size: 56.97 MB
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Presents a guide for creating a sexual assault peer counseling program for college students, the military, high schools, and faith-based organizations.