U Thrive

Author: Dan Lerner
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316311634
Size: 19,34 MB
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From the professors who teach NYU's most popular elective class, "Science of Happiness," a fun, comprehensive guide to surviving and thriving in college and beyond. Every year, almost 4,000,000 students begin their freshman year at colleges and universities nationwide. Most of them will sleep less and stress out a whole lot more. By the end of the year, 30% of those freshmen will have dropped out. For many, the unforeseen demands of college life are so overwhelming that "the best four years of your life" can start to feel like the worst. Enter Daniel Lerner and Dr. Alan Schlechter, ready to teach students how to not only survive college, but flourish in it. Filled with fascinating science, real-life stories, and tips for building positive lifelong habits, U Thrive addresses the opportunities and challenges every undergrad will face -- from finding a passion to dealing with nightmarish roommates and surviving finals week. Engaging and hilarious, U Thrive will help students grow into the happy, successful alums they all deserve to be.

The Essential College Professor

Author: Jeffrey L. Buller
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470605455
Size: 10,19 MB
Format: PDF
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The Essential College Professor is about the "how" and "why" of being a faculty member today. Based on the author's series of highly successful faculty development workshops, each chapter deals concisely with the most important information college professors need at their fingertips when confronted by a particular challenge or faced with an exciting opportunity. Written both as a comprehensive guide to an academic career and as a ready reference to be consulted whenever needed, The Essential College Professor emphasizes proven solutions over untested theories and stresses what faculty members have to know now in order to be successful in their careers. Each chapter is concluded by a short exercise that faculty members can perform to help them, for instance, completely revise a course by restructuring the syllabus and course materials, bring new life to a research project by reframing it as a book proposal or grant application, and so on.

Feminist Rhetorical Resilience

Author: Elizabeth A Flynn
Editor: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 0874218799
Size: 10,28 MB
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Although it is well known in other fields, the concept of “resilience” has not been addressed explicitly by feminist rhetoricians. This collection develops it in readings of rhetorical situations across a range of social contexts and national cultures. Contributors demonstrate that resilience offers an important new conceptual frame for feminist rhetoric, with emphasis on agency, change, and hope in the daily lives of individuals or groups of individuals disempowered by social or material forces. Collectively, these chapters create a robust conception of resilience as a complex rhetorical process, redeeming it from its popular association with individual heroism through an important focus on relationality, community, and an ethics of connection. Resilience, in this volume, is a specifically rhetorical response to complicated forces in individual lives. Through it, Feminist Rhetorical Resilience widens the interpretive space within which rhetoricians can work.

Too Sharp To Fail

Author: Kiana L. Wilson
Editor: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 9781683501428
Size: 17,77 MB
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A modern-day parable for the young, driven, and courageous career professional.

Life After College

Author: Andy Masters
Editor:
ISBN: 9780975461006
Size: 11,82 MB
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The Tablet

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A New U

Author: Ryan Craig
Editor: Benbella Books
ISBN: 9781946885470
Size: 19,99 MB
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Education expert offers accessible and much-needed book exploring the evolving alternatives to the traditional four-year degree.