The Adult Student S Guide To Survival Success

Author by : Al Siebert
Languange : en
Publisher by :
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 62
Total Download : 187
File Size : 53,6 Mb
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Description : Whether enrolling in college for the first time or returning after an extended absence, this motivational guide provides adult students with a wealth of practical guidance. This thorough handbook explores not only how to succeed academically while balancing family, work, and other important responsibilities, but also addresses how students can learn to confront their fears, increase their self-confidence and resiliency, and create support groups. Containing essential information on financing education through loans, grants, and scholarships as well as practical tips for managing time, preparing for tests, taking effective notes, and using internet resources, this one-stop reference also includes action review checklists.


Time For College

Author by : Al Siebert
Languange : en
Publisher by :
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 79
Total Download : 940
File Size : 46,6 Mb
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Description : This guide is designed to help adult students survive and succeed in their college studies. Its 15 chapters contain practical advice on the following topics: obtaining the help available to adult students, confronting and overcoming fears and concerns, enrolling in a program and financing its costs, getting acquainted with the campus during orientation, gaining the support and encouragement of family and friends, balancing going to college with working, succeeding in college, managing available time and studying efficiently, learning the best way to study, getting high grades on tests, writing excellent papers, learning about one's own writing style, influencing instructors and salvaging poor grades; thriving under pressure, and learning in the school of life and developing a survivor's personality. An appendix on career choice and change, a list of 35 sources and suggested readings, a sample weekly schedule grid, and an index are also included. (MN)


Career Development For Health Professionals

Author by : Lee Haroun
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Total Read : 44
Total Download : 842
File Size : 45,8 Mb
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Description : Master the skills you need to succeed in the classroom and as a health care professional! Filled with tips and strategies, Career Development for Health Professionals, 4th Edition provides the skills required to achieve four important goals: 1) complete your educational program, 2) think like a health care professional, 3) find the right jobs, and 4) attain long-term career success. This edition includes a new chapter on professionalism and online activities challenging you to apply what you've learned. Written by respected educator Lee Haroun, this practical resource helps you maximize your potential and grow into a competent, caring, well-rounded member of the health care team. Self-paced format with interactive exercises, stop-and-think review, and end-of-chapter quizzes allows you to work through the text independently. Conversational, easy-to-read style helps you understand concepts and skills by delivering information in small, easily absorbed chunks. Chapter objectives and key terms at the beginning of each chapter preview the material to be learned while reading the chapter. UPDATED on-the-job strategies and Success Tips focus on professional certification exams, the use of social media, general job requirements, online classroom learning, employment laws, and necessary skills and National Health Care Skill Standards. Prescriptions for Success and Resume Building Blocks emphasize the importance of a resume and how it is a 'work in progress' from the first day of a student's education.Prescription for Success exercises let you apply what you've learned to on-the-job situations. Useful Spanish Phrases appendix provides a quick reference for translations that will prove valuable in today's workplace. Student resources on the Evolve companion website include activities providing a chance to use critical thinking skills and apply content to health care jobs. NEW Becoming a Professional chapter defines professionalism as it relates to health care occupations, emphasizes its importance, and presents examples of professionals in action. NEW! Full-color photos and illustrations bring concepts and health care skills to life. NEW case studies offer a real-life look into school, job-search, and on-the-job situations. NEW study and job-search strategies explain how to study for classes, job applications, resumes and resume trends, guidelines to preparing different types of resumes (print, scannable, plain text, and e-mail versions), protecting against job scams, online job searching, and preparing for the job interview. NEW reference chart on the inside front cover provides an outline to the book's content, making it easy to find the information you need.


Career Development For Health Professionals E Book

Author by : Lee Haroun
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 38
Total Download : 602
File Size : 40,9 Mb
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Description : Master the skills you need to succeed in the classroom and as a health care professional! Filled with tips and strategies, Career Development for Health Professionals, 4th Edition provides the skills required to achieve four important goals: 1) complete your educational program, 2) think like a health care professional, 3) find the right jobs, and 4) attain long-term career success. This edition includes a new chapter on professionalism and online activities challenging you to apply what you’ve learned. Written by respected educator Lee Haroun, this practical resource helps you maximize your potential and grow into a competent, caring, well-rounded member of the health care team. Self-paced format with interactive exercises, stop-and-think review, and end-of-chapter quizzes allows you to work through the text independently. Conversational, easy-to-read style helps you understand concepts and skills by delivering information in small, easily absorbed chunks. Chapter objectives and key terms at the beginning of each chapter preview the material to be learned while reading the chapter. UPDATED on-the-job strategies and Success Tips focus on professional certification exams, the use of social media, general job requirements, online classroom learning, employment laws, and necessary skills and National Health Care Skill Standards. Prescriptions for Success and Resume Building Blocks emphasize the importance of a resume and how it is a ‘work in progress’ from the first day of a student’s education.Prescription for Success exercises let you apply what you’ve learned to on-the-job situations. Useful Spanish Phrases appendix provides a quick reference for translations that will prove valuable in today’s workplace. Student resources on the Evolve companion website include activities providing a chance to use critical thinking skills and apply content to health care jobs. NEW Becoming a Professional chapter defines professionalism as it relates to health care occupations, emphasizes its importance, and presents examples of professionals in action. NEW! Full-color photos and illustrations bring concepts and health care skills to life. NEW case studies offer a real-life look into school, job-search, and on-the-job situations. NEW study and job-search strategies explain how to study for classes, job applications, resumes and resume trends, guidelines to preparing different types of resumes (print, scannable, plain text, and e-mail versions), protecting against job scams, online job searching, and preparing for the job interview. NEW reference chart on the inside front cover provides an outline to the book’s content, making it easy to find the information you need.


The Online Student S Survival Guide

Author by : Nick Pelino
Languange : en
Publisher by : Trafford Publishing
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 69
Total Download : 609
File Size : 55,6 Mb
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Description : The Online Student's Survival Guide outlines the considerations that an adult learner must consider when returning to school using the growing trend of online distance learning. This book offers personal insights and experiences as seen through the eyes of an online graduate student who returned to school after a twenty year absence from the world of academia - and a battle with brain cancer just prior to making the commitment to attain an advanced degree through an online university. This book offers helpful advice for those seeking to begin this academic journey as well as hints and tips to make the process easier to handle and negotiate as the student moves through a program in distance education. It addresses common misconceptions about online learning, offers insights as to what a student can expect to encounter and methods that will aid in not only succeeding as an online student - but to exceed as an adult learner. If you have ever thought of looking into an online learning program, or have the desire to attain a degree, but do not think it is possible because of your busy or hectic professional and personal life, this book will help you examine everything that there is to consider while preparing you to become a strong, dynamic online student. Written in a straight-forward manner, this first-hand account of one student's online educational journey has been created by a student for students. It honestly offers all of the pitfalls and successes experienced as well as observed by the author. With literally hundreds of thousands of students enrolling in this new, dynamic and exciting learning opportunity every year - this is the book to read as you make your decision and proceed with making your academic dreams a reality!


A Survival Guide For New Special Educators

Author by : Bonnie S. Billingsley
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 50
Total Download : 785
File Size : 55,8 Mb
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Description : What every special education teacher needs to know to survive and thrive A Survival Guide for New Special Educators provides relevant, practical information for new special education teachers across a broad range of topic areas. Drawing on the latest research on special educator effectiveness and retention, this comprehensive, go-to resource addresses the most pressing needs of novice instructors, resource teachers, and inclusion specialists. Offers research-based, classroom-tested strategies for working with a variety of special needs students Covers everything from preparing for the new school year to behavior management, customizing curriculum, creating effective IEPs, and more Billingsley and Brownell are noted experts in special educator training and support This highly practical book is filled with checklists, forms, and tools that special educators can use every day to help ensure that all special needs students get the rich, rewarding education they deserve.


First Year Teacher S Survival Guide

Author by : Julia G. Thompson
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 40
Total Download : 922
File Size : 47,5 Mb
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Description : The best-selling First Year Teacher's Survival Kit gives new teachers a wide variety of tested strategies, activities, and tools for creating a positive and dynamic learning environment while meeting the challenges of each school day. Packed with valuable tips, the book helps new teachers with everything from becoming effective team players and connecting with students to handling behavior problems and working within diverse classrooms. The new edition is fully revised and updated to cover changes in the K-12 classroom over the past five years. Updates to the second edition include: • New ways teachers can meet the professional development requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act • Entirely new section on helping struggling readers, to address the declining literacy rate among today’s students • Expanded coverage of helpful technology solutions for the classroom • Expanded information on teaching English Language Learners • Greater coverage of the issues/challenges facing elementary teachers • More emphasis on how to reach and teach students of poverty • Updated study techniques that have proven successful with at-risk students • Tips on working effectively within a non-traditional school year schedule • The latest strategies for using graphic organizers • More emphasis on setting goals to help students to succeed • More information on intervening with students who are capable but choose not to work • Updated information on teachers’ rights and responsibilities regarding discipline issues • Fully revised Resources appendix including the latest educational Web sites and software


Ot Student Primer

Author by : Karen Sladyk
Languange : en
Publisher by : SLACK Incorporated
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 54
Total Download : 703
File Size : 51,9 Mb
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Description : The OT Student Primer: A Guide to College Success focuses on advice and tutorials to make a student's journey through OT school more successful and enjoyable. This book is designed to help both OTA and OT students make the best of their education by providing the basic information needed to succeed and build their knowledge of OT. The process of learning OT theories, techniques, terminology, and concepts is challenging and this book addresses the core understanding of the profession that all students should know as they embark on their OT careers. The primer is filled with tutorials, practical skills, advice, helpful hints, and professional skills. The text provides the most up-to-date fieldwork issues, complete coverage of documentation skills and therapeutic communication, plus essential OT concepts. Tables and worksheets are included to gain a better self-understanding and exercises allow students to check what they have learned.


Success In Practical Vocational Nursing E Book

Author by : Patricia Knecht
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 86
Total Download : 833
File Size : 42,6 Mb
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Description : A market-leading must-have and part of the LPN Threads series, Success in Practical/Vocational Nursing, From Student to Leader, 8th Edition provides you with everything you need to succeed in both nursing school and in a career in LPN/LVN nursing. With a strong emphasis on leadership, this clear, comprehensive new edition discusses the higher-level roles and responsibilities of an LPN/LVN leader, the skills necessary to become a successful LPN/LVN, and the future of the field. It is filled with opportunities for you to test your understanding as you read, as well as practice NCLEX review questions at the end of each chapter to prepare you for the NCLEX-PN® Examination. Collaborative Care boxes highlight challenges that occur in emerging community and continuing care workforce settings, and give you examples of leadership and management opportunities for LPN/LVNs in any health care setting you may find yourself. Critical Thinking boxes include activities that could be used in a flipped classroom experience, and provide you with critical thinking and problem solving opportunities throughout the chapter to enhance your understanding. Try This boxes provide students and instructors with clinical simulations or activities related to topics discussed in the text that can be utilized in simulation or role-play scenarios in class. Professional Pointers boxes give advice on nursing best practices in the professional arena during and after nursing school. Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! section at the end of the text contains key points, additional learning activities, and review questions for the NCLEX® Examination (including alternate format items in every chapter). Presents tips on taking the NCLEX-PN examination and information on applications, interviews, and the job search, including electronic resumes. Full-color design, cover, photos, and illustrations make this text visually appealing, pedagogically useful and easy to read. Numbered objectives open each chapter and provide a framework for content. Key points at the end of each chapter summarize chapter highlights and serve as an excellent review tool. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations are at the beginning of each chapter and in full color at first mention in the text, and assist you in improving and supplementing your terminology and language skills before you enter clinical practice. References and Suggested Readings lists are arranged by chapter at the end of the book to provide you with resources for further understanding of text concepts. NEW! Community Resources chapter covers tools and resources that you can find within your community to help you with learning, personal, and family needs that could interfere with success in school. NEW! Work Force Trends chapter discusses the most current issues, challenges, and concerns with the LPN/LVN workforce. NEW! Storytelling narratives at the beginning of each chapter use true stories to enhance learning and demonstrate the relevancy of key topics.


The Elementary Middle School Counselor S Survival Guide

Author by : John J. Schmidt, Ed.D.
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 57
Total Download : 361
File Size : 51,8 Mb
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Description : An expanded edition filled with ideas, strategies, and tools for school counselors This Survival Guide helps counselors plan and implement an effective counseling program tailored to the needs of all students. Step by step, the book walks readers through every aspect of the school counselor job, including: designing a comprehensive counseling program, communicating with students and fellow staff, facilitating groups, promoting positive school discipline, integrating a guidance curriculum, intervening in times of crisis, and taking personal and professional care of oneself. Discusses how to reach out to diverse student and parent populations Shows how to integrate the American School Counselor Association's National Model for designing, delivering, and evaluating a school's counseling program Reveals how new technology can improve services to students and parents Other titles by Wiggin: I.O.U.S.A., Demise of the Dollar, and Financial Reckoning Day This comprehensive resource also includes a wealth of reproducible worksheets, letters, checklists, and forms designed to save time and effort for busy school counselors.