• August 1993

      Toxic Nation

      The Fight to Save Our Communities from Chemical Contamination

      by Fred Setterberg, Lonny Shavelson

      A riveting account of the devastating effects of chemical contamination on people in dozens of communities across America. Examines the political, economic, medical and environmental sides of the toxic contamination issue. Documents the growth of a grassr

    • February 1996

      Ready, Set, Cooperate

      by Marlene Barron

      Start together on a lifetime of learning-- the greatest gift you can give your child A special greeting for a guest...a new way of looking at a familiar fairy tale...a day of exploration around your town. These simple experiences and activiti

    • May 1998

      Science in Seconds at the Beach

      Exciting Experiments You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less

      by Jean Potter

      Do fish close their eyes? Can you hold your breath longer than a whale? How is sand made? Why do we hear the ocean in empty seashells? Surf's up for fantastic science fun with

    • April 2000

      Should We Stay Together?

      A Scientifically Proven Method for Evaluating Your Relationship and Improving its Chances for Long-Term Success

      by Jeffry H. Larson

      The fact is, some couples need more time to mature, some need to work through specific issues, and some should never be together. But how do you know? What factors add up to success-or failure-in a relationship? Author Jeffry Larson knows; in fact, he kno

    • April 2000

      Untapped Options

      Building Links between Marketing and Human Resources to Achieve Organizational Goals in Health Care

      by Bea Northcott, Janette Helm

      An AHA Press/Jossey-Bass Resource Untapped Options is an invaluable resource for health care leaders who want to help their organizations succeed. Bea Northcott and Janette Helm, experts in the field of health care management, h

    • April 2000

      Politics, Religion, and the Common Good

      Advancing a Distinctly American Conversation About Religion's Role in Our Shared Life

      by Martin E. Marty

      The future of America, in many ways, depends upon an understanding of the proper role of religion in our shared life as a republic. Discussions and debates on the topic have too often generated noise, platitudes, stereotypes, name-calling, and the distort

    • June 2000

      Reclaiming the Great Commission

      A Practical Model for Transforming Denominations and Congregations

      by Bishop Claude Payne, Hamilton Beazley

      Reclaiming the Great Commission describes a biblically based model that can restore the missionary power of first-century Christianity to twenty-first century denominations and their congregations. Based on shared vision and mission, the model can guide t

    • January 2001

      The Psychology of Self-Esteem

      A Revolutionary Approach to Self-Understanding that Launched a New Era in Modern Psychology

      by Nathaniel Branden

      This new edition of the original text reveals how Nathaniel Branden's landmark book broke the rules of conventional behavioral theory and promulgated his revolutionary ideas on the critical role that self-esteem plays in living a healthy, fulfilling life.

    • April 2002

      Improving Therapeutic Communication

      A Guide for Developing Effective Techniques

      by D. Corydon Hammond, Dean H. Hepworth, Veon G. Smith

      Throughout the book, the authors focus on the basic skills that facilitate communications in therapy (empathy, respect, authenticity, relating in the here-and-now, and confrontation) and explore specific methods of using them. These skills--which research

    • March 1999

      Why Doesn't My Floppy Disk Flop?

      And Other Kids' Computer Questions Answered by the CompuDudes

      by Peter Cook, Scott Manning, Ed Morrow

      Why Doesn't my Floppy Disk Flop? And Other Kids' Computer Questions Answered by the Compududes. For the best answers, coolest Web sites, and excellent cyber-activities, pick up Why Doesn't My Floppy Disk Flop? This lively, informative guide p

    • December 2002

      How the Way We Talk Can Change the Way We Work

      Seven Languages for Transformation

      by Robert Kegan, Lisa Laskow Lahey

      Why is the gap so great between our hopes, our intentions, even our decisions-and what we are actually able to bring about? Even when we are able to make important changes-in our own lives or the groups we lead at work-why are the changes are so frequentl

    • September 1996

      Breaking Free

      A Prescription for Personal and Organizational Change

      by David M. Noer

      Explore the spiritual side of business The best-selling author of Healing the Wounds writes another prescription for our transition-induced ailments. Here he addresses the self-defeating ways people and organizations react to rapid, seemingly

    • February 1998

      Full-Service Schools

      A Revolution in Health and Social Services for Children, Youth, and Families

      by Joy Dryfoos

      Full-Service Schools describes the movement to create an array of integrated support services in schools. It examines the declining welfare of many American families and prescribes solutions for the problems of increased sex, drugs, violence, and stress a

    • October 1994

      Strengthening Departmental Leadership

      A Team-Building Guide for Chairs in Colleges and Universities

      by Ann F. Lucas

      A first-rate book, well worth reading. Ann Lucas has taken years of research and reflection and distilled them into an easily understood, useful volume designed to help department chairs develop their leadership skills. --William E. Cashin, director

    • September 1994

      Developing Teaching Style in Adult Education

      by Joe E. Heimlich, Emmalou Norland

      Presenting numerous activities--for both individuals and groups--designed to foster self-knowledge and growth in teaching, the authors examine the primary elements of the teaching-learning exchange. Valuable special resources, including scales for measuri

    • September 1985

      Completing Dissertations in the Behavioral Sciences and Education

      A Systematic Guide for Graduate Students

      by Thomas J. Long, John J. Convey, Adele R. Chwalek

      A systematic framework for a low-stress dissertation Writing a dissertation is the graduate students' Everest; organizing the results of years of research is daunting, and constructing a defendable argument leaves students in a perp

    • March 1991

      Involving Colleges

      Successful Approaches to Fostering Student Learning and Development Outside the Classroom

      by George D. Kuh, John H. Schuh, Elizabeth J. Whitt

      Involving Colleges details the extracurricular environments of fourteen diverse involving colleges and universities and shows how and where successful conditions and characteristics can be adapted to institutions to complement the institution's unique edu

    • February 1992

      Adults as Learners

      Increasing Participation and Facilitating Learning

      by K. Patricia Cross

      A superb, substantive book and one that should cause us to think about the learning society and how we are going to plan for it now and in the future. --Adult Learning

    • November 1998

      Forms of Ethical and Intellectual Development in the College Years

      A Scheme

      by William G. Perry

      Since its original publication in 1970, this landmark book by William Perry has remained the cornerstone of much of the student development research that followed. Using research conducted with Harvard undergraduates over a fifteen-year period, Perry deri

    • December 1993

      Education and Identity

      by Arthur W. Chickering, Linda Reisser

      Arthur Chickering and Linda Reisser have produced an intelligent and penetrating scholarly work that is a worthy sequel to its distinguished predecessor. If the history of Education and Identity is any indication, this second edition will take its place a

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