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Colleges of further education

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The New Apprenticeships Facilitating Learning, Mentoring, Coaching and Assessing

The New Apprenticeships Facilitating Learning, Mentoring, Coaching and Assessing

Author: Andrew Armitage, Alison Cogger Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2019

Are you involved in assessing the new apprenticeships? Are you clear about your role and responsibilities in the context of the new apprenticeships? Do you need support in being an effective learning facilitator? One of the key features of the new standards-based apprenticeships is the role of learning mentors and coaches and the need to support apprentices throughout their journey and prepare them for end-point assessment. This book takes you through the essentials of learning and development, and the principles and practice of mentoring, coaching and assessing learning. Whatever your vocational subject, this accessible and concise text provides you with an in-depth understanding of these areas and how to effectively apply them to practice.

Travel and Tourism Professional C onduct

Travel and Tourism Professional C onduct

Author: Tansy Rogerson, Dr Graham Lawler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2018

This book is the first in a new series on Travel and Tourism and is designed to support Level 1 to 3 workers in this industry. In this book students are encouraged to prepare themselves for a professional day of work and to remember they are representing their employer both in and out of work. There is anecdotal research that suggests this is an area that many young people in this trade have difficulty with when they start working. The students will also be introduced to the concept of customer care and the fact that whilst the employee may be repeating the same offering, the customer receives it once and once only and therefore it must be top quality. The book comes with lesson plans and worksheets for students and is copiable. It is the first in a new series from Lawler Education and we welcome feedback from colleagues as to their future needs. The author, Tansy Rogerson, is well known in the Travel and Tourism industry. She is the business de-velopment manager for a hotel management group providing a complete and exceptional management & consultancy service to a growing portfolio of UK based hotels. Tansy Rogerson is also director of an events company and has represented Wales internationally in the industry. She was the driving force behind the Gojys Festival formerly held in North Wales every year and in 2018 she went on a business development research trip to Japan to assess the viability of a market focused U.K. offer to Japanese tourists.

Up and Running Starting and Growing a Leadership Program at a Community College

Up and Running Starting and Growing a Leadership Program at a Community College

Author: Susan Tobia, Judith L. Gay Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/04/2018

Community colleges are facing a leadership crisis spurred by the retirements of baby boomers from leadership positions at all levels. There is a critical need to prepare leaders to deal with 21st century challenges, such as dramatically improving student outcomes, tackling funding issues, and addressing college affordability. There is also growing recognition that having internal candidates prepared to take on leadership roles may lead to a smoother leadership transition. Up and Running: Starting and Growing a Leadership Program at a Community College by Susan J. Tobia and Judith L. Gay is a roadmap for creating a leadership program to meet the needs of colleges as well as the professional interests of employees. Drs. Tobia and Gay share the basics of starting a program including the application and selection processes, budget, and program format, as well as areas including team building, thinking styles, decision making, conflict resolution, and diversity/inclusion. An extensive set of templates, examples, and key suggestions make it easy to customize a program to meet the needs of any institution.

Up and Running Starting and Growing a Leadership Program at a Community College

Up and Running Starting and Growing a Leadership Program at a Community College

Author: Susan Tobia, Judith L. Gay Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/04/2018

Community colleges are facing a leadership crisis spurred by the retirements of baby boomers from leadership positions at all levels. There is a critical need to prepare leaders to deal with 21st century challenges, such as dramatically improving student outcomes, tackling funding issues, and addressing college affordability. There is also growing recognition that having internal candidates prepared to take on leadership roles may lead to a smoother leadership transition. Up and Running: Starting and Growing a Leadership Program at a Community College by Susan J. Tobia and Judith L. Gay is a roadmap for creating a leadership program to meet the needs of colleges as well as the professional interests of employees. Drs. Tobia and Gay share the basics of starting a program including the application and selection processes, budget, and program format, as well as areas including team building, thinking styles, decision making, conflict resolution, and diversity/inclusion. An extensive set of templates, examples, and key suggestions make it easy to customize a program to meet the needs of any institution.

First in the World Community Colleges and America's Future

First in the World Community Colleges and America's Future

Author: J. Noah Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/12/2017

From his unique vantage point as President and CEO of the Association of Community College Trustees, J. Noah Brown writes about the intersection between community colleges and America's need to regain economic momentum and its position as first in the world with respect to college attainment. By connecting past economic and education policies and investments to possibilities for the future and continued national progress, Brown reminds us that restoring America's prominence is within reach. More importantly, he succinctly advocates for the power of community colleges to increase educational attainment, thereby reducing income inequality by allowing more Americans to access real economic opportunity.

International Student Handbook

International Student Handbook

Author: The College Board Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/07/2016

This guide covers financial aid, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) requirements, housing availability and special services for international students. It also includes step-by-step guidelines on how to prepare for and apply to colleges in the United States, find financial aid and obtain a student visa. An appendix lists Education USA advising centres around the world where students can go locally for assistance and more information. Comprehensive indexes and a detailed glossary of terms will help students find schools that meet their needs.

Heightened Performative Autoethnography Resisting Oppressive Spaces within Paradigms

Heightened Performative Autoethnography Resisting Oppressive Spaces within Paradigms

Author: William M. Sughrua Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/07/2016

This book argues for - and carries out - what the author terms Heightened Performative Autoethnography (HPA). The common theme throughout the volume involves resisting oppressive and hegemonic spaces within paradigms, and hence seeking epistemological liberation. The text methodologically and conceptually situates this newly proposed variant of autoethnography, while contextualizing and justifying its performed or enacted theme involving resistance against the oppressiveness of paradigms. The book concludes with an analysis and commentary, demonstrating how this particular theme, and HPA as a research and writing repertoire, are able to meaningfully respond to the eighth moment of contemporary qualitative research, which calls for a critical and social justice agenda directed at empowerment, equity, liberation, and related issues. Heightened Performative Autoethnography could be used in upper-level undergraduate classes and graduate courses within the social sciences, humanities, and education, for courses on critical theory, contemporary research methodology, performative studies, narrative writing, and related subjects.

Heightened Performative Autoethnography Resisting Oppressive Spaces within Paradigms

Heightened Performative Autoethnography Resisting Oppressive Spaces within Paradigms

Author: William M. Sughrua Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2016

This book argues for - and carries out - what the author terms Heightened Performative Autoethnography (HPA). The common theme throughout the volume involves resisting oppressive and hegemonic spaces within paradigms, and hence seeking epistemological liberation. The text methodologically and conceptually situates this newly proposed variant of autoethnography, while contextualizing and justifying its performed or enacted theme involving resistance against the oppressiveness of paradigms. The book concludes with an analysis and commentary, demonstrating how this particular theme, and HPA as a research and writing repertoire, are able to meaningfully respond to the eighth moment of contemporary qualitative research, which calls for a critical and social justice agenda directed at empowerment, equity, liberation, and related issues. Heightened Performative Autoethnography could be used in upper-level undergraduate classes and graduate courses within the social sciences, humanities, and education, for courses on critical theory, contemporary research methodology, performative studies, narrative writing, and related subjects.

Applying College Change Theories to Student Affairs Practice New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 174

Applying College Change Theories to Student Affairs Practice New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 174

Author: C. Casey Ozaki, Robin L. Spaid Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2016

Student affairs professionals are critical to the efforts to improve students' experiences and outcomes--especially in two-year institutions. This volume explores the history of student development and college impact theories and models in relation to two-year institutions. Topics covered include: * analysis of the applicability of the literature for diverse and current community colleges and student populations, * implications for practitioners, and * presentation of alternative models and lenses. This is the 174th volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterly report series. Essential to the professional libraries of presidents. vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, New Directions for Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.

Activist Archives Youth Culture and the Political Past in Indonesia

Activist Archives Youth Culture and the Political Past in Indonesia

Author: Doreen Lee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2016

In Activist Archives Doreen Lee tells the origins, experiences, and legacy of the radical Indonesian student movement that helped end the thirty-two-year dictatorship in May 1998. Lee situates the revolt as the most recent manifestation of student activists claiming a political and historical inheritance passed down by earlier generations of politicized youth. Combining historical and ethnographic analysis of Generation 98, Lee offers rich depictions of the generational structures, nationalist sentiments, and organizational and private spaces that bound these activists together. She examines the ways the movement shaped new and youthful ways of looking, seeing, and being-found in archival documents from the 1980s and 1990s; the connections between politics and place; narratives of state violence; activists' experimental lifestyles; and the uneven development of democratic politics on and off the street. Lee illuminates how the interaction between official history, collective memory, and performance came to define youth citizenship and resistance in Indonesia's transition to the post-Suharto present.

Activist Archives Youth Culture and the Political Past in Indonesia

Activist Archives Youth Culture and the Political Past in Indonesia

Author: Doreen Lee Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/05/2016

In Activist Archives Doreen Lee tells the origins, experiences, and legacy of the radical Indonesian student movement that helped end the thirty-two-year dictatorship in May 1998. Lee situates the revolt as the most recent manifestation of student activists claiming a political and historical inheritance passed down by earlier generations of politicized youth. Combining historical and ethnographic analysis of Generation 98, Lee offers rich depictions of the generational structures, nationalist sentiments, and organizational and private spaces that bound these activists together. She examines the ways the movement shaped new and youthful ways of looking, seeing, and being-found in archival documents from the 1980s and 1990s; the connections between politics and place; narratives of state violence; activists' experimental lifestyles; and the uneven development of democratic politics on and off the street. Lee illuminates how the interaction between official history, collective memory, and performance came to define youth citizenship and resistance in Indonesia's transition to the post-Suharto present.

College Rules!, 4th Edition

College Rules!, 4th Edition

Author: Sherrie L. Nist-Olejnik, Jodi Patrick Holschuh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2016