Be Different

In Be Different, New York Times bestselling author of Look Me in the Eye shares a new batch of endearing stories about his childhood, adolescence, and young adult years, giving the reader a rare window into the Autistic mind. In his bestselling memoir, Look Me in the Eye, John Elder Robison described growing up with Autism Spectrum Disorder […]

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Evidence-Based Decision Making in Dentistry

This clinically oriented book covers all aspects of the evidence-based decision making process in multidisciplinary management of the natural dentition. The book opens by clarifying the principles of evidence-based decision making and explaining how these principles should be applied in daily practice. Individual chapters then focus specifically, and in detail, on endodontic, periodontal, and prosthetic […]

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The Impact of Vulnerabilities and Strengths on the Academic Experiences of Twice-Exceptional Students: A Message to School Counselors.

The ever-broadening roles of school counselors range from traditional (advisor for college planning) to novel (advocating for students with learning difficulties or giftedness). A newly recognized group of learners, with both learning difficulties and academic strengths, known as twice-exceptional learners, has emerged. After a synopsis of federal legislation that has shaped the field of twice-exceptionality,, […]

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The First 20 Hours

Forget the 10,000 hour rule— what if it’s possible to learn the basics of any new skill in 20 hours or less? Take a moment to consider how many things you want to learn to do. What’s on your list? What’s holding you back from getting started? Are you worried about the time and effort it […]

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Real-Time and Deliberative Decision Making

Decision-making tools are needed to support environmental management in an increasingly global economy. Addressing threats and identifying actions to mitigate those threats necessitates an understanding of the basic risk assessment paradigm and the tools of risk analysis to assess, interpret, and communicate risks. It also requires modification of the risk paradigm itself to incorporate a […]

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Korean Version of the Life Perspectives Inventory: Psychometric Properties and Implications for High School Counseling (Report)

This psychometric study validated the “easy-to-use” Life Perspectives Inventory (LPI) for deployment with Korean high school-age students (N = 1223, ages 15-19). Using the conceptual research underpinnings derived from the positive psychology and spirituality literature, the LPI assesses qualities of nonsectarian adolescent spirituality. Item and exploratory factor analyses yielded three latent dimensions (Present-Centeredness, Connection with […]

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The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights

Over the last decade and a half there has been a steady stream of new insights that further illuminate the dynamics of emotional intelligence. In this eBook, Daniel Goleman explains what we now know about the brain basis of emotional intelligence, in clear and simple terms.   This eBook will deepen your understanding of emotional […]

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Higher Education Institutions Improve Decision Making with Oracle; Colleges and Universities Gather and Use Actionable Data to Operate More Strategically with Oracle’s Enterprise Performance Management and Business Intelligence Solutions

ENPNewswire-28 July 2010-Higher Education Institutions Improve Decision Making with Oracle; Colleges and Universities Gather and Use Actionable Data to Operate More Strategically with Oracle’s Enterprise Performance Management and Business Intelligence Solutions(C)2010 ENPublishing – http://www.enpublishing.co.uk Release date- 27072010 – Redwood Shores, Calif. – In order to drive informed decision making and operate more strategically, higher education […]

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Reflections on Multiculturalism, Social Justice, And Empowerment Groups for Academic Success: A Critical Discourse for Contemporary Schools (Extended DISCUSSION)

Writing the article entitled “Empowerment Groups for Academic Success: An Innovative Approach to Prevent High School Failure for At-Risk, Urban African American Girls,” I anticipated that there would be mixed reactions, given the unique and nontraditional approach to working with a difficult and typically underserved population. The development and implementation of the Empowerment Groups for […]

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