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December 10, 2012

Grant Seeking in Higher Education

Designed for faculty at higher educational institutions, this detailed guide advises on proposal development and awareness building of issues related to grant work within an academic setting.

December 06, 2012

Working with Problem Faculty: A Six-Step Guide for Department Chairs

Helps academic leaders deal with their biggest problem--difficult faculty and staff--by providing a practical six-step model to handle everything from bullying to uncivil behavior to poor performance.

November 27, 2012

Challenging Casanova: Masculinity in the 21st Century

In his groundbreaking new book, noted expert on teenage and adult masculine behavior Andrew Smiler debunks the myth that teenage boys and young men are barely able to control their sex drives, which may lead to destructive hyper-sexuality, unwanted pregnancy, and sexually transmitted diseases. Dr. Smiler  helps us recognize that the majority of boys and men do not fit this stereotype and that boys’ sexual development is multi-faceted.

November 27, 2012

The Literacy Cookbook: A Practical Guide to Effective Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening Instruction

Learn how to teach reading comprehension with proven methods that work with even the most hard-to-reach students.

November 26, 2012

For Dummies® Books Get a Digital Makeover with New Interactive Editions on Inkling

Enriched versions of the best-selling series now available for iOS and Web.

 

November 15, 2012

Wiley Launches StatisticsViews.com, the first comprehensive website for all users of statistics

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced the launch of StatisticsViews.com, a new website created for professional statisticians, analysts, students, and any user of statistics in interdisciplinary subjects as the first place to go when looking for any information related to statistical research.

October 22, 2012

The Problem with Math is English: A Language-Focused Approach to Giving All Students a Deeper Understanding of Mathematics

Shows teachers in grades 3-8 how to teach standard math content in a way that ensures students will comprehend the underlying concepts.  Especially helpful for teaching ELL students and others who struggle with math.

October 03, 2012

Take a Quantum Leap with Six Sigma For Dummies

Improve business performance and see successful profits.

September 26, 2012

Dealing with the Tough Stuff: Practical Solutions for School Administrators

Dealing With Tough Stuff covers all the trickiest parts of working as a school administrator, including handling discipline effectively, framing difficult staff conversations, conducting investigations, and dealing with school crises. These are all the things administrators aren’t taught in Ed school, but they must do well in order to be effective in the job.

September 26, 2012

Ecoliterate: How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence

A groundbreaking book that builds on Daniel Goleman’s emotional and social learning to foster a new type of learning, one that prepares young people for the ecological challenges we face.

September 26, 2012

The Perfect Supplement to Your Chemistry II Textbook

Math for the (chemistry) masses

September 25, 2012

Make Smart Investment and Financial Decisions in Any Economic Environment

This book can keep you from falling into the same traps and get you going on the best path to financial security.

September 24, 2012

Sybex Announces Six New Products for the CompTIA A+ Exams 801 and 802

Comprehensive print and digital product suite helps readers master new A+ exams from CompTIA

September 24, 2012

Guitar For Dummies Updated with New Musical Styles, Songs, Photos, and Buying Advice

Bestselling music guide updated to give beginning and intermediate guitarists everything they need -- from buying a guitar to tuning and playing to caring for their guitar

September 19, 2012

The Wiley Learning Institute™ Announces New Fall Workshop Series

The WILEY LEARNING INSTITUTE™(www.WileyLearningInstitute.com) is now offering faculty & campus leaders the opportunity to learn from internationally recognized speakers and thought leaders. 

September 17, 2012

Social Media For School Leaders: How to Create an Effective Social Media Strategy or a School or District

School leaders may be familiar with social media in their own lives, but many still need help in effectively using social media in their professional practice? In SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SCHOOL LEADERS, author Brian Dixon, an expert in social media in education, offers detailed descriptions of the best online tools available today and provides step-by-step instructions for using them to move a school community from awareness to advocacy and from feedback to collaboration.

September 10, 2012

Best Practices in Faculty Evaluation: A Practical Guide for Academic Leaders

Seasoned writer and academic leader Jeffrey Buller provides a concise, practical, sensible guide for academic leaders who must conduct faculty evaluations.

September 10, 2012

Get a Good Education Minus the Debt and Enter a Field That's Hiring

In The Community College Career Track, Thomas Snyder president of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana shares his vision for ensuring that a college education remains within reach of all American families, not just the fortunate few.