Psychology One Hundred and One and a Half

Author: Robert J. Sternberg
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
ISBN: 9781591470298
Format: PDF
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In this book, Yale professor Robert J. Sternberg generously passes along invaluable wisdom gleaned from his years of experience in academia. Dr. Sternberg has distilled his analysis of choices made over a long and singularly successful career into rich, densely packed maxims that will help students and new academics create a grounding foundation for gratifying careers. Dr. Sternberg's advice gives readers a template for learning how to make lasting marks on, and significant contributions to, the academic world of psychology while still following their hearts. The thoughtful lessons this book offers will be highly valued by students and young psychologists. It is sure to become an enduring companion that they will return to time and again.

The Psychology Research Handbook

Author: Frederick T. L. Leong
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761930221
Format: PDF, Docs
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A comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to the entire research process, this book quickly and efficiently equips advanced students and research assistants to conduct a full-scale investigation. The book is organized around the idea of a 'research script' that is, it follows the standard mode of research planning and design, data collection and analysis, and results writing. The volume contains 35 chapters, some co-authored by advanced graduate students who give their fellow students a touch of the 'real world' adding to the clarity and practicality of many chapters.

Middle Grades Research Journal Issue

Author: Frances R. Spielhagen
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1681233126
Format: PDF
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Middle Grades Research Journal (MGRJ) is a refereed, peer reviewed journal that publishes original studies providing both empirical and theoretical frameworks that focus on middle grades education. A variety of articles are published quarterly in March, June, September, and December of each volume year.

Middle Grades Research Journal Single Issue

Author: Frances R. Spielhagen
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 162396931X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Middle Grades Research Journal (MGRJ) is a refereed, peer reviewed journal that publishes original studies providing both empirical and theoretical frameworks that focus on middle grades education. A variety of articles are published quarterly in March, June, September, and December of each volume year.

The Compleat Academic

Author: American Psychological Association
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
ISBN: 9781591470359
Format: PDF
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A new career in academia can be a challenge. While academia's formal rules are published in faculty handbooks, its implicit rules are often difficult to discern. Like its first edition, this expanded volume contains practical advice to help new academics set the best course for a lasting and vibrant career. problems beginning social scientists will face. Leading academics share the lessons they have learned through their own hard experience. Individual chapters present the ins and outs of the hiring process; the advantages of a post-doctoral fellowship; expert strategies for managing a teaching load; insider and applicant advice for winning a research grant; detailed instructions for writing and publishing a journal article; and an explanation of intellectual property issues. The text also addresses the latter stages of a career. It offers suggestions for keeping one's career dynamic. Chapters that provide specific information for minorities, women and clinical psychologists are also included, and the volume even presents options for working outside of academia.

Play Like a Man Win Like a Woman

Author: Gail Evans
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 076790463X
Format: PDF, Docs
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An executive vice president of CNN shares her revealing insights into the "good ol' boy network," arming women with the tools they need to succeed in a man's world. Reprint.

No One Is Illegal

Author: Justin Akers Chac—n
Publisher: Haymarket Books
ISBN: 1608460525
Format: PDF, ePub
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No One Is Illegal debunks the leading ideas behind the often-violent right-wing backlash against immigrants.