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This Book is Not Required free pdf The Fourth Edition of the classic "This Book is Not Required: A Success Manual for First-Year Students" breaks new ground in participatory education, offering insight and inspiration to help undergraduates make the most of their university years. This edition continues to teach about the university experience as a whole - looking at the personal, social, intellectual, and spiritual demands and opportunities - while incorporating new material highly relevant to today's students. The material is presented in a personable and straightforward manner, maintaining Dr. Inge Bell's illuminating writing style throughout, and inviting students to take responsibility for, and make the most of, their educational experiences. New to This Edition: features two new chapters, "Technology" (Chapter 3) and "Survival Skills" (Chapter 12), as well as new material on academic integrity, including the increased prevalence of cheating through the Internet. Key Features: offers real-life student vignettes that address current issues facing university students- encourages a participatory university education and personal reflection for students in many different disciplines- includes three bonus appendices: 'For Teachers and Students Using this Book'- 'A Primer on 'Buddhist Sociology' Pioneered by Inge Bell'- and 'Short Biographies of the 'Team Bell' Members'.

About Inge Bell

Inge Bell (1930-1996) received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She helped organize the Berkeley/Oakland chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (C.O.R.E.), an experience that led to the publication of her first book, C.O.R.E.: The Strategy of Non-Violence. She taught sociology at Pitzer College until 1982, and wrote the first edition of This Book Is Not Required in 1985. Bernard McGrane received his Ph.D. from New York University and taught at Vermont College, Colby College, Cuesta Community College, UCLA, Pitzer College, and the University of California, Irvine before accepting his current position at Chapman University. He is the author of Beyond Anthropology, Society and the Other, and The Un-TV and the 10 MPH Car-Experiments in Personal Freedom and Everyday Life. John Gunderson received his Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University in 2003. John's work is focused on the belief in the power of passionate teaching, awareness and learning and its ability to transform education and people's lives. To this end, he has been actively publishing scholarly work and presenting at conferences such as AERA and AME. His published works have been about diverse topics from teaching and learning, school reform, college life and the media.

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Author : Inge Bell
Publisher : Pine Forge
Data Published : 26 October 2010
ISBN : 1412980380
EAN : 9781412980388
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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