Student Voices: We Believe in You

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iUniverse, Dec 12, 2017 - Education - 176 pages
We are surrounded by voices, but how often do we actually stop and listen to the stories they have to tell? Martha E.Casazza and Sharon L. Silverman have been listening to the stories of students for the past five years, and they share how high achievers have overcome obstacles. Throughout the interviews, students told the authors having someone believe in them was key to their success. Find out what else made a difference in their lives by listening closely to Student Voices. This book offers a fundamental truth: If you listen carefully when students talk, you will learn a great deal. Casazza and Silverman listened, and the result is both a celebration of student achievement and a model for how to foster it. Mike Rose, author, Back to School: Why Everyone Deserves a Second Chance at Education Casazza and Silverman go right to the source, the purest source, the student voice, to find out what truly works for students. This is what we as educators need to hear and heed if we truly want to succeed in our efforts to improve education. Robin Ozz, president, National Association for Developmental Education
 

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Contents

Foreword
Persistence
An Integrated Model
Instructional Strategies
About the Authors
Copyright

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Martha E. Casazza has coauthored two books with Dr. Sharon Silverman: Learning Assistance and Developmental Education: A Guide for Effective Practice and Learning and Development. She also coauthored Access, Opportunity and Success: Keeping the Promise of Higher Education. She was a Fulbright Senior Scholar to South Africa in 2000 and was an invited scholar to the Kazakhstan-British Technical University in Kazakhstan in 2013. She is a founding Fellow of the Council of Learning Assistance and Development Education Associations. Sharon L. Silverman is an educational psychologist and a founding partner of TRPP Associates, LLC. She was a Fulbright Scholar in South Africa and a Fulbright Specialist at Suleyman Demeril University in Kazakhstan. She is the recipient of a Rotary International Award for Research in South Africa and the Noel Levitz Retention Award for student success programming.. Along with Dr. Martha Casazza, she co-authored numerous publications, including Learning and Development: Making Connections to Enhance Teaching.

Martha E. Casazza has coauthored two books with Dr. Sharon Silverman: Learning Assistance and Developmental Education: A Guide for Effective Practice and Learning and Development. She also coauthored Access, Opportunity and Success: Keeping the Promise of Higher Education. She was a Fulbright Senior Scholar to South Africa in 2000 and was an invited scholar to the Kazakhstan-British Technical University in Kazakhstan in 2013. She is a founding Fellow of the Council of Learning Assistance and Development Education Associations. Sharon L. Silverman is an educational psychologist and a founding partner of TRPP Associates, LLC. She was a Fulbright Scholar in South Africa and a Fulbright Specialist at Suleyman Demeril University in Kazakhstan. She is the recipient of a Rotary International Award for Research in South Africa and the Noel Levitz Retention Award for student success programming.. Along with Dr. Martha Casazza, she co-authored numerous publications, including Learning and Development: Making Connections to Enhance Teaching.

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