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Sawyer, Carolyn

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Works: 40 works in 47 publications in 1 language and 201 library holdings
Classifications: LB2343.4, 372.6
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Publications about Carolyn Sawyer
Publications by Carolyn Sawyer
Most widely held works by Carolyn Sawyer
Learning about learning communities taking student learning seriously ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Learning communities are activity filled college classes that bring different subjects together through paired courses, writing across the curriculum and team teaching. Freshman interest groups and other programs also are used to improve student retention
The changing American college student : implications for the freshman year and beyond ( visu )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A teleconference of college life, from the Freshman experience, to leadership development on the campus. Includes a panel discussion with Dr. Alexander Astin, Dr. Linda Sax and Dr. John Gardner
RIF exchange ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Show 404. Inspiring young readers. Searching for ways to motivate kids to read in the classroom and for fun? Learn effective strategies teachers and parents can use to encourage children of all ages to pick up a book and experience the joy of reading. Show 405. Reading to learn. Reading plays a vital role in every aspect of a child's educational development. The ability to read and comprehend is critical in all subjects including math, science, and social studies. Hear ways educators can support literacy in many areas of learning
Retaining students new questions and fresh perspectives ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Explores the retention of students in America's colleges and universities. Discusses the importance of student learning in the retention fomula. Covers causes, consequences, and possible cures for this long-standing and troubling situation
RIF exchange ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Show 402. First steps toward literacy. The first years of a child's life are critical for developing reading and language skills. Education experts discuss the impact of reading aloud to children and engaging them in conversation at an early age. Early childhood providers in Virginia, New York, and Idaho show how they are opening the doors to literacy. Show 403. Literacy: a family matter. Family members play a vital role in the literacy development of children. Learn ways parents, grandparents, and siblings can work together to encourage reading. See how parents in St. Louis and Santa Ana, Calif. care getting involved with literacy
Shattering barriers transforming the college experience for students of color ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"One of the more challenging conversations in higher education today is regarding diversity. For many, discomfort leads to avoidance, resulting in our inability to provide the necessary supports for students of color to persist and graduate. As more students of color come to our campuses, this conversation becomes more crucial as institutions deal with the complexity of a multiracial and multicultural future. Join our expert panel as they add their voices to the diversity conversation and offer some proven strategies so that we can transform our institutions into places where this growing and highly diverse student population can succeed"--Container
The forgotten student understanding and supporting sophomores ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
For second year students, challenges are not over. What are student issues beyond the first year? Is there a sophomore slump? Are needed challenges and supports offered to second-year students? Three experts discuss second-year experiences and offer strategies to address them
Our health HIV/AIDS crisis ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Engaging students in learning ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Moderated panel discussion on how colleges and universities can help first-year students adjust to the college environment and become better students
Cultivating campus cultures that value student success ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
What role does campus culture play in promoting learning and success in first-year students? The answer requires an understanding of what works and what does not work on campuses. What do our institutions value? What people and activities are celebrated? Do standard operating procedures reflect what the university's mission says is desirable? Is change necessary to achieve campus goals? Fundamental questions and strategies are addressed
Our health bridging the disparity divide ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Shaping the future aspiration, assessment, action! ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A discussion of ways in which colleges can build a framework for excellence in first-year college programs
Strengthening first-year seminars a foundation for student success ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Moderated panel discussion on college and university new student seminars and how they help first-year students adjust to the college environment and become better students
Our health the metabolic syndrome ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Learning communities pathways to deep learning and campus transformation ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Moderated panel discussion on how learning communities--once a fringe innovation--are now taking center stage at many institutions as a means to deeper learning. The creation of collaborative campus environments that break down the walls between disciplines and between academic and student affairs is transforming colleges and universities
Creating engaged learning environments for today's students ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Moderated panel discussion on the strategies for facilitating student engagement and success in the college classroom environment
The changing mosaic designing successful experiences for the new American college student ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Covers topics on changing face of students who are now entering college, strategies for educating an increasingly diverse populaton, principles to guide decision making about meeting the intellectual, social, financial, and cultural needs of today's students
Our health youth violence ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Moving toward excellence assessing and institutionalizing first-year seminars ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Moderated panel discussion on how colleges and universities can establish, institutionalize, assess, and evaluate first-year seminars
First encounters : creating purposeful strategies to engage new students by National Resource Center for the First-year Experience and Students in Transition( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
This teleconference focuses on the formal and informal vehicles of communication such as official letters, summer reading programs , student blogs, and convocations and other rituals that convey information to entering students about academics and student life--from those initial exchanges through the first weeks following matriculation. It discusses the significance of these first encounters, proposes a range of purposeful strategies that address specific challenges, and describes exemplary programs on today's college campuses
 
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