Psychology

Transition to Success: Training Students to Lead Peer Groups in Higher Education

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11/27/2017

Melinda S. Harper and Christine L. Allegretti

Using students as peer leaders, mentors, supporters, and sources of information for other students, especially first-year students, is an established practice among higher-education institutions. These student leaders are especially influential at creating a social community for first-year students. However, many student leaders in these important roles are not provided with the necessary training to develop, lead, and maintain a connected and cohesive peer group.

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Perfectionism in School: When Achievement Is Not So Perfect

Perfectionism in School
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07/05/2017

Kathryn L. Fletcher and Kristie L. Spears Neumeister

Investigating the complex relationship between perfectionism and academic achievement, advanced students and researchers are introduced to different conceptualizations and measures of perfectionism in the opening chapter. Subsequent chapters of this book then provide an in-depth exploration of factors known to influence perfectionism such as parenting, attachment, and personality, as well as academic outcomes such as motivation, stress, burnout, anxiety, and procrastination. T

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Justice in Life and Society: How We Decide What Is Fair

Justice in Life and Society: How We Decide What Is Fair
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12/02/2016

Virginia Murphy-Berman

If somebody asked you whether life was fair, how would you respond? In this book, learn how to critically think about this question of justice in our lives. You will learn that people mean many different things when they talk of a just or fair outcome. For instance, have you gotten what you deserve? Have you been listened to and treated with respect? Have your rights been protected? Have you been unfairly privileged? Were you sufficiently rewarded for your contributions? Did you receive unjust punishment if you broke the law?

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