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Proven Strategies for Improving Learning & Achievement [microform] / Duane Brown
Bib ID 5627091
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Brown, Duane
Online Versions
Description Greensboro, NC : ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Student Services, 1999 
309 p. 
ISBN 9781561090860

The purpose of this book is to give student support personnel tools that: (1) will be recognized by educators as directly related to enhancing academic performance; (2) can be used with confidence that they will have the desired impact on achievement; and (3) are culturally sensitive. Chapters contain detailed presentation of the technology as well as discussion of the technique and its uses. Topics are: (1) "Student Support Personnel, Academic Performance, and Strategic Interventions"; (2) "Improving the Achievement of Racial and Cultural Minorities Using Advocacy, Consultation, and Collaboration"; (3) "Improving Academic Achievement through Cooperative Learning"; (4) "Developing a Positive School Climate: Influencing Student Perceptions and Heightening Teacher Awareness"; (5)"A Study Skills Program;" (6) Improving Test-Taking Skills"; (7) "Time Management: An Essential Habit for Students"; (8) "Behavioral Contracting and Encouragement"; (9) "Techniques for Establishing an Environment That Encourages Academic Success"; (10) "Using Peers and Adult Volunteers as Tutors"; (11) "Achievement Motivation Groups"; (12) "Establishing Homework Support Programs"; (13) "Parenting for Academic Achievement: Promoting Resiliency and Academic Skills"; (14) "Resisting Peer Pressure to Underachieve: A Refusal Skills Group"; (15) "Helping High-Potential Underachieving Students Set Career and Educational Goals Using the Internet"; (16) "Summing Up: Principles and Practices." Appendix I includes information about ERIC and the Internet. Handouts, overheads, and figures are indexed for easy reference. (EMK)


Availability: ERIC Counseling and Student Services Clearinghouse, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 201 Ferguson Building, P.O. Box 26171, Greensboro, NC 27402-6171; Tel: 336-334-4114; Tel: 800-414-9769 (Toll Free); Fax: 336-334-4116; E-mail:; Web site: ($26.95).

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: ED-99-CO-0014.



May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Academic Achievement.  |  Change Strategies.  |  Elementary Secondary Education.  |  Instructional Design.  |  Motivation Techniques.
Form/genre Books.  |  Guides, Non-Classroom.  |  ERIC Publications.
Other authors/contributors ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Student Services
Available From ERIC 


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