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Students who use their natural talents achieve the most --- but they need to know what those talents are. StrengthsQuest includes the Clifton StrengthsFinder, an online assessment that reveals students’ top five themes of talent. And StrengthsQuest also helps students make the most of those talents. Students and learners of all ages continually face the challenges of gaining direction, making decisions, and building self-confidence. Fortunately, the keys to successfully meeting these challenges — your own natural talents — already exist within you. Through these talents, you will produce your greatest achievements. Over the course of 30 years, Gallup conducted millions of psychological interviews and identified 34 themes of talent that are indicative of success. In the StrengthsQuest program, Gallup offers you the opportunity to discover talents from your top five themes and build on them to achieve academic, career, and personal excellence. More than 100,000 students have benefited from the program. Your quest starts with the Clifton StrengthsFinder, a 30-minute assessment that reveals your top five themes of talent. This online assessment is your entryway to a variety of experiences that will help you discover your greatest talents and develop strengths. You’ll gain access to action items specific to your top themes, covering general academic life, study habits, relationships, and career. You’ll also be challenged to think about applying your talents for success in other settings, such as on projects and teams and in leadership. StrengthsQuest was written by the late Donald O. Clifton, who was the former chairman of Gallup; coauthor of the bestseller Now, Discover Your Strengths; and recognized as the Father of Strengths-Based Psychology and the late Edward “Chip” Anderson, who taught education, psychology, and leadership at UCLA and Azusa Pacific University. Revised portions of the text were written by Laurie A. Schreiner, who has taught psychology and higher education at Azusa Pacific University and Eastern University. Your quest starts with the Clifton StrengthsFinder, a 30-minute assessment that reveals your top five themes of talent. This online assessment is your entryway to a variety of experiences that will help you discover your greatest talents and develop strengths. You’ll gain access to action items specific to your top themes, covering general academic life, study habits, relationships, and career. You’ll also be challenged to think about applying your talents for success in other settings, such as on projects and teams, and in leadership. StrengthsQuest was written by the late Donald O. Clifton, former chairman of Gallup, coauthor of the bestseller Now, Discover Your Strengths, and recognized as the Father of Strengths-Based Psychology and the late Edward “Chip” Anderson, who taught education, psychology, and leadership at UCLA and Azusa Pacific University. Revised portions of the text were written by Laurie A. Schreiner, who has taught psychology and higher education at Azusa Pacific University and Eastern University.

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Genre: Education
Author: Donald O. Clifton
Publisher: Gallup Press
Release: 2016-01-01
File: 336 Pages
ISBN-13: 1595620117

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CliftonStrengths for Students — which includes a unique access code to take the CliftonStrengths assessment — helps students discover and develop their strengths and reach their potential. Discover and Develop Your Strengths — in College and Beyond College is a chance for you to start fresh. You get to learn and grow in ways that will amaze you. You get to write your own story. So what do you want your college story to be? As a student, you have the opportunity every day to search for patterns in your actions, learn from them and use them to make the most of your life experiences, now and in the future. To do that, you need a solid understanding of where and when you’re at your best: your strengths. CliftonStrengths for Students will help you discover and develop your strengths — and reach your full potential. This book includes an access code to take the CliftonStrengths assessment. After you take the assessment, you’ll get a list of your top five themes of talent, which are the themes you lead with. Once you know what your leading themes are, you can begin to turn them into strengths. CliftonStrengths for Students will also give you suggestions for developing and using your strengths in college and in the real world. If you understand and apply your strengths, your college journey — and the rest of your life — will be happier, more fulfilling and more successful. That’s the point of developing your strengths. When you do more of what you do best, you build your life around your areas of greatness. So let’s get started. Your strengths journey begins here!

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Genre: Education
Author: Gallup
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2017-07-25
File: 240 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781595621252

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StrengthsQuest: Discover and Develop Your Strengths in Academics, Career, and Beyond is a primary component in The Gallup Organization's StrengthsQuest program. The book and the program help students understand their unique, natural talents and develop those talents into strengths that can be productively applied for success in academics and other areas. The book is shrink-wrapped and contains a unique ID code that allows the buyer to take one StrengthFinder assessment and have access to other program's online components, such as a Learning Center and an Online Strengths Community.

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Genre: Education
Author: Donald O. Clifton
Publisher: Gallup Press
Release: 2001
File: 306 Pages
ISBN-13: 0972263705

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Author: Rath
Publisher:
Release: 2016-11-11
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1595621202

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Genre: Ability
Author: Donald O. Clifton
Publisher:
Release: 2006-12-01
File: 359 Pages
ISBN-13: 1595620133

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While there are countless books focused on craft projects for young adults and teens, few describe how creativity actually relates to teens or shows them how to access their creative selves. This book is designed to help teens remove the barriers to being creative and will help young adults maximize their creative potential. Teens will get the chance to explore what creativity means to them and what they should do when they’re having trouble being creative. The author explores everyday creativity and play and even looks at creativity’s role in a teen’s happiness.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Aryna Ryan
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release: 2015-03-06
File: 260 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780810892248

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What Works at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs): Nine Strategies for Increasing Retention and Graduation Rates will have broad appeal within the field of education and beyond. While the primary audience for this book is the faculty, staff, administrators, students, alumni, and campus community of the current 105 HBCUs in the United States, this book is written to appeal to all professionals in the field of higher education, guidance counselors and administrators in P-12 education, sociologists and social scientists, and scholars who study change management, outcomes assessment, and success in any organized structure or system.

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Genre: Education
Author: Tiffany Beth Mfume
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release: 2015-12-08
File: 140 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781475818970

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Two leadership consultants identify three keys to being a more effective leader: knowing your strengths and investing in others' strengths, getting people with the right strengths on your team, and understanding and meeting the four basic needs of those who look to you for leadership.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Tom Rath
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2008
File: 266 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781595620255

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Praise for the Second Edition of The Handbook for Student Leadership Development "This is a must-have book for leadership educators and all student affairs professionals who want to develop impactful leadership programs and the leadership capacity of students. Buy it. Read it. Use it to develop the needed leadership for our collective future." — CYNTHIA CHERREY, vice president for campus life, Princeton University, and president, the International Leadership Association "As we continue to encourage leadership behavior in young people, it is very easy to get lost in a forest of new theories, programs, and definitions. This handbook serves as the compass to guide us, and it grounds the field of student leadership development in principles and best practices. Our challenge is to put this work into action." —PAUL PYRZ, president, LeaderShape " Comprehensive in design and scope, the second edition of The Handbook is a theory and practice resource manual for every leadership educator—inside and outside of the classroom." —LAURA OSTEEN, director, the Center for Leadership and Civic Education, Florida State University " Every college administrator responsible for coordinating student leadership programming should have this book. The Handbook for Student Leadership Development takes the guesswork out of leadership program design, content, and delivery." —AINSLEY CARRY, vice president for student affairs, Auburn University " I recommend without hesitation the Handbook for Student Leadership Development to student affairs professionals who desire to enhance the leadership experiences for all their students as well as teachers who are seeking ways to bolster their students' classroom experiences." — Dr. WILLIAM SMEDICK, director, Leadership Programs and Assessment, Office of the Dean of Student Life, and lecturer, Center for Leadership Education, Johns Hopkins University

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Genre: Education
Author: Susan R. Komives
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2011-01-31
File: 448 Pages
ISBN-13: 1118000935

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For 21st Century Educators – The New Rules Of Student Engagement Today’s classroom demands teacher innovation and rejection of outdated practices, especially when someone tells you it’s “always been done” a certain way. In this book, Josh Stumpenhorst details his methods for improving student outcomes with unorthodox thinking. Content includes: Building relationships built on trust and respect, not fear and punishment Why you need to rethink homework and letter grades, which—in their current forms—are harming learning How to leverage technology by not treating it as a “shiny toy”, but rather fully understanding their power as tools for massive progress

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Genre: Education
Author: Josh Stumpenhorst
Publisher: Corwin Press
Release: 2015-02-09
File: 160 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781483379951

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