Scholars Den Collection

About the Collection

Located on the first floor, the Scholars' Den Collection contains over 125 titles focusing on medical education, teaching, leadership, and communication.  This collection is available to the whole Upstate community with a loan time of 3-weeks.

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#1 Make it stick : the science of successful learning / Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger, Mark ...
Brown, Peter C., author.
Book. xi, 313 p.
xi, 313 p. ; 21 cm.
"To most of us, learning something "the hard way" implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creative...ick will appeal to all those interested in the challenge of lifelong learning and self-improvement."--Publisher's description.

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#2 The talent code : greatness isn't born : it's grown, here's how / Daniel Coyle.
Coyle, Daniel.
Book. 246 p.
New York : Bantam Books, 2009.
246 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
This book shows you how to grow talent by tapping into a newly discovered brain mechanism. Drawing on cutting-edge neurology an...lop your gifts and optimize your performance in sports, art, music, math, or just about anything.--From publisher description.

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#3 Brain rules : 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school / John Medina.
Medina, John, 1956- author.
Book. i, 288 p.
i, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
In Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina, a molecular biologist, shares his lifelong interest in how the brain sciences might influence ...ep is powerfully linked with the ability to learn, vision trumps all of the other senses, and stress changes the way we learn.

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#4 The guide to assisting students with disabilities : equal access in health science and profes...
Book. xxv, 240 p.
xxv, 240 p. ; 23 cm.
"This manual is a vital resource for administrators and faculty in health science programs that describes how to create accommo...perienced disability service providers from some of the most prestigious health science schools in the country." -- Back cover

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#5 TouchPoints : creating powerful leadership connections in the smallest of moments / Douglas R...
Book. xxxi, 173 p.
San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, ©2011.
xxxi, 173 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
A fresh, effective, and enduring way to lead starting with your next interaction. Most leaders feel the inevitable interruption...nary moments into powerful opportunities for influence with lasting impact--one TouchPoint at a time."--Provided by publisher.

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#6 Modern mentoring / Randy Emelo.
Emelo, Randy.
Book. iii, 215 p.
iii, 215 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
If you want to do more with mentoring, you've found the right book. The notion that only the most experienced members of an org...o use as you facilitate organization-wide mentoring* how organizations like Monsanto and Humana benefit from modern mentoring.

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#7 How to measure anything : finding the value of intangibles in business / Douglas W. Hubbard.
Hubbard, Douglas W., 1962-
Book. xxi, 410 p.
xxi, 410 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
"From market research to information technology to financial reporting, How to Measure Anything reveals the power of measuremen...judges, prediction markets, and more; measuring the value of information: what's it worth to measure?"--Publisher description.

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#8 Beyond the wall of resistance : why 70% of all changes still fail--and what you can do about ...
Maurer, Rick.
Book. 207 p.
207 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Focuses on the critical people element in reengineering and restructuring efforts, and offers a new approach for transforming resistance in order to achieve positive outcomes and building lasting relationships.

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#9 Hey cupcake! : we are ALL leaders / Liz Jazwiec.
Jazwiec, Liz.
Book. 125 p.
Gulf Breeze, FL : Fire Starter Pub., ©2012.
125 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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#10 Eat that cookie! : make workplace positivity pay off--for individuals, teams, and organizatio...
Jazwiec, Liz.
Book. 105 p.
Gulf Breeze, FL : Fire Starter Pub., ©2009.
105 p. : ill., portrait ; 23 cm.
Is it possible to create a positive workforce in negative times? Yes, it is, says speaker, strategist and consultant Liz Jazwie...HAT Cookie! is packed with realistic, down-to-earth tactics leaders can use right now to infuse positivity into their culture.