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 Switch : how to change things when change is hard / Chip Heath and Dan Heath.
Heath, Chip.
Book. 305 p.
New York : Broadway Books, 2010.
305 p. ; 22 cm.
In a compelling, story-driven narrative, the Heaths bring together decades of counterintuitive research in psychology, can use to make the changes that matter to you, whether your interest is in changing the world or changing your waistline.

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#2 Excellence in execution : HOW to implement your strategy / Robin Speculand.
Speculand, Robin, author.
Book. xxvi, 283 p.
xxvi, 283 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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#3 Learning to lead in the academic medical center : a practical guide / Jeffrey L. Houpt, Roder...
Houpt, Jeffrey L., author.
Book. xxi, 219 p.
xxi, 219 p. : ill.

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#4 The pocket instructor, literature : 101 exercises for the college classroom / edited by Diana...
Book. xxii, 355 p.
xxii, 355 p. ; 25 cm.
"This is the first comprehensive collection of hands-on, active learning exercises for the college literature classroom, offeri...s-references for finding further exercises and to aid course planning Index of literary authors, works, and related topics "--

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#5 Small teaching : everyday lessons from the science of learning / James M. Lang.
Lang, James M., author.
Book. xi, 259 p.
xi, 259 p. ; 24 cm.
"Research into how we learn has opened the door for utilizing cognitive theory to facilitate better student learning. But that'...vities, one-time interventions, and small modifications in course design or communication with students."--Publisher's website

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#6 Becoming an engaged campus : a practical guide for institutionalizing public engagement / Car...
Beere, Carole A., 1944-
Book. xvi, 253 p.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2011.
xvi, 253 p. ; 24 cm.
"There is a trend to have universities make a stronger commitment to community engagement. This book offers a how-to resource f...reating an engaged university and institutionalizing change so that it becomes integrated into the fabric of the university"--

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#7 Intersectionality / Patricia Hill Collins, Sirma Bilge.
Hill Collins, Patricia, author.
Book. x, 249 p.
x, 249 p. ; 23 cm.
What is intersectionality? -- Intersectionality as critical inquiry and praxis -- On not getting the history of protest and neoliberalism -- Intertwined projects? intersectionality and critical education -- Intersectionality revisited.

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#8 The white coat investor : a doctor's guide to personal finance and investing / James M. Dahle.
Dahle, James M., author.
Book. 157 p.
157 p. ; 23 cm.
"Written by a practicing emergency physician, The White Coat Investor is a high-yield manual that specifically deals with the f...ter yet the book also contains advanced concepts specific to physicians you won't find in other financial books" -

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#9 First, break all the rules : what the world's greatest managers do differently / Marcus Bucki...
Buckingham, Marcus.
Book. 271 pages
New York, NY. : Simon & Schuster, ©1999.
271 pages ; 24 cm.
Companies compete to find and keep the best employees, using pay, benefits, promotions, and training. But these well-intentione...ick and to prove the link between employee opinions and productivity, profit, customer satisfaction, and the rate of turnover.

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#10 Flight of the buffalo : soaring to excellence, learning to let employees lead / James A. Bela...
Belasco, James A.
Book. xii, 355 p.
New York, NY : Warner Books, ©1993.
xii, 355 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Mr. Belasco and Stayer share the belief that the critical difference in today's companies rests in the "intellectual capital" found in the people who make-up the entire organization.