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Study Guides

Generic Education ExCET Study Guide
Literacy by Design
On Our Way to English (K-5)
Study Guide for Introductory Clinical Pharmacology
Study Guide for Maternal Child Nursing Care
Study Guide for Pharmacology for Health Professionals
Study Guide for Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children

 

Generic Education ExCET Study Guide
Mary G. Curtis

This ExCET study guide was written for college and university students who are preparing to take the state of Texas TExES for Generic Special Education. In its third draft, the study guide reviews main concepts in the field of special education and provide a number of exercises to help students review course materials. It includes practice test questions and answers at the end.

It is available at the UTB/TSC Barnes & Noble Bookstore, (956) 882-8249, for $5.

Curtis is an associate professor in the School Specialties Department.

 

Literacy by Design
Yvonne Freeman and David Freeman

“Literacy by Design” is a comprehensive, research-based reading and writing program that addresses the diverse and complex needs of the classroom, school and district by providing a comprehensive, research-based solution. Updated materials include whole group readings including poetry, literature and non fiction, leveled texts, big books, CDs, writing charts, reading strategy cards, text organizers and scaffolding supports.

Austin: Rigby (Harcourt). Available from (800) 531-5015 and the Rigby website.

Yvonne Freeman is a professor of bilingual education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

David Freeman is a professor of reading/ESL in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

 

On Our Way to English (K-5)
David Freeman and Yvonne Freeman

This is a comprehensive program for English language learners focused on language, literacy and content. Based on scientifically proven and effective research, this program moves students along their way to learning to read and write as effectively as their English-speaking peers. The program was developed with extensive input from some of the leading researchers in literacy, bilingual education and language acquisition.Materials include newcomer books, big books, guided reading books, manipulative charts, audio CDs, song charts, shared writing cards and reading strategy cards for grades kindergarten through fifth grade.

Austin: Rigby (Harcourt), 2004. Available from (800) 531-5015 and the Rigby website.

David Freeman is a professor of reading/ESL in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Yvonne Freeman is a professor of bilingual education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

 

Study Guide for Introduction to Clinical PharmacologyStudy Guide for Introductory Clinical Pharmacology (9th edition)
Sally Roach and Bonnie Smith

The study guide is designed to help the nursing student obtain the most benefit from the textbook “Introductory Clinical Pharmacology.” The study guide helps the student learn the most important content form the textbook.

Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2010 ($27.95). Available at health sciences bookstores, from the publisher's website or at (800) 638-3030.

Roach is an associate professor in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion Program.

 

Study Guide for Maternal Child Nursing Care
Donna L. Wong, Karen A. Piotrowski and Anne Rath Rentfro

This textbook is a combined book of maternal and pediatric nursing. It is used by schools of nursing when their obstetrics and pediatric courses are combined or when the schools choose to use the same book for the two courses. Anne Rentfro has also developed the instructor resource package for the pediatric part of the textbook. The instructor resource package is a CD-ROM that includes outlines, teaching strategies and a test bank.

St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier Science, 2005 (Soft cover, $24.95). Available at the UTB/TSC Barnes & Noble Bookstore, (956) 882-8249, and from major booksellers.

Rentfro is an associate professor in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion Program.

 

Study Guide for PharmacologyStudy Guide for Pharmacology for Health Professionals
Jean Zorko, Sally Roach

“The Study Guide for Pharmacology for Health Professionals” was written to accompany “Pharmacology for Health Professionals” as a part of the ancillary package. The study guide is designed to reinforce the keywords, drug classifications, generic and trade drug names, important pharmacological facts and concepts and clinical applications presented in the text. It guides the student through progressively more difficult material by using a variety of types of questions from simple recall to critical thinking.

Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins Publishing Co., 2005 (Soft cover, $21.95), Available from the publisher's website and major booksellers.

Roach is an associate professor in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion Program.

 

Study Guide for PharmacologyStudy Guide for Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children (8th edition)
Anne Rentfro, Linda McCampbell, and Mosby-Year Book

This comprehensive and challenging study aid presents a variety of questions to enhance students' mastery of key concepts and content from the accompanying textbook. It includes multiple-choice, matching, and true-false questions plus critical thinking case studies.

St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier Science, 2007. (Soft cover, $24.95). Available at UTB/TSC Barnes & Noble Bookstore, (956) 882-8249, and major booksellers.

Rentfro is an associate professor in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion Program.

 

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