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Latest Announcements

The Consumer Learner wins Finalist Award, 2012 Next Generational Indie Book Awards!
Posted: May 13, 2012 @ 2:11am

Press Release


May 12, 2012, Las Vegas, NV—The Consumer Learner has been named a Finalist in the Education/Academic category of the

2012 Next Generational Indie Book Awards!

Please see details:

Congratulations co-authors: Dr. Gillian Silver and Dr. Cheryl Lentz!

Additionally, this book will be listed as a Finalist in the 2012 Next Generation Indie Book Awards catalog which will be distributed at Book Expo America (“BEA”) in New York later this month.

Once again congratulations from all of us at Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group and the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

Catherine Goulet

Shelley Anderson

Awards Chair Awards



Many Genres One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction, by Michael A. Arnzen and Heidi Ruby Miller (Headline Books, Inc.)


Bullying Epidemic: Not Just Child's Play, by Lorna Blumen (Camberley Press Ltd.) Highlighting Homeschooling: Empowering Parents and Inspiring Children, by Bethany M. Gardiner, MD (Sticky Tape Press)

TeenCoder: Windows Programming, by Homeschool Programming, Inc. (Homeschool Programming, Inc.)

The Consumer Learner: Emerging Expectations of a Customer Service Mentality in Post-Secondary Education, by Dr. Gillian Silver and Dr. Cheryl Lentz (The Pensiero Press)

Join authors at their Book Signing Event at Barnes and Noble in Las Vegas, July 14th, 2012, 1 pm

This award-winning book provides a distinctive approach to the transformation of higher education culture within the U.S. Are professors teachers or customer service agents? Join the national dialogue.

The Consumer Learner: Emergence and Expectations of a Customer Service Mentality in Post-Secondary Education

Pensiero Press

Retail: $24.95 ISBN 978-0982874042

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Free Webinar: March 1st, 2012 at 10 am PST
Posted: Feb 27, 2012 @ 1:20am

Are you a struggling doctoral student scholar in need of support from family and friends to complete your program? Are you the spouse or family member of a struggling doctoral scholar? Come join us for this 45 minute Free Webinar by award winning published author and doctoral scholar, Dr. Cheryl Lentz Please log in as a guest to the following link a few moments before the seminar is to begin at 10 am Pacific Standard Time, on Thursday, March 1st. Help is on the way! This seminar offers both auditory and video capability. Webinar link We look forward seeing you there! Sincerely, Dr. Cheryl Lentz

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Spring 2012 Author's Call.
Posted: Feb 2, 2012 @ 9:37pm

Good morning colleagues:

We are once again looking ahead to the next edition of the trademarked series: The Refractive Thinker®.
With the popularity of our 5-time award winning series, we will be offering the next volume for Summer 2012 publication, Volume VII: Social Responsibility.

With the global reach of The Refractive Thinker® Family, please forward this email and invite your colleagues and doctoral graduates to submit their abstracts via email ([email protected]) for consideration.

We will begin accepting abstracts beginning March 1st to obtain the minimum of 12 chapters. Again, the focus is on the topic of social responsibility.

This publication includes a Peer Review Board with both a content editor and an editor who specializes in APA format for review. In addition, there will also be a Refractive Thinker®: Volume VII Advisory Panel.

Our business model is very simple as participating authors share the (1) expense of publication, as well as (2) promotion. Will you be in the next edition? Come join us!

Thank you for sharing with your networks. Updates to all social media will be available shortly.


Dr. Cheryl Lentz Chief Refractive Thinker®

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Pensiero Press Announces New Book: The Consumer Learner!
Posted: Jan 8, 2012 @ 6:28pm

PENSIERO PRESS TO PUBLISH LANDMARK BOOK ON CHANGING ADULT EDUCATION ARENA The Consumer Learner: Emerging Expectations of a Customer Service Mentality in Post-Secondary Education.

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Digital Book World Announces First-Ever QED Approved Ebooks: The Refractive Thinker wins!
Posted: Jan 6, 2012 @ 6:55pm

Congratulations authors of the Refractive Thinker! The Refractive Thinker wins its 5th award---a QED Designation for The Refractive Thinker: Volume II: Research Methodology, second edition!

Please see the attached press release. Visit this website for a list of winners!

To view a list of the titles that have received the QED seal so far and the methodology for their review visit:

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The Refractive Thinker®: 2012 Catalog
Posted: Dec 28, 2011 @ 2:10pm

Discover the power of becoming a Refractive Thinker®. Download our Refractive Thinker® 2011 Catalog to see all 5 volumes in the Refractive Thinker® series.

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The Refractive Thinker®: Vol III Change Management
The Refractive Thinker®: Vol II Research Methodology
The Refractive Thinker®: Vol I An Anthology of Higher Learning
The Refractive Thinker®: Vol V: Strategy in Innovation
The Refractive Thinker®: Vol IV: Ethics, Leadership, and Globalization
Journey Outside The Golden Palace
The Refractive Thinker®: Vol VI: Post-Secondary Education
The Refractive Thinker®: Vol II: Research Methodology, Second Edition
Effective Study Skills in 5 Simple Steps
The Refractive Thinker®: Vol: VII: Social Responsibility
The Consumer Learner: Emerging Expectations of a Customer Service Mentality in Post-Second
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