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College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be

by Andrew Delbanco

As the commercialization of American higher education accelerates, more and more students are coming to college with the narrow aim of obtaining a preprofessional credential. The traditional four-year college...


Leadership in American Academic Geography: The Twentieth Century

by Michael S. DeVivo

DeVivo employs a historical narrative in offering a critical review of the most influential leaders in American academic geography during the twentieth century. Geographers with interest in the history of the...


Open Education: A Study in Disruption

by Pauline van Mourik Broekman, Gary Hall, Ted Byfield & Shaun Hides et al.

Open Education explores the disruption of the traditional university as a result of the increasingly widespread provision of free online open education.


The Indispensable University: Higher Education, Economic Development, and the Knowledge Economy

by Robert D. Holsworth, Eugene P. Trani & Timothy M. Kaine

This book describes the innovative transformation of institutions of higher education (HEIs) across the world in response to the emerging realities of the twenty-first century global knowledge-based economy....


What To Consider if You're Considering University - The Big Picture

by Bill Morrison & Ken S. Coates

If you listen to the general chatter, you would think that going to university is the only option that ensures future success. This book can help anyone under thirty make the best possible educational and career...


What To Consider if You're Considering University - Taking Action

by Bill Morrison & Ken S. Coates

If you listen to the general chatter, you would think that going to university is the only option that ensures future success. This book can help anyone under thirty make the best possible educational and career...


What To Consider if You're Considering University - Knowing Your Options

by Bill Morrison & Ken S. Coates

If you listen to the general chatter, you would think that going to university is the only option that ensures future success. This book can help anyone under thirty make the best possible educational and career...


The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture from the Founding to World War II

by Roger L. Geiger

This book tells the compelling saga of American higher education from the founding of Harvard College in 1636 to the outbreak of World War II. The most in-depth and authoritative history of the subject available,...


The Higher Education Scene in America: Some Observations

by Abraham Gitlow & Howard Gitlow

Based on the authors’ experiences in academe over seventy-five years, The Higher Education Scene in America: Some Observations discusses a number of issues that confront America’s higher education scene...


Days of Respect: Organizing a School-Wide Violence Prevention Program

by Ralph J. Cantor, Paul Kivel, Allan Creighton & Oakland Men's Project

Days of Respect offers specific strategies for creating a multiday schoolwide event that brings together young people, teachers, parents, administrators, and the community to build respect, promote integrity,...


Research Studies in Higher Education: Educating Multicultural College Students

by Abul Pitre, Terence Hicks & Gregory J. Vincent

The book provides quantitative and qualitative research studies regarding African American, first-generation, undecided, and non-traditional college students. The book includes important recommendations for...


The Middle East and South Asia 2014

by Malcolm Russell

This volume is designed to place in context the passionate controversies and emotional attachments of the two billion people who live, study, work, love, and die in the Middle East and South Asia.


Africa 2014

by J. Tyler Dickovick

The World Today Series: Africa provides necessary information on all the countries on the African continent, including a thorough and expert overview of political and economic histories, current events, and...


Reading, Writing, and Discussing at the Graduate Level: A Guidebook for International Students

by Rina Kim, Lillie R. Ablert & Hang Gyun Sihn

This book will help international students navigate the academic, professional, and social issues they will encounter while attending graduate school in the United States. This book is an invaluable tool for...


Academic Freedom in a Democratic South Africa: Essays and Interviews on Higher Education and the Humanities

by John Higgins & J. M. Coetzee

This book argues that the core content of academic freedom—the principle of supporting and

extending open intellectual enquiry—is essential to realizing the full public value of higher

education. John Higgins...


Canada 2014

by Wayne C. Thompson

The contents in this volume are organized into sections dealing with

  • Canada’s culture;
  • geography;
  • people;
  • history;
  • political system (including the constitution, monarchy, parliament, legal and court system,...


Teaching Green - The High School Years: Hands-on Learning in Grades 9-12

by Tim Grant & Gail Littlejohn

A complete resource for "teaching green" in Grades 9 - 12


The Still Divided Academy: How Competing Visions of Power, Politics, and Diversity Complicate the Mission of Higher Education

by Stanley Rothman, April Kelly-Woessner & Matthew Woessner

Drawing on data collected in a specially commissioned public opinion survey as well as other recent research on higher education, Rothman, Kelly-Woessner, and Woessner, create an incredibly readable presentation...


Navigating the Doctoral Journey: A Handbook of Strategies for Success

by Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw & Lucinda S. Spaulding

This co-edited book provides doctoral candidates with a practical, cross-discipline handbook for successfully navigating the doctoral process – from initial program selection to the final dissertation defense...


The Insider's Guide to the Colleges, 2015

by Yale Daily News Staff

With this new edition, The Insider's Guide to the Colleges has been, for 41 years, the most relied-upon resource for high school students looking for honest reports on colleges straight from the college students...