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The Power of Writing: Dartmouth '66 in the Twenty-First Century

Discussion in the College Classroom: Getting Your Students Engaged and Participating in Person and Online

by Jay R. Howard & Maryellen Weimer

Keep students engaged and actively learning with focused, relevant discussion

Second only to lecture as the most widely used instructional strategy, there's no better method than classroom discussion to actively...


Will College Pay Off?: A Guide to the Most Important Financial Decision You'll Ever Make

by Peter Cappelli

The decision of whether to go to college, or where, is hampered by poor information and inadequate understanding of the financial risk involved.Adding to the confusion, the same degree can cost dramatically...


Academic Identities in Higher Education: The Changing European Landscape

by Linda Evans & Jon Nixon

Academic identity is continually being formed and reformed by the institutional, socio-cultural and political contexts within which academic practitioners operate. In Europe the impact of the 2008 economic crisis...


Our School

by Joanne Jacobs

Honest, engaging, and inspiring, Our School tells the story of Downtown College Prep, a public charter high school in San Jose that recruits underachieving students and promises to prepare them for four-year...


Wesleyan University, 1910-1970: Academic Ambition and Middle-Class America

by David B. Potts

A lively and probing analysis of the development of twentieth-century liberal education


Imaginal Vision - Transmutation and Reeducation of the Gaze

by Paolo Mottana

The imagination is not just able to reproduce, but also to create. According to Henry Corbin, the imaginal is the same, meaning that it designates the imaginative space, enriches the sense of images and reinstates...


ESL Readers and Writers in Higher Education: Understanding Challenges, Providing Support

by Norman W. Evans, Neil J Anderson & William G. Eggington

ESL Readers and Writers in Higher Education describes the challenges ESL students in U.S. postsecondary institutions face when studying in a second language, and offers suggestions for how teachers, advisors,...


In Defense of a Liberal Education

by Fareed Zakaria

CNN host and best-selling author Fareed Zakaria argues for a renewed commitment to the world’s most valuable educational tradition. The liberal arts are under attack. The governors of Florida, Texas, and North...


Teaching in a Networked Classroom

by Jonathan Savage & Clive McGoun

The pace of technological change has made the immediate and long-term future difficult, if not impossible, to predict. Teachers are forced to imagine the world they are preparing their students to live in. In...


Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania

by Frank Bruni

Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and...


Language, Agency, and Politics in a Constructed World

by Francois Debrix

Language matters in international relations. Constructivists have contributed the insight that global politics is shaped by the way agents narrate history and produce discourses about themselves and about the...


The Other College Guide: A Roadmap to the Right School for You

by Paul Glastris, Jane Sweetland & Staff Washington Monthly

A college degree has never been more important—or more expensive. If you're not made of money, where can you get an amazing liberal arts education without your parents having to remortgage the house or cash...


Higher Education in America

by Derek Bok

Higher Education in America is a landmark work--a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the current condition of our colleges and universities from former Harvard president Derek Bok, one of the nation's...


Community College Finance

by Christopher M. Mullin, David S. Baime & David S. Honeyman

Smart financial management means more students served

Community College Finance provides an introduction to best practices for community college leaders and their boards, with guidance on the complex regulations,...


A Critical Study of Thailand's Higher Education Reforms: The culture of borrowing

by Rattana Lao

This book offers a critical examination of contemporary higher education reforms in Thailand situated in the broader historical, socio-economic and political changes. Through a qualitative case study with three...


Community College Finance: A Guide for Institutional Leaders

by David S. Honeyman, Christopher M. Mullin & David S. Baime

Smart financial management means more students served

Community College Finance provides an introduction to best practices for community college leaders and their boards, with guidance on the complex regulations,...


The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere

by Kevin Carey

From a renowned education writer comes a paradigm-shifting examination of the rapidly changing world of college that every parent, student, educator, and investor needs to understand.

Over the span of just nine...


Secrets for Secondary School Teachers: How to Succeed in Your First Year

by Ellen Kottler, Jeffrey A. Kottler & Cary J. Kottler

Teach like a pro from day one!

In this updated version of the successful Secrets for Secondary School Teachers, you will learn tangible ways to supercharge your teaching skills, while avoiding the pitfalls common...


Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

by Akeel Bilgrami & Jonathan R. Cole

In these seventeen essays, distinguished senior scholars discuss the conceptual issues surrounding the idea of freedom of inquiry and scrutinize a variety of obstacles to such inquiry that they have encountered...