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Univer-Cities: Strategic View of the Future: From Berkeley and Cambridge to Singapore and Rising AsiaVolume II

by ANTHONY SC TEO

This follows on from the very well-received Volume I UNIVER-CITIES: Strategic Implications for Asia — Readings from Cambridge and Berkeley to Singapore edited by Anthony SC Teo and published in 2013. The early...


Methodological Advances and Issues in Studying College Impact: New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 161

by Nicholas A. Bowman & Serge Herzog

Which curricular and cocurricular practices promote student learning and persistence? While most research and assessment on college student outcomes offers limited insight into causal effects, this volume provides...


Open Education: A Study in Disruption

by Pauline van Mourik Broekman, Gary Hall & Ted Byfield

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


Telling Tales Out of School: A Miscellany of Celebrity School Days

by Jonathan Sale

WHICH UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE PRESENTER FAILED HIS ELEMENTARY MATHS O LEVEL SIX TIMES? FOR WHICH DRAGONS’ DEN INVESTOR WAS FLOGGING LEATHER JACKETS A LUNCH BREAK ACTIVITY? WHICH ENVIRONMENTALIST WAS EXPELLED...


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 WTO and the University: Globalization, GATS, and American Higher Education

by Roberta Malee Bassett

By and large, the debate about the merits of including higher education services within free trade policies has occurred outside of the United States, even though the U.S. Office of the Trade Representative...


Service-Learning Essentials: Questions, Answers, and Lessons Learned

by Barbara Jacoby & Jeffrey Howard

Service-Learning Essentials is the resource you need to help you develop high-quality service-learning experiences for college students. Written by one of the field's leading experts and sponsored by Campus...


Student Motivation and Quality of Life in Higher Education

by Marcus A. Henning, Christian U. Krägeloh & Glenis Wong-Toi

Higher education is a high stakes process involving engagement with curricula and often entails coping with the onslaught of assessments and examinations. This process creates a level of intensity that impacts...


Indigenous Leadership in Higher Education

by Robin Minthorn & Alicia Fedelina Chavez

This volume offers new perspectives from Indigenous leaders in academic affairs, student affairs and central administration to improve colleges and universities in service to Indigenous students and professionals....


Black Faculty in the Academy: Narratives for Negotiating Identity and Achieving Career Success

by Fred A. Bonner II, Aretha Faye Marbley & Frank Tuitt

Through candid discussions and personal counter-narrative stories, Black Faculty in the Academy explores the experiences and challenges faced by faculty of color in academe. Black faculty in predominantly White...


Class Not Dismissed: Reflections on Undergraduate Education and Teaching the Liberal Arts

by Anthony Aveni

In A Life in Learning, award-winning professor Anthony Aveni tells the personal story of his six decades in college classrooms and some of the 10,000 students who have filled them. Through anecdotes of his own...


Applying the College Completion Agenda to Practice: New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 167

by Katherine L. Hughes & Andrea Venezia

This volume profiles some of the innovative reforms community college practitioners are engaged in, focusing on supporting students through to graduation. While much has been written at the federal and state...


Embracing Writing: Ways to Teach Reluctant Writers in Any College Course

by Gary R. Hafer & Maryellen Weimer

A guided approach to using college writing for everyone's learning

Faculty in every discipline are increasingly pressured to include major writing components as part of their courses. Unfortunately, as author...


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...


MOOC U: Who Is Getting the Most Out of Online Education and Why

by Jeffrey J. Selingo

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.


Emerging Research and Practices on First-Year Students: New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 160

by Ryan D. Padgett

What factors contribute to students’ lasting success?

Much research has explored the impact of the first year of college on student retention and success. With the new performance-based funding initiatives,...


Bringing the Common Core Math Standards to Life: Exemplary Practices from High Schools

by Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy & Ivan Gill

As high school math teachers shift to the Common Core State Standards, the question remains: What do the standards actually look like in the classroom? This book answers that question by taking you inside of...


Understanding Pedagogy: Developing a critical approach to teaching and learning

by Michael Waring & Carol Evans

What is meant by pedagogy?

How does our conception of pedagogy inform good teaching and learning?

Pedagogy is a complex concept of which student and practising teachers need to have an understanding, yet there...


Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

by William Deresiewicz

A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be—but aren’t—providing.

As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something...


9/11 and Collective Memory in US Classrooms: Teaching About Terror

by Cheryl Lynn Duckworth

While current literature stresses the importance of teaching about the 9/11 attacks on the US, many questions remain as to what teachers are actually teaching in their own classrooms. Few studies address how...