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Promising and High-Impact Practices: Student Success Programs in the Community College Context: New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 175

by Gloria Crisp & Deryl K. Hatch

With calls for community colleges to play a greater role in increasing college completion, promising or high-impact practices (HIPs) are receiving attention as means to foster persistence, degree completion,...


Postgraduate Outcomes of College Students: New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 169

by Jerold S. Laguilles, Mary Ann Coughlin & Heather A. Kelly

The post-graduation outcomes of college students are being more widely used as key metrics to demonstrate institutional effectiveness to both external agencies and internal stakeholders. Institutional research...


"Keep the Damned Women Out": The Struggle for Coeducation

by Nancy Weiss Malkiel

As the tumultuous decade of the 1960s ended, a number of very traditional, very conservative, highly prestigious colleges and universities in the United States and the United Kingdom decided to go coed, seemingly...


Game of Loans: The Rhetoric and Reality of Student Debt

by Beth Akers & Matthew M. Chingos

College tuition and student debt levels have been rising at an alarming pace for at least two decades. These trends, coupled with an economy weakened by a major recession, have raised serious questions about...


Practicing Transnationalism: American Studies in the Middle East

by Eileen T. Lundy & Edward J. Lundy

In the first decade of the twenty-first century, American studies programs began to spread in the Middle East. During a time of rising anti-American sentiment, ten major programs were established in the region....


Nordic, Central, and Southeastern Europe 2016-2017

by Marek Payerhin

This is an annually updated presentation of each sovereign country in Nordic, Central and Southeastern Europe, past and present.


Hidden Ivies, 3rd Edition, The, EPUB

by Howard Greene & Matthew W. Greene

Completely revised and updated with a dozen new colleges and universities, the essential guide students need to help them choose and gain admission to the outstanding schools that fit them best.

Based on Howard...


Understanding and Using Social Media on College Campuses: A Practical Guide for Higher Education Professionals

by Brandon C. Waite & Darren A. Wheeler

The purpose of this book is to help higher education professionals approach social media initiatives strategically. It presents a framework for systematically thinking about the Internet Technology Environments...


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Journal of Character Education Volume 11 Number 2  2015

by Jacques S. Benninga & Marvin W. Berkowitz

Volume 11 Issue 2 2015 The Journal of Character Education is the only professional journal in education devoted to character education. It is designed to cover the field-from the latest research to applied best...


The Power of Project-Based Learning: Helping Students Develop Important Life Skills

by Scott D. Wurdinger

Project-based learning is a teaching approach that motivates and inspires students to learn and helps them to become self-directed learners over time. Students learn not only the content surrounding their projects,...


The Power of the Adolescent Brain: Strategies for Teaching Middle and High School Students

by Thomas Armstrong

Award-winning author Thomas Armstrong proposes eight brain-friendly instructional practices to help middle and high school teachers make the most of their students' potential.


The Foundation of Japanese Power: Continuities, Changes, Challenges: Continuities, Changes, Challenges

by William R. Nester

Recent events in Tianamen Square have made such books abruptly important, though in some aspects outdated. This one examines reforms in higher education from before the republic to March 1988, and focuses on...


Numeracy for QTLS: Achieving the Minimum Core

by Liz Keeley-Browne & Anne Price

By 2010 the Government requires all teaching staff in the Lifelong Learning Sector to gain the QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills) teaching qualification.  In addition to the new qualification,...


Literacy Activities for Classic and Contemporary Texts 7-14: The Whoosh Book

by Gill Robins & Laura-Jane Evans-Jones

English teachers are always keen to explore new ways of motivating their pupils to engage with reading, both for learning and for pleasure. Literacy Activities for Classic and Contemporary Texts 7-14 is a practical,...


The Complete Russian Folktale: v. 5: Russian Legends

by Jack V. Haney

Richly represented in the Russian folktale tradition, the legends are religious tales (types 750-849 in the Aame-Thompson index) in a peasant village setting. Among the standard themes is the return of Christ,...


Raising the Stakes: Gambling with the Future of Universities

by Peter Coaldrake & Lawrence Stedman

This fully revised new edition probes the state of Australian higher education and its future. Peter Coaldrake and Lawrence Stedman's seminal and comprehensive analysis of the challenges faced by the higher...


Teaching University Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Guide to Developing Academic Capacity and Proficiency

by Kim Draisma & Kimberley McMahon-Coleman

Drawing on the latest research, this book offers practical strategies for supporting students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in tertiary education. By looking at common issues faced by students with ASD,...


Developing Academics: The essential higher education handbook

by Shelda DEBOWSKI

Academics work in a highly complex world where they must build integrative capabilities and outcomes as teachers, researchers and leaders. As they progress from novice to expert their evolving identities, methodologies...


Freedom to Learn: The threat to student academic freedom and why it needs to be reclaimed

by Bruce Macfarlane

The freedom of students to learn at university is being eroded by a performative culture that fails to respect their rights to engage and develop as autonomous adults. Instead, students are being restricted...