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A Pocket Guide to Mentoring Higher Education Faculty

by Tammy Stone

This book is written for senior faculty and administrators at resource-strapped institutions who are not trained in Higher Education Administration who are concerned with mentoring. It is written in accessible,...


Facing an Exponential Future

by Darrel W. Staat

This book will bring awareness to community college administrators and faculty to the recent technological developments, such as Artificial Intelligence, autonomous vehicles, personal robots, 3-D printing, the...


An Oral History of the Palestinian Nakba

by Doctor Nahla Abdo & Nur Masalha

  • Ties together Palestinian experiences from 1948 to the present, revealing the Nakba to be part of an ongoing process of cultural erasure, and a crucial aspect of Palestinian identity.

  • An interdisciplinary collection...

Food Aid in Sudan

by Susanne Jaspars

  • Totally unique in examining the evolution and effects of food aid practices in one country over a period of more than 50 years.

  • Rich in empirical material - based on extensive interviews with all those involved...

Making Learning Job-Embedded

by Sally J. Zepeda

Making Learning Job-Embedded: Cases from the Field of Instructional Leadership is a book for sitting principals, aspiring principals, and teacher leaders. This edited volume includes studies that describe and...


Playing With the Big Kids

by John O. Gooch & Delia L. Remington

A history of Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri from 1982-2016. This is a book about transformation, or how a sleepy little college in a sleepy little town in rural Missouri became a university....


Up and Running

by Susan Tobia & Judith L. Gay

Up and Running: Starting and Growing a Leadership Program at a Community College by Susan J. Tobia and Judith L. Gay is a roadmap for creating a leadership program to meet the needs of colleges as well as the...


Technological Adaptability

by Melonie R McMichael

Technological adaptability is the ability to learn technology quickly and with confidence. We can expect even more need for this skill as we move into a future filled with constantly evolving technology. 

This...


Technological Adaptability

by Melonie R McMichael

Technological adaptability is the ability to learn technology quickly and with confidence. We can expect even more need for this skill as we move into a future filled with constantly evolving technology. 

This...


Understanding Language Use in the Classroom

by Susan J. Behrens

It is clear that a proper understanding of what academic English is and how to use it is crucial for success in college, and yet students face multiple obstacles in acquiring this new 'code', not least that...


Understanding Language Use in the Classroom

by Susan J. Behrens

It is clear that a proper understanding of what academic English is and how to use it is crucial for success in college, and yet students face multiple obstacles in acquiring this new 'code', not least that...


Violence in African Elections

by Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs & Jesper Bjarnesen

  • Features in-depth case study material from a variety of high-profile African countries, including Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda, among others.

  • Electoral violence in Africa is a topic of intense and growing interest...

The Trial of Hissène Habré

by Celeste Hicks

  • The first published account of Hissène Habré’s trial and conviction

  • With the authority of the International Criminal Court under increasing pressure, Habre's trial offers an alternative model for challenging...

Socioeconomic Factors and Outcomes in Higher Education

by Carlos Felipe Rodríguez Hernández

In the Colombian case, it is very common to associate academic performance with the students' socioeconomic conditions. A generalized and bivariate interpretation of this relationship could imply that only students...


Plumbing Licensing Study Guide

by Rex Miller & Mark R. Miller

This book is designed for use as both a text and study guide for those students taking the licensing test in plumbing. Because of the large number of residential dwellings under construction and planned for...


Lost in Transition

by Kevin S. Koett, Ed. J. D Christian & C. Thomas Potter Ii

The transition from high school to college can be difficult for many students. This book shares examples of situations that students might face during their transitions and ways in which teachers, parents, administrators,...


Does Nonfiction Equate Truth?

by Vivian Yenika-Agbaw, Laura Anne Hudock & Ruth McKoy Lowery

Educators who teach children’s literature at the college level as part of the pre-service experience seldom allocate enough space in the curriculum for nonfiction literature. This book recognizes the viability...


Living the Legacy of African American Education

by Sheryl J. Croft, Tiffany D. Pogue & Dr. Vanessa Siddle Walker

Modeled after a little known historical model and based on the research of Vanessa Siddle Walker, Living the Legacy of African American Education: A Model for University and School, describes a sustainable and...


The Teaching Self

by Jane E. Dalton, Elizabeth Hope Dorman & Kathryn Byrnes

In The Teaching Self: Contemplative Practices, Pedagogy, and Research in Education, a rich collection of voices from diverse settings illustrates the ways in which first-person experiences with contemplative...


Teaching Racial Literacy

by Mara Lee Grayson

Racial literacy, a collection of discursive and decoding skills that allow individuals to interrogate race and racism as well as representation and personal identity, is vital in a contemporary society that...