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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom

by Stephen D. Brookfield

Energize your classrooms with these key techniques for collegeteaching

Students say the best teachers get them excited about learning,stretch their thinking, and keep them actively involved in class.But with...


Taking on Diversity: How We Can Move from Anxiety to Respect

by Rupert W. Nacoste

In this enlightening book, a campus “diversity doctor” relates stories that individuals have shared with him about their anxieties in situations involving people who are in some way different than themselves....


A Classroom of One

by Gene I. Maeroff

A Classroom of One is Gene Maeroff's "report from the front" on the short history and status of online learning in the United States and around the world. Maeroff is a reporter who takes you to the schools from...


The Diversity Myth: Multiculturalism and the Politics of Intolerance at Stanford

by Peter A. Thiel, David O. Sacks & Elizabeth Fox-Genovese

This is a powerful exploration of the debilitating impact that politically correct “multiculturalism” has had upon higher education and academic freedom in the United States. In the name of diversity, many...


Career Crafting the Decade After High School: Professional's Guide

by Cathy Campbell & Peggy Dutton

Backed by current scholarship and based on a study of the experiences of young people in the decade after graduating from high school, Career Crafting offers a powerful and insightful portrait of the early career...


Employment Equity and Affirmative Action: An International Comparison: An International Comparison

by Harish C. Jain, Peter Sloane & Frank Horwitz

The authors of this comparative study of affirmative action compare the employment practices of six countries: the U.S., Canada, Great Britain/Northern Ireland, India, Malaysia, and South Africa. They look at...


Developing a Local Curriculum: Using your locality to inspire teaching and learning

by William Evans & Jonathan Savage

How can your local area become a source of inspiration for curriculum development?

How can it enhance the teaching and learning at your school?

Developing a Local Curriculum explores how your local area and...


Teaching Adults: A Practical Guide for New Teachers

by Ralph G. Brockett

A highly practical guide for new instructors teaching in anysetting

Regardless of the context, teaching is a tall task—and forthose teaching adults, unique challenges await. Teaching Adults:A Practical Guide...