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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...


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,...


100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding English Lessons

by Angella Cooze

100 IDEAS: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING

No notice inspections are something every teacher now has to be prepared for. This accessible new book provides strategies to embed into your everyday teaching...


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...


Promoting Behaviour for Learning in the Classroom: Effective strategies, personal style and professionalism

by Simon Ellis & Janet Tod

Promoting Behaviour for Learning in the Classroom offers essential support to help you develop capacity and confidence in managing behaviour in the group setting of the classroom.

It provides a concise analysis...


Teach Now! The Essentials of Teaching: What You Need to Know to Be a Great Teacher

by Geoff Barton

Being taught by a great teacher is one of the great privileges of life. Teach Now! is an exciting new series that opens up the secrets of great teachers and, step-by-step, helps trainees to build the skills...


Approaches to Assessment that Enhance Learning in Higher Education

by Stylianos Hatzipanagos & Rebecca Rochon

This book addresses the need to diversify mainstream forms of assessment currently used in Higher Education in order to re-establish the focus on the learning process. Making assessment central to student learning...


Adult Education & The Working Class: Education for the Missing Millions

by Kevin Ward & Richard Taylor

This book has two purposes: first to argue that there is a greater need now than ever before for liberal adult education for the working class. Such provision would both help to ameliorate the gross inequalities...


Learning to Teach History in the Secondary School: A Companion to School Experience

by Terry Haydn, Alison Stephen & James Arthur

'An excellent companion to Learning to Teach in Secondary School ... full of good ideas and better advice ... Mentors will certainly want to use it, and so, I'm sure, will the rest of the history department...


Illinois Sampler: Teaching and Research on the Prairie

by Burton Winkelmes & Antoinette Burton

How world-class research makes its way into lecture halls and seminar rooms


Measuring Glass Ceiling Effects in Higher Education: Opportunities and Challenges: New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 159

by Elizabeth M. O'Callaghan, Raul A. Leon & Jerlando F. L. Jackson

This volume offers readers a comprehensive means to understanding glass ceiling effects in higher education. Each chapter approaches the glass ceiling from a different perspective, providing compelling

arguments...


Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals)

by Eric Midwinter

First published in 1984, this collection of essays was the first account of the development of the University of the Third Age in Britain (U3A). Changing employment patterns and increasing pressure on traditional...


Changing Education: A Sociology of Education Since 1944

by Janet McKenzie

For courses in Sociology (Sociology of Education, Applied Social Studies, Research Methods, Family Studies); Education (Educational Studies, Educational Management and Teacher training - including B.Ed. and...


Contemporary Debates in Education: An Historical Perspective

by Ron Brooks

Did the Thatcher years and their aftermath constitute a revolution or a restoration in education. Do they represent a departure from, or a reinforcement of tradition? Contemporary Debates in Education is a thought-provoking...