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The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers: The Secret to Loving Teens Effectively

by Gary Chapman

Over 400,000 copies sold!

Socially, mentally, and spiritually, teenagers face a variety of pressures and stresses each day. Despite these pressures, it is still parents who can influence teens the most, and The...


There Is Life After College

by Jeffrey J. Selingo

From the bestselling author of College Unbound comes a hopeful, inspiring blueprint to help alleviate parents’ anxiety and prepare their college-educated child to successfully land a good job after graduation....


College Rules!, 4th Edition: How to Study, Survive, and Succeed in College

by Sherrie Nist-Olejnik & Jodi Patrick Holschuh

This updated classic gives students the tools they need to successfully transition from high school to college, avoid rookie mistakes, and set themselves up for academic success from day one.

College can be...


Why Choose the Liberal Arts?

by Mark William Roche

In a world where the value of a liberal arts education is no longer taken for granted, Mark William Roche lucidly and passionately argues for its essential importance. Drawing on more than thirty years of experience...


Lesson Plan: An Agenda for Change in American Higher Education

by William G. Bowen & Michael S. McPherson

American higher education faces some serious problems—but they are not the ones most people think. In this brief and accessible book, two leading experts show that many so-called crises—from the idea that...


Building Everyday Leadership in All Teens: Promoting Attitudes and Actions for Respect and Success

by Mariam G. MacGregor

Every teen can be a leader. That’s because leadership is not just about taking the lead in big ways, but in everyday small things, too. The 21 sessions in this youth leadership curriculum guide teens to explore...


Making Curriculum Pop: Developing Literacies in All Content Areas

by Pam Goble, Ryan R. Goble & National Council of Teachers of English

From body art to baseball cards, comics to cathedrals, pie charts to power ballads . . . students need help navigating today’s media-rich world. And educators need help teaching today’s new media literacy....


Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA

by Joe Nocera & Ben Strauss

 “How can the NCAA blithely wreck careers without regard to due process or common fairness? How can it act so ruthlessly to enforce rules that are so petty? Why won’t anybody stand up to these outrageous...


Wisdom's Workshop: The Rise of the Modern University

by James Axtell

When universities began in the Middle Ages, Pope Gregory IX described them as "wisdom's special workshop." He could not have foreseen how far these institutions would travel and develop. Tracing the eight-hundred-year...


Wounded Lions: Joe Paterno, Jerry Sandusky, and the Crises in Penn State Athletics

by Ronald A. Smith

A rogue program, an iconic coach, and an unspeakable tragedy


Global Reconstructions of Vocational Education and Training

by James Avis

Vocational education and training (VET) can be difficult to define since it is set in a turbulent and volatile environment marked by national and regional specificities. It can be delivered at different levels...


100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Revision

by John Mitchell

The word 'revision' can strike fear into the heart of teachers and students alike! The exam cycle in today's modern education system can feel relentless, resulting in students suffering from information overload...


What's Liberal About the Liberal Arts?: Classroom Politics and "Bias" in Higher Education

by Michael Bérubé

"A sensitive, sensible, and compelling account of American education at its best."—Philadelphia Inquirer Described as one of the "101 Most Dangerous Academics in America" by right-wing critic David Horowitz,...


A Guide to Leadership and Management in Higher Education: Managing Across the Generations

by Poppy Fitch & Brian Van Brunt

A Guide to Leadership and Management in Higher Education shares an innovative approach to supervision, leadership, and management in the higher education workplace. Drawing from humanism and positive psychology,...


Masculinity and Education

by Amanda Coffey & David James

The uncertain, complex and problematic relationships between masculinity and education have come to occupy a prominent position within the sociology of education in recent years. This collection of articles...


Making Your First Year a Success: A Classroom Survival Guide for Middle and High School Teachers

by Robert L. Wyatt III & J. Elaine White

You’ve completed the course work, student teaching, and interviewing. The job is yours. Now what? The first weeks and months of a new teaching position can be the most demanding of your entire career. In this...


A Handbook for Leaders in Higher Education: Transforming teaching and learning

by Stephanie Marshall

Written to assist those seeking to understand the key global drivers, and an overview of key challenges facing senior leaders and managers today, this book focuses on the complex and highly politicised area...


Doctoral Education in South Africa

by Nico Cloete & Johann Mouton

Worldwide, in Africa and in South Africa, the importance of the doctorate has increased disproportionately in relation to its share of the overall graduate output over the past decade. This heightened attention...


Knowledge for a Sustainable World: A Southern African¿Nordic contribution

by Tor Halvorsen & Hilde Ibsen

The search for answers to the issue of global sustainability has become increasingly urgent. In the context of higher education, many universities and academics are seeking new insights that can shift our dependence...


College in Four Years: Making Every Semester Count

by Granville M. Sawyer

College in Four Years is the essential guide to graduating on time with better grades and less stress - for a lot less money.

This practical, easy to use guide takes students from freshman dreams to graduation...