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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

by Clifford P. Harbour

Today, community colleges enroll 40% of all undergraduates in the United States. In the years ahead, these institutions are expected to serve an even larger share of this student population. However, faced with...


Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Facilitation and Activity Guide

by Marcy Levy Shankman, Scott J. Allen & Paige Haber-Curran

A how-to guide to help for facilitators and instructors develop emotionally intelligent leadership capacities in their students

The Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Facilitation and Activity Guide...


Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Student Workbook

by Marcy Levy Shankman, Scott J. Allen & Paige Haber-Curran

The workbook that helps students connect emotional intelligence with leadership skills

The Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Student Workbook contains hands-on activities and case studies to help...


Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Inventory

by Marcy Levy Shankman, Scott J. Allen & Rosanna Miguel

The only instrument that measures behaviors associated with emotionally intelligent leadership

The Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Inventory is an evidence-based assessment of the capacities...


Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students

by Marcy Levy Shankman, Scott J. Allen & Paige Haber-Curran

The only book for students which explores the connection between emotional intelligence and effective leadership

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students is based on a conceptual model that helps...


Dramatic Interactions in Education: Vygotskian and Sociocultural Approaches to Drama, Education and Research

by Susan Davis, Beth Ferholt & Hannah Grainger Clemson

Dramatic Interactions in Education draws together contemporary sociocultural research across drama and educational contents to draw out implications for researchers and practitioners both within and outside...


Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Out-of-School Time Settings: New Directions for Youth Development, Number 143

by Jean L. Wiecha & Georgia Hall

The evidence base of the impact and effectiveness of healthy eating and physical activity interventions in the out-of-school setting is continuing to emerge. By sponsoring this special issue, the National AfterSchool...


Probabilities: The Little Numbers That Rule Our Lives

by Peter Olofsson

Praise for the First Edition

“If there is anything you want to know, or remind yourself, about probabilities, then look no further than this comprehensive, yet wittily written and enjoyable, compendium of how...


Strategic Directions for Career Services Within the University Setting: New Directions for Student Services, Number 148

by Smith

Filled with strategic directions, practical advice and best practices, this volume delivers an overview of emerging trends for the career services profession.

Hot topics include:

  • a blend of research, case studies,...


College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be

by Andrew Delbanco

As the commercialization of American higher education accelerates, more and more students are coming to college with the narrow aim of obtaining a preprofessional credential. The traditional four-year college...


Evidence-Informed Policy and Practice in Education: A Sociological Grounding

by Chris Brown

Evidence use is now part of the rhetoric of educational research, policy and practice. Grounded in the contention that using evidence can help educationalists develop better solutions to the key issues facing...


Ethical English: Teaching and Learning in English as Spiritual, Moral and Religious Education

by Mark A. Pike

Ethical English addresses the 'ethos' of English teaching and draws attention to its 'spirit' and fundamental character, identifying the features that English teaching must exhibit if it is to continue to sustain...


Decolonising the University: The Emerging Quest for Non-Eurocentric Paradigms

by Claude Alvares & Shad Saleem Faruqi

This book of essays is a sequel to the 'International Conference on Decolonising Our Universities' held in Penang, Malaysia from June 27 to 29, 2011. The Conference was jointly organised by the Universiti Sains...


Student Learning in College Residence Halls: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why

by Gregory S. Blimling

Add value to the student experience with purposeful residential programs

Grounded in current research and practical experience, Student Learning in College Residence Halls: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why shows...


Wealth by Homeownership: by Rule of One Third

by Jay Sing

" The joy of active income earning phase of life is in its designed retirement. "; .... Author. This book is about growth of wealth over time for an ordinary person who has worked his or her way up to a steady...


College Application Essays Without the Crazy: Ten Tips for a Terrific Essay

by Nancy Donehower

Do you want to write a great application essay? One that admissions officers will love? This is the book for you. Written by an expert with over thirty years of experience in the college admissions world, this...


A Theory of Catholic Education

by Sean Whittle

Presenting a robust and philosophically based account of education from the Catholic point of view, Sean Whittle engages with important debates and questions concerning the nature and purpose of Catholic education...


Teaching Virtue: The Contribution of Religious Education

by Marius Felderhof & Penny Thompson

In much of the world, religious traditions are seriously valued but, in the context of religious plurality, this sets educationalists an enormous challenge. This book provides a way forward in exploring religious...


How to Complete and Survive a Doctoral Dissertation

by David Sternberg

Mastering these skills spells the difference between "A.B.D." and "Ph.D."

-refuting the magnum opus myth

-coping with the dissertation as obsession (magnificent or otherwise)

-the fine art of selecting a topic

-writing...


Lessons of Hope

by Joel Klein

New York Times Bestseller (Education)

The Economist Best Books of the Year Selection

In this revealing and provocative memoir, the former chancellor of the New York City schools offers the behind-the-scenes story...