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The Instrumental University

by Ethan Schrum

In The Instrumental University, Ethan Schrum provides an illuminating genealogy of the educational environment in which administrators, professors, and students live and work today. After World War II, research...


Ain't I a Diva?

by Kevin Allred & Cheryl Clarke

  • Beyoncé is a major factor in feminism's rise in mainstream media during the last few years, and interested in anything Beyoncé-related remains high. Rather than a critical analysis of her work that risks...


The Enterprisers

by Igor Fedyukin

The Enterprisers traces the emergence of the "modern" school in Russia during the reigns of Peter I and his immediate successors, up to the accession of Catherine II. Creation of the new, secular, technically-oriented...


Creating Winning Grant Proposals

by Anne L. Rothstein

Providing clear-cut steps for producing each section of a competitive grant proposal, this hands-on book is filled with examples from actual RFPs and proposals, practical tools, and writing tips. Prominent educator...


Moving Images of Eternity

Walden, And  On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience

by Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau was an American essayist, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian.


Conducting Personal Network Research

by Christopher McCarty, Miranda J. Lubbers, Raffaele Vacca & Jose Luis Molina

Written at an introductory level, and featuring engaging case examples, this book reviews the theory and practice of personal and egocentric network research. This approach offers powerful tools for capturing...


Public Engagement and Education

by Katherine M. Erdman

The world’s collective archaeological heritage is threatened by war, development, poverty, climate change, and ignorance. To protect our collective past, archaeologists must involve the general public through...


Man Driven Brain Evolution The Road to New Intelligent Life Forms

by Lavirrealista

Artificial Intelligence is now the focus of massive technological efforts around the world and an AI race seems to be on between the major powers.  Machines are currently able to recognise patterns (voices,...


The Garden of Leaders

by Paul Woodruff

The Garden of Leaders explores two related questions: What is leadership? And what sort of education could prepare young people to be leaders? Paul Woodruff argues that higher education--particularly but not...


Land-Grant Colleges and Popular Revolt

by Nathan M. Sorber

The land-grant ideal at the foundation of many institutions of higher learning promotes the sharing of higher education, science, and technical knowledge with local communities. This democratic and utilitarian...


The Family Link to Education

by Rex A. Holiday & Steve Sonntag

The Family Link to Education: The Road to Personal and Professional Success is a source of information that is current and relevant for families, educators and communities that want to provide the best possible...


Engage

by Kjell Fenn

The most pressing issue in schools is classroom management, specifically how to motivate students to do the work well. Many teachers need strategies to help them and they also need the theory and research behind...


Philosophy of Recreation

by Benjamin W. Richardson & George J. Romanes

In all places of the civilized world, and in all classes, the struggle for existence is now more keen than ever it has been during the history. Everywhere men, and women, and children are living at a pressure...


Program Evaluation Theory and Practice, Second Edition

by Donna M. Mertens & Amy T. Wilson

The leading text that covers both the theory and practice of evaluation in one engaging volume has now been revised and updated with additional evaluation approaches (such as mixed methods and principles-focused...


Combating Hatred

by Terrance L. Furin

Combating Hatred describes actual events of deep-seated hatred and social injustice found in schools. It then examines educators’ responses to this hatred. Through their actions these leaders became transformational...


The Soul of the Schoolhouse

by Nicholas D. Young, Christine N. Michael & Jennifer A. Smolinski

The Soul of the Schoolhouse: Cultivating Student Engagement’s primary focus is to help readers understand the many, diverse factors that make up engaged learning and students’ motivation to learn. The authors...


No Longer Forgotten

by Michael Q. McShane & Andy Smarick

The lion’s share of writing about education improvement for the past two decades has focused on improving urban schools. Given the yawning gaps between the low-income and minority students that populate those...


Being an Evaluator

by Donna R. Podems

Demystifying the evaluation journey, this is the first evaluation mentoring book that addresses the choices, roles, and challenges that evaluators must navigate in the real world. Experienced evaluator and trainer...


Spark

by Patricia Leavy

Professor Peyton Wilde has an enviable life teaching sociology at an idyllic liberal arts college--yet she is troubled by a sense of fading inspiration. One day an invitation arrives. Peyton has been selected...