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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...


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...


Learning in Landscapes of Practice: Boundaries, identity, and knowledgeability in practice-based learning

by Etienne Wenger-Trayner, Mark Fenton-O'Creevy & Steven Hutchinson

If the body of knowledge of a profession is a living landscape of practice, then our personal experience of learning can be thought of as a journey through this landscape. Within Learning in Landscapes of Practice...


LESSON PLANNING: Key concepts and skills for teachers

by Jonathan Savage

Lesson planning is an essential component of every teacher's practice. It is part of a three-tiered, integrated pedagogy: planning, teaching and evaluation. Drawing on the work of skilful teachers and the latest...


Governing Cross-Border Higher Education

by Christopher Ziguras & Grant McBurnie

Governing Cross-Border Higher Education examines the role of governments in relation to three key aspects of international education: student mobility; migration of international students; and transnational...


Foucault and the Politics of Confession in Education

by Andreas Fejes & Katherine Nicoll

In liberal, democratic and capitalist societies today, we are increasingly invited to disclose our innermost thoughts to others. We are asked to turn our gaze inwards, scrutinizing ourselves, our behaviours...


The Higher Education Manager's Handbook: Effective Leadership and Management in Universities and Colleges

by Peter McCaffery

The Higher Education Manager's Handbook has been substantially updated and reflects important changes that have occurred since its first publication in 2004. In this new edition, Peter McCaffery continues to...


Teaching Green - The High School Years: Hands-on Learning in Grades 9-12

by Tim Grant & Gail Littlejohn

A complete resource for "teaching green" in Grades 9 - 12


Preparing Classroom Teachers to Succeed with Second Language Learners: Lessons from a Faculty Learning Community

by Thomas Levine, Elizabeth Howard & David Moss

This volume identifies resources, models, and specific practices for improving teacher preparation for work with second language learners. It shows how faculty positioned themselves to learn from resources,...


Shaping Work-Life Culture in Higher Education: A Guide for Academic Leaders

by Laura Koppes Bryan & Cheryl A. Wilson

Shaping Work-Life Culture in Higher Education provides strategies to implement beneficial work-life policies in colleges and universities. As compared to the corporate sector, higher education institutions have...


Inspired Drama Teaching: A Practical Guide for Teachers

by Keith West

Inspired Drama Teaching is packed full of practical ideas to inspire your students and colleagues. This book offers tips and ideas on everything a teacher of secondary drama needs to cover, including:

� Explorative...


Education, Refugees and Asylum Seekers

by Lala Demirdjian & Colin Brock

What is the relationship between education and those seeking asylum or refuge? What is the impact of education being marginalized during conflict situations? Drawing on international research in numerous countries,...


Think Again: A Philosophical Approach to Teaching

by John L. Taylor

Contemporary education is held captive by an obsession with assessment. The culture of 'teaching-to-the-test' and 'spoon-feeding' has distorted the purpose of teaching and destroyed the joy of free enquiry....


The Geography Teacher's Handbook

by Brin Best

Containing everything a new or improving geography teacher could wish to know, this book provides step-by-step guidance on creating outstanding learning opportunities that prepare students for life, as well...


100 Completely New Ideas for Managing Behaviour

by Johnnie Young

This pick-and-mix treasure trove of advice is brimming with tried-and-tested strategies for managing behaviour in the secondary classroom.

The book contains 100 completely new ideas including:

suggested scripts...


100 Ideas for Lesson Planning

by Anthony Haynes

Lesson planning and preparation is one of the most important aspects of teaching. It is also one of the hardest aspects to learn. Student teachers, for example, often find it difficult to gauge how to pitch...


Teaching English Using ICT: A practical guide for secondary school teachers

by Tom Rank, Trevor Millum & Chris Warren

Want to get boys excited about poetry? Try establishing a wiki-war on the use of form and structure. Or perhaps a podcast to develop close analysis of language. How about getting them blogging about their favourite...


Teaching STEM in the Secondary School: Helping teachers meet the challenge

by Frank Banks & David Barlex

The skills, knowledge and understanding of the subjects involved in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are vital for all young people in an increasingly science- and technology-driven society....


Learning Through Supervised Practice in Student Affairs

by Steven M. Janosik, Diane L. Cooper & Sue A. Saunders

For future student affairs professionals and higher education administrators, the supervised practice experience is where theory learned in the classroom is put into practice. Learning through Supervised Practice...


The Still Divided Academy: How Competing Visions of Power, Politics, and Diversity Complicate the Mission of Higher Education

by Stanley Rothman

Drawing on data collected in a specially commissioned public opinion survey as well as other recent research on higher education, Rothman, Kelly-Woessner, and Woessner, create an incredibly readable presentation...