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The Concept of Academic Freedom

by Edmund L. Pincoffs

Most professors and administrators are aware that academic freedom is in danger of being brushed aside by a public that has little understanding of what is at stake. They may be only marginally aware that the...


Black Greek-letter Organizations in the Twenty-First Century

by Gregory Parks

For much of the twentieth century, black Greek-letter organizations (BGLOs) united individuals dedicated to excellence, fostering kinship ties, and uplifting African Americans. Despite the profound influence...


What Teachers Can Learn From Sports Coaches: A Playbook of Instructional Strategies

by Nathan Barber

The strategies used by winning coaches on the field can bring success to classrooms, too! In What Teachers Can Learn From Sports Coaches, you'll uncover that the athletic arena and the classroom have more in...


Supporting Student Transitions 14-19: Approaches to teaching and learning

by John Bostock & Jane Wood

Supporting Student Transitions 14-19 offers transition focused approaches to planning, teaching, learning and assessment designed to meet the needs of these unique learners. Drawing upon the latest research...


Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations

by Stephen John Quaye & Shaun R. Harper

Student Engagement in Higher Education fills a longstanding void in the higher education and student affairs literature. In the fully revised and updated edition of this important volume, the editors and chapter...


Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

by William Deresiewicz

A groundbreaking manifesto about what our nation’s top schools should be—but aren’t—providing: “The ex-Yale professor effectively skewers elite colleges, their brainy but soulless students (those ‘sheep’),...


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 a 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...


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...


Intercultural Postgraduate Supervision: Reimagining time, place and knowledge

by Catherine Manathunga

The impact of globalisation and aggressive marketing by universities has increased the flow of international or culturally diverse students enrolling in postgraduate research degree programs outside their own...


Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School: A companion to school experience

by Jon Davison & Caroline Daly

How do you approach teaching English in the contemporary classroom?

What is expected of a would-be English teacher?

The fourth edition of this best-selling text combines theory and practice to present an indispensable introduction...


Developing the Global Student: Higher education in an era of globalization

by David Killick

Developing the Global Student addresses the question of how students of higher education can emerge from their university life better equipped to dwell more effectively, ethically, and comfortably amidst the...