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Ivy League Athletes: Profiles in Excellence at America's Most Competitive Schools

by Sal Maiorana & Ryan Fitzpatrick

Ten profiles that show what sets Ivy League student athletes apart


Should I Go to Grad School?: 41 Answers to An Impossible Question

by Jessica Loudis, Bosko Blagojevic & John Arthur Peetz

The decision to attend graduate school is easy for future doctors and lawyers: they must have a professional degree to get started. But for young creative workers, aspiring artists, and intellectuals, grad school...


How Universities Can Help Create a Wiser World: The Urgent Need for an Academic Revolution

by Nicholas Maxwell

In order to make progress towards a better world we need to learn how to do it. And for that we need institutions of learning rationally designed and devoted to helping us solve our global problems, make progress...


Bringing the Common Core Math Standards to Life: Exemplary Practices from Middle Schools

by Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy

As middle school math teachers shift to the Common Core State Standards, the question remains: What do the standards actually look like in the classroom? This book answers that question by taking you inside...


Student Voices on Inequalities in European Higher Education: Challenges for theory, policy and practice in a time of change

by Fergal Finnegan, Barbara Merrill & Camilla Thunborg

This book focuses on the voices and experiences of non-traditional students in European higher education. It examines the impact that access to higher education is having on these students' lives and discusses...


Developing Generic Support for Doctoral Students: Practice and pedagogy

by Susan Carter & Deborah Laurs

This multidisciplinary, multi-voiced book looks at the practice and pedagogy of generic, across-campus support for doctoral students. With a global imperative for increased doctoral completions, universities...


I Just Graduated ... Now What?: Honest Answers from Those Who Have Been There

by Katherine Schwarzenegger

The new go-to book of advice for graduates, with insightful advice from:

Eva Longoria

“Your degree is just a stepping-stone.”

John Legend

“It’s not wrong to be afraid.”

Bear Grylls

“The path less...


The Physical University: Contours of space and place in higher education

by Paul Temple

The great universities of the world are to a large extent defined in the public imagination by their physical form: when people think of a university, they usually think of a distinctive place, rather than about...


Helping Doctoral Students Write: Pedagogies for supervision

by Barbara Kamler & Pat Thomson

Helping Doctoral Students Write offers a proven approach to effective doctoral writing. By treating research as writing and writing as research, the authors offer pedagogical strategies for doctoral supervisors...


European Studies in Asia: Contours of a Discipline

by Georg Wiessala

As countries across Asia continue to rise and become more assertive global powers, the role that Higher Education has played, and continues to play, in this process is an issue of growing pertinence. Furthermore,...


A Guide to Teaching Effective Seminars: Conversation, Identity, and Power

by Susan R. Fiksdal

A Guide to Teaching Effective Seminars provides college and university faculty with a new approach to thinking about their teaching and helps them develop a deeper understanding of conversation itself. Seminars...


What to Consider If You're Considering University: New Rules for Education and Employment

by Ken S. Coates & Bill Morrison

If you listen to the general chatter from parents, guidance counselors, and politicians, you would think that going to university is the only option that ensures future success. That's no longer true. This book...


The Effective Academic: A Handbook for Enhanced Academic Practice

by Heather Fry, Steve Ketteridge & Stephanie Marshall

Offers discussion, advice, expert opinion and case studies of best practice, covering the various parts of academic practice that are associated with career progression and promotion. The book is particularly...


Seven Myths About Education

by Daisy Christodoulou

In this controversial new book, Daisy Christodoulou offers a thought-provoking critique of educational orthodoxy. Drawing on her recent experience of teaching in challenging schools, she shows through a wide...


Common Core in the Content Areas: Balancing Content and Literacy

by Jessica Bennett

The Common Core is requiring literacy across the curriculum, but what does that mean for teachers of subjects like math, science, and social studies who have a lot of content to cover? In this essential book,...


Affirmative Action Matters: Creating opportunities for students around the world

by Laura Dudley Jenkins & Michele S. Moses

Affirmative Action Matters focuses specifically on affirmative action policies in higher education admissions, the sphere that has been the most controversial in many of the nations that have such policies....


A Practical Guide to Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary School

by Norbert Pachler & Ana Redondo

How can you effectively motivate young people to engage with foreign language learning?

How can young people engage with new ideas and cultural experiences within and outside the classroom?

The new edition of...


Falling Behind?: Boom, Bust, and the Global Race for Scientific Talent

by Michael S. Teitelbaum

Is the United States falling behind in the global race for scientific and engineering talent? Are U.S. employers facing shortages of the skilled workers that they need to compete in a globalized world? Such...


Understanding and Developing Student Engagement

by Colin Bryson

Enhancing the student experience, and in particular student engagement, has become a primary focus of Higher Education. It is in particularly sharp focus as Higher Education moves forward into the uncertain...


Knowledge and Networking: On Communication in the Social Sciences

by Anton Oleinik

Success and career growth in academic life depends upon reaching and influencing the widest audience possible. Scientists strive to establish a large number of connections through networking and also through...