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The Guide to Getting In

by Harvard Student Agencies, Inc.

Getting into a college can be the most stressful ordeal a student can face, with endless planning, test-taking, competition, the torturous wait for an answer. . . .

Now six undergraduates at Harvard reveal the...


Expanding the Donor Base in Higher Education: Engaging Non-Traditional Donors

by Noah D. Drezner

Winner of the Association of Fundraising Professionals 2014 Skystone Partners Research Prize in Philanthropy and Fundraising

Traditionally, institutions have relied on wealthy White men to reach their fundraising...


Time to Talk: Implementing outstanding practice in speech, language and communication

by Jean Gross

Time to Talk provides a powerful and accessible resource for practitioners to help develop their own skills, as well as supporting a whole-school or setting approach to speaking and listening. Written by the...


Practical Resources for Teaching Citizenship in Secondary Classrooms

by Ruth Tudor

Based on the New Curriculum for Citizenship, this book provides practitioners in secondary schools with the essential tools needed to teach citizenship. The authors provide an overview of the citizenship order...


The New Accountability: High Schools and High-Stakes Testing

by Martin Carnoy, Richard Elmore & Leslie Siskin

"Standard-based accountability" has become a consistent buzzword emanating from the mouths of hopeful politicians-liberal and conservative-for almost twenty years. But does accountability work? The New Accountability...


Activities for Teaching Gender and Sexuality in the University Classroom

by Michael Murphy & Elizabeth Ribarsky

Activities for Teaching Gender and Sexuality in the University Classroom is the first interdisciplinary collection of activities devoted entirely to teaching about gender and sexuality. It offers both new and...


Meeting the Standards in Secondary English: A Guide to the ITT NC

by Michael Fleming, Frank Hardman & David Stevens

Meeting the Standards in Secondary English provides detailed subject knowledge, including the detailed pedagogical knowledge needed to teach English in secondary schools, support activities for work in schools...


Improving Assessment through Student Involvement: Practical Solutions for Aiding Learning in Higher and Further Education

by Nancy Falchikov

The assessment of students an activity central to the role of any professional in further and higher education, and is an area that is the subject of constant innovation and debate.

This book provides a scholarly...


Rethinking the SAT: The Future of Standardized Testing in University Admissions

by Rebecca Zwick

Rethinking the SAT is a unique presentation of the latest thoughts and research findings of key individuals in the world of college admissions, including the president of the largest public university system...


The Land-Grant Colleges and the Reshaping of American Higher Education

by Roger L. Geiger & Nathan M. Sorber

This work provides a critical reexamination of the origin and development of America’s land-grant colleges and universities. It divides the land-grant movement into five parts, the introduction to each part...


Meaning-Centered Education: International Perspectives and Explorations in Higher Education

by Olga Kovbasyuk & Patrick Blessinger

In a time of globally changing environments and economic challenges, many institutions of higher education are attempting to reform by promoting standardization approaches. Meaning-Centered Education explores...


The Worth of the University

by Richard C. Levin

Published on the occasion of Richard C. Levin’s retirement as president of Yale University, this captivating collection of speeches and essays from the past decade reflects both his varied intellectual passions...


Handbook for Learning Mentors in Primary and Secondary Schools

by Margaret Roberts & Dot Constable

Written with the needs of learning mentors in mind, this book outlines the school organization in which the mentor will find themselves and deals with the tasks and responsibilities they will have to consider...


Learning and Teaching: The Essential Guide for Higher Level Teaching Assistants

by Anne Watkinson

Learning and Teaching concentrates on the practical teaching skills that an HLTA needs to be able to use in the classroom. It offers guidance and support on fulfilling the standards and succeeding in the classroom...


2000 Tips for Lecturers

by Phil Race

Brings together a range of expert tips and guidance for all those lecturing and teaching in higher education. With ideas on all aspects of HE teaching, it covers a range of issues that can crop up in daily...


The English Higher Grade Schools: A Lost Opportunity

by Meriel Vlaeminke

The English higher grade schools formed a key part of an expanding 19th-century education system, but they threatened the vested interests of a powerful Establishment bent on reaffirming the status quo. The...


Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia

by Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, Yolanda Flores Niemann & Carmen G. González

Presumed Incompetent is a pathbreaking account of the intersecting roles of race, gender, and class in the working lives of women faculty of color. Through personal narratives and qualitative empirical studies,...


College Is Not for Everyone

by Louis Rosen

Author Louis Rosen contends that an emphasis among educational policymakers to stress college for all students is neglecting the hopes and aspirations of millions of young people currently in school who either...


The War against Excellence: The Rising Tide of Mediocrity in America's Middle Schools

by Cheri Pierson Yecke & Bill Bennett

The War against Excellence provides a chronology of the middle school movement, including its shift away from academics, and proposes solutions to this rising tide of mediocrity.


Acts of Knowing: Critical Pedagogy in, Against and Beyond the University

by Stephen Cowden

This provocative book's starting point is a deep and profound concern about the commodification of knowledge within the contemporary university.

Acts of Knowing aims to provide readers with a means of understanding...