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Pay for Play: A History of Big-Time College Athletic Reform

by Ronald A. Smith

In an era when college football coaches frequently command higher salaries than university presidents, many call for reform to restore the balance between amateur athletics and the educational mission of schools....


The Organisational Dynamics of University Reform in Japan: International Inside Out

by Jeremy Breaden

For several decades internationalisation has been a cornerstone of both Japanese government higher education policy and approaches to reform at an institutional level, but Japan has still not managed to lose...


Nettl's Elephant: On the History of Ethnomusicology

by Bruno Nettl

From one of the most lauded scholars in ethnomusicology comes this enlightening and highly personal narrative on the evolution and current state of the field of ethnomusicology. Surveying the field he helped...


Faith and the Historian: Catholic Perspectives

by Nick Salvatore

Faith and the Historian collects essays from eight experienced historians discussing the impact of being touched? by Catholicism on their vision of history. That first graduate seminar, these essays suggest,...


Online Learning: A User-Friendly Approach for High School and College Students

by Leslie Bowman

This book has strategies and tips that every online professor wants students to know before they sign up for an online class. Bowman has provided a reference tool for students to develop self-directed learning...


Public Policy and Higher Education: Reframing Strategies for Preparation, Access, and Success

by Edward P. St. John, Nathan Daun-Barnett & Karen M. Moronski-Chapman

Amid changing economic and social contexts, radical changes have occurred in public higher education policies over the past three decades. Public Policy and Higher Education provides readers with new ways to...


Fostering Success of Ethnic and Racial Minorities in STEM: The Role of Minority Serving Institutions

by Robert T. Palmer, Dina C. Maramba & Marybeth Gasman

To maintain competitiveness in the global economy, United States policymakers and national leaders are increasing their attention to producing workers skilled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics...


Enlivening Secondary History: 50 Classroom Activities for Teachers and Pupils

by Peter Davies & Rhys Davies

Enlivening Secondary History is the ideal handbook for busy history teachers who want to do something different in their classrooms, but have little time to plan and organise their lessons. Featuring tried-and-tested...


General Education and the Development of Global Citizenship in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China: Not Merely Icing on the Cake

by Jun Xing, Pak-Sheung Ng & Chloe Cheng

General Education has taken center stage in the greater China area (Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China) because of a number of important developments. First, globalization has created both opportunities and...


Essential Motivation in the Classroom

by Ian Gilbert

Praise for the 1st edition:

'This is now one of my top five education books. .I was absorbed and uplifted by it and my own practice as a teacher will undoubtedly change as a result. Surely there can be no higher...


Consuming Higher Education: Why Learning Can't Be Bought

by Joanna Williams

Consuming Higher Education explores the status of students within the university and society, and the funding and purpose of higher education, drawing on empirical data, UK and USA government policy documents,...


Student Success in Community Colleges: A Practical Guide to Developmental Education

by Deborah J. Boroch, Laura Hope & Bruce M. Smith

As changing demographics bring underprepared students to college, higher education institutions are growing concerned about basic skills education. Student Success in Community Colleges: A Practical Guide to...


Searching for Higher Education Leadership: Advice for Candidates and Search Committees

by Jean A. Dowdall

This book provides a unique point of view and insightful comments on the complex and often daunting process of the academic executive search.


Leading for the Future: Alignment of AACC Competencies with Practice: New Directions for Community College, Number 159

by Eddy

The AACC competencies were initially developed to help provide guidance in developing community college leaders because of predictions of a leadership crisis in the two-year college sector.

Since their creation,...


The Three-Legged Woman and Other Excursions in Teaching

by Robert Klose

The personal reflections and insights of one professor and writer on the experience of teaching at the “poorest college in America”


Refining the Focus on Faculty Diversity in Postsecondary Institutions: New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 155

by Yonghong Jade Xu

Faculty diversity is gaining unprecedented emphasis in the mission of colleges and universities, and institutional researchers are being pushed for relevant data. This volume examines faculty diversity from...


Called to Serve: A Handbook on Student Veterans and Higher Education

by Florence A. Hamrick & Corey B. Rumann

Over the past several years, veteran enrollment in universities, community colleges, and vocational programs has increased dramatically, with over a quarter million student veterans taking advantage of military-related...


Portraits in Leadership: Six Extraordinary University Presidents

by Arthur Padilla

Leading complex organizations is never easy or simple. In this book, Padilla uses the university as the organizational vehicle through which to examine the phenomenon of leadership and followership in complex...


Once Upon a Campus: Lessons for Improving Quality and Productivity in Higher Education

by Daniel Seymour

The unique and controversial companion volume to Daniel Seymour's On Q places Seymour's ideas and theories within the context of a call to action. In a series of realistic case-study lessons, he reveals how...


Strategic Leadership: Integrating Strategy and Leadership in Colleges and Universities

by Richard L. Morrill

This book addresses deep and continuing issues relating to strategy, governance, management, and leadership in higher education during a period of rapid change.