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The Community College Career Track: How to Achieve the American Dream Without a Mountain of Debt

by Thomas Snyder

Get a good education without massive debt, and enter a field that's actually hiring

In coming years, millions of great jobs will be opening up in growth areas like advanced manufacturing, biotechnology, health...


To Improve the Academy: Resources for Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development

by James E. Groccia & Laura Cruz

The development of students is a fundamental purpose of higher education and requires for its success effective advising, teaching, leadership, and management. This annual volume offers examples and resources...


Presidential Transitions: It's Not Just the Position, It's the Transition

by Patrick H. Sanaghan, Larry Goldstein & Kathleen D. Gaval

This book is designed to provide assistance to presidents, trustees, faculty, and other important stakeholder groups and help them avoid the pitfalls of poorly managed transitions.


Affirmative Action for the Rich: Legacy Preferences in College Admissions

by Richard D. Kahlenberg

Affirmative Action for the Rich sketches the origins of legacy preferences, examines the philosophical issues they raise, outlines the extent of their use today, studies their impact on university fundraising,...


I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had: My Year as a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High

by Tony Danza

I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had is television, screen and stage star Tony Danza’s absorbing account of a year spent teaching tenth-grade English at Northeast High -- Philadelphia’s largest...


Degrees of Nonsense: The Demise of the University in Ireland

by Brendan Walsh & Roger Scruton

Embedded in the deepest recesses of the human heart is the desire to look and feel our best. The quest for a flat, toned abdomen has become a modern obsession. Sadly most people lack the basic knowledge required...


Assessment for Learning in Higher Education

by Kay Sambell, Liz McDowell & Catherine Montgomery

This book is a practical guide to Assessment for Learning (AfL) in Higher Education.


Teaching Psychology 14-19: Issues and Techniques

by Matt Jarvis

Teaching Psychology 14-19 - first published as Teaching Post-16 Psychology - is a core text for all training psychology teachers, as well as experienced teachers engaged in further study and professional development....


Education for All: The Future of Education and Training for 14-19 Year-Olds

by Richard Pring, Geoffrey Hayward & Ann Hodgson

There are two key questions at the heart of the ongoing debate about education and training for all young people, irrespective of background, ability or attainment:

  • What counts as an educated 19 year old...

Identity and Agency in Virtually Figured Worlds: The Future of (Self) Education in Virtually Figured Worlds

by Russell Francis

The Decentring of the Traditional University provides a unique perspective on the implications of media change for learning and literacy that allows us to peer into the future of (self) education. Each chapter...


A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School

by Andrew Green

A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice, inspiration and support for all training and newly qualified secondary English teachers. Based on the best research...


Assessment for Excellence: The Philosophy and Practice of Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education

by Alexander W. Astin & anthony lising antonio

Assessment for Excellence introduces a philosophy of assessment based upon the talent development concept. Colleges and universities prioritize developing the talents of students and faculty, rather than gathering...


Spirituality in Higher Education: Translating Research Into Practice

by Alyssa Bryant Rockenbach & Matthew J. Mayhew

Spirituality in College Students' Lives draws on data from a large-scale national survey examining the spiritual development of undergraduates and how colleges and universities can be more effective in facilitating...


Critical Thinking: An Exploration of Theory and Practice

by Jennifer Moon

In this book, Jennifer Moon explores and clarifies critical thinking and provides practical guidance for improving student learning and supporting the teaching process.

Key themes covered include:

  • different...


School Songs and Gymslips: Grammar Schools in the 1950s and 1960s

by Marilyn Yurdan

For anyone educated at a grammar school during their heyday in the 1950s and '60s, those days will always hold a very special place in their memory. They were more than just the years of being taught needlecraft...


Higher Education for African Americans before the Civil Rights Era, 1900-1964

by Marybeth Gasman

This volume examines the evolution of higher education opportunities for African Americans in the early and mid-twentieth century. It contributes to understanding how African Americans overcame great odds to...


Introduction to the Human Cell

by Danton O'Day

In this book, we look at the fundamental biology of the human cell from the outside in. While genes and mutations define our cells and how they function, this volume focuses on the biology of the cell rather...


Higher Education Assessments: Leadership Matters

by KRAMER/SWING

Higher Education Assessments: Leadership Matters by Gary L. Kramer and Randy L. Swing, reflects the work of a select group of researchers, scholars, and practitioners in higher education assessment. The contributors...


Higher Education as a Field of Study in China: Defining Knowledge and Curriculum Structure

by Xin Wang

Higher Education as a Field of Study in China concerns higher education as an academic field_the evolving nature of the field in light of the overall development of higher education in China. Xin Wang illustrates...


The New College Reality: Make College Work for Your Career

by Bonnie Kerrigan Snyder

College is the doorway to a golden future, right? But if you're not careful, it's also a path to a mountain of debt. Worst-case scenario: You struggle for years to pay for an education that you can't turn into...