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Leadership in American Academic Geography

by Michael S. DeVivo

Leadership in American Academic Geography: The Twentieth Century examines the practice of leadership in the most influential geography departments in the United States. Throughout the twentieth century, transformational...


Minding the Dream

by Gail O. Mellow & Cynthia M. Heelan

Minding the Dream provides challenging, reflective, and practitioner-based information about community colleges that is data-based, clear and accessible for the general reader as well as the scholar.

New employees,...


Open Education

by Pauline van Mourik Broekman, Gary Hall, Ted Byfield & Shaun Hides et al.

What for decades could only be dreamt of is now almost within reach: the widespread provision of free online education, regardless of a geographic location, financial status, or ability to access conventional...


Managing Copyright in Higher Education

by Donna L. Ferullo

As more and more colleges and universities establish copyright offices and/or assign the responsibilities of copyright education and advisory services to specific individuals within the institution, many times...


The Indispensable University

by Robert D. Holsworth, Eugene P. Trani & Timothy M. Kaine

The Indispensable University describes the innovative transformation of institutions of higher education (HEIs) across the world, in response to the emerging realities of the twenty-first century global knowledge-based...


What To Consider if You're Considering University — The Big Picture

by Bill Morrison & Ken S. Coates

Going to university used to be a passport to future success, but that’s no longer the case. For some students, it’s still a good choice that leads to a successful career after graduation, but for many their...


What To Consider if You're Considering University — Taking Action

by Bill Morrison & Ken S. Coates

Going to university used to be a passport to future success, but that’s no longer the case. For some students, it’s still a good choice that leads to a successful career after graduation, but for many their...


What To Consider if You're Considering University — Knowing Your Options

by Bill Morrison & Ken S. Coates

Going to university used to be a passport to future success, but that’s no longer the case. For some students, it’s still a good choice that leads to a successful career after graduation, but for many their...


Assessment Clear and Simple: A Practical Guide for Institutions, Departments, and General Education

by Barbara E. Walvoord & Trudy W. Banta

The first edition of Assessment Clear and Simple quickly became the essential go-to guide for anyone who participates in the assessment process in higher education. With the increased pressure to perform assessment...


The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing

by Timothy Gary Hatcher, Tonette S. Rocco & John W. Creswell

The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing is a groundbreaking resource that offers emerging and experienced scholars from all disciplines a comprehensive review of the essential elements needed to craft...


The Higher Education Scene in America

by Abraham Gitlow & Howard Gitlow

Based on the authors’ experiences in academe over seventy-five years, The Higher Education Scene in America: Some Observations discusses a number of issues that confront America’s higher education scene...


Research Studies in Higher Education

by Abul Pitre, Terence Hicks & Gregory J. Vincent

This groundbreaking book edited by Terence Hicks, a quantitative research professor, and Abul Pitre, a qualitative research professor, builds upon the usefulness of each research method and integrates them by...


Do We Still Need Peer Review?

by Thomas H. P. Gould

The current peer review process is broken and unless changes are made it will soon die. In Do We Still Need Peer Review?, author Thomas H.P. Gould examines the evolution of peer review from the earliest attempts...


Reading, Writing, and Discussing at the Graduate Level

by Rina Kim, Lillie R. Ablert & Hang Gyun Sihn

This book will help international students navigate the academic, professional, and social issues they will encounter while attending graduate school in the United States. This book is an invaluable tool for...


Navigating the Doctoral Journey

by Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw & Lucinda S. Spaulding

This co-edited book provides doctoral candidates with a practical, cross-discipline handbook for successfully navigating the doctoral process – from initial program selection to the final dissertation defense...


Higher Education beyond Job Creation

by Thomas A. Bryer

Higher education in the United States and elsewhere is being forced to respond to several disparate social and economic pressures: social trust and connectedness is down, empathy across citizens is deteriorating,...


The Boarding School Survival Guide

by Justin Ross Muchnick

Peterson’s The Boarding School Survival Guide a must-read for all new boarders! The guide will tell you all you need to know to navigate school away from home.

Written in the first person about the boarding...


To Be Honest

by Karén Clos Bleeker

An erosion of confidence in higher education institutions, particularly community colleges, is coming at a time when it can be ill-afforded as education costs increase and federal and public funding decrease....


College Success Guaranteed 2.0

by Malcolm Gauld

Teaching for nearly 40 years, Malcolm Gauld has watched thousands of high school graduates head off to college. After a while, he began to notice some unmistakable patterns—good and bad—relating to students...


The Emotional Growth of Teens

by William L. Fibkins

This book is designed as a nuts and bolts guide for school counselors. Fibkins highlights for secondary school counselors the "how’s" and "why’s" for using group counseling intervention to help the increasing...