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- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99
Ted Kennedy and George W. Bush agreed on little, but united behind the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Passed in late 2001, it was hailed as a dramatic new departure in school reform. It would make the states set high standards, measure student progress, and hold failing schools accountable. A decade later, NCLB has been repudiated on both sides of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
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 working life, and is both a lifeline to new teachers and a handy sourcebook and refresher for more experienced educators. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Globally, universities are the subject of public debate and disagreement about their private benefits or public good, and the key policy vehicle for driving human capital development for competitive knowledge economies. Yet what is increasingly lost in the disagreements about who should pay for university education is a more expansive imaginary which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
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 counter-tide for an alternative vision of education, where students and instructors engage in open meaning-making processes and self-organizing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Traditionally, institutions have relied on wealthy White men to reach their fundraising goals. But as state investment in public higher education lessens and institutions look to philanthropy to move from excellence to eminence, advancement officers continually need to engage all populations, including many that have historically been excluded from... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 59.99
This book is focused on the mentoring process, a popular higher education initiative that is often used to promote retention and academic success. The central purpose is to unveil the hidden curriculum and provide a blueprint for both students and teachers on how to navigate the institutional culture of higher education. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
All too often a culture of silence permeates academia, where faculty and administrators ignore or misunderstand difficult situations. A Faculty Guide for Succeeding in Academe is a practical guide for prospective and current faculty that addresses real, complex issues that are too often left unexamined. Chapters explore typical aspects of the faculty... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 22.99
Informed by the scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL), Connected Science presents a new approach to college science education for the 21st century. This interdisciplinary approach stresses integrative learning and pedagogies that engage students through open-ended inquiry, compelling real-world questions, and data-rich experiences. Faculty from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
In the World Library of Educationalists , international experts themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces ? extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions ? so the world can read them in a single manageable volume, allowing readers to follow... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
As United States policymakers and national leaders are increasing their attention to producing workers skilled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), community colleges are being called on to address persistence of minorities in these disciplines. In this important volume, contributors discuss the role of community colleges in... more...