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- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 32.99 US$ 28.37
In this innovative and learned study, Dennis Kezar examines how Renaissance poets conceive the theme of killing as a specifically representational and interpretive form of violence. Closely reading both major poets and lesser known authors of the early modern period, Kezar explores the ethical self-consciousness and accountability that attend literary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
Written for administrators, faculty, and staff in Higher Education who are working with low income and first-generation college students, Recognizing and Serving Low-Income Students in Higher Education uncovers organizational biases that prevent post-secondary institutions from adequately serving these students. This volume offers practical guidance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
The nature of the higher education faculty workforce is radically and fundamentally changing from primarily full-time tenured faculty to non-tenure track faculty. This new faculty majority faces common challenges, including short-term contracts, limited support on campus, and lack of a professional career track. Embracing Non-Tenure Track Faculty... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Higher education is in an unprecedented time of change and reform. To address these challenges, university leaders tend to focus on specific interventions and programs, but ignore the change processes and the contexts that would lead to success. Joining theory and practice, How Colleges Change unmasks problematic assumptions that change agents typically... more...
Understanding and Facilitating Organizational Change in the 21st Century: Recent Research and ConceptualizationsWiley 2011; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
There is a widespread discontent with the quality of education and levels of college student achievement, particularly for undergraduates preparing for the professions. This report examines the educational challenges in preparing professionals, reviews the specific types of curriculum innovations that faculty and administrators have created or significantly... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 46.00 US$ 39.87
This important book explores the various ways that higher education contributes to the realization of significant public ends and examines how leaders can promote and enhance their contribution to the social charter through new policies and best practices. It also shows how other sectors of society, government agencies, foundations, and individuals... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
In these times of change and challenge in higher education, pleas for leadership have become frequent. However, the type of leadership required within this new context (of globalization, demographic changes, technological advancement, and questioning of social authority) may call for different skills, requiring a re-education among campus stakeholders... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 49.95
The institution of tenure?once a cornerstone of American colleges and universities?is rapidly eroding. Envisioning the Faculty for the Twenty-First Century weighs the concerns of university administrators, professors, adjuncts, and students in order to investigate whether there are ways to modify the existing system or promote new faculty models... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 39.99
Donald Harward has assembled the deepest thinkers in higher education in one resource that combines theoretical considerations with analyses of fundamental issues related to learning and liberal education. This set of arguments, theories, and evidence are sufficient to encourage significant?transformative?changes in higher education. Contributors... more...