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- Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00 US$ 34.67
A highly practical guide for new instructors teaching in any setting Regardless of the context, teaching is a tall task—and for those teaching adults, unique challenges await. Teaching Adults: A Practical Guide for New Teachers is chock-full of ideas that can be read quickly and implemented immediately in formal and informal settings, in... more...
- Free Press 2014; US$ 16.00
A groundbreaking manifesto about what our nation?s top schools should be?but aren?t?providing: ?The ex-Yale professor effectively skewers elite colleges, their brainy but soulless students (those ?sheep?), pushy parents, and admissions mayhem? ( People ). As a professor at Yale, William Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. His students,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
This history of the largest block women's organization in the United States is not only the story of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (DST), but also tells of the increasing involvement of black women in the political, social, and economic affairs of America. Founded at a time when liberal arts education was widely seen as either futile, dangerous, or impractical... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00
The Asia-Pacific region has an increasingly influential presence and role in the global Higher Education (HE) landscape, which underlines the importance of its progress and vision in the field of sustainability. At present, and apart from certain key initiatives from Australia and New Zealand, the scholarly literature does not sufficiently reflect... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
It can seem at times as though all of academic administration today is focused only on the need for continual change and the endless pursuit of "the big idea." But most academic leaders, from department chairs and program directors through university presidents and chancellors, are far too busy helping their institutions flourish for them to divert... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 44.00 US$ 38.13
Praise for Effective Instruction for STEM Disciplines "The world of today's learners is a multimode, information-intensive universe of interactive bursts and virtual exchanges, yet our teaching methods retain the outdated characteristics of last generation's study-and-drill approach. New pedagogical methods, detailed and justified in this groundbreaking... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 36.00 US$ 31.20
Praise for The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Reconsidered "A worthy capstone that pulls together two decades of Carnegie Foundation projects on the scholarship of teaching and learning. The authors review the genesis of these ideas and envision a future of continued integration of a culture of evidence in the world's universities and colleges.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00
This is a story of the EC at work over 50 years, seen from the perspective of a developing European higher education policy. The book provides a rich background narrative to current strategic efforts to develop the Europe of Knowledge, and to the Bologna Process. Its analytic interest in ideas and individual 'policy entrepreneurs' underpins the story... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
Underrepresentation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields is a problem that has persisted over the past three decades and is most severe at the highest levels of the STEM career path. Although national attention has been directed toward increasing the presence of women in STEM, women continue to leave at critical junctures... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 105.00
Encompassing new technologies, research methods, and opportunities for collaborative scholarship and open-source peer review, as well as innovative ways of sharing knowledge and teaching, the digital humanities promises to transform the liberal arts—and perhaps the university itself. Indeed, at a time when many academic institutions are facing... more...