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  • The Study Skills Handbookby Stella Cottrell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 24.00

    Your essential companion for succeeding with your studies. Bestselling author Stella Cottrell equips you with the skills you need to improve your grades, build your confidence and plan for the future you want. Recognising that we each have a unique formula for success, her tried and trusted approach helps you find the key to unlock your potential. more...

  • Becoming World Wiseby Richard Slimbach

    Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 17.99

    This book is intended to help the new generation of ethical and educational travelers make the most of their international experience, and show them how to broaden their cultural horizons while also making a contribution to their host community. Richard Slimbach offers a comprehensive framework for pre-field preparation that includes, but goes beyond,... more...

  • Understanding College and University Organization: Theories for Effective Policy and Practice, Volume IIby James L. Bess; Jay R. Dee

    Stylus Publishing 2007; US$ 31.99

    Now available in paperback, this two-volume work is intended to help readers develop powerful new ways of thinking about organizational principles, and apply them to policy-making and management in colleges and universities.The book is written with two audiences in mind: administrative and faculty leaders in institutions of higher learning, and students... more...

  • Rank Hypocrisiesby Derek Sayer

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 40.00

    A book that all HE academics and administrators will want to read. Derek Sayer has been involved in a well-publicized dispute with his employer, Lancaster University, about what he sees as irregularities in the REF process. In this scathing account, he not only criticizes the REF for discouraging innovation and harming staff morale, but also questions... more...

  • The Adult Student's Guide to Survival & Successby Al Siebert; Mary Karr

    Practical Psychology Press 2008; US$ 12.00

    Whether enrolling in college for the first time or returning after an extended absence, this motivational guide provides adult students with a wealth of practical guidance. This thorough handbook explores not only how to succeed academically while balancing family, work, and other important responsibilities, but also addresses how students can learn... more...

  • Universities at Warby Thomas Docherty

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 40.00

    An impassioned and controversial exploration of the future of the university. On one side are self-proclaimed modernisers who view the institution as vital to national economic success, its principles of private and personal enrichment necessary conditions of ?progress?. On the other side the university is about extending human possibilities and freedoms,... more...

  • Governing Universities Globallyby R. King

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Examines how universities, as increasingly autonomous organizations, are subject to forms of global governance that rely on private and peer-processes rather than legal command and compliance. This book explores the growing influence of global regulatory governance - governmental and private - on universities and national higher education systems. more...

  • Designing and Assessing Courses and Curriculaby Robert M. Diamond

    Wiley 2011; US$ 52.00

    Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula reflects the most current knowledge and practice in course and curriculum design and connects this knowledge with the critical task of assessing learning outcomes at both course and curricular levels. This thoroughly revised and expanded third edition of the best-selling book positions course design as... more...

  • Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Educationby Professor Ellen Hazelkorn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 102.00

    University rankings have gained popularity around the world, and are now a significant factor shaping reputation. This book is the first comprehensive study of rankings from a global perspective, making an important contribution to our understanding of the rankings phenomenon. more...

  • International Students and Global Mobility in Higher Educationby Rajika Bhandari; Peggy Blumenthal

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 30.00

    Between 1999 and 2006, the number of students traveling to another country in pursuit of higher education increased by 41 percent, totaling some 2.5 million students globally (UNESCO, 2006). According to recent projections, the number of internationally mobile students is expected to rise to 3.7 million by 2025. This book examines current trends in... more...