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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...

  • The Age of STEMby Brigid Freeman; Simon Marginson; Russell Tytler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Across the world STEM (learning and work in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) has taken central importance in education and the economy in a way that few other disciplines have. STEM competence has become seen as key to higher productivity, technological adaptation and research-based innovation. No area of educational provision has... more...

  • Rank Hypocrisiesby Derek Sayer

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 24.00

    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 Higher Education Manager's Handbookby Peter McCaffery

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 62.95

    The Higher Education Manager?s Handbook has been substantially updated and reflects important changes that have occurred since its first publication in 2004. In this new edition, Peter McCaffery continues to draw on a wealth of US and UK case studies based in innovative practice. The book offers counsel and guidance on all aspects of the manager?s... more...

  • Sustainability in Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific Regionby Alexandra Ryan

    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...

  • Academic Leadership Day by Dayby Jeffrey L. Buller

    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...

  • Effective Instruction for STEM Disciplinesby Edward J. Mastascusa; William J. Snyder; Brian S. Hoyt; Maryellen Weimer

    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...

  • The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Reconsideredby Pat Hutchings; Mary Taylor Huber; Anthony Ciccone

    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...

  • Universities and the Europe of Knowledgeby Dr Anne Corbett

    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...

  • Attracting and Retaining Women in STEMby Joy Gaston Gayles

    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...