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  • To Be Honestby Karén Clos Bleeker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 43.99

    An erosion of confidence in higher education institutions, particularly community colleges, is coming at a time when it can be ill-afforded as education costs increase and federal and public funding decrease. It is more critical than ever that we demonstrate integrity, honesty, and character-building within our community colleges. In this highly introspective... more...

  • Learning under Neoliberalismby Susan B. Hyatt; Boone Shear; Susan Wright

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    As part of the neoliberal trends toward public-private partnerships, universities all over the world have forged more intimate relationships with corporate interests and more closely resemble for-profit corporations in both structure and practice.  These transformations, accompanied by new forms of governance, produce new subject-positions among... more...

  • A History of Foreign Students in Britainby Hilary David Perraton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Foreign students have travelled to Britain for centuries and, from the beginning, attracted controversy. This book explores changing British policy and practice, and changing student experience, set within the context of British social and political history. more...

  • What's Happened to the Humanities?by Alvin B. Kernan; William G. Bowen; Harold T. Shapiro

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.95

    This volume of specially commissioned original essays presents the thoughts of some of the most distinguished commentators within the American academy on the fundamental changes that have taken place in the humanities in the latter part of the twentieth century. In the transformation of American higher education from the university to the "demoversity,"... more...

  • Buying the Bestby Charles T. Clotfelter

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.95

    Since the early 1980s, the rapidly increasing cost of college, together with what many see as inadequate attention to teaching, has elicited a barrage of protest. Buying the Best looks at the realities behind these criticisms--at the economic factors that are in fact driving the institutions that have been described as machines without brakes. In... more...

  • In Pursuit of the PhDby William G. Bowen; Neil L. Rudenstine

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 60.95

    What percentage of graduate students entering PhD programs in the arts and sciences at leading universities actually complete their studies? How do completion rates vary by field of study, scale of graduate program, and type of financial support provided to students? Has the increasing reliance on Teaching Assistantships affected completion rates... more...

  • Effective Teaching of Secondary Science, Theby John Parkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 81.95

    The Effective Teaching of Secondary Science encourages the trainee teacher to develop effective skills for teaching science to secondary school pupils. The comprehensive coverage of topics and issues provides good foundations for trainee teachers who are encouraged to test and evaluate different techniques. Practical advice is offered in areas such... more...

  • Building Excellenceby Catherine N. Dulmus; Karen M. Sowers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    Social work curriculum changes that really work. The Boyer Report and the Council on Social Work Education have placed expectations on universities and social work programs to make sure undergraduate students know how to develop, use, and communicate empirically-based knowledge. Building Excellence is a handbook for integrating research into undergraduate... more...

  • Princetonians, 1769-1775by Richard A. Harrison

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 78.00

    This volume, the second in a series of biographical sketches of students who attended the College of New Jersey (later Princeton University), brings the story of the College and its alumni to the beginning of the American Revolution. It records not only the contributions of the early sons of Nassau Hall to the formation of the Republic but also the... more...

  • Students, Society and Politics in Imperial Germanyby Konrad H. Jarausch

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 58.00

    Konrad H. Jarausch studies the social structure of the German university and the mentality of its students during the Imperial period as an example of a wider European academic desertion of liberalism. He finds that German higher education combined scientific world leadership and competent professional training with an eroding liberal education (Bildung)... more...