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  • Changing the Conversation about Higher Educationby Robert Thompson

    R&L Education 2013; US$ 29.99

    The book is structured to address the issues of vision, structure, and cultural transformation that are of specific interest to academic administrators and the promising practices and issues of identity and support that are concerns of faculty and graduate students. more...

  • Teaching and Learning in Further Educationby Prue Huddleston; Lorna Unwin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Teaching and Learning in Further Education is established as an authoritative, wide-ranging introductory text for those training to work in the further education, post-compulsory education and lifelong learning sectors. It offers an easy to read picture of the practitioner?s everyday working life, a thorough historical account of the FE context... more...

  • A Common Wealth of Learningby John MacBeath; Mike Younger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    A Common Wealth of Learning takes a look at the millennium development goals that were set out at the start of the century. Utilising a far reaching set of case studies from a large percentage of commonwealth countries, this book looks at what the colonial legacy has left us with; and what we can do to progress. Chapters discuss; Partnerships... more...

  • Using Learning Contracts in Higher Educationby Mike Laycock; John Stephenson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    An introduction to learning contracts, a new concept in education which encourages learners to plan, monitor and review their progress. The contributors to this volume explain how learning contracts are being used in a number of UK universities. more...

  • Civic Responsibility and Higher Educationby Thomas Ehrlich

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 48.99

    More than a century ago, John Dewey challenged the education community to look to civic involvement for the betterment of both community and campus. Today, the challenge remains. In his landmark book, editor Thomas Ehrlich has collected essays from national leaders who have focused on civic responsibility and higher education. Imparting both philosophy... more...

  • The Allure of Orderby Jal Mehta

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99

    Ted Kennedy and George W. Bush agreed on little, but united behind the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Passed in late 2001, it was hailed as a dramatic new departure in school reform. It would make the states set high standards, measure student progress, and hold failing schools accountable. A decade later, NCLB has been repudiated on both sides of... more...

  • Degree Millsby Allen Ezell; John Bear

    Prometheus Books 2012; US$ 11.99

    When the first edition of Degree Mills was published, fake universities and counterfeit degrees were already a significant problem. Fueled by the Internet, this scam continues to grow?now more than half of all people claiming a new PhD in fact have a fake degree. In this updated edition, experts Allen Ezell and John Bear go beyond exposing these fraudulent... more...

  • 2000 Tips for Lecturersby Phil Race

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    Brings together a range of expert tips and guidance for all those lecturing and teaching in higher education. With ideas on all aspects of HE teaching, it covers a range of issues that can crop up in daily working life, and is both a lifeline to new teachers and a handy sourcebook and refresher for more experienced educators. more...

  • Expanding the Donor Base in Higher Educationby Noah D. Drezner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Expanding the Donor Base in Higher Education  brings theory and practice together to look at how colleges and universities can build culturally sensitive fundraising and engagement strategies, and explores the emerging research on different communities who have not traditionally been approached for fundraising. more...

  • Human development and capabilities: Re-imagining the university of the twenty-first centuryby Alejandra Boni; Melanie Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Globally, universities are the subject of public debate and disagreement about their private benefits or public good, and the key policy vehicle for driving human capital development for competitive knowledge economies. Yet what is increasingly lost in the disagreements about who should pay for university education is a more expansive imaginary which... more...