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- Stylus Publishing 2015; US$ 25.99
For over a decade Saundra McGuire has been acclaimed for her presentations and workshops on metacognition and student learning because the tools and strategies she has shared have enabled faculty to facilitate dramatic improvements in student learning and success. The methods she proposes do not require restructuring courses, nor indeed an inordinate... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2015; US$ 20.99
Advancing Black Male Student Success presents a comprehensive portrait of Black male students at every stage in the U.S. education system: preschool and kindergarten; elementary, middle and high schools; community colleges and four-year postsecondary institutions; and master?s and doctoral programs. Each chapter is a synthesis of existing research... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2015; US$ 27.99
This guide book is intended for advisors, administrators, and faculty members engaged with study abroad who are concerned with answering the question: what does study abroad achieve? Following an account of how, and why, assessment in the field has evolved, the first part of the book sets the stage for the reader to consider the role of mission and... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
The Pursuit of the Chinese Dream in America examines the hopes, expectations, challenges, and aspirations of the current generation of Chinese students as they pursue higher education at American universities. Based on interviews with Chinese students, parents, teachers, and educational agents in Shanghai, this ethnographic study analyzes the cultural,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70
American higher education faces some serious problems?but they are not the ones most people think. In this brief and accessible book, two leading experts show that many so-called crises?from the idea that typical students are drowning in debt to the belief that tuition increases are being driven by administrative bloat?are exaggerated or simply false.... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
Performance-Based Funding in Higher Education examines the aims of higher education policies over the past thirty years. This book addresses how job creation and increased graduation rates has distracted educators, students, and surrounding communities from an educator?s traditional and valued role as the promoter of democracy and critical citizenship.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Transforming Education challenges the current global orthodoxy that ?educational transformation? can be achieved through a step-by-step implementation of centralised, performance-based strategies for school improvement. Complex responsive processes theory is utilised in an original way to critique leadership myths and explore the alternative,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 25.99
This book is for current and future instructors of college courses, especially those wanting to use more active learning pedagogies. It makes the case for a campus-wide adoption of high-impact practices, across disciplines and in both academic and co-curricular life. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 34.99
Momentum changes the conversation from how others are holding higher education accountable to why colleges and universities need to embrace the need to demonstrate their own responsibility. The responsibility paradigm that emerges fundamentally shifts the dialogue from fixing to preventing, from reacting to creating, from surviving to thriving.... more...
- African Minds 2015; US$ 30.00
The search for answers to the issue of global sustainability has become increasingly urgent. In the context of higher education, many universities and academics are seeking new insights that can shift our dependence on ways of living that rely on the exploitation of so many and the degradation of so much of our planet. This is the vision that drives... more...