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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Meaning-Centered Education explores the counter-tide for an alternative vision of education, where students and instructors engage in open meaning-making process and self-correcting, self-organizing educational practices that cannot be and should not be stifled by any preset curricular endpoints and standards. more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 59.99
This book is focused on the mentoring process, a popular higher education initiative that is often used to promote retention and academic success. The central purpose is to unveil the hidden curriculum and provide a blueprint for both students and teachers on how to navigate the institutional culture of higher education. more...