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  • 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...

  • Indenturedby Joe Nocera

    Penguin Group US 2015; US$ 14.99

    The amount of money generated by college sports is staggering. The National Collegiate Athletic Association takes in $800 million just from its annual men?s basketball tournament. Yet while the schools, coaches, TV networks, and sponsors all profit, the athletes themselves do not. These young stars, many from disadvantaged backgrounds, receive no... more...

  • International Higher Education Volume 1by Philip Altbach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00

    This encyclopedia is the result of a highly selective enterprise that provides a careful selection of key topics in essays written by top scholars in their fields. Comprehensive and in-depth coverage of a limited number of countries, regions and themes is provided. The essays not only feature statistical and factual information but significant interpretation... more...