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- Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00
While the term benchmarking is commonplace nowadays in institutional research and higher education, less common, is a solid understanding of what it really means and how it has been, and can be, used effectively. This volume begins by defining benchmarking as ?a strategic and structured approach whereby an organization compares aspects of its processes... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 28.99
In this timely and thought-provoking book, the authors engage each other and the reader in an ongoing dialogue questioning the purpose and role of the contemporary university as bureaucratic, corporate, and diversified. Written as a series of conversations between the authors, two Chicano scholars at a western university, Debatable Diversity chronicles... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 30.99
What is at stake in compromising the Enlightenment ideals of a liberal education with new educational policies engendered by a neo-liberalized, global marketplace? Richly grounding his arguments in the social philosophy of European and American intellectuals, Raphael Sassower explores Western culture's long-standing ambivalence toward 'the life of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
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...
- R&L Education 2013; US$ 32.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 54.99
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...
- 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... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 19.99
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...