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  • Sustainability in Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific Regionby Alexandra Ryan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    The Asia-Pacific region has an increasingly influential presence and role in the global Higher Education (HE) landscape, which underlines the importance of its progress and vision in the field of sustainability. At present, and apart from certain key initiatives from Australia and New Zealand, the scholarly literature does not sufficiently reflect... more...

  • Academic Leadership Day by Dayby Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2010; US$ 29.00

    It can seem at times as though all of academic administration today is focused only on the need for continual change and the endless pursuit of "the big idea." But most academic leaders, from department chairs and program directors through university presidents and chancellors, are far too busy helping their institutions flourish for them to divert... more...

  • The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Reconsideredby Pat Hutchings; Mary Taylor Huber; Anthony Ciccone

    Wiley 2011; US$ 36.00

    Praise for The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Reconsidered "A worthy capstone that pulls together two decades of Carnegie Foundation projects on the scholarship of teaching and learning. The authors review the genesis of these ideas and envision a future of continued integration of a culture of evidence in the world's universities and colleges.... more...

  • Effective Instruction for STEM Disciplinesby Edward J. Mastascusa; William J. Snyder; Brian S. Hoyt; Maryellen Weimer

    Wiley 2011; US$ 44.00

    Praise for Effective Instruction for STEM Disciplines "The world of today's learners is a multimode, information-intensive universe of interactive bursts and virtual exchanges, yet our teaching methods retain the outdated characteristics of last generation's study-and-drill approach. New pedagogical methods, detailed and justified in this groundbreaking... more...

  • Universities and the Europe of Knowledgeby Dr Anne Corbett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    This is a story of the EC at work over 50 years, seen from the perspective of a developing European higher education policy. The book provides a rich background narrative to current strategic efforts to develop the Europe of Knowledge, and to the Bologna Process. Its analytic interest in ideas and individual 'policy entrepreneurs' underpins the story... more...

  • Attracting and Retaining Women in STEMby Joy Gaston Gayles

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00

    Underrepresentation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields is a problem that has persisted over the past three decades and is most severe at the highest levels of the STEM career path. Although national attention has been directed toward increasing the presence of women in STEM, women continue to leave at critical junctures... more...

  • Debates in the Digital Humanitiesby Matthew K. Gold

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 105.00

    Encompassing new technologies, research methods, and opportunities for collaborative scholarship and open-source peer review, as well as innovative ways of sharing knowledge and teaching, the digital humanities promises to transform the liberal arts—and perhaps the university itself. Indeed, at a time when many academic institutions are facing... more...

  • Lead or Leaveby Roger H. Hull

    Hamilton Books 2012; US$ 26.99

    This book provides a checklist of what works and what does not work for those wanting to lead colleges and universities in the 21st century and those with responsibility for the oversight of those institutions. Importantly, this book also seeks to keep educators on a morally straight course. more...

  • Internationalizing Teacher Education in the United Statesby Beverly D. Shaklee; Supriya Baily

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 77.99

    Internationalizing Teacher Education in the United States offers practical and theoretical explanations of teacher educators? vital role in the education of culturally diverse student populations in the US. It examines issues surrounding the internationalization of teacher education in the US, explains current barriers to such changes, and offers... more...

  • So You Want to Be a School Board Member?by William Hayes

    R&L Education 2001; US$ 37.99

    Dedicated, informed school board members are basic to school improvement and success. This practical book explains the role of the board member, from election to taking office. Potential board members are introduced to timely issues they are likely to face, including school violence, high-stake testing, curriculum reform, and school choice. In addition... more...