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  • Declining by Degreesby Richard H. Hersh; John Merrow; Tom Wolfe

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 20.99

    Foreword--Tom Wolfe * Introduction--Richard H. Hersh & John Merrow * Extra, Extra, Don't Read All about It--Gene I. Maeroff * Degrees of Indifference? Where the Public Stands on Higher Education--Deborah Wadsworth * College Admissions: A Substitute for Quality?--James Fallows * Caveat Lector: Unexamined Assumptions about Quality in Higher Education--Jay... more...

  • Discussion in the College Classroomby Jay R. Howard; Maryellen Weimer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 38.00

    Keep students engaged and actively learning with focused, relevant discussion Second only to lecture as the most widely used instructional strategy, there's no better method than classroom discussion to actively engage students with course material. Most faculty are not aware that there is an extensive body of research on the topic from which instructors... more...

  • Within These Gatesby Jack Thomas

    UPA 2015; US$ 54.99

    Within These Gates: Academic Work, Academic Leadership, University Life, and the Presidency examines the varied interactions between college and university presidents and their campus and local communities, alumni, governing bodies, external forces that impact higher education, federal and state government entities, and other stakeholders. more...

  • Successful Principal Leadership in Times of Changeby Christopher Day; Kenneth Leithwood

    Springer 2007; US$ 219.00

    This book contributes significantly to our understanding of successful school leaders by describing similarities and differences in the work of such leaders in countries ranging from England to Australia, the United States to Norway, and Sweden to Hong Kong. Bringing together case study research, the book helps explain what all successful principals... more...

  • Academic Leadership Day by Dayby Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2010; US$ 29.00

    Every day academic leaders face desks, inboxes, and schedules stuffed full of meetings, emails, complaints, committees, requests, and the occasional crisis—all competing for scarce time and attention. It's all too easy to lose the forest for the trees—or vice versa—and there are few resources that help leaders rise above the noise of... 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...

  • 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

    Editor's Notes 1 Joy Gaston Gayles 1. Major Selection and Persistence for Women in STEM 5 Casey A. Shapiro, Linda J. Sax This chapter discusses key factors related to gender differences in selection and persistence in STEM fields of study. The chapter concludes with recommendations for institutional research and future studies on women's... 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

    I found some really good reminders and some points that I had never thought of. more...