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  • Alternative Solutions to Higher Education?s Challengesby Laura M. Harrison; Peter C. Mather

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Moving beyond critique, Alternative Solutions to Higher Education?s Challenges uses an appreciative approach to highlight what is working in colleges and universities and offers an examination of how institutions can improve practice. Drawing on examples and cases from real higher education institutions, this book offers a solution-focused framework... more...

  • Research in the College Contextby Frances K. Stage; Kathleen Manning

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Research in the College Context, 2 nd Edition provides faculty, students, practitioners, and researchers in the college environment with a manual of diverse approaches and methods for researching higher education and college students. The text offers the reader a variety of qualitative and quantitative research tools including interviewing, surveys,... more...

  • Culture, Capitals and Graduate Futuresby Ciaran Burke

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    In a time of too many graduates for too few jobs, and in a context where applicants have similar levels of educational capital, what other factors influence graduate career trajectories? Based on the life history interviews of graduates and framed through a Bourdieusian sociological lens, Culture, Capitals and Graduate Futures explores the continuing... more...

  • Teaching for Learningby Claire Howell Major; Michael S. Harris; Todd Zakrajsek

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Despite a growing body of research on teaching methods, instructors lack a comprehensive resource that highlights and synthesizes proven approaches. Teaching for Learning fills that gap. Each of the one hundred and one entries: describes an approach and lists its essential features and elements demonstrates how that approach has been used... more...

  • Billion-Dollar Ballby Gilbert M. Gaul

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95

    ?A penetrating examination of how the elite college football programs have become ?a giant entertainment businesses that happened to do a little education on the side.?? ? Mark Kram , The New York Times Two-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Gilbert M. Gaul offers a riveting and sometimes shocking look inside the money culture of college... more...

  • Privilege and Prejudiceby Clifton R. Wharton

    Michigan State University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    Privilege and Prejudice is a stereotype-defying autobiography. It reveals a Black man whose good fortune in birth and heritage and opportunity of time and place helped him to forge breakthroughs in four separate careers. Clifton R. Wharton Jr. entered Harvard at age 16. The first Black student accepted to the School of Advanced International Studies... 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...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 44.00

    This groundbreaking book offers information on the most effective ways that students process material, store it in their long-term memories, and how that effects learning for long-term retention. It reveals how achieving different levels is important for ?transfer? which refers to the learner?s ability to use what is learned in different situations... more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 36.00

    Drawing on the experience with the individuals, campuses, and professional associations associated with the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and the Institutional Leadership Program, this important resource examines four critical areas where engagement with the scholarship of teaching and learning can have a significant... 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...