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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00
100 years ago, college tuition at prestigious Ivy League colleges such as Harvard and Brown was about $130 per year. Even when adjusted for inflation, today's cost of higher education has increased dramatically?to the point where a college education is shifting further out of reach for many Americans. This book explains the essential concepts in the... more...