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  • The Best 380 Colleges, 2016 Editionby Princeton Review

    Random House Children's Books 2015; US$ 23.99 US$ 17.99

    What Makes THE BEST 380 COLLEGES the Most Popular College Guide? Written for any student or parent mystified by the confusing college admissions process, The Best 380 Colleges provides the facts and information needed to make a smart decision about which of the country's best schools to consider. It contains everything you need to make the right... more...

  • The University of Chicagoby John W. Boyer

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    One of the most influential institutions of higher learning in the world, the University of Chicago has a powerful and distinct identity, and its name is synonymous with intellectual rigor. With nearly 170,000 alumni living and working in more than 150 countries, its impact is far-reaching and long-lasting. With The University of Chicago: A History... more...

  • Theory as Method in Researchby Mark Murphy; Cristina Costa

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    While education researchers have drawn on the work of a wide diversity of theorists over the years, much contemporary theory building in these areas has revolved around the work of Pierre Bourdieu. Theory as Method in Research develops the capacity of students, researchers and teachers to successfully put Bourdieu?s ideas to work in their own research... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...