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  • 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...

  • Professing Feminismby Daphne Patai; Noretta Koertge

    Lexington Books 2003; US$ 47.99

    In this new and expanded edition of their controversial 1994 book, the authors update their analysis of what's gone wrong with Women's Studies programs. Their three new chapters provide a devastating and detailed examination of the routine practices found in feminst teaching and research. more...

  • The Rising Costs of Higher Education: A Reference Handbookby John Thelin

    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...

  • University Expansion in a Changing Global Economyby Martin Carnoy; Prashant Loyalka; Maria Dobryakova; Rafiq Dossani; Isak Froumin; Katherine Kuhns; Jandhyala Tilak; Rong Wang

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 60.00

    This is a study of higher education in the world's four largest developing economies?Brazil, Russia, India, and China. Already important players globally, by mid-century, they are likely to be economic powerhouses. But whether they reach that level of development will depend in part on how successfully they create quality higher education that puts... more...

  • Journal of Applied Research in Higher Educationby Denise Stockley; Patrick Blessinger; Charles Wankel

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    This ebook contains papers discussing socially mediated spaces for learning. Topics include social media, wikis, virtual academic communities, VLEs, e-learning, e-textbook usage, online course delivery and online platforms. Authors explore how the above technological innovations help students learn and educators to impart information. more...