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  • Handbook of Engaged Scholarshipby Hiram E. Fitzgerald; Cathy Burack; Sarena D. Seifer

    Michigan State University Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    In the preface to the Handbook of Engaged Scholarship , Hiram Fitzgerald observes that the Kellogg Commission's challenge to higher education to engage with communities was a significant catalyst for action. At Michigan State University, the response was the development of "engaged scholarship," a distinctive, scholarly approach to campus-community... more...

  • International and Language Education for a Global Futureby David S. Wiley; Robert S. Glew

    Michigan State University Press 2010; US$ 39.15

    The contributions to this book address the role that the U.S. Department of Education Title VI and Fulbright-Hays programs have played in building the largest and highest quality infrastructure in the world for training in languages and other aspects of foreign area knowledge. The volume celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Title VI and associated... more...

  • Going Publicby Hiram E. Fitzgerald; Judith Primavera

    Michigan State University Press 2013; US$ 31.95

    The terms ?civic engagement? and ?community engagement? have various definitions, but they are united by the sense that individuals who are civically engaged not only are concerned about the quality of life in their communities but also take action to improve conditions for the common good. In the United States, to be civically engaged means to actively... more...

  • The Road Half Traveledby Rita Axelroth Hodges; Steve Dubb

    Michigan State University Press 2012; US$ 35.95

    A growing number of universities are dedicating resources to support their surrounding communities, but much potential for advancement remains. A university?s mission as an ?anchor institution,? as defined by the authors, is to consciously and strategically apply the institution?s long-term, place-based economic power, in combination with its human... more...

  • Small Teachingby James M. Lang

    Wiley 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 19.57

    Employ cognitive theory in the classroom every day Research into how we learn has opened the door for utilizing cognitive theory to facilitate better student learning. But that's easier said than done. Many books about cognitive theory introduce radical but impractical theories, failing to make the connection to the classroom. In Small Teaching,... more...

  • Communication Strategies for Managing Conflictby Mary Lou Higgerson

    Wiley 2016; US$ 42.00 US$ 36.40

    The conflict management guide academic leaders have been searching for Communication Strategies for Managing Conflict gives academic leaders the tools and insight they need to effectively manage conflict affiliated with leading change and problematic faculty performance. Using case studies that bring typical issues to light, this book guides... more...

  • Measuring Cocurricular Learning: The Role of the IR Officeby Lance C. Kennedy-Phillips; Angela Baldasare; Michael N. Christakis

    Wiley 2015; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    This volume examines the complexities of measuring co-curricular learning and discusses the role of the institutional research professional in measuring learning outside of the classroom. This volume explores: Contemporary theories around co-curricular learning and its influence on student success; The role of accountability and accreditation... more...

  • The "How To" Grants Manualby David G. Bauer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 52.99

    This book breaks down the sometimes overwhelming and difficult task of creating a successful grant winning proposal into a series of clear and definable steps that lead to grant success. The implementation of these pro-active grant steps results in government, foundation and corporate grants success. more...

  • Univer-Citiesby Anthony S. C. Teo

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 36.00

    This follows on from the very well-received Volume I UNIVER-CITIES: Strategic Implications for Asia — Readings from Cambridge and Berkeley to Singapore edited by Anthony SC Teo and published in 2013. The early discussions on the topic "univer-cities" sparked considerable interest, leading to the Inaugural Univer-Cities Conference 2013... more...

  • Civic Learning and Democratic Engagementby Bernie Ronan; Carrie B. Kisker

    Wiley 2016; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    Concepts of civic learning and democratic engagement are central to the purpose of higher education, especially for community colleges. This volume: establishes a philosophical framework for civic learning and democratic engagement in community colleges, details several approaches to enhancing the civic capacities of students in these institutions,... more...