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- Grand Central Publishing 2015; US$ 9.89
Year after year, high school seniors open rejection letters that destroy their confidence and lead them to believe they have failed at one of life's most critical junctures, a process that has hijacked so many American households with college-bound kids. While there are countless books teaching people how to get into and identify the colleges of... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99
Making the Most of Your College Education demonstrates that in order to be more competitive and marketable in the workplace, it is necessary to partake of the myriad opportunities the college/university environment holds. This invaluable guide, rich with ancedotes from students across the nation, presents the many overlooked and underutilized resources... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education Series focuses on a major and highly significant development in the governing of education across the globe: the use of knowledge-based technologies as key policy sources.? A combination of factors has produced this shift: first, the massive expansion of technological capacity signalled by the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
What are the principal drivers of recent higher education reforms? This study investigates whether the soft governance mechanism of transnational communication has evoked cross-national policy harmonization. Results suggest that the Bologna Process has triggered substantial policy harmonization beyond general policy convergence. more...
- Penguin Group US 2015; US$ 14.99
From a renowned education writer comes a paradigm-shifting examination of the rapidly changing world of college that every parent, student, educator, and investor needs to understand. Over the span of just nine months in 2011 and 2012, the world?s most famous universities and high-powered technology entrepreneurs began a race to revolutionize higher... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 1998; US$ 9.25
This is a study of the way in which business schools have emerged from the backwater of academia that they inhabited 20 years ago, into the glamorous global industry position they occupy today. The book is based on interviews with those who run, use, work for and despise business schools. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 42.00
Editor John Schuh and his fellow contributors, all experts in the field, detail the methodological aspects of conducting assessment projects specifically for the student affairs practitioner who is ready to conduct assessment projects, but is not quite sure how to manage their technical aspects. Using a variety of case studies and concrete examples... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 32.95
Contrary to popular belief, the problem with U.S. higher education is not too much politics but too little. Far from being bastions of liberal bias, American universities have largely withdrawn from the world of politics. So conclude Bruce L. R. Smith, Jeremy Mayer, and Lee Fritschler in this illuminating book.osed Minds? d draws on data from interviews,... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 26.95
The twentieth century was the era of big science. Driven by strategic rivalries and fierce economic competition, wealthy governments invested heavily in national science establishments. Direct funding for institutions like the National Science Foundation and high-visibility projects, such as the race to the moon, fueled innovation, growth,... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 45.00
Educating for Democracy reports the results of the Political Engagement Project, a study of educational practices at the college level that prepare students for responsible democratic participation. In this book, coauthors Anne Colby, Elizabeth Beaumont, Thomas Ehrlich, and Josh Corngold show that education for political development can increase... more...