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  • 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

    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

    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

    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...

  • Facilitating Learning with the Adult Brain in Mindby Kathleen Taylor; Catherine Marienau

    Wiley 2016; US$ 45.00

    Practical "brain-aware" facilitation tailored to the adult brain Facilitating Learning with the Adult Brain in Mind explains how the brain works, and how to help adults learn, develop, and perform more effectively in various settings. Recent neurobiological discoveries have challenged long-held assumptions that logical, rational thought is the... more...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 49.99

    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...

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

    Wiley 2016; US$ 29.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Leadership and Management: Case Studies in Training in Higher Education in Africaby Johann Mouton; Lauren Wildschut

    African Minds 2015; US$ 28.00

    There has been a resurgence of interest in training programmes for higher education leaders and management (HELM) at African universities in recent times. Although there have been a few cases of evaluation studies of such programmes in Africa, a more systematic review of the lessons learnt through these programmes has not been done. This book aims... more...

  • Partners in Advancing Student Learning: Degree Qualifications Profile and Tuningby Natasha A. Jankowski; David W. Marshall

    Wiley 2015; US$ 29.00

    Focused on improving student learning, the Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP) and related Tuning process work together to inform curricular design, classroom assignments, and approaches to assessment. Covering the current field and drawing on numerous examples to illustrate the implications and challenges for IR professionals, this volume provides:... more...