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  • Service-Learning at the American Community Collegeby Amy E. Traver; Zivah Perel Katz

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 130.00

    This volume brings together a breadth of new research on how service-learning - combining community-based experiential learning with classroom instruction - can best be employed at community colleges. It discusses outcomes and best practices for all involved, covers both theory and practice, and draws on both qualitative and quantitative methods. more...

  • Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Beby Frank Bruni

    Grand Central Publishing 2015; US$ 11.69

    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...

  • Rank Hypocrisiesby Derek Sayer

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 40.00

    A book that all HE academics and administrators will want to read. Derek Sayer has been involved in a well-publicized dispute with his employer, Lancaster University, about what he sees as irregularities in the REF process. Although eligible, he refused to enter his four best publications as a protest against the entire exercise. In this scathing... more...

  • Comprehensive Internationalizationby John K. Hudzik

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book is a timely insight into the internationalization of higher education institutions. The internationalization of higher education is a global phenomenon, but with substantial variation in how it is made operational in individual institutions. Comprehensive Internationalization focuses on desirable practices in institutions and their actual... more...

  • Gravy Trainingby Stuart Crainer; Des Dearlove

    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...

  • World Yearbook of Education 2008by Debbie Epstein; Rebecca Boden; Rosemary Deem; Fazal Rizvi; Susan Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This volume examines higher education in globalized conditions through a focus on the spatial, historic and economic relations of power in which it is embedded. Distinct geometries of power are emerging as the knowledge production capability of universities is increasingly globalized. Changes in the organization and practices of higher education tend... more...

  • Assessment Methods for Student Affairsby John H. Schuh and Associates; M. Lee Upcraft

    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...

  • Shaping the College Curriculumby Lisa R. Lattuca; Joan S. Stark

    Wiley 2011; US$ 52.00

    Shaping the College Curriculum focuses on curriculum development as an important decision-making process in colleges and universities. The authors define curriculum as an academic plan developed in a historical, social, and political context. They identify eight curricular elements that are addressed, intentionally or unintentionally, in developing... more...

  • Closed Minds?by Bruce L.R. Smith; Jeremy D. Mayer; A. Lee Fritschler

    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...

  • The New Invisible Collegeby Caroline S. Wagner

    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...