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- 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...
- 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...
- 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 Far from being bastions of liberal bias, American universities have largely withdrawn from the world of politics.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...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 55.00
"This book brings to life the theory and research on student success. The thirteen campuses profiled in this study of excellence offer example after example of structures and programs to support first-year students. From learning communities to first-year experience courses to common reading programs, orientation, and more, these authors have compiled... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 29.00
Executive Summary vii Foreword xiii Overview of Intellectual Property 1 The Framework 2 Impact on Core Academic Functions 7 Organization of the Monograph 10 The Law of Copyrights 13 Copyright Law 14 Copyrights and Faculty, Students, and Staff 20 Chapter Summary 29 Copyright and Fair Use 31 Fair Use 31 Fair Use Challenge... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
The latest volume in the Routledge International Studies in Higher Education series, Accountability in Higher Education takes an in-depth look at accountability initiatives around the world. Various evaluations, reporting schemes, and indicator systems have been initiated both to inform the public about higher education performance and to help transform... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
A virtually constant supply of graduates in the developed West and a potentially fast increase in the number of graduates in developing countries pose both new threats and new opportunities for European universities. more...
- Sage Publications Ltd. 2008; US$ 36.00
Watch Tom Burns introduce his book Essential Study Skills - Second Edition. Watch Sandra Sinfield discuss one of her favourite chapters - how to make the best notes. Praise for the first edition: The effect on our students was like star dust!". Anne Schofield, Ruskin College, Oxford. Student feedback from Study Skills sessions at London Metropolitan... more...