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  • Discussion in the College Classroomby Jay R. Howard; Maryellen Weimer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 38.00

    Keep students engaged and actively learning with focused, relevant discussion Second only to lecture as the most widely used instructional strategy, there's no better method than classroom discussion to actively engage students with course material. Most faculty are not aware that there is an extensive body of research on the topic from which instructors... more...

  • Methodological Advances and Issues in Studying College Impactby Nicholas A. Bowman; Serge Herzog

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    Which curricular and cocurricular practices promote student learning and persistence? While most research and assessment on college student outcomes offers limited insight into causal effects, this volume provides strong evidence of the impact of college on students. The first section discusses statistical analyses that offer more accurate estimates... 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...

  • 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...

  • Accountability in Higher Educationby Bjorn Stensaker; Lee Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2011; 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. more...

  • A Chance for European Universitiesby Jo Ritzen

    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...

  • Study Abroadby Jerry S. Carlson; Barbara B. Burn; David Yachimowicz

    ABC-CLIO 1990; US$ 120.00

    While it is assumed that American undergraduates who study abroad derive unique benefits from the experience, until now its actual impact has not been assessed. This book, which presents the findings of a long-term evaluation project, provides the kind of systematic and comprehensive data needed to document and give future guidance to programs of study... more...