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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 27.99
What is at stake in compromising the Enlightenment ideals of a liberal education with new educational policies engendered by a neo-liberalized, global marketplace? Richly grounding his arguments in the social philosophy of European and American intellectuals, Raphael Sassower explores Western culture's long-standing ambivalence toward 'the life of... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00
While the term benchmarking is commonplace nowadays ininstitutional research and higher education, less common, is asolid understanding of what it really means and how it has been,and can be, used effectively. This volume begins by defining benchmarking as “astrategic and structured approach whereby an organization comparesaspects of its processes... more...
- R&L Education 2013; US$ 29.99
The book is structured to address the issues of vision, structure, and cultural transformation that are of specific interest to academic administrators and the promising practices and issues of identity and support that are concerns of faculty and graduate students. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Teaching and Learning in Further Education is established as an authoritative, wide-ranging introductory text for those training to work in the further education, post-compulsory education and lifelong learning sectors. It offers an easy to read picture of the practitioner?s everyday working life, a thorough historical account of the FE context... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
An introduction to learning contracts, a new concept in education which encourages learners to plan, monitor and review their progress. The contributors to this volume explain how learning contracts are being used in a number of UK universities. more...
- Prometheus Books 2012; US$ 11.99
When the first edition of Degree Mills was published, fake universities and counterfeit degrees were already a significant problem. Fueled by the Internet, this scam continues to grow?now more than half of all people claiming a new PhD in fact have a fake degree. In this updated edition, experts Allen Ezell and John Bear go beyond exposing these... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 19.99
Ted Kennedy and George W. Bush agreed on little, but united behind the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Passed in late 2001, it was hailed as a dramatic new departure in school reform. It would make the states set high standards, measure student progress, and hold failing schools accountable. A decade later, NCLB has been repudiated on both sides of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
Brings together a range of expert tips and guidance for all those lecturing and teaching in higher education. With ideas on all aspects of HE teaching, it covers a range of issues that can crop up in daily working life, and is both a lifeline to new teachers and a handy sourcebook and refresher for more experienced educators. more...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
Based on Howard and Matthew Greenes' years of counseling experience, as well as exclusive surveys and interviews with students, college presidents, deans of faculty, and other administrators, The Hidden Ivies presents an inside perspective of these 50 renowned academic institutions. In this fully revised and updated edition, premier educational... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Virtual worlds are places where humans interact, and as such they can be environments for research and learning. However, they are complex and mutable in ways that more controlled and traditional environments are not. Although computer-mediated, virtual worlds are multifaceted social systems like the offline world, and choosing to study virtual world... more...