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  • Mentoring At-Risk Students through the Hidden Curriculum of Higher Educationby Buffy Smith

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 59.99

    This book is focused on the mentoring process, a popular higher education initiative that is often used to promote retention and academic success. The central purpose is to unveil the hidden curriculum and provide a blueprint for both students and teachers on how to navigate the institutional culture of higher education. more...

  • Globalization and Higher Education in Albaniaby Jevdet Rexhepi

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 79.99

    This book focuses on the impacts of global and transnational trends in higher education policy in Albania and provides a window into the variable interplay of local and global forces in an under-studied Balkan nation. more...

  • Peripheral Visions for Writing Centersby Jackie Grutsch McKinney

    University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 20.95

    Peripheral Visions for Writing Centers aims to inspire a re-conception and re-envisioning of the boundaries of writing center work. Moving beyond the grand narrative of the writing center?that it is a solely comfortable, yet iconoclastic place where all students go to get one-on-one tutoring on their writing?Grutsch McKinney shines light on other... more...

  • Saving Black Collegesby Alvin J. Schexnider

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    Saving Black Colleges makes clear the challenges, opportunities, and prospects for change historically black colleges and universities now face. Schexnider, the former chancellor of Winston-Salem State University, details what he could and could not accomplish, examines how these issues affect other HBCUs, and outlines a practical way forward. more...

  • Funding Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africaby Damtew Teferra

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Virtually all countries in the world are struggling to provide the necessary resources to Higher Education. The challenges are particularly complex for economically poor countries in Africa, which have recorded massive expansion in the past decade. This book analyzes the state of funding and financing higher education in Sub-Saharan Africa. more...

  • Working with Faculty Writersby Anne Ellen Geller; Michele Eodice

    University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 25.00

    The imperative to write and to publish is a relatively new development in the history of academia, yet it is now a significant factor in the culture of higher education. Working with Faculty Writers takes a broad view of faculty writing support, advocating its value for tenure-track professors, adjuncts, senior scholars, and graduate students.... more...

  • What’s Wrong With Universityby Jeff Rybak

    ECW Press 2007; US$ 10.95

    The university system has its problems. Students invest a lot of time and money in education but all too often don?t get what they came for.In What?s Wrong With University, Jeff Rybak addresses the most pressing concerns for undergraduate students, and helps them cope with the university system.He illustrates the university as having five distinct... more...

  • Admissions Confidentialby Rachel Toor

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    There are hundreds of books available that coach kids on writing college application essays, improving SAT scores and trying to beat the admissions system. Admissions Confidential is a definitive look at why those books don't work. Toor lifts the veil on a process that anxious parents and high school students have never had decoded before. And... more...

  • Community Engagement 2.0?by Scott L. Crabill; Dan Butin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    As higher education is disrupted by technology and takes place less and less on campus, what does meaningful community engagement look like? How can it continue to enrich learning? In Community Engagement 2.0? , Crabill and Butin convene a dialogue: five writers set out theoretical and practical considerations, five more discuss the issues raised. more...

  • To Be Honestby Karén Clos Bleeker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 43.99

    An erosion of confidence in higher education institutions, particularly community colleges, is coming at a time when it can be ill-afforded as education costs increase and federal and public funding decrease. It is more critical than ever that we demonstrate integrity, honesty, and character-building within our community colleges. In this highly introspective... more...