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  • Studying Transfer in Higher Education: New Approaches to Enduring and Emerging Topicsby Xueli Wang

    Wiley 2017; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    Gain fresh perspectives and approaches to the topic of students transferring among institutions of higher education. Despite the copious research on transfer patterns and students who transfer, this line of research is thronged with conceptual, methodological, and data challenges that warrant continued and more nuanced attention. This volume answers... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on Black Women and College Successby Lori D. Patton; Natasha N. Croom

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    In this comprehensive volume, research-based chapters examine the experiences that have shaped college life for Black undergraduate women , and invite readers to grapple with the current myths and definitions that are shaping the discourses surrounding them.? Chapter authors ask valuable questions that are critical for advancing the participation... more...

  • Critical Approaches to Women and Gender in Higher Educationby Pamela L. Eddy; Kelly Ward; Tehmina Khwaja

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 85.98

    This volume provides a critical examination of the status of women and gender in higher education today. Despite the increasing numbers of women in higher education, gendered structures continue to hinder women?s advancement in academia. This book goes beyond the numbers to examine the issues facing those members of academia with non-dominant gender... more...

  • University-Community Engagement in the Asia Pacificby Christopher Collins

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 45.68

    This edited volume provides a framework for understanding academic public good and offers case studies and perspectives as in depth examples of the ways in which colleges and universities engage with the community to produce social benefits. Focusing on the Asia Pacific region, the authors discuss examples of engagement that produce consciousness,... more...

  • Chinese International Students? Stressors and Coping Strategies in the United Statesby Kun Yan

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 84.99

    This book explores how Chinese students abroad may suffer stress, and how they conceptualize and adapt to stress in the American higher education environment. To do so, it adopts a mixed methods design: the sequential explanatory design, which is characterized by the collection and analysis of quantitative data followed by the collection and analysis... more...

  • Internationalization in Vocational Education and Trainingby Ly Thi Tran; Kate Dempsey

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.99

    This edited book addresses a range of aspects of internationalization in vocational education and training (VET) in different countries. It considers the impact of internationalization and student mobility on VET at the sectoral, institutional and individual levels as the sector emerges as a key tool for social and structural change in developing nations... more...

  • Vocation across the Academyby David S. Cunningham

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    The language of vocation and calling can encourage faculty and students to venture out of their academic silos and to reflect on larger questions of meaning and purpose. With contributors from across different disciplines, this volume makes a compelling case for vocational reflection and discernment in undergraduate education today. more...

  • Changing Governance in Universitiesby Giliberto Capano; Marino Regini; Matteo Turri

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 84.99

    This book critically examines the ramifications of reforms to higher education institutions. All of the higher education system reforms implemented in western countries over the last three decades have had one fundamentally important aim: namely, that of changing the existing institutional and system governance arrangements. This book argues that within... more...

  • Teaching Naked Techniquesby Jos? Antonio Bowen; C. Edward Watson

    Wiley 2017; US$ 32.00 US$ 27.73

    Put Teaching Naked to work in your classroom with clear examples and step-by-step guidance Teaching Naked Techniques (TNT) is a practical guide of proven quick ideas for improving classes and essential information for designing anything from one lesson or a group of lessons to an entire course. TNT is both a design guide and a 'sourcebook' of... more...

  • Internationalization and Global Citizenshipby Miri Yemini

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 85.98

    This book examines the integration of the international, global, and intercultural dimensions in contemporary education systems. Yemini provides a comprehensive understanding of the process of internationalization from different angles including policy-making, curriculum implementation, media discourse, and individual agency. The book illuminates... more...