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  • Collegeby Andrew Delbanco; Andrew Delbanco

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 17.95

    As the commercialization of American higher education accelerates, more and more students are coming to college with the narrow aim of obtaining a preprofessional credential. The traditional four-year college experience?an exploratory time for students to discover their passions and test ideas and values with the help of teachers and peers?is in danger... more...

  • Gender Pedagogyby Emily F. Henderson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    When addressed in its full reactive potential, gender has a tendency to unfix the reassuring certainties of education and academia. Gender pedagogy unfolds as an account of teaching gender learning that is rooted in Derrida's concept of the 'trace', reflecting the unfixing properties of gender and even shaking up academic knowledge production. more...

  • African Immersionby Julius A. Amin

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    This book examines the University of Dayton Cameroon Immersion program, with comparative evidence from the Peace Corps. It analyzes different aspects of experiential learning, contextualizes them within the broader issues of modern American and African history, and offers important conclusions for an understanding of the benefits of study abroad.... more...

  • Rank Hypocrisiesby Derek Sayer

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 40.00

    A book that all HE academics and administrators will want to read. Derek Sayer has been involved in a well-publicized dispute with his employer, Lancaster University, about what he sees as irregularities in the REF process. In this scathing account, he not only criticizes the REF for discouraging innovation and harming staff morale, but also questions... more...

  • The WTO and the Universityby Roberta Malee Bassett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    By and large, the debate about the merits of including higher education services within free trade policies has occurred outside of the United States, even though the U.S. Office of the Trade Representative has specifically included higher education services in its March 2003 negotiating offer to the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS).... more...

  • Student Motivation and Quality of Life in Higher Educationby Marcus A. Henning; Christian U. Krägeloh; Glenis Wong-Toi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    Higher education is a high stakes process involving engagement with curricula and often entails coping with the onslaught of assessments and examinations. This process creates a level of intensity that impacts on the student experience in higher education. It is, therefore, important to consider not only the motivational aspects of learning but also... more...

  • Indigenous Leadership in Higher Educationby Robin Minthorn; Alicia Fedelina Chavez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This volume offers new perspectives from Indigenous leaders in academic affairs, student affairs and central administration to improve colleges and universities in service to Indigenous students and professionals. It discusses and illustrates ways that leadership norms, values, assumptions and behaviors can often find their origins in cultural identities,... more...

  • Designing and Teaching Undergraduate Capstone Coursesby Robert C. Hauhart; Jon E. Grahe

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    Enrich your students and the institution with a high-impact practice Designing and Teaching Undergraduate Capstone Courses is a practical, research-backed guide to creating a course that is valuable for both the student and the school. The book covers the design, administration, and teaching of capstone courses throughout the undergraduate curriculum,... more...

  • Using Evidence of Student Learning to Improve Higher Educationby George D. Kuh; Stanley O. Ikenberry; Natasha Jankowski; Timothy Reese Cain; Ewell; Pat Hutchings; Jillian Kinzie

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    American higher education needs a major reframing of student learning outcomes assessment Dynamic changes are underway in American higher education. New providers, emerging technologies, cost concerns, student debt, and nagging doubts about quality all call out the need for institutions to show evidence of student learning. From scholars at the National... more...

  • Black Faculty in the Academyby Fred A. Bonner II; aretha faye marbley; Frank Tuitt; Petra A. Robinson; Rosa M. Banda; Robin L. Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    Through candid discussions and personal counter-narrative stories, Black Faculty in the Academy explores the experiences and challenges faced by faculty of color in academe. Black faculty in predominantly White college and university settings must negotiate multiple and competing identities while struggling with issues of marginality, otherness,... more...