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  • Connecting the Dotsby Ronald S. Carriveau

    Stylus Publishing 2016; US$ 19.99

    Demands for quality at all levels of education are higher than they have ever been. Making clear what students must learn is being stressed by Federal and State governments and by professional and national accreditation organizations. This book is designed to help faculty and institutions of higher education meet these demands by obtaining, managing,... more...

  • Student Affairs Leadershipby Linda Kuk; James H. Banning; Cynthia Cherrey

    Stylus Publishing 2016; US$ 27.99

    Kuk and Banning offer readers a new lens for viewing leadership, one that goes beyond a focus on the behavior and values of leaders as individuals to examine how positional leaders interact with their environments to engage in leadership ?in context?. This book is addressed to aspiring and senior student affairs officers and offers a new ?ecological?... more...

  • Advancing Educational Outcomes in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at Historically Black Colleges and Universitiesby Lamont A. Flowers; Lawrence O. Flowers; James L. Moore III; Abul Pitre

    UPA 2016; US$ 59.99

    The purpose of this book is to describe critical issues affecting students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The information in this book is designed to enhance strategies and research to augment graduation rates and career development experiences at historically Black colleges and universities. more...

  • Problem-based Learning into the Futureby Megan Yih Chyn A. Kek; Henk Huijser

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 87.09

    In this book we respond to a higher education environment that is on the verge of profound changes by imagining an evolving and agile problem-based learning ecology for learning. The goal of doing so is to humanise university education by pursuing innovative approaches to student learning, teaching, curricula, assessment, and professional learning,... more...

  • Student Politics and Protestby Rachel Brooks

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    Despite allegations of political disengagement and apathy on the part of the young, the last ten years have witnessed a considerable degree of political activity by young people ? much of it led by students or directed at changes to the higher education system. Such activity has been evident across the globe. Nevertheless, to date, no book has brought... more...

  • How We Learnby Knud Illeris

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    Having published in 11 languages and sold in more than 100,000 copies, this fully revised edition of How We Learn examines what learning actually is and why and how learning and non-learning takes place. Focusing exclusively on learning itself, it provides a comprehensive yet accessible introduction to traditional learning theory and the newest... more...

  • Contemplative Approaches to Sustainability in Higher Educationby Marie Eaton; Holly J. Hughes; Jean MacGregor

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    How do we foster in college students the cognitive complexity, ethical development, and personal resolve that are required for living in this "sustainability century"? Tackling these complex and highly interdependent problems requires nuanced interdisciplinary understandings, collective endeavors, systemic solutions, and profound cultural shifts.... more...

  • Habitus und Studiumby Janika Grunau

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 32.01

    Janika Grunau widmet sich in ihrer qualitativen Untersuchung den ?feinen Unterschieden? zwischen Studierenden akademischer und nicht-akademischer Herkunft und entwickelt eine aussagekräftige und konsistente Typologie. Anhand der dokumentarischen Methode rekonstruiert die Autorin vier Studierendentypen und diskutiert die Ergebnisse unter Bezugnahme... more...

  • Academic Governance in the Contemporary Universityby Julie Rowlands

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 87.09

    This book addresses three central questions in contemporary university governance: (1) How and why has academic governance in Anglophone nations changed in recent years and what impact have these changes had on current practices? (2) How do power relations within universities affect decisions about teaching and research and what are the implications... more...

  • Tep Vol 29-N4by Teacher Education and Practice

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 39.99

    Teacher Education and Practice, a peer-refereed journal, is dedicated to the encouragement and the dissemination of research and scholarship related to professional education. The journal is concerned, in the broadest sense, with teacher preparation, practice and policy issues related to the teaching profession, as well as being concerned with learning... more...