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  • The Power of Project-Based Learningby Scott D. Wurdinger

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 23.99

    Project-based learning is a teaching approach that motivates and inspires students to learn and helps them to become self-directed learners over time. Students learn not only the content surrounding their projects, but also important life skills such as problem-solving, creativity, collaboration, communication, time management, and responsibility.... more...

  • The Market Oriented Universityby John A. Davis; Mark A. Farrell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    The next decade will be transformative for the higher education sector. Government funding is decreasing. Through their marketing activities universities have created the ‘student consumer.’ The student consumer is prepared to shop around, compare prices and value, and once purchased expects a return on their investment. Disruptive innovations... more...

  • Traditional Chinese Folk Talesby C.Chin Yin-Lien

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 158.00

    A collection of twelve traditional tales from various parts of China. more...

  • Canada 2016-2017by Wayne C. Thompson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 18.99

    This is an annually updated presentation of Canada past and present. The contents in this volume are organized into sections dealing with Canada?s culture; Geography; people; history (from New France to the constitutional debates in the late 20th century); political system (including the constitution, monarchy, parliament,... more...

  • Learning Standards and the Assessment of Quality in Higher Education: Contested Policy Trajectoriesby Jon Yorke; Lesley Vidovich

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book analyses accountability and quality policies relating to learning standards and examines their implications for assessment in higher education. Whilst primarily focusing on the Australian setting, this analysis is located within a broader frame of reference that includes the United Kingdom (UK), the United States of America (US), and the... more...

  • Organisation und Methodeby Michael Göhlich; Susanne Maria Weber; Andreas Schröer; Michael Schemmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Die Erforschung von Organisationen und des ? organisationspädagogisch zentralen ? organisationalen Lernens erfordert spezifizierte Forschungsmethoden. Pädagogische Organisationsforschung nutzt das breite Spektrum sozialwissenschaftlicher Forschungsmethoden und spezifiziert diese für Fragen der Organisationspädagogik. Die Beiträge des Bandes stellen... more...

  • Hochschulprojektmanagementby Cristian David Magnus

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Cristian David Magnus entwickelt in seiner empirischen Studie einen neuen analytischen Fokus der Educational Governance Forschung, der es ermöglicht, die Governance von Bildungsorganisationen auf innovative Art und Weise zu betrachten. Hierzu untersucht er die Charakteristika von Projekten in Hochschulen. Einer theoretischen Fundierung des analytischen... more...

  • Strategy and Success Factors of Business Schoolsby Anne Kathrin Adam

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99

    Anne Kathrin Adam conducts several empirical analyses to gain insights into the characteristics of institutional goals and strategy as well as the relationship between goals, strategy, and factors of success of business schools. The author gives an overview of the content of mission statements, strategic profiles of 521 U.S. AACSB-accredited business... more...

  • Raising the Stakesby Peter Coaldrake; Lawrence Stedman

    University of Queensland Press 2016; US$ 11.99

    This fully revised new edition probes the state of Australian higher education and its future. Peter Coaldrake and Lawrence Stedman's seminal and comprehensive analysis of the challenges faced by the higher education sector has been updated with revisions and a new chapter that addresses current policy and proposed reforms. They argue that neither... more...

  • Universities and Their Leadershipby William G. Bowen; Harold T. Shapiro

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    On the occasion of the 250th anniversary of Princeton University, leading educators and commentators participated in a symposium jointly sponsored by Princeton and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Universities and Their Leadership is a collection of original essays from presenters at the Princeton Conference on Higher Education. Individually, these... more...