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  • Raised at Rutgersby Richard L. McCormick

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    In Raised at Rutgers , Richard L. McCormick tells what it is like to run a major state university and vividly portrays the often contentious environment in which a university president operates today. He unsparingly recounts his decade of leadership, including his own missteps?those we know about and those we didn?t?as he strove to obtain adequate... more...

  • Activity Theory, Authentic Learning and Emerging Technologiesby Vivienne Bozalek; Dick Ng?ambi; Denise Wood; Jan Herrington; Joanne Hardman; Alan Amory

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Although emerging technologies are becoming popularised for teaching, learning and research, the relationship between their use and transformative effects on higher education remain largely unexplored. This edited collection seeks to fill this gap by providing a nuanced view, locating higher education pedagogical practices at an intersection of emerging... more...

  • Contemporary Debates in Educationby Ron Brooks

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    Did the Thatcher years and their aftermath constitute a revolution or a restoration in education. Do they represent a departure from, or a reinforcement of tradition? Contemporary Debates in Education is a thought-provoking volume which reviews the reforms of the eighties and early nineties, then follow this with an examination of the long-standing... more...

  • Changing Educationby Janet McKenzie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    For courses in Sociology (Sociology of Education, Applied Social Studies, Research Methods, Family Studies); Education (Educational Studies, Educational Management and Teacher training - including B.Ed. and PGCE); Social Policy (Education Policy, Research Methods) and History (Contemporary History, Social History, Research Methods, Family Histories).... more...

  • Making the Most of Your College Educationby Marianne Ragins

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99

    Making the Most of Your College Education demonstrates that in order to be more competitive and marketable in the workplace, it is necessary to partake of the myriad opportunities the college/university environment holds. This invaluable guide, rich with ancedotes from students across the nation, presents the many overlooked and underutilized resources... more...

  • The Changing Nature of the Graduate Labour Marketby Gerbrand Tholen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    The assumptions made in the media regarding graduate skills and occupations are no longer valid within the changing educational context. This book traces seven key trends that shape the graduate labour market and reveals that their effects contradict the conceptualisation of the graduate labour market which dominates media and policy discourses. more...

  • Understanding HIV and STI Prevention for College Studentsby Leo Wilton; Robert T. Palmer; Dina C. Maramba

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, young people aged 18 to 25 are at a significant risk for acquiring and transmitting HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other STIs (sexually transmitted infections). Primary developmental processes that place college students particularly at risk include the experience of intimacy, sexual... more...

  • Class Not Dismissedby Anthony Aveni

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 13.95

    In A Life in Learning , award-winning professor Anthony Aveni tells the personal story of his six decades in college classrooms and some of the 10,000 students who have filled them. Through anecdotes of his own triumphs and tribulations?some amusing, others heartrending?Aveni reveals his teaching story and thoughts on the future of higher education.... more...

  • Applying the College Completion Agenda to Practiceby Katherine L. Hughes; Andrea Venezia

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    This volume profiles some of the innovative reforms community college practitioners are engaged in, focusing on supporting students through to graduation. While much has been written at the federal and state levels about the need to improve student completion rates, this volume translates that imperative into action at the campus level. It presents... more...

  • Handbuch Hochschulbibliothekssystemeby Wilfried Sühl-Strohmenger; Konstanze Söllner

    De Gruyter Saur 2014; US$ 224.00

    Changing conditions are forcing university libraries to redesign how academic information is supplied to users. The Handbook of University Library Systems presents planning recommendations from the German Council of Science and Humanities and the German Research Foundation, and explores a number of delivery models using examples taken from professional... more...