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  • Excellent Sheepby William Deresiewicz

    Free Press 2014; Not Available

    A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be?but aren?t?providing. As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. His students, some of the nation?s brightest minds, were adrift when it came to the big questions: how to think... more...

  • Excellent Sheepby William Deresiewicz

    Free Press 2014; Not Available

    A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be?but aren?t?providing. As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. His students, some of the nation?s brightest minds, were adrift when it came to the big questions: how to think... more...

  • Excellent Sheepby William Deresiewicz

    Free Press 2014; US$ 26.00

    A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be?but aren?t?providing. As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. His students, some of the nation?s brightest minds, were adrift when it came to the big questions: how to think... more...

  • Writing in Social Spacesby Rowena Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Writing in Social Spaces addresses the problem of making time and space for writing in academic life and work of the professionals and practitioners who do academic writing'. Even those who want to write, who know how to write well and who have quality publications, report that they cannot find enough time for writing. Many supervisors are unsure... more...

  • Student Engagement in Higher Educationby Stephen John Quaye; Shaun R. Harper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Student Engagement in Higher Education fills a longstanding void in the higher education and student affairs literature. In the fully revised and updated edition of this important volume, the editors and chapter contributors explore how diverse populations of students experience college differently and encounter group-specific barriers to success.... more...

  • Shared Visionby John E. Roueche; III George A. Baker; Robert R. Rose

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 32.99

    Based on a study of 256 exemplary community college presidents, this book examines the attributes of outstanding leaders and their ability to orchestrate organizational change. more...

  • Measuring Glass Ceiling Effects in Higher Education: Opportunities and Challengesby Jerlando F. L. Jackson; Elizabeth M. O'Callaghan; Raul A. Leon

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    This volume offers readers a comprehensive means to understanding glass ceiling effects in higher education. Each chapter approaches the glass ceiling from a different perspective, providing compelling arguments that truly highlight the importance and usefulness of collecting data on this topic. Institutional decision makers will find valuable information... more...

  • Governing Cross-Border Higher Educationby Christopher Ziguras; Grant McBurnie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Governing Cross-Border Higher Education examines the role of governments in relation to three key aspects of international education: student mobility; migration of international students; and transnational provision through collaboration or branch campuses. The research for this book is informed by interviews with key stakeholders in ten countries... more...

  • Learning in Landscapes of Practiceby Etienne Wenger-Trayner; Mark Fenton-O'Creevy; Steven Hutchinson; Chris Kubiak; Beverly Wenger-Trayner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    If the body of knowledge of a profession is a living landscape of practice, then our personal experience of learning can be thought of as a journey through this landscape. Within Learning in Landscapes of Practice , this metaphor is further developed in order to start an important conversation about the nature of practice knowledge, identity and... more...

  • Foucault and a Politics of Confession in Educationby Andreas Fejes; Katherine Nicoll

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    In liberal, democratic and capitalist societies today, we are increasingly invited to disclose our innermost thoughts to others. We are asked to turn our gaze inwards, scrutinizing ourselves, our behaviours and beliefs, while talking and writing about ourselves in these terms. This form of disclosure of the self resonates with older forms of church... more...