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- Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95
From a renowned education writer comes a paradigm-shifting examination of the rapidly changing world of college that every parent, student, educator, and investor needs to understand. Over the span of just nine months in 2011 and 2012, the world?s most famous universities and high-powered technology entrepreneurs began a race to revolutionize higher... more...
- New Press, The 2015; US$ 17.95
A college degree has never been more important—or more expensive. If you're not made of money, where can you get an amazing liberal arts education without your parents having to remortgage the house or cash in their retirement fund? Which degrees will allow you to fulfill your dreams and earn a decent paycheck? What do you really need to know if you're... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
Interactions between firms and universities are key building blocks of innovation systems. This book focuses on those interactions in developing countries, presenting studies based on fresh empirical material prepared by research teams in 12 countries from three continents. The result is a more universal and dynamic view of the shaping and reshaping... more...
- University Press of America 2015; US$ 28.99
Internationalization of higher education is a concept that is currently making its way to every corner of the globe. This book aims to provide the reader with an introduction to this subject and explore three of its most fundamental aspects, namely, internationalization at home, internationalization abroad, and internationalization of curriculum.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
This volume introduces readers to an age-old question that has perplexed both Russians and Westerners. Is Russia the eastern flank of Europe? Or is it really the heartland of another civilization? In exploring this question, the authors present a sweeping survey of cultural, religious, political, and economic developments in Russia, especially over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education Series focuses on educational elites and inequality, focusing particularly on the ways in which established and emergent groups located at the top of the social hierarchy and power structure reproduce, establish or redefine their position. The volume is organized around three main issues:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
This book illuminates the experiences of a set of students and faculty who are members of the Dalit caste ? commonly known as the ?untouchables? ? and are relatively ?successful? in that they attend or are academics at a prestigious university. The book provides a background to the study, exploring the role of caste and its enduring influence on social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
The challenge of widening access and participation in higher education in a manner that ensures students are successful in their studies is a major issue globally and a significant research-focus within higher education studies and higher education policy. Similarly, the challenge of under-preparedness of students entering higher education has become... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
The explosive emergence of net-based learning in higher education brings with it new possibilities and constraints in teaching and learning environments.This edited collection considers how the concept of Academic Bildung - a term suggesting a personal educational process beyond actual educational learning - can be applied to net-based higher education.... more...