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  • How to Win at Collegeby Cal Newport

    Crown/Archetype 2005; US$ 12.99

    The only guide to getting ahead once you?ve gotten in?proven strategies for making the most of your college years, based on winning secrets from the country's most successful students What does it take to be a standout student? How can you make the most of your college years?graduate with honors, choose exciting activities, build a head-turning... more...

  • Using Mixed Methods to Study Intersectionality in Higher Educationby Kimberly A. Griffin; Samuel D. Museus

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00

    This volume offers institutional researchers several examples of the ways in which quantitative and qualitative methods can be integrated for a better grasp of how members of our educational communities understand and experience their environments on the basis of their multiple identities. The first two chapters provide context for the volume's theme... more...

  • A History of Foreign Students in Britainby Hilary David Perraton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Foreign students have travelled to Britain for centuries and, from the beginning, attracted controversy. This book explores changing British policy and practice, and changing student experience, set within the context of British social and political history. more...

  • The New Advisor Guidebookby Pat Folsom; Franklin Yoder; Jennifer E. Joslin

    Wiley 2015; US$ 55.00

    This is an exciting time to be an academic advisor—a time in which global recognition of the importance of advising is growing, research affirms the critical role advising plays in student success, and institutions of higher education increasingly view advising as integral to their missions and essential for improving the quality of students'... more...

  • The Professor Is Inby Karen Kelsky

    Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 15.00

    The definitive career guide for grad students, adjuncts, post-docs and anyone else eager to get tenure or turn their Ph.D.  into their ideal job   Each year tens of thousands of students will, after years of hard work and enormous amounts of money, earn their Ph.D. And each year only a small percentage of them will land a job that justifies and... more...

  • Alternative Solutions to Higher Education?s Challengesby Laura M. Harrison; Peter C. Mather

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Moving beyond critique, Alternative Solutions to Higher Education?s Challenges uses an appreciative approach to highlight what is working in colleges and universities and offers an examination of how institutions can improve practice. Drawing on examples and cases from real higher education institutions, this book offers a solution-focused framework... more...

  • Research in the College Contextby Frances K. Stage; Kathleen Manning

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Research in the College Context, 2 nd Edition provides faculty, students, practitioners, and researchers in the college environment with a manual of diverse approaches and methods for researching higher education and college students. The text offers the reader a variety of qualitative and quantitative research tools including interviewing, surveys,... more...

  • Billion-Dollar Ballby Gilbert M. Gaul

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95

    Two-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Gilbert M. Gaul offers a riveting and sometimes shocking look inside the money culture of college football and how it has come to dominate a surprising number of colleges and universities. Over the past decade college football has not only doubled in size, but its elite programs have become a $2.5-billion-a-year... more...

  • Culture, Capitals and Graduate Futuresby Ciaran Burke

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    In a time of too many graduates for too few jobs, and in a context where applicants have similar levels of educational capital, what other factors influence graduate career trajectories? Based on the life history interviews of graduates and framed through a Bourdieusian sociological lens, Culture, Capitals and Graduate Futures explores the continuing... more...

  • Teaching for Learningby Claire Howell Major; Michael S. Harris; Todd Zakrajsek

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Despite a growing body of research on teaching methods, instructors lack a comprehensive resource that highlights and synthesizes proven approaches. Teaching for Learning fills that gap. Each of the one hundred and one entries: describes an approach and lists its essential features and elements demonstrates how that approach has been used... more...