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  • Little Book of Restorative Justice for Colleges and Universitiesby David Karp

    Good Books 2015; US$ 4.95

    Here?s a call to colleges and universities to consider implementing restorative practices on their campuses, ensuring fair treatment of students and staff, while minimizing institutional liability, protecting the campus community, and boosting morale. From an Associate Dean of Student Affairs who has put these models to work on his campus. more...

  • Remaking Collegeby Mitchell Stevens; Michael Kirst

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Between 1945 and 1990 the United States built the largest and most productive higher education system in world history. Over the last two decades, however, dramatic budget cuts to public academic services and skyrocketing tuition have made college completion more difficult for many. Nevertheless, the democratic promise of education and the global... more...

  • Collegeby Andrew Delbanco; Andrew Delbanco

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 17.95

    As the commercialization of American higher education accelerates, more and more students are coming to college with the narrow aim of obtaining a preprofessional credential. The traditional four-year college experience?an exploratory time for students to discover their passions and test ideas and values with the help of teachers and peers?is in danger... more...

  • Stepping up to the Second Year at Universityby Clare Milsom; Martyn Stewart; Mantz Yorke; Elena Zaitseva

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Programmes in higher education tend to focus attention on the student?s first year (because of concerns about student transition and retention) and on their final year (because of student exiting for their future careers). The middle year(s) of programmes receive relatively little attention which can often lead to a slump in student development at... more...

  • Miss! Miss!by Una Dowding

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 9.49

    As head of a special education unit attached to Robinswood Junior School, Gloucester, Una Dowding faced many challenges. Where parents and other teachers had perhaps given up in despair, Una had to find a way of overcoming emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties to allow the children under her care to grow into useful and happy members of... more...

  • The History of American Higher Educationby Roger L. Geiger

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book tells the compelling saga of American higher education from the founding of Harvard College in 1636 to the outbreak of World War II. The most in-depth and authoritative history of the subject available, The History of American Higher Education traces how colleges and universities were shaped by the shifting influences of culture, the emergence... more...

  • A Forgotten Sisterhoodby Audrey Thomas McCluskey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 39.99

    In the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century a small group of women overcame personal and professional hardships to gain national prominence as educational reformers and social activists. This book takes a biographical look at Lucy Craft Laney, Mary McLeod Bethune, Nannie Helen Burroughs, Charlotte Hawkins Brown. The four women knew each... more...

  • Teachers and Mentorsby Craig Kridel; Robert V. Jr. Bullough; Paul Shaker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Klassiker der Pädagogik von Comenius bis Reichweinby Hans Christoph Berg; Bodo Hildebrand; Frauke Stübig; Heinz Stübig

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 29.87

    Vor nunmehr dreißig Jahren, im Schwung der Marburger Aufbruchsjahre, hielt Renate Riemeck an der Philipps-Universität Vorlesungen zu Klassikern der Pädagogik. Sie bereicherte damit Wolfgang Klafkis Neufassung der Bildungsidee um die pädagogikgeschichtliche Dimension und diente gleichzeitig der Fundierung von Christoph Bergs Neuansatz der "Lehrkunst?.... more...

  • A History of the Modern Australian Universityby Hannah Forsyth

    NewSouth 2014; US$ 27.99

    In 1857 all of the Arts students at the University of Sydney could fit into a single photograph. Now there are more than one million university students in Australia. After World War II, Australian universities became less elite but more important, growing from six small institutions educating less than 0.2 per cent of the population to a system enrolling... more...