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- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00
Take an in-depth look at campus activism in the 21st century withthis issue of New Directions for Higher Education . Campuses have always experienced an ebb and flow of activism, andthe recent displays of student activism on American campuses showthat protesters remain a vibrant subculture in American highereducation. From rising tuition costs... more...
- Temple University Press 2011; US$ 30.95
"To Serve a Larger Purpose" calls for the reclamation of the original democratic purposes of civic engagement and examines the requisite transformation of higher education required to achieve it. The contributors to this timely and relevant volume effectively highlight the current practice of civic engagement and point to the institutional change... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 390.00
Via 100 entries or 'mini-chapters,' the SAGE 21st Century Reference Series volumes on Education will highlight the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of education ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st Century. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
Tracing the transformation of early modern academics into modern researchers from the Renaissance to Romanticism, Academic Charisma and the Origins of the Research University uses the history of the university and reframes the "Protestant Ethic" to reconsider the conditions of knowledge production in the modern world. William Clark argues that... more...
- CODESRIA 2008; US$ 20.90
When the Dar es Salaam Declaration on Academic Freedom and Social Responsibility of Academics came up in the early 1990s, African higher-education systems were in a serious, multi-dimensional and long-standing crisis. Hand-in-hand with the imbalances and troubles that rocked and ruined African economies, the crisis in the academia was characterised... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 159.00
This book uses case studies of academic units from Australian public universities to explore the reasons why those units respond in different ways to similar contemporary challenges. The 'academic units' - departments, schools and faculties - in the world's public universities may be their own administrative fiefdoms, but the wider environment... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 18.00
In spite of soaring tuition costs, more and more students go to college every year. A bachelor?s degree is now required for entry into a growing number of professions. And some parents begin planning for the expense of sending their kids to college when they?re born. Almost everyone strives to go, but almost no one asks the fundamental question posed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 77.95
This study argues that there is little hope of maintaining quality in higher and further education unless those in academia share common goals. It demonstrates how results can be achieved if the principles of high quality learning are applied along with total quality management-type strategies. more...
- R&L Education 2011; US$ 20.99
Achieving Success for Kids is a clarion call to action that explains why we need to save America's children and return our nation and our schools to the core values, beliefs, and principles upon which our nation was founded. In this book, Tim L. Adsit presents a bold, visionary blueprint for change and success in achieving and exceeding international... more...