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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Academia is an important site for producing knowledge, which is crucial in driving economies and societies around the globe at the beginning of the 21 st century. Yet surprisingly little is known about how contemporary universities are shaped by the formal and multiple demands they face from national policy requirements, particularly performance... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99
As ironic as it may seem, very few academic leaders have had any formal training in academic administration, or in any kind of administration at all. For the most part, academic administrators learn on the job. They also seek advice wherever they can get it. The purpose of this book is to offer such advice. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 29.99
This book will help trustees, presidents, and faculty members diagnose whether or not they are in denial over the true condition of the institution they are charged with preserving. Donors, state officials, accreditors, and others interested in the quality and vitality of American higher education will find direction in this book. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 31.99
Using case studies and relevant literature, this book illustrates the challenges to legitimate, shared-governance domains when the routine of the academy is forced to deal with big issues, often brought on by external forces. more...
- Hodder Education 2013; US$ 23.98
Take the guesswork out of BTEC assessment with sample student work and assessor feedback for all pass, merit and distinction criteria. By focusing on assessment this compact guide leads students through each pass, merit and distinction criterion by clearly showing them what they are required to do.:.; Provides a sample student answer for every single... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The specification of standards in higher education has long been the subject of international debate. This text covers the rationales, operational issues and perspectives on benchmarking and standards from international viewpoints. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95
Conflicts between faculty and administration have become particularly virulent and disruptive in recent years, as institutions have struggled to adapt to intensifying pressures for efficiency and accountability. Analyzing common sources of conflict and challenges on campus that impede attempts to address these conflicts, Bridging the Divide between... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 45.00
A clear, systematic road map to effective campus leadership development Building Academic Leadership Capacity gives institutions the knowledge they need to invest in the next generation of academic leaders. With a clear, generalizable, systematic approach, this book provides insight into the elements of successful academic leadership and the training... more...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 39.00
This critique of modern academia is also a proposal for making campuses more effective -- that is, better at meeting the clients' or customers' needs. The author addresses the problems that many academic institutions have today in clinging to the practices and organization of the past. By outlining the many problems in organization that colleges and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 18.99
The contents in this volume are organized into sections dealing with Canada?s culture; geography; people; history; political system (including the constitution, monarchy, parliament, legal and court system, federalism and the provinces, parties and elections); defense; economy; the future; and a comprehensive bibliography.... more...