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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
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 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$ 9.58
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...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 29.99
Scarcely a week goes by without a headline about the unsustainability of higher education as we know it, under threat from new models, for-profits, or online education. Most threatened are small liberal arts colleges with commentators predicting the demise of colleges with fewer than 1,000, or even 1,500 students. Are these trends inevitable,... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 179.00
Known as either 'soft' or 'hard' 'managerialism', 'new managerialism' or 'new public management', this new narrative has, irrespective of moniker, permeated the institutions of higher education almost everywhere. Taking this as its context, this volume is founded on a comprehensive international comparative analysis... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
External drivers are pressing for a more privatized approach to higher education and research, a greater reliance on technology and the more efficient use of resources. This book analyzes recent changes in institutional governance and management in higher education and their impact on the academy and academic work. It draws on findings from an international... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00
Chapters of this issue of New Directions for Higher Education present tenets of codes of conduct for the presidency, academic deans, admissions officers, fund-raising professionals, faculty who teach undergraduate students, and faculty who teach graduate students. The need for such codes of conduct stems from the client-serving role of colleges and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 44.99
Based on the National Deans Survey, which included 800 deans from all U.S. 4-year academic institutions, this book describes the deanship in general and gives profiles of deans: who they are and where they work. Also discussed is the position of dean itself in terms of general academic leadership and what deans in this study believe are their primary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95
A thought-provoking textbook written for students enrolled in graduate Higher Education and Student Affairs Masters and PhD programs. College Organization and Professional Development focuses on the framing of critical issues in organization practice, the gaps between moral beliefs and actions, and improving equity within organizations. This breakthrough... more...