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  • "Radical Academia" Understanding the Climates for Campus Activistsby Christopher J. Broadhurst; Georgianna L. Martin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    Take an in-depth look at campus activism in the 21st century with this issue of New Directions for Higher Education . Campuses have always experienced an ebb and flow of activism, and the recent displays of student activism on American campuses show that protesters remain a vibrant subculture in American higher education. From rising tuition costs... more...

  • "To Serve a Larger Purpose"by John Saltmarsh; Matthew Hartley

    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... more...

  • 100 Most Popular Nonfiction Authorsby GERALDINE COLEMAN

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 155.00

    Very few issues are as important as education today and Dr. Coleman weds extant research with personal experiences to provide a contextual framework from which the reader can garner a more intense understanding of the issues. She covers such issues as parental involvement, academic achievement, teacher attitude, discipline, student motivation, and... more...

  • 21st Century Skillsby Bernie Trilling; Charles Fadel

    Wiley 2009; US$ 19.95

    The new building blocks for learning in a complex world This important resource introduces a framework for 21st Century learning that maps out the skills needed to survive and thrive in a complex and connected world. 21st Century content includes the basic core subjects of reading, writing, and arithmetic-but also emphasizes global awareness, financial/economic... more...

  • Academia's Golden Ageby Richard M. Freeland

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 144.99

    This study examines post-World War II developments in American higher education by closely scrutinizing eight universities in the Boston, Massachusetts area that exemplify all the major trends. more...

  • Academic Units in a Complex, Changing Worldby Deanna de Zilwa

    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...

  • Academically Adriftby Richard Arum; Josipa Roksa

    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... more...

  • Achieving Quality Learning in Higher Educationby Peggy Nightingale; Mike O'Neil

    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...

  • Achieving Success for Kidsby Tim L. Adsit

    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...

  • Adaption von E-Learningsystemen - Moodle im Vergleich zu anderen Open Source Learning Content Management Systemenby Tamara Rachbauer

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 45.83

    In der hier vorliegenden Untersuchung beschäftigt sich Tamara Rachbauer mit der Adaption in E-Learningsystemen, das heißt, dem Anpassen des Systems an die individuellen Bedürfnisse und Charakteristiken der verschiedenen Lernenden im Allgemeinen und der Erweiterung des E-Learningsystems Moodle um adaptierende Funktionalitäten im Besonderen. Dabei werden... more...