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  • The Children of Londonby A. Susan Williams; Patrick Ivin; Caroline Morse; Bee Serota

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 33.00

    This book charts for the first time the development of the school attendance service and the Care Committees, a system of volunteers providing poor children with school dinners, clothing and medical care. more...

  • Staying or Leaving the Courseby Veronica McGivney

    NIACE 2003; US$ 22.95

    This book explores the continuing challenges of retention and non-completion rates in further and higher education and the implications of having an expanding and more diverse student population. more...

  • Creating a Culture for High-Performing Schoolsby Cletus R. Bulach; Fred C. Lunenberg; Les Potter

    R&L Education 2011; US$ 25.99

    This book describes a comprehensive school reform approach that reduces resistance to school reform and increases the likelihood of creating a caring learning community. Creating a "high-performing" school is an organizational approach to school reform that creates a distinctly different school culture and climate than can be found in existing schools.... more...

  • College Students in the United Statesby Kristen A. Renn; Robert D. Reason

    Wiley 2012; US$ 45.00

    College Students in the United States accounts for contemporary and anticipated student demographics and enrollment patterns, a wide variety of campus environments and a range of outcomes including learning, development, and achievement. Throughout the book, the differing experiences, needs, and outcome of students across the range of “traditional”... more...

  • Completing Collegeby Vincent Tinto

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    Even as the number of students attending college has more than doubled in the past forty years, it is still the case that nearly half of all college students in the United States will not complete their degree within six years. It is clear that much remains to be done toward improving student success. For more than twenty years, Vincent Tinto’s... more...

  • Increasing Persistenceby Wesley R. Habley; Jennifer L. Bloom; Steve Robbins

    Wiley 2012; US$ 50.00

    What really works in student retention? Increasing Persistence offers a compendium on college student persistence that bridges the gaps between theory, research, and successful practice. Anchored by ACT, Inc.’s 2010 What Works in Student Retention survey of 1,100 colleges and universities, which provides insights on the causes of attrition... more...

  • Dialogues and Addressesby Madame de Maintenon; John J. S.J. Conley

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 27.50

    Born Françoise d'Aubigné, a criminal's daughter reduced to street begging as a child, Madame de Maintenon (1653-1719) made an improbable rise from impoverished beginnings to the summit of power as the second, secret wife of Louis XIV. An educational reformer, Maintenon founded and directed the celebrated academy for aristocratic women... more...

  • How to Recruit and Retain Higher Education Studentsby Tony Cook; Brian S. Rushton

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    How to Recruit and Retain Higher Education Students is an invaluable resource for academic staff, administrators and policy makers involved in student recruitment and improving student retention. It offers practical advice on how universities can influence the expectations of prospective students, allowing them to make sensible decisions about careers,... more...

  • Improving Student Retention in Higher Educationby Glenda Crosling; Liz Thomas; Margaret Heagney

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 55.95

    Improving Student Retention in Higher Education provides a practical, curriculum-based response to the current situation in higher education, where participating students emanate from a range of backgrounds; international and lower socioeconomic backgrounds, mature aged students, students with disabilities as well as those for whom higher education... more...

  • Too Scared To Learnby Jenny Horsman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    Too Scared to Learn explores the impact of women's experiences of violence on their learning, and proposes radical changes to educational programs through connecting therapeutic and educational discourses. Little attention has previously been paid to the impact of violence on learning. A large percentage of women who come to adult literacy programs... more...