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  • Building School-Community Partnershipsby Mavis G. Sanders

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Mavis G. Sanders is assistant professor of education in the School of Professional Studies in Business and Education, research scientist at the Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk (CRESPAR), and senior advisor to the National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University. Her most recent book is Schooling... more...

  • Decision Making for Student Successby Benjamin L. Castleman; Saul Schwartz; Sandy Baum

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Each year, many students with affordable college options and the academic skills needed to succeed do not enroll at all, enroll at institutions where they are not well-positioned for success, or drop out of college before earning a credential. Efforts to address these challenges have included changes in financial aid policy, increased availability... more...

  • The University as Urban Developer: Case Studies and Analysisby David C. Perry; Wim Wiewel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Integrating topics in urban development, real estate, higher education administration, urban design, and campus landscape architecture, this is the first book to explore the role of the university as developer. Accessible and clearly written, and including contributions from authorities in a wide range of related areas, it offers a rich array of case... more...

  • Engaging in Social Partnershipsby Novella Zett Keith

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Engaging in Social Partnerships helps practitioners advance democratic engagement by creating spaces where institutions of higher education, community groups, and other organizations can come together. This important book prepares higher education professionals to become reflective practitioners while working in collaborations that span not only... more...

  • Scientists, Experts, and Civic Engagementby Amy E. Lesen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    How do scientists, scholars, and other experts engage with the general public and with the communities affected by their work or residing in their sites of study? Where are the fine lines between public scholarship, civic engagement, and activism? Must academics 'give back' once they collect data and publish results? In this volume, authors... more...

  • Global Universities and Urban Development: Case Studies and Analysisby Wim Wiewel; David C. Perry

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The editors of "The University as Urban Developer" now extend that work's groundbreaking analysis of the university's important role in the growth and development of the American city to the global view. Linking the fields of urban development, higher education, and urban design, "Global Universities and Urban Development" covers universities and communities... more...

  • My Schoolby Lesley Scanlon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Education issues feature almost daily in print media, online, on the radio and on television, much of which focuses on the perceived deficits of students and teachers. Singled out for special attention are low socio-economic status (SES) schools which are frequently characterised by teachers and students with little investment in learning and teaching.... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on Service-Learning in Higher Educationby Susan J. Deeley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Through innovative analysis of theory and practice, this book offers refreshing critical perspectives on service-learning in higher education. It constructs a theoretical paradigm for service-learning which extends to critical pedagogy, and investigates critical reflection and academic reflective writing, supported throughout by empirical evidence.... more...

  • Improving Schools through Community Engagementby Kathy Gardner Chadwick

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Engage your community and help students achieve their full potential! Americans see public schools as a critical community resource and rank education as a priority second only to the economy. How can educators harness this public interest in education to bring parents, families, and communities to action for our schools? Improving Schools Through... more...

  • Service-Learning Essentialsby Barbara Jacoby; Jeffrey Howard

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    Service-Learning Essentials is the resource you need to help you develop high-quality service-learning experiences for college students. Written by one of the field's leading experts and sponsored by Campus Compact, the book is the definitive work on this high-impact educational practice. Service-learning has been identified by the Association... more...