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  • Academic Leadership in Higher Educationby Robert J. Sternberg; Elizabeth Davis; April C. Mason; Robert V. Smith; Jeffrey S. Vitter; Michele Wheatly

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.00

    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...

  • The Student Leadership Challengeby James M. Kouzes; Barry Z. Posner

    Wiley 2014; US$ 36.00 US$ 32.40

    Note from the publisher: This edition includes an access code so students can take the Student Leadership Practices Inventory Self Online , a brief, 30-question assessment to help them explore their own leadership behaviors and skills and determine the steps they can take to liberate the leader within and become their best selves. If you... more...

  • Fundraising and Institutional Advancementby Noah D. Drezner; Frances Huehls

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    In this timely textbook, authors Drezner and Huehls take the interdisciplinary, complex nature of the study of philanthropy and fundraising and apply it to the field of higher education. Covering issues of increasing importance to institutions—including donor cultivation, growth of fundraising at community colleges and minority institutions, engagement... more...

  • Practitioner Research at Doctoral Levelby Pat Drake; Linda Heath

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95

    In trying to juggle the various priorities of doctoral study, many individuals struggle. From gathering data, preparing papers and organising projects, to the less obvious difficulties of time management and personal development, doctoral researchers are heavily tasked. In addition to this, those undertaking practitioner research face the complication... more...

  • Internationalisation and Trade in Higher Educationby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 84.00

    In the last decade, we have witnessed new forms of cross-border post-secondary education. These forms not only include international student mobility, but also the mobility of educational programmes and institutions across borders. Until now, however, there has been no comprehensive account of these activities at the global level. more...

  • Quality and Recognition in Higher Educationby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 26.00

    Cross-border education is undergoing new and growing developments such as e-learning, for-profit providers, joint campuses and transnational consortia. These changes are challenging existing national quality assurance and accreditation frameworks and agencies. more...

  • The "Post Industrial University"by David Pearce Snyder

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Once it has outsourced its administrative functions and spun off its professional and career-prep degree programs, the post-industrial university will initially be a much smaller and more purposefully-focused enterprise than today’s typical industrial-scale public university. But the mission of the new university will be large, for the new knowledge... more...

  • Educational Developmentby Ray Land

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 55.00

    Professor Ray Land is Professor of Higher Education Development and Director of the Centre for Higher Education Development at Coventry University. He previously taught at the University of Edinburgh. In addition to educational development, his curent research interests include theshold concepts and troublesome knowledge, and theoretical aspects of... more...

  • Managing Peopleby Alison Hall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 51.00

    The most important asset of any university or college is its staff, yet the majority of line managers in higher education institutions are not appointed on the basis of their experience of, or expertise in, managing people. This book is a practical guide to people management for these managers. With contributions from Professor Robin Middlehurst, Tom... more...

  • Student-Friendly Guideby Peter Levin

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 21.00

    This lively, short and to-the-point guide helps students prepare for exams with two to three hours to answer questions they have not previously seen. Straightforward and supportive, it encourages you to take control of your own learning and studying, explains the language of exam questions, and offers techniques and approaches for your personal circumstances. more...