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  • Towards the Third Generation Universityby J.G. Wissema

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Shows that universities are subject to fundamental change, evolving from science-based, monodisciplinary institutions into transfunctional and 'international know-how hubs'. This book explores the combination of forces that propel this dramatic change, tracing the historic development of universities, and exploring technology-based enterprises. more...

  • The Skillful Teacherby Stephen D. Brookfield

    Wiley 2015; US$ 28.00 US$ 24.27

    Energize your classrooms with these key techniques for college teaching Students say the best teachers get them excited about learning, stretch their thinking, and keep them actively involved in class. But with increasingly diverse classrooms and constantly changing technology, each semester throws up new challenges for engaging students. Discover... more...

  • The Innovative Universityby Clayton M. Christensen; Henry J. Eyring

    Wiley 2011; US$ 32.95 US$ 28.99

    The Innovative University illustrates how higher education can respond to the forces of disruptive innovation , and offers a nuanced and hopeful analysis of where the traditional university and its traditions have come from and how it needs to change for the future. Through an examination of Harvard and BYU-Idaho as well as other stories of innovation... more...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 36.00 US$ 31.20

    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...

  • 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 Group 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...