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  • The Pedagogy of the Open Societyby Michael A. Peters; Tze-Chang Liu; David J. Ondercin

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.95

    Social processes and policies that foster openness as an overriding value as evidenced in the growth of open source, open access and open education and their convergences that characterize global knowledge communities that transcend borders of the nation-state. Openness seems also to suggest political transparency and the norms of open inquiry, indeed,... more...

  • Critical Issues in Higher Educationby Michael Kompf; Pamela M. Denicolo

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.95

    The ideas and papers in this volume primarily showcase the work of a group of new scholars who will lead the next generation of educational practise and inquiry. While the topics explored are critical issues, the ways in which these new scholars have chosen to address them illustrates the diversity of voice, venue and value that has led them to present... more...

  • Whisperings from the Corridorsby Susanne Garvis; Rachael Dwyer

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.95

    This book is intended to illuminate the experiences of teachers working in higher education, the tensions they face in working in an increasingly complex professional landscape. Higher teaching loads, increased expectations of research output, and changing social and economic structures that shape the way students view their tertiary education have... more...

  • Building Excellenceby Catherine N. Dulmus; Karen M. Sowers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    Social work curriculum changes that really work. The Boyer Report and the Council on Social Work Education have placed expectations on universities and social work programs to make sure undergraduate students know how to develop, use, and communicate empirically-based knowledge. Building Excellence is a handbook for integrating research into undergraduate... more...

  • Hidden Roads: Nonnative English-Speaking International Professors in the Classroomby Katherine Grace Hendrix; Aparna Hebbani

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    This issue uses the powerful narrative of autoethnography to make visible the existence of international professors and teaching assistants who speak English as a Second Language. These important, but often invisible, individuals contribute daily to the education of students within the US postsecondary educational system. This volume covers a variety... more...

  • International Higher Education Volume 1by Philip Altbach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00

    This encyclopedia is the result of a highly selective enterprise that provides a careful selection of key topics in essays written by top scholars in their fields. Comprehensive and in-depth coverage of a limited number of countries, regions and themes is provided. The essays not only feature statistical and factual information but significant interpretation... more...

  • Adult Education as Theory, Practice and Researchby Robin Usher; Ian Bryant

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    The authors argue that the aim of research should be to improve practice through a process of critical reflection. Focusing clearly on the everyday concerns and problems of practitioners, they emphasize the importance of practical knowledge. Their definition of ?practice? is wide, and includes the generation of theory and the doing of research as... more...

  • Navigating the Doctoral Journeyby Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw; Lucinda S. Spaulding

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99

    This co-edited book provides doctoral candidates with a practical, cross-discipline handbook for successfully navigating the doctoral process ? from initial program selection to the final dissertation defense and preparing for the faculty interview. more...

  • Accepted! 50 Successful College Admission Essaysby Gen Tanabe; Kelly Tanabe

    SuperCollege 2014; US$ 11.99

    Students will prepare powerful and successful admission essays with the tools provided in this invaluable, newly-updated resource for the college-bound. Examples of 50 real essays are included, discussing such topics as leadership, personal obstacles, athletics, public service, special talents, and future goals. The strengths and successes of each... more...

  • Get into Any Collegeby Gen Tanabe; Kelly Tanabe

    SuperCollege 2014; US$ 12.99

    Based on the real-life experiences of students who were admitted to the United States' most prestigious universities, this guide provides proven strategies to get into and pay for any college. Detailing what high school studentsófrom freshmen to seniorsócan do to prepare, this updated edition addresses recent changes in admissions and financial aid... more...