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  • 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...

  • Bridging the Divide between Faculty and Administrationby James L. Bess; Jay R. Dee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Conflicts between faculty and administration have become particularly virulent and disruptive in recent years, as institutions have struggled to adapt to intensifying pressures for efficiency and accountability. Analyzing common sources of conflict and challenges on campus that impede attempts to address these conflicts, Bridging the Divide between... 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...

  • Tools for Teaching in an Educationally Mobile Worldby Jude Carroll

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Tools for Teaching in an Educationally Mobile World examines the challenges that undergraduate and postgraduate teachers often encounter when working with students from different national and cultural backgrounds. It focuses on the consequences for interactive teaching and for course design in a world where students, ideas and courses are mobile,... more...

  • Developing the Global Studentby David Killick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Developing the Global Student addresses the question of how students of higher education can emerge from their university life better equipped to dwell more effectively, ethically, and comfortably amidst the turmoils of a globalizing world. It does this from a number of theoretical perspectives, illustrating the nature of the personal and educational... 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...

  • Intercultural Postgraduate Supervisionby Catherine Manathunga

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The impact of globalisation and aggressive marketing by universities has increased the flow of international or culturally diverse students enrolling in postgraduate research degree programs outside their own countries. As access to postgraduate education widens, more local culturally diverse and Indigenous students are also enrolling in higher degree... more...

  • Cross-Cultural Women Scholars in Academeby Lorri J. Santamarķa; Gaėtane Jean-Marie; Cosette M. Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This ground-breaking collection features the diverse voices, experiences, and scholarship of cross-cultural women of American Indian, Asian American, Black/African American and Hispanic descent at various levels of academe, actively engaged in the advancement of marginalized groups in the U.S. and abroad through their scholarly work. Intergenerational... more...