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- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 59.95
Established by the Morrill Land-Grant College Act of 1862, America?s land-grant universities have had far-reaching influences on the United States and the world. Service as Mandate , Alan I Marcus?s second edited collection of insightful essays about land-grant universities, explores how these universities have adapted to meet the challenges of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
There is a growing demand for educational professionals to develop a more critical understanding of the key and emerging debates in education so that they can better meet the challenges and demands placed upon them. Exploring Education at Postgraduate Level represents a range of perspectives from educational experts to academic researchers, and... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 65.00
The go-to reference for academic leaders seeking practical answers to everyday challenges The Essential Academic Dean or Provost explains the "how" of academic leadership, providing a practical, comprehensive, reality-based reference for almost any problem, challenge, or opportunity. This updated second edition includes new chapters on the difference... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2015; Not Available
In den Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften ist der Begriff der Moderne ein zentrales Thema. Doch wie wird ?die Moderne? definiert? Wie wird sie in den verschiedenen Disziplinen erforscht? In Beiträgen zu einzelnen Fächern von Architekturtheorie, Ethnologie, Kunstgeschichte und Literaturwissenschaft über Medizin, Musikgeschichte und Philosophie bis zur... more...
- Good Books 2015; US$ 5.99
Here?s a call to colleges and universities to consider implementing restorative practices on their campuses, ensuring fair treatment of students and staff while minimizing institutional liability, protecting the campus community, and boosting morale. From an associate dean of student affairs who has put these models to work on his campus. Restorative... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 29.00
While teaching occupies the primary role of faculty members in community colleges, the question remains: To what extent are community college faculty members engaged in research and scholarship? This issue focuses on: the types of research and scholarship performed by community college faculty, the forces that foster or impede the engagement... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
Moving beyond critique, Alternative Solutions to Higher Education?s Challenges uses an appreciative approach to highlight what is working in colleges and universities and offers an examination of how institutions can improve practice. Drawing on examples and cases from real higher education institutions, this book offers a solution-focused framework... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
Despite a growing body of research on teaching methods, instructors lack a comprehensive resource that highlights and synthesizes proven approaches. Teaching for Learning fills that gap. Each of the one hundred and one entries: describes an approach and lists its essential features and elements demonstrates how that approach has been used... more...
The "Front Porch": Examining the Increasing Interconnection of University and Athletic Department FundingWiley 2015; US$ 29.00
Higher education and intercollegiate athletics have long had a complicated relationship. Examining the interconnection between the two and from a variety of theoretical and practical angles, this volume highlights many of the debates surrounding higher education and intercollegiate athletics and the financial dependency between these two long-standing... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 29.00
Developing college students’ leadership capacity has become an essential outcome in higher education over the past decade. Collegiate recreation and intercollegiate athletics are two unique environments that often integrate leadership development initiatives. This volume explores the developing leadership capacity of students in recreation... more...