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  • Teach Students How to Learnby Saundra Yancy McGuire; Thomas Angelo; Stephanie McGuire

    Stylus Publishing 2015; US$ 25.99

    For over a decade Saundra McGuire has been acclaimed for her presentations and workshops on metacognition and student learning because the tools and strategies she has shared have enabled faculty to facilitate dramatic improvements in student learning and success. The methods she proposes do not require restructuring courses, nor indeed an inordinate... more...

  • Advancing Black Male Student Success From Preschool Through PhDby J. Luke Wood; Shaun R. Harper

    Stylus Publishing 2015; US$ 20.99

    Advancing Black Male Student Success presents a comprehensive portrait of Black male students at every stage in the U.S. education system: preschool and kindergarten; elementary, middle and high schools; community colleges and four-year postsecondary institutions; and master’s and doctoral programs. Each chapter is a synthesis of existing research... more...

  • Assessing Study Abroadby Victor Savicki; Elizabeth Brewer; Brian Whalen

    Stylus Publishing 2015; US$ 27.99

    This guide book is intended for advisors, administrators, and faculty members engaged with study abroad who are concerned with answering the question: what does study abroad achieve? Following an account of how, and why, assessment in the field has evolved, the first part of the book sets the stage for the reader to consider the role of mission and... more...

  • Burden or Benefit: External Data Reportingby Powers; Angela E. Henderson

    Wiley 2016; US$ 29.00 US$ 26.10

    Blazing new trails in the area of reporting and transparency? Required and voluntary reporting of student data to external agencies has increased in volume, quantity, and complexity, and understanding the scope of reporting requirements and the associated burden is critical to higher education practitioners. This volume focuses on new directions in... more...

  • Teaching at Its Bestby Linda B. Nilson

    Wiley 2016; US$ 46.00 US$ 41.40

    The classic teaching toolbox, updated with new research and ideas Teaching at Its Best is the bestselling, research-based toolbox for college instructors at any level, in any higher education setting. Packed with practical guidance, proven techniques, and expert perspectives, this book helps instructors improve student learning both face-to-face... more...

  • The Pursuit of the Chinese Dream in Americaby Dennis T. Yang

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 40.50

    The Pursuit of the Chinese Dream in America examines the hopes, expectations, challenges, and aspirations of the current generation of Chinese students as they pursue higher education at American universities. Based on interviews with Chinese students, parents, teachers, and educational agents in Shanghai, this ethnographic study analyzes the cultural,... more...

  • Lesson Planby William G. Bowen; Michael S. McPherson

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 18.95 US$ 17.24

    American higher education faces some serious problems—but they are not the ones most people think. In this brief and accessible book, two leading experts show that many so-called crises—from the idea that typical students are drowning in debt to the belief that tuition increases are being driven by administrative bloat—are exaggerated or simply false.... more...

  • Performance-Based Funding in Higher Educationby Angelo Letizia

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.50

    Performance-Based Funding in Higher Education examines the aims of higher education policies over the past thirty years. This book addresses how job creation and increased graduation rates has distracted educators, students, and surrounding communities from an educator’s traditional and valued role as the promoter of democracy and critical citizenship.... more...

  • Transforming Educationby Agnieszka Bates

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Transforming Education challenges the current global orthodoxy that ‘educational transformation’ can be achieved through a step-by-step implementation of centralised, performance-based strategies for school improvement. Complex responsive processes theory is utilised in an original way to critique leadership myths and explore the alternative,... more...

  • How to be a "HIP" College Campusby Satu Rogers; Jeffery Galle

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 24.50

    This book is for current and future instructors of college courses, especially those wanting to use more active learning pedagogies. It makes the case for a campus-wide adoption of high-impact practices, across disciplines and in both academic and co-curricular life. more...