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Fostering Habits of Mind in Today's Students

A New Approach to Developmental Education

by Jennifer Fletcher, Adela Najarro & Hetty Yelland

Students need more than just academic skills for success in college and career, and the lack of an explicit instructional focus on the “soft skills” critical to postsecondary success poses a challenge for many students who enter college, ...

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Fostering the Liberal Arts in the 21st-Century Community College

New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 163

by Keith Kroll

<p>Liberal arts education is one of the founding missions of community colleges. However, it has drifted toward vocational training to such an extent that the dominant narrative of the 21st-century community college portrays a job (re)training ...

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Fraud and Misconduct in Research

Detection, Investigation, and Organizational Response

by Amalya Oliver-Lumerman & Nachman Ben-Yehuda

<p>In <em>Fraud and Misconduct in Research</em>, Nachman Ben-Yehuda and Amalya Oliver-Lumerman introduce the main characteristics of research misconduct, portray how the characteristics are distributed, and identify the elements of the ...

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Free Energy Relationships in Organic and Bio-Organic Chemistry

by Williams, Andrew

The text provides an invaluable source of information to senior undergraduates, postgraduates and to industrial researchers with an interest in mechanistic studies. ...

ISBN: 9781847550927

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Freedom to Learn

The threat to student academic freedom and why it needs to be reclaimed

by Bruce Macfarlane

<p>The freedom of students to learn at university is being eroded by a performative culture that fails to respect their rights to engage and develop as autonomous adults. Instead, students are being restricted in how they learn, when they learn ...

ISBN: 9781315529431

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From Brain to Mind

Using Neuroscience to Guide Change in Education

by James E. Zull

"From Brain to Mind challenges educators to see what children learn from the perspective of neuroscience, and to see what this perspective provides educators.... The metacognition Zull advocates should lead the reader to work through the ...

ISBN: 9781579226060

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From Da Ponte to the Casa Italiana

A Brief History of Italian Studies at Columbia University

by Barbara Faedda

<p>The Casa Italiana—a neo-Renaissance palazzo located on Amsterdam Avenue near 117th Street—has been the most important expression of the Italian presence on Columbia University’s campus since its construction in 1927. As a site of ...

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From Diplomas to Doctorates

The Success of Black Women in Higher Education and its Implications for Equal Educational Opportunities for All

by V. Barbara Bush, Crystal Renee Chambers & Mary Beth Walpole

This volume is designed to illuminate the educational experiences of Black women, from the time they earn their high school diplomas through graduate study, with a particular focus on their doctoral studies, by exploring the commonalities and ...

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From Power to Prejudice

The Rise of Racial Individualism in Midcentury America

by Leah N. Gordon

<p>Americans believe strongly in the socially transformative power of education, and the idea that we can challenge racial injustice by reducing white prejudice has long been a core component of this faith. How did we get here? In this ...

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From Practice to Praxis: A reflexive turn

The selected works of Susan Groundwater-Smith

by Susan Groundwater-Smith

<p><em>From Practice to Praxis</em> is an exploration of the development of ethical practice as it applies to the meaning of quality within the tradition of practitioner inquiry and participatory research. Chronicling some of her most important ...

ISBN: 9781315300931

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From Single to Serious

Relationships, Gender, and Sexuality on American Evangelical Campuses

by Dana M. Malone

<p>College students hook up and have sex. That is what many students expect to happen during their time at university—it is part of growing up and navigating the relationship scene on most American campuses today. But what do you do when you’re ...

ISBN: 9780813587905

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From the Air Force to College

Transitioning from the Service to Higher Education

by Jillian Ventrone & Andrew Hollis

<p>The Air Force can be the initial platform of a lifelong career pathway for individuals interested in serving one contract or those who stay on active-duty for a full career. The education and certification options available to airmen can ...

ISBN: 9781442255241

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From the Army to College

Transitioning from the Service to Higher Education

by Jillian Ventrone & Paul Karczewski

<p>Today’s soldiers are highly motivated to serve, but face numerous challenges, especially considering the sacrifices they have made over the past decade of war. As the service branches face budget cuts and draw downs, soldiers need to be aware

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From the Desk of the Dean

The History and Future of Arts and Sciences Education

by Mary Anne Fitzpatrick & Elizabeth A. Say

<p>For those who have devoted their lives to teaching, learning, and innovation in the arts and sciences, it likely comes as no surprise that there has been a revaluing and devaluing of the work of students and faculty in the arts and sciences ...

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Fundamental Toxicology

by McGregor, Douglas B

This book is a core introductory text to the subject of toxicology and the use of toxicological information for risk assessment by chemists. ...

ISBN: 9781847552648

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Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges

The Definitive Guide for Advancement

by Steve Klingaman

"Steve Klingaman’s results-oriented strategies will benefit anyone ready to take a fresh look at their community college’s fundraising. He provides a systematic approach to assessing what’s effective, tackles barriers and myths, and offers ...

ISBN: 9781579227333

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Funds of Knowledge in Higher Education

Honoring Students’ Cultural Experiences and Resources as Strengths

by Judy Marquez Kiyama & Cecilia Rios-Aguilar

<p>Refining and building on the concept in a sophisticated and multidisciplinary way, this book uses a funds of knowledge approach and connects it to other key conceptual frameworks in education to examine issues related to the access and ...

ISBN: 9781315447308

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Gateway to Opportunity?

A History of the Community College in the United States

by J. M. Beach

“A strength of this book is Beach’s focus on the community college as an evolving social institution, a perspective not common in previous literature. Another strength is Beach’s focus on the dilemmas faced by community colleges as presented ...

ISBN: 9781579225322

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Gender in the Political Science Classroom

by Ekaterina M. Levintova & Alison Kathryn Staudinger

<p><em>Gender in the Political Science Classroom</em> looks at the roles gender plays in teaching and learning in the traditionally male-dominated field of political science. The contributors to this collection bring a new perspective to ...

ISBN: 9780253033246

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General Education Essentials

A Guide for College Faculty

by Paul Hanstedt

<p>General Education Essentials</p> <p>&quot;Full-time and part-time faculty in any discipline and at any size campus with any type of mission can pick up this volume and learn something that will help her or him improve teaching and ...

ISBN: 9781118329559

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