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"Proof," Policy, and Practice

Understanding the Role of Evidence in Improving Education

by Paul E. Lingenfelter

How can we “fix” our schools? Improve graduation rates in college? What works?<br /><br />These are questions that make the headlines and vex policy makers, practitioners, and educational researchers. While they strive to improve society, there ...

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"So What Are You Going to Do with That?"

Finding Careers Outside Academia, Third Edition

by Susan Basalla & Maggie Debelius

<div>Graduate schools churn out tens of thousands of PhDs and MAs every year. Yet more than half of all college courses are taught by adjunct faculty, which means that the chances of an academic landing a tenure-track job seem only to shrink as ...

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“I Love Learning; I Hate School”

An Anthropology of College

by Susan D. Blum

<p>Frustrated by her students' performance, her relationships with them, and her own daughter’s problems in school, Susan D. Blum, a professor of anthropology, set out to understand why her students found their educational experience at a ...

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57 Ways to Screw Up in Grad School

Perverse Professional Lessons for Graduate Students

by Kevin D. Haggerty & Aaron Doyle

<div>Don’t think about why you’re applying. Select a topic for entirely strategic reasons. Choose the coolest supervisor. Write only to deadlines. Expect people to hold your hand. Become “that” student.<br> <br> When it comes to a masters or PhD

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7 Most Dangerous Pitfalls Threatening Your College Success

And How To Avoid Them

by Kamau Kenyatta

<p>If you are in college or planning to go to college, this book is a MUST HAVE. It is an easy-to-follow blueprint for college success that promises more free time, more fun, and top-tier results. Loaded with insider knowledge and proven ...

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A BELT around the World: A World Building on Education, Lifelong Learning, and Technology

A Festschrift Honoring Nasser Sharify

by Compiled and Edited by John Southard and W. David Penniman

<p><b>Dr. Nasser Sharify</b>, an educator, writer, philosopher, and poet, has made great contributions to the world of international library development and library science. He believes in the importance of libraries as a bridge to education and

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A Concise Guide to Improving Student Learning

Six Evidence-Based Principles and How to Apply Them

by Diane Cummings Persellin & Mary Blythe Daniels

This concise guidebook is intended for faculty who are interested in engaging their students and developing deep and lasting learning, but do not have the time to immerse themselves in the scholarship of teaching and learning.<br /><br ...

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A Day in the Life of a Student Affairs Educator

Competencies and Case Studies for Early-Career Professionals

by Anne M. Hornak & Sarah M. Marshall

This book constitutes a collection of case studies that explore issues faced by new professionals in student affairs, with the scenarios designed to develop ACPA/NASPA Professional Competencies. <br /><br />These cases provide opportunities to ...

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A Doctor of Education Student’s Journey In Higher Education and Adult Learning

A Compilation of Scholarly Papers throughout the Program

by Richard S. Baskas, EdDc

About the book: This book is a compilation of scholarly papers, some of which have been published via ERIC, whose purpose is to inform and educate future doctorate students of what to expect in this program. ...

ISBN: 9781483649535

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A Faculty Guide to Advising and Supervising Graduate Students

by Twale, Darla J.

<P>This practical guide provides college and university faculty with resources for supervising and advising graduate assistants, guiding doctoral students through the dissertation process, and preparing the next generation of scholars. Exploring

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A Fragrant Introduction to Terpenoid Chemistry

by Sell, Charles S

Ideal as both an introduction to terpenoid chemistry and as a refresher course, this title will prove invaluable to students, lecturers and industrialists alike. ...

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A Guide for Leaders in Higher Education

Core Concepts, Competencies, and Tools

by Brent D. Ruben, Richard De Lisi & Ralph A. Gigliotti

At a time when higher education faces the unprecedented challenges of declining revenues and increased scrutiny, questions about access, cost, and the value of degrees, and the imperative to educate a more diverse student body, there is an ...

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A Guide to Becoming a Scholarly Practitioner in Student Affairs

by Lisa J. Hatfield & Vicki L. Wise

Student affairs professionals are increasingly being called upon to become scholar practitioners, to reflect on and share their experiences to further the knowledge of the field, and to disseminate practices to promote student learning and ...

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A Guide to Building Education Partnerships

Navigating Diverse Cultural Contexts to Turn Challenge into Promise

by Matthew T. Hora & Susan B. Millar

"Useful artifacts in the book help make this a true guide to the work of partnership. There is a glossary, because shared language is an important aspect. There are schematics that communicate the complexity of new developing relationships. ...

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A Guide to Faculty Development

by William H. Bergquist

Since the first edition of <i>A Guide to Faculty Development</i> was published in 2002, the dynamic field of educational and faculty development has undergone many changes. Prepared under the auspices of the Professional and Organizational ...

ISBN: 9780470600061

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A Guide to Teaching in the Active Learning Classroom

History, Research, and Practice

by Paul Baepler, J. D. Walker, D. Christopher Brooks & others

While Active Learning Classrooms, or ALCs, offer rich new environments for learning, they present many new challenges to faculty because, among other things, they eliminate the room’s central focal point and disrupt the conventional seating plan

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A History of Beer and Brewing

by Hornsey, Ian S

The book is aimed at a wide readership, particularly beer enthusiasts, but it will also be a good source for the serious scholar. ...

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A History of Cornell

by Morris Bishop

<P>Cornell University is fortunate to have as its historian a man of Morris Bishop's talents and devotion. As an accurate record and a work of art possessing form and personality, his book at once conveys the unique character of the early ...

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A History of the Foundations of Catholic Education

A Philosophical Enquiry

by Dr. Ant

<p>St John Neumann established the parochial school system in the United States of America! The Roman Catholic school system has been the pioneer of the national organized educational system in our country, as well as the standard of success in ...

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A History of the University of Manchester, 1973-90

by Brian Pullan & Michele Abendstern

Frank and entertaining account of the University of Manchester's struggle to meet the Government's demands for the rapid expansion of higher education in the 1950s and the 1960s. Looks at the University's ambitious building program: the ...

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