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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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"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

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9780226200378

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#FeesMustFall and Youth Mobilisation in South Africa

Reform or Revolution?

by Musawenkosi W Ndlovu

<p>This book examines the historical FeesMustFall (FMF) university student protests that took place in South Africa and shows how the enduring historical construction, representation and conceptualisation of South African youth (as typically ...

ISBN: 9781351728126

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… and for Yale

Why Bright College Years Never Fade Away

by J. Kirk Casselman

<p>In 1964, when author J. Kirk Casselman applied to Yale College, more than five thousand other secondary school students also applied for admission to one of the 1,300 places in the Yale Class of 1968. Of those applicants, 1,569 were offered ...

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2018 Best Resources for Education, Training & Tutorial

by Antonio Smith

<p>This reference is loaded with necessary resources useful to those wish to learn or develop new administrative, financial or technical skill sets and receiving a certification or degree in the process. Inside you will find educational ...

ISBN: 1230002305417

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5 Key Steps to Writing the College Admission Essay

by Dr. Mitali Chaudhery

<p>You're about to finish high school, looking forward to the new journey where you really can begin defining your life, its direction, and fulfillment. You may experience moments with complete excitement and nervousness; other moments might ...

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57 Ways to Screw Up in Grad School

Perverse Professional Lessons for Graduate Students

by Kevin D. Haggerty & Aaron Doyle

<p>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. </p> <p>When it comes to a masters or PhD ...

ISBN: 9780226281063

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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 ...

ISBN: 1230000400152

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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

ISBN: 9781469789583

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A Bibliography of Higher Education in Canada / Bibliographie de L'Enseignement Supérieur au Canada

by Robin Harris & Arthur Tremblay

<P>This bibliography is the first of a series of studies about higher education in Canada sponsored by the committee on the History of Higher Education in Canada established by the National Conference of Canadian Universities. Among its nearly ...

ISBN: 9781487589769

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A Bibliography of Higher Education in Canada Supplement 1971 / Bibliographie de l'enseignement superieur au Canada Supplement 1971

by Robin Harris

<P>The 1971 Supplement adds some 3,500 entries to the approximately 7,000 listed in the original volume and the 1965 Supplement. Like its predecessors this volume provides a full list of the secondary sources related to Canadian higher education

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A Bibliography of Higher Education in Canada Supplement 1981 / Bibliographie de l'enseignement supérieur au Canada Supplément 198

by Robin Harris, Hugh Smith, Marcel de Grandpre & others

The 1981 <EM>Supplement </EM>adds more than 3000 entries to the approximately 10,500 listed in the original volume and in the 1965 and 1971 <EM>Supplements</EM>. Like its predecessors, this volume provides a full list of the secondary sources ...

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A Century of Service

Land-Grant Colleges and Universities, 1890-1990

by Ralph D. Christy

<p>In 1890 congressional legislation opened a new chapter in the history of higher education by allocating public support for black Land-Grant colleges and universities.These institutions were established to provide training to blacks in the ...

ISBN: 9781351535861

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781620362129

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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

<p>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.</p> ...

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

ISBN: 9781317624974

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A Field Book for Higher Education Leaders

Improving Your Leadership Intelligence

by Wanda S. Maulding Green & Ed Leonard

<p>Based on <em>Leadership Intelligence: Navigating to Your True North,</em> this book <em>A Field Book for Higher Education Leaders: Improving Your Leadership Intelligence,</em> is a practical tool to aid both the novice and experienced ...

ISBN: 9781475839043

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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. ...

ISBN: 9781847550019

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