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  1. Globally Networked Teaching in the Humanities

    Theories and Practices

    Edited by Alexandra Schultheis Moore, Sunka Simon

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    As colleges and universities in North America increasingly identify "internationalization" as a key component of the institution’s mission and strategic plans, faculty and administrators are charged with finding innovative and cost-effective approaches to meet those goals. This volume provides an...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Excellence in University Assessment

    Learning from award-winning practice

    By David Carless

    Assessment in higher education is an area of intense current interest, not least due to its central role in student learning processes. Excellence in University Assessment is a pioneering text which contributes to the theory and practice of assessment through detailed discussion and analysis of...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Higher Education Access and Choice for Latino Students

    Critical Findings and Theoretical Perspectives

    Edited by Patricia Perez, Miguel Ceja

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Now the largest and fastest-growing ethnic population in the U.S., Latino students face many challenges and complexities when it comes to college choice and access. This edited volume provides much needed theoretical and empirical data on how the schooling experiences of Latino students shape their...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Internationalizing the Curriculum

    By Betty Leask

    Series: Internationalization in Higher Education Series

    The drive to internationalize higher education has seen the focus shift in recent years towards its defining element, the curriculum. As the point of connection between broader institutional strategies and the student experience, the curriculum plays a key role in the success or failure of the...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Affirmative Action and Racial Equity

    Considering the Fisher Case to Forge the Path Ahead

    By Uma M. Jayakumar, Liliana M. Garces

    The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. College Students’ Experiences of Power and Marginality

    Sharing Spaces and Negotiating Differences

    Edited by Elizabeth M. Lee, Chaise LaDousa

    As scholars and administrators have sharpened their focus on higher education beyond trends in access and graduation rates for underrepresented college students, there are growing calls for understanding the experiential dimensions of college life. This contributed book explores what actually...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Decision Making for Student Success

    Behavioral Insights to Improve College Access and Persistence

    By Benjamin L. Castleman, Saul Schwartz, Sandy Baum

    Each year, many students with affordable college options and the academic skills needed to succeed do not enroll at all, enroll at institutions where they are not well-positioned for success, or drop out of college before earning a credential. Efforts to address these challenges have included...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Institutional Research and Planning in Higher Education

    Global Contexts and Themes

    Edited by Karen L. Webber, Angel J. Calderon

    Globalization, demographic shifts, increase in student enrollments, rapid technological transformation, and market-driven environments are altering the way higher education operates today. Institutional Research and Planning in Higher Education explores the impact of these changes on decision...

    Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Democratizing Higher Education

    International Comparative Perspectives

    By Patrick Blessinger, John P. Anchan

    Higher education systems around the world are undergoing fundamental change and reform due to external pressures—including internationalization of higher education, increased international competition for students, less reliance on public funding, and calls to create greater access opportunities...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Inside the Role of Dean

    International perspectives on leading in higher education

    Edited by Renee T Clift, John Loughran, Geoffrey E Mills, Cheryl J Craig

    Despite deans playing critical roles in education, little is known about the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for the job, or the practical dilemmas they face on an almost daily basis. Each chapter of this international collection opens the role up for examination and critique, developing...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge