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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 590 new and published books in the subject of Higher Education — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 16th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Preparing Students for Life Beyond College

    A Meaning-Centered Vision for Holistic Teaching and Learning

    By Robert J. Nash, Jennifer J.J. Jang 張文馨

    At a time when STEM research and new technologies are dominating the curricula of colleges and universities, this important book refocuses the conversation on holistic education for all students. Organized around the most important and difficult questions that students face, Preparing Students for...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Aesthetics and Design for Game-based Learning

    By Michele D. Dickey

    Series: Digital Games and Learning

    Aesthetics and Design for Game-based Learning provides learning designers with insight into how the different elements that comprise game aesthetics can inform the design of game-based learning. Regardless of the cognitive complexities involved, games are essentially entertainment media, and...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Technology Integration and High Possibility Classrooms

    Building from TPACK

    By Jane Hunter

    Technology Integration and High Possibility Classrooms provides a fresh vision for education in schools based on new research from in-depth studies of technology integration in exemplary teachers’ classrooms. This timely book meets the demand for more examples of effective technology integration by...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Hispanic-Serving Institutions

    Advancing Research and Transformative Practice

    Edited by Anne-Marie Núñez, Sylvia Hurtado, Emily Calderón Galdeano

    Despite the increasing numbers of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and their importance in serving students who have historically been underserved in higher education, limited research has addressed the meaning of the growth of these institutions and its implications for higher education....

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Universities, Cities and Regions

    Loci for Knowledge and Innovation Creation

    Edited by Roberta Capello, Agnieszka Olechnicka, Grzegorz Gorzelak

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Regions and cities are the natural loci where knowledge is created, and where it can be easily turned into a commercial product. Regions are territories where, under certain socio-economic conditions, a strong sense of belonging and mutual trust develops the ability to transform information and...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Engaging in Social Partnerships

    Democratic Practices for Campus-Community Partnerships

    By Novella Zett Keith

    Engaging in Social Partnerships helps practitioners advance democratic engagement by creating spaces where institutions of higher education, community groups, and other organizations can come together. This important book prepares higher education professionals to become reflective practitioners...

    Published February 22nd 2015 by Routledge