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Forthcoming Study of Higher Education Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Democratizing Higher Education

    International Comparative Perspectives

    Edited 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...

    To Be Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Decision Making for Student Success

    Behavioral Insights to Improve College Access and Persistence

    Edited 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...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Affirmative Action and Racial Equity

    Considering the Fisher Case to Forge the Path Ahead

    Edited 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...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Critical Realist Activity Theory

    An engagement with critical realism and cultural-historical activity theory

    By Iskra Nunez

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Critical Realist Activity Theory provides an exciting new contribution to the New Studies in Critical Realism and Education series by showing how the nature of learning is tantamount to the critical realist notion of the dialectic. The science of learning is too important to leave solely to the...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A People’s History of American Higher Education

    By Philo Hutcheson

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    This essential history of American higher education builds from the ground up, shedding light on the full, diverse of range of institutions—including small liberal arts schools, junior and community colleges, and state colleges—that have been instrumental in creating the higher education system we...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Governance of Higher Education

    Global Perspectives, Theories, and Practices

    By Ian Austin, Glen A. Jones

    The importance of informed and effective governance in the academy has long been recognized. As universities grapple with a myriad of challenges and multiple stakeholder demands, an understanding of research, perspectives, and theory to guide practice has become even more paramount. This volume...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Student Development Theory in Higher Education

    A Social Psychological Approach

    By Terrell L. Strayhorn

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    Moving beyond the cognitive and psychosocial development theories traditionally used to describe college student development, Strayhorn introduces theories that address the most important topics in Higher Education today. This book promotes the understanding and application of social psychological...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Contemplative Practices in Higher Education

    Cultivating Teaching and Learning Across the Disciplines

    Edited by Daniel P. Barbezat, Arthur Zajonc

    From the social sciences to the humanities, and the hard sciences to business and law, contemplative approaches to higher education have been creatively and effectively developed to stabilize and sharpen concentration and attention, deepen the understanding of course material, engender and foster...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Postmodernity in Christian Higher Education

    Institutional Fallibilism

    By P Jesse Rine

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion and Education

    There has been much dialogue among higher education scholars regarding the implications of the emergent postmodern paradigm, and thought leaders in the evangelical world have noted with concern the postmodern challenge to exclusivist truth claims. However, few have sought to situate the challenges...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge