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The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide to Turning Your PH.D. Into a Job
The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide to Turning Your PH.D. Into a Job
by Karen Kelsky
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The definitive career guide for grad students, adjuncts, post-docs and anyone else eager to get tenure or turn their Ph.D. into their ideal job Each year tens of thousands of students will, after years of hard work and enormous amounts of money... (read more)

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What the Best College Teachers Do (04 Edition)
What the Best College Teachers Do (04 Edition)
by Ken Bain
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2004 Virginia and Warren Stone Prize, Harvard University... (read more)

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Rutgers Since 1945: A History of the State University of New Jersey (Rivergate Regionals Collection)
Rutgers Since 1945: A History of the State University of New Jersey (Rivergate Regionals Collection)
by Paul G. E. Clemens
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In Raised at Rutgers, Richard L. McCormick tells what it is like to run a major state university and vividly portrays the often contentious environment in which a university president operates today. He unsparingly recounts his decade of leadership... (read more)

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The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere
The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere
by Kevin Carey
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From a renowned education writer comes a paradigm-shifting examination of the rapidly changing world of college that every parent, student, educator, and investor needs to understand. Over the span of just nine months in 2011 and 2012, the worlds most... (read more)

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Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
by William Deresiewicz
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A groundbreaking manifesto about what our nation’s top schools should be—but aren’t—providing: “The ex-Yale professor effectively skewers elite colleges, their brainy but soulless students (those ‘sheep’), pushy... (read more)

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Finding Freedom in the Classroom: A Practical Introduction to Critical Theory
Finding Freedom in the Classroom: A Practical Introduction to Critical Theory
by Patricia Hinchey
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Written for the reader with little or no background in educational philosophy, Finding Freedom in the Classroom demonstrates how a familiarity with critical theory can be useful to teachers in very practical ways. The text demystifies such formidable... (read more)

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The Purposeful Graduate: Why Colleges Must Talk to Students about Vocation
The Purposeful Graduate: Why Colleges Must Talk to Students about Vocation
by Tim Clydesdale
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We all know that higher education has changed dramatically over the past two decades. Historically a time of exploration and self-discovery, the college years have been narrowed toward an increasingly singular goalandmdash;career trainingandmdash;and... (read more)

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Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania
Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania
by Frank Bruni
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Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and a conviction among too many young people that... (read more)

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The Oregon Experiment
The Oregon Experiment
by Christopher Alexander
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"The Oregon Experiment is perhaps this decade's best candidate for a permanently important book."--Rory Campbell, The Boston Globe... (read more)

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Increasing Persistence: Research-Based Strategies for College Student Success
Increasing Persistence: Research-Based Strategies for College Student Success
by Wesley R. Habley
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Praise for Increasing Persistence "What a gem! This is a requisite text for enrollment practitioners, higher education scholars, and progressive public policy makers dedicated to understanding the processes involved in increasing student retention... (read more)

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How College Works
How College Works
by Daniel F. Chambliss
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Constrained by shrinking budgets, can colleges do more to improve the quality of education? And can students get more out of college without paying higher tuition? Daniel Chambliss and Christopher Takacs conclude that the limited resources of colleges... (read more)

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Papers, Papers, Papers
Papers, Papers, Papers
by Carol Jago
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Carol Jago has taught English in middle and high school for 32 years, is immediate past president of the National Council of Teachers of English, and serves as an associate director of the California Reading and Literature Project at UCLA. Carol served... (read more)

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Falling Behind?: Boom, Bust, and the Global Race for Scientific Talent
Falling Behind?: Boom, Bust, and the Global Race for Scientific Talent
by Michael S. Teitelbaum
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"Detailing the varied interests driving science and engineering workforce policy, Falling Behind? demonstrates that unfortunately, scores of high-skilled workers have been on the losing end of failed education and immigration agendas. This book provides... (read more)

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Education for Judgement: The Artistry of Discussion Leadership
Education for Judgement: The Artistry of Discussion Leadership
by C Rolan Christensen
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Discussion teaching--the foundation of the Harvard Business School's renowned case method of instruction--is a powerful tool for developing skills as well as conveying knowledge. In the give and take of discussion, students go beyond abstract... (read more)

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Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds
Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds
by Richard J Light
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2000 Virginia and Warren Stone Prize, Harvard University... (read more)

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Complete Your Dissertation or Thesis in Two Semesters or Less
Complete Your Dissertation or Thesis in Two Semesters or Less
by Evelyn Ogden Ogden
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This newly updated guide describes how to effectively and efficiently manage the dissertation or thesis process in two semesters or less. Written for doctoral and master's degree students enrolled in on-campus programs and students pursuing accelerated... (read more)

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Transforming a College: the Story of a Little-known College's Strategic Climb To National Distinction (14 Edition)
Transforming a College: the Story of a Little-known College's Strategic Climb To National Distinction (14 Edition)
by George Keller
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Ten years after the publication of Transforming a College, Elon University continues to thrive as a school that reinvented itself and its community around the idea of inspiring and guiding students. George Keller’s now-classic account has been used as... (read more)

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The Latino Student's Guide to College Success: Second Edition, Revised and Updated
The Latino Student's Guide to College Success: Second Edition, Revised and Updated
by Leonard A. Valverde
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The Latino community is the fastest growing minority group in America, and quickly becoming a major player in America's workforce. Unfortunately, Latinos encounter cultural and societal obstacles that can hinder academic achievement. This inspirational... (read more)

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Beginning a Career in Academia: A Guide for Graduate Students of Color
Beginning a Career in Academia: A Guide for Graduate Students of Color
by Dwayne A. (edt) Mack
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Aimed at minority graduate students, this guide prepares them for their first job in academia and also provides strategies for succeeding in the early years of a tenure-track position. Junior faculty of color from universities in the US provide 16... (read more)

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How to Build a Life in the Humanities: Meditations on the Academic Work-Life Balance
How to Build a Life in the Humanities: Meditations on the Academic Work-Life Balance
by Greg Col Semenza
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A follow-up to the popular Graduate Study for the 21st Century: How to Build an Academic Career in the Humanities, this book seeks to expand current models of "professional development" by placing an emphasis on the human and humane aspects of daily... (read more)

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