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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 for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be—but aren’t—providing. As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply.... (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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Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream
Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream
by Suzanne Mettler
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Americas higher education system is failing its students. In the space of a generation, we have gone from being the best-educated society in the world to one in which a college degree benefits only to those in the top income brackets. In Degrees of... (read more)

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Why Teach?: In Defense of a Real Education
Why Teach?: In Defense of a Real Education
by Mark Edmundson
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Mark Edmundsons essays reclaim college not as the province of high-priced tuition, career training, and interactive online courses, but as the place where serious people go to broaden their minds and learn to live the rest of their lives.A renowned... (read more)

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Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education)
Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education)
by John C Bean
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"Engaging Ideas surprised me. I didn't expect to like it, but I really did. I didn't expect to find so much in it that would cause me to pause and reflect on my own practices as a teacher, but this is exactly what happened repeatedly. I didn't expect to... (read more)

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Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities
Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities
by Craig Steven Wilder
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A 2006 report commissioned by Brown University revealed that institution's complex and contested history of involvement in slavery-setting off a controversy that soon leapt outside of the academic circuit and made headlines across the country. The... (read more)

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Inside Reading 2e Student Book 4
Inside Reading 2e Student Book 4
by Kent Richmond
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Develop reading skills and acquire the Academic Word List -Explicit reading skills provide the foundation for effective, critical reading -High-interest readings from academic content areas motivate students -Corpus-based examples from the Oxford English... (read more)

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Students Helping Students (2ND 10 Edition)
Students Helping Students (2ND 10 Edition)
by Steven C. Ender
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This second edition offers a practical training guide for college students who serve as leaders, tutors, counselors, or advisors for their peers. This thoroughly revised and updated volume contains a fundamental discussion on student growth and... (read more)

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The Fall of the Faculty
The Fall of the Faculty
by Benjamin Ginsberg
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Until very recently, American universities were led mainly by their faculties, which viewed intellectual production and pedagogy as the core missions of higher education. Today, as Benjamin Ginsberg warns in this eye-opening, controversial book... (read more)

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What the Best College Students Do
What the Best College Students Do
by Ken Bain
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2012 Virginia and Warren Stone Prize, Harvard University... (read more)

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How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching
How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching
by Susan A. Ambrose
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Praise for How Learning Works "How Learning Works is the perfect title for this excellent book. Drawing upon new research in psychology, education, and cognitive science, the authors have demystified a complex topic into clear explanations of seven... (read more)

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My Freshman Year : What a Professor Learned By Becoming a Student (05 Edition)
My Freshman Year : What a Professor Learned By Becoming a Student (05 Edition)
by Rebekah Nathan
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An anthropology teacher at a large university tells what happens when, after 15 years of teaching, she decides to do what anthropologists do when confused by a different culture (in this case, her students): she enrolls as a freshman, moves into the dorm,... (read more)

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The Closing of the American Mind
The Closing of the American Mind
by Allan Bloom
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THE BRILLIANT AND CONTROVERSIAL CRITIQUE OF AMERICAN CULTURE WITH NEARLY A MILLION COPIES IN PRINT  In 1987, eminent political philosopher Allan Bloom published The Closing of the American Mind, an appraisal of contemporary America that “hits... (read more)

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The Academic Job Search Handbook
The Academic Job Search Handbook
by Julia Miller Vick
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For more than 15 years, The Academic Job Search Handbook has assisted job seekers in all academic disciplines in their search for faculty positions. The guide includes information on aspects of the search that are common to all levels, with invaluable... (read more)

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Teaching Unprepared Students (08 Edition)
Teaching Unprepared Students (08 Edition)
by Kathleen F. Gabriel
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As societal expectations about attending college have grown, professors report increasing numbers of students who are unprepared for the rigors of postsecondary education-not just more students with learning disabilities (whose numbers have more than... (read more)

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Getting What You Came for: The Smart Student's Guide to Earning an M.A. or a PH.D.
Getting What You Came for: The Smart Student's Guide to Earning an M.A. or a PH.D.
by Robert L Peters
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Is graduate school right for you? Should you get a masters or a Ph.D.? How can you choose the best possible school? This classic guide helps students answer these vital questions and much more. It will also help graduate students finish in less time, for... (read more)

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Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality
Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality
by Elizabeth A. Armstrong
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Two young women, dormitory mates, embark on their education at a big state university. Five years later, one is earning a good salary at a prestigious accounting firm. With no loans to repay, she lives in a fashionable apartment with her fiancé. The... (read more)

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Nightwork: A History of Hacks and Pranks at MIT
Nightwork: A History of Hacks and Pranks at MIT
by T. F. Peterson
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andlt;Pandgt;An MIT "hack" is an ingenious, benign, andanonymous prank or practical joke, often requiring engineering or scientificexpertise and often pulled off under cover of darkness -- instances of campus mischief sometimes coinciding withApril Fool... (read more)

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Focus on Community College Success
Focus on Community College Success
by Constance Staley
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FOCUS ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUCCESS 3e speaks directly to the community college student, delivering strategies for navigating the unique challenges of juggling school, family, and work, and living/studying at home. Updated with the most current research... (read more)

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Failing Law Schools (12 Edition)
Failing Law Schools (12 Edition)
by Tamanaha
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On the surface, law schools today are thriving. Enrollments are on the rise, and their resources are often the envy of every other university department. Law professors are among the highest paid and play key roles as public intellectuals, advisers, and... (read more)

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