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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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The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Thinking in Hhgher Education
The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Thinking in Hhgher Education
by Martin (edt) Davies
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Palgrave Handbook of Critical Thinking in Higher Education explores critical thinking in higher education in all its forms, from definitions to teaching and incorporating it into the curriculum, its relationship to culture and the professions, and its... (read more)

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Teaching Peace: Students Exchange Letters with Their Teacher
Teaching Peace: Students Exchange Letters with Their Teacher
by Colman Mccarthy
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To see if nonviolence could be taught, in 1982 Colman McCarthy became a volunteer teacher at one of the poorest high schools in Washington, DC. In the thirty-two years since then, he has taught peace studies courses for more than ten thousand college and... (read more)

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Higher Education in America
Higher Education in America
by Derek Bok
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"This is an exceedingly ambitious book. In fact, I know of nothing remotely comparable to it in scope or scale. One of its many refreshing aspects is its unfailing common sense. Bok presents the most balanced account of American higher education that I... (read more)

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Teaching Peace: Students Exchange Letters with Their Teacher
Teaching Peace: Students Exchange Letters with Their Teacher
by Colman Mccarthy
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To see if nonviolence could be taught, in 1982 Colman McCarthy became a volunteer teacher at one of the poorest high schools in Washington, DC. In the thirty-two years since then, he has taught peace studies courses for more than ten thousand college and... (read more)

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In Defense of a Liberal Education
In Defense of a Liberal Education
by Fareed Zakaria
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New York Times bestselling author of The Post-American World and host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS argues for a renewed commitment to the world’s most valuable educational traditions in this fascinating audiobook. The liberal arts educational... (read more)

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Educating the Reflective Practitioner (87 Edition)
Educating the Reflective Practitioner (87 Edition)
by Donald A. Schon
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Building on the concepts of professional competence that he introduced in his classic The Reflective Practitioner, Schon offers an approach for educating professional in all areas that will prepare them to handle the complex and unpredictable problems of... (read more)

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Inside Reading Book 3 (2ND 12 Edition)
Inside Reading Book 3 (2ND 12 Edition)
by Bruce Rubin
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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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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... (read more)

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The Heart of Higher Education: A Call to Renewal (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education)
The Heart of Higher Education: A Call to Renewal (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education)
by Parker J Palmer
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A call to advance integrative teaching and learning in higher education. From Parker Palmer, best-selling author of The Courage to Teach, and Arthur Zajonc, professor of physics at Amherst College and director of the academic program of the Center for... (read more)

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Civil Disobedience a Wadsworth Casebook
Civil Disobedience a Wadsworth Casebook
by Sharon K Walsh
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CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE, the second volume in The Wadsworth Casebooks in Argument series, covers the forms of argumentation, including how to write source-based argumentative papers, and offers a wide variety of readings based on the theme.... (read more)

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Jossey-Bass Guides to Online Teaching and Learning #02: Collaborating Online: Learning Together in Community
Jossey-Bass Guides to Online Teaching and Learning #02: Collaborating Online: Learning Together in Community
by Rena M Palloff
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Collaborating Online provides practical guidance for faculty seeking to help their students work together in creative ways, move out of the box of traditional papers and projects, and deepen the learning experience through their work with one another... (read more)

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Speaking of Race and Class: The Student Experience at an Elite College
Speaking of Race and Class: The Student Experience at an Elite College
by Elizabeth Aries
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In Speaking of Race and Class, the follow-up volume to her groundbreaking Race and Class Matters at an Elite College, Elizabeth Aries completes her four-year study of diversity at a prestigious liberal arts college. Here, the 58 students—affluent,... (read more)

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A Human Relations Approach to the Practice of Educational Leadership
A Human Relations Approach to the Practice of Educational Leadership
by Ronald W Rebore
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The human relations standards described in this book are the same as those used by the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC0). The communication and human relation skills described here are directed to those who plan to become or are... (read more)

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What's the Use of Lectures?: First U.S. Edition of the Classic Work on Lecturing (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education)
What's the Use of Lectures?: First U.S. Edition of the Classic Work on Lecturing (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education)
by Donald A. Bligh
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"A comprehensive guide to the uses and possible abuses of the lecture method. Supported by copious research, Bligh offers a wealth of practical suggestions for making lectures more engaging and effective. Written in an accessible and helpful style, What... (read more)

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College Disrupted: The Great Unbundling of Higher Education
College Disrupted: The Great Unbundling of Higher Education
by Ryan Craig
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For nearly two decades, pundits have been predicting the demise of higher education in the United States. Our colleges and universities will soon find themselves competing for students with universities from around the world. With the advent of massive... (read more)

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DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education
DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education
by Anya Kamenetz
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The price of college tuition has increased more than any other major good or service for the last twenty years. Nine out of ten American high school seniors aspire to go to college, yet the United States has fallen from world leader to only the tenth... (read more)

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Contemplative Practices in Higher Education: Powerful Methods to Transform Teaching and Learning
Contemplative Practices in Higher Education: Powerful Methods to Transform Teaching and Learning
by Daniel P. Barbezat
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Praise for Contemplative Practices in Higher Education "Contemplative Practices in Higher Education represents an instant classic in a growing movement that promises to bring greater depth, resonance, and engagement to college students' learning... (read more)

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Tutor's Guide (2ND 05 Edition)
Tutor's Guide (2ND 05 Edition)
by Ben Rafoth
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The first edition of A Tutor's Guide helped tutors across the country connect composition theory to the everyday events in their tutoring sessions. This second edition moves further into the practical realities of today's writing centers, taking a closer... (read more)

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What the Best College Students Do (12 Edition)
What the Best College Students Do (12 Edition)
by Bain Ken
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2012 Virginia and Warren Stone Prize, Harvard University... (read more)

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