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Haunted Colleges and Universities: Creepy Campuses, Scary Scholars, and Deadly Dorms (Haunted)
Haunted Colleges and Universities: Creepy Campuses, Scary Scholars, and Deadly Dorms (Haunted)
by Tom Ogden
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Among our country's treasures are its colleges and universities, meccas of culture and higher learning--and paranormal activity.  Haunted Colleges and Universities, a collection of stories of ghosts, mysteries, and paranormal happenings at... (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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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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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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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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Inside Reading 2
Inside Reading 2
by Lawrence J. Zwier
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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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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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Academically Adrift (11 Edition)
Academically Adrift (11 Edition)
by Richard Arum
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In spite of soaring tuition costs, more and more students go to college every year. A bachelors degree is now required for entry into a growing number of professions. And some parents begin planning for the expense of sending their kids to college when... (read more)

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Focus on Community College Success (3RD 14 Edition)
Focus on Community College Success (3RD 14 Edition)
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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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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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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Science, Philosophy and Physical Geography
Science, Philosophy and Physical Geography
by Robert Inkpen
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This accessible and engaging text explores the relationship between philosophy, science and physical geography. It addresses an imbalance that exists in opinion, teaching and to a lesser extent research, between a philosophically enriched human geography... (read more)

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In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University
In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University
by Jerry A. Jacobs
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Calls for closer connections among disciplines can be heard throughout the world of scholarly research, from major universities to the National Institutes of Health. In Defense of Disciplines presents a fresh and daring analysis of the argument... (read more)

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Neoliberalism's War on Higher Education
Neoliberalism's War on Higher Education
by Henry A. Giroux
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Neoliberalisms War on Higher Education reveals how neoliberal policies, practices, and modes of material and symbolic violence have radically reshaped the mission and practice of higher education, short-changing a generation of young people. Giroux... (read more)

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College-what It Was, Is, and Should Be (13 Edition)
College-what It Was, Is, and Should Be (13 Edition)
by Andrew Delbanco
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COURSE USE ENDORSEMENT: "We were the first to use College in a first year writing program. The book has been widely successful and served as a wonderful platform for classroom discussions about why students are in school, what do they want to learn, and... (read more)

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Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College
Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College
by Harlan Cohen
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In college, there's a surprise around every corner...but that doesn't mean you can't be prepared From sharing a bathroom with 40 strangers to sharing lecture notes, The Naked Roommate is your behind-the-scenes look at EVERYTHING you need to know about... (read more)

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Our Underachieving Colleges: A Candid Look at How Much Students Learn and Why They Should Be Learning More
Our Underachieving Colleges: A Candid Look at How Much Students Learn and Why They Should Be Learning More
by Derek Bok
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"Derek Bok's Our Underachieving Colleges is readable, balanced, often wry, and wise. This book should be required reading for every curriculum committee and academic dean. As someone who has lived his whole life in the academy, Bok knows how to bring... (read more)

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Critical Pedagogy: Notes from the Real World
Critical Pedagogy: Notes from the Real World
by Joan Wink
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This text is an accessible analysis of critical pedagogy that articulates multiple ways of applying its principles in various contexts. Critical Pedagogy: Notes from the Real World, Fourth Edition, presents a thoughtful examination of the theoretical... (read more)

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