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Writing the Community: Concepts and Models for Service-learning in Composition (97 Edition)
Writing the Community: Concepts and Models for Service-learning in Composition (97 Edition)
by Kassner
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The first volume in AAHE and Campus Compact's series on service-learning in the disciplines, the book discusses the microrevolution in college-level Composition through service-learning. The essays in this volume show why service-learning and... (read more)

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What's College for: The Struggle to Define American Higher Education
What's College for: The Struggle to Define American Higher Education
by Zachary Karabell
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President Clinton declares that a two-year education should be the right of all Americans. Congress passes a $40 billion package of tax breaks and scholarships aimed at making a degree accessible to everyone. Almost two–thirds of high school... (read more)

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Community-based Research and Higher Education (03 Edition)
Community-based Research and Higher Education (03 Edition)
by Strand And Cutforth / Stoecker / Marullo / Donohue
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Community-Based Research and Higher Education is the long-awaited guide to how to incorporate a powerful and promising new form of scholarship into academic settings. The book presents a model of community-based research (CBR) that engages community... (read more)

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Online Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
Online Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
by Shirley Bach
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What are the links between theory and practice in the area of online learning in higher education? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the online approach? How can online learning be used to enhance the student experience? This book provides the... (read more)

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Managing the Learning University (Srhe and Open University Press Imprint)
Managing the Learning University (Srhe and Open University Press Imprint)
by C. Duke
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [156]-163) and index.... (read more)

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Education's End (Large Print)
Education's End (Large Print)
by Anthony T. Kronman
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The question of what living is for--of what one should care about and why--is the most important question a person can ask. Yet under the influence of the modern research ideal, our colleges and universities have expelled this question from their... (read more)

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Doing the Public Good (07 Edition)
Doing the Public Good (07 Edition)
by Kenneth P. Gonzalez
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How can scholars reconnect themselves-and their students-to higher education's historic but much diluted mission to work for the public good?Through the lenses of personal reflection and auto-ethnography-and drawing on such rich philosophical foundations... (read more)

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Higher Education Dynamics #32: Governance and Performance in the German Public Research Sector: Disciplinary Differences
Higher Education Dynamics #32: Governance and Performance in the German Public Research Sector: Disciplinary Differences
by Dorothea (edt) Jansen
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Today, higher education and research institutions are confronted with variable and sometimes contradictory demands from state, industry and society. They have to face growing volatility in education policy, and a research paradigm that sees an... (read more)

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Mama, PhD: Women Write about Motherhood and Academic Life
Mama, PhD: Women Write about Motherhood and Academic Life
by Elrena Evans and Caroline Grant
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Through the voices of those who have weathered the storm, Mama, PhD provides invaluable lessons for young scholars-both men and women-striving to navigate family and academic careers.-Robert Drago, author of Striking a Balance: Work, Family, Life All... (read more)

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Is Graduate School Really for You? (12 Edition)
Is Graduate School Really for You? (12 Edition)
by Amanda I. Seligman
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Landing a job in today's academic job market is no easy feat. Is graduate school the answer? This informed and candid book provides anyone thinking about pursuing an advanced degree--and those who support them--with the inside scoop on what to expect in... (read more)

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Academic Freedom and the Japanese Imperial University, 1868-1939
Academic Freedom and the Japanese Imperial University, 1868-1939
by Byron K. Marshall
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Byron K. Marshall offers here a dramatic study of the changing nature and limits of academic freedom in prewar Japan, from the Meiji Restoration to the eve of World War II. Meiji leaders founded Tokyo Imperial University in the late nineteenth century to... (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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Real College: The Essential Guide to Student Life
Real College: The Essential Guide to Student Life
by Douglas Stone and Elizabeth Tippett
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Few people have as much experience helping students cope with college life as Douglas Stone, a long-time Harvard residential adviser and coauthor of Difficult Conversations, and Elizabeth Tippett, recent Harvard graduate and founding director of the... (read more)

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Democratic Dilemmas of Teaching Service-Learning: Curricular Strategies for Success
Democratic Dilemmas of Teaching Service-Learning: Curricular Strategies for Success
by Christine M. Cress
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A college student wants to lead a campaign to ban a young adult novel from his child's elementary school as his service-learning project in a children's literature course. Believing the book is offensive to religious sensibilities, he sees his campaign... (read more)

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The Diverted Dream: Community Colleges and the Promise of Educational Opportunity in America, 1900-1985
The Diverted Dream: Community Colleges and the Promise of Educational Opportunity in America, 1900-1985
by Steven Brint
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In the twentieth century, Americans have increasingly looked to the schools--and, in particular, to the nation's colleges and universities--as guardians of the cherished national ideal of equality of opportunity. With the best jobs increasingly... (read more)

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Discographies #10: The American College President, 1636-1989: A Critical Review and Bibliography
Discographies #10: The American College President, 1636-1989: A Critical Review and Bibliography
by Ann H L Sontz
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Bibliographies of American college presidents are scarce and background data are widely scattered in article, monographic, and biographic form. Ann H. L. Sontz's new bibliography is the first work on this significant topic in 30 years, a period that has... (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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Reading at University: A Guide for Students
Reading at University: A Guide for Students
by Gavin J. Fairbairn
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Reading as a student demands new skills and new disciplines. Students must read. They must read to inform themselves about the subjects they are studying and to allow them to write assignments, reports and dissertations. Though most students can read... (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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The Subculture of Violence
The Subculture of Violence
by Hassan Dibich
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Violence is rampant in America. It is ingrained in our history and our psychology, but what cultural similarities do high-violence areas share? It has been a question tackled by academics and members of the law community since the foundation of our... (read more)

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