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Get Real
Get Real (December 2020)
49 Challenges Confronting Higher Education
William G. Tierney - Author

A thought-provoking overview of the many challenges facing higher education and how to deal with them by a leading thinker in the field.

Higher education always seems to be in crisis. Governments, foundations, professional associations, and the occasional scornful professor all tend to lament one or another problem plaguing America’s colleges and universities. The more apocalyptic ...(Read More)
 
 
Sankofa
Sankofa (August 2020)
African American Perspectives on Race and Culture in US Doctoral Education
Pamela Felder Small - Editor
Marco J. Barker - Editor
Marybeth Gasman - Editor

Explores the complex interplay of race and culture in the doctoral experiences of African American students.

Sankofa reexamines doctoral education through the lens of African American and Black experiences. Drawing on the African diasporic legacy of Sankofa and the notion that “it is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten,” the contributors “go back” to addr...(Read More)
 
 
University Management, the Academic Profession, and Neoliberalism
University Management, the Academic Profession, and Neoliberalism (August 2020)
John S. Levin - Author
Marie C. Martin - Author
Ariadna I. López Damián - Author

A unique examination of how faculty and university administrators understand their work and professional identities under neoliberalism.

This book examines tensions and challenges in the professional lives and identities of contemporary academics. Drawing on extensive interviews conducted over seven years with academics in the United States and the United Kingdom, the authors analy...(Read More)
 
 
Shared Governance in Higher Education Set (Volumes 1, 2 and 3)
Shared Governance in Higher Education Set (Volumes 1, 2 and 3) (June 2020)
Sharon F. Cramer - Editor
Peter L. K. Knuepfer - Editor

A trilogy exploring different aspects of shared governance in higher education.

Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 1
Shared Governance in Higher...(Read More)
 
 
Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 3
Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 3 (June 2020)
Vitality and Continuity in Times of Change
Sharon F. Cramer - Editor
Peter L. K. Knuepfer - Editor

Explores the impact of shared governance in times of campus and system transition.

Shared Governance in Higher Education Set (Volumes 1, 2 and 3)

Shared governance impacts every member of the campus community, including faculty, staff, stu...(Read More)
 
 
Tuning the Student Mind
Tuning the Student Mind (June 2020)
A Journey in Consciousness-Centered Education
Molly Beauregard - Author

Explores the effectiveness and value of meditation in a college classroom.

How can we rethink teaching practices to include and engage the whole student? What would student experience look like if we integrated silence and feeling with empirical analysis? Tuning the Student Mind is the story of one teacher's attempt to answer these questions by creating an innovative college...(Read More)
 
 
Relational Sociology and Research on Schools, Colleges, and Universities
Relational Sociology and Research on Schools, Colleges, and Universities (May 2020)
William G. Tierney - Editor
Suneal Kolluri - Editor

Brings relational sociology to bear on educational research.

Relational sociology was conceived by theorists frustrated by what they viewed as an incomplete accounting of social reality. Torn between notions of structural rigidity, on the one hand, and rational choice individualism, on the other, relational sociologists have sought new units of analysis. Social reality, they have a...(Read More)
 
 
Transforming Higher Education in Asia and Africa
Transforming Higher Education in Asia and Africa (March 2020)
Strategic Planning and Policy
Fred M. Hayward - Author

Analyzes twelve strategic planning efforts in higher education in eight countries in Asia and Africa.

Drawing on over fifty years of on-the-ground experience, Fred M. Hayward’s Transforming Higher Education in Asia and Africa analyzes change processes in higher education in eight Asian and African countries. The twelve cases range from the push to upgrade and transform higher education in Afghanistan in the midst of...(Read More)
 
 
Bordered Writers
Bordered Writers (July 2019)
Latinx Identities and Literacy Practices at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Isabel Baca - Editor
Yndalecio Isaac Hinojosa - Editor
Susan Wolff Murphy - Editor

Examines innovative writing pedagogies and the experiences of Latinx student writers at Hispanic-Serving Institutions nationwide.

Bordered Writers explores how writing program administrators and faculty at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) are transforming the teaching of writing to be more inclusive and foster Latinx student success. Like its 2007 predecessor, Teachin...(Read More)
 
 
Black Women and Social Justice Education
Black Women and Social Justice Education (February 2019)
Legacies and Lessons
Stephanie Y. Evans - Editor
Andrea D. Domingue - Editor
Tania D. Mitchell - Editor

Focuses on Black women’s experiences and expertise in order to advance educational philosophy and provide practical tools for social justice pedagogy.

Black Women and Social Justice Education explores Black women’s experiences and expertise in teaching and learning about justice in a range of formal and informal educational settings. Linking historical accounts with groundbreaking contributions by new and ris...(Read More)
 
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