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Chow, Lee-Tat; Yang, Peidong – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2019
In this article, the reviewers, Lee-Tat Chow and Peidong Yang compare and contrast "Desiring TESOL and international education," by Raqib Chowdhury and Phan Le-Ha, London, Multilingual Matters, 2014, 288 pp., £29.95 (paperback) ISBN 978-1-783-09147-8 with "Transnational education crossing 'Asia' and 'the West'," by Phan LeHa,…
Descriptors: International Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Lehmann, Wolfgang – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2017
This article reviews three books: (1) "Access to Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Contemporary Challenges" (edited by A. Mountford-Zimdars and N. Harrison); (2) "Student Lives in Crisis: Deepening Inequality in Times of Austerity" (L. Antonucci); and (3) "Higher Education, Social Class and Social Mobility:…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Social Class
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Huber, Mary Taylor – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2017
What happens to public colleges and universities when confidence in the value of public institutions wanes? Nothing good, to judge from two new books whose titles telegraph the tale: "The Great Mistake," by Christopher Newfield and "Austerity Blues," by Michael Fabricant and Stephen Brier. This article discusses how the authors…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Education, Tuition, Debt (Financial)
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Kimball, Bruce A. – Journal of Higher Education, 2015
Kimball begins this essay by comparing the start of the "golden age" of liberal arts education as the period between about 1950 and 1975 when American higher education's revenue and enrollments of colleges and universities grew enormously. During the subsequent silver age of academe, ending in the Great Recession of 2008-2009,…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Educational History, Higher Education, Humanities Instruction
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Mallon, Melissa, Ed. – Public Services Quarterly, 2014
In the age of self-checkout machines and entire television networks devoted to do-it-yourself home improvement projects, the DIY ethic seems to be around to stay. The desire to be self-sufficient and use one's time more efficiently is hard to pass up, especially for busy academic librarians. This column is devoted to resources that not only…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Educational Resources, Library Services, Web Sites
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Mallon, Melissa, Ed. – Public Services Quarterly, 2012
In their Top Trends of 2012, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) named data curation as one of the issues to watch in academic libraries in the near future (ACRL, 2012, p. 312). Data curation can be summarized as "the active and ongoing management of data through its life cycle of interest and usefulness to scholarship,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Research Libraries, Library Services, Librarians
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Watters, Christopher – Cell Biology Education, 2005
Most science students readily understand that following fertilization, a single-celled egg must undergo multiple rounds of cell division to become a multicellular organism. This transformation is so universal among animal embryos that developmental biologists refer to the process with a single term: ''gastrulation.'' During gastrulation, many if…
Descriptors: Cytology, Molecular Biology, Embryology, Video Technology
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Ozkan, Betul C.; Semko, Nina; Willis, Jerry W. – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2004
In this paper, we will review and critique a package of instructional materials developed by a southern education consortium. The materials package is called "Active Learning with Technology," and it is one of only a few instructional packages designed specifically for teacher educators. There is an old rock and roll song from the…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Instructional Materials