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Miller, Gary; Benke, Meg; Chaloux, Bruce; Ragan, Lawrence C.; Schroeder, Raymond; Smutz, Wayne; Swan, Karen – Online Learning Consortium, 2019
Written by pioneers in the field of online learning, "Leading the e-Learning Transformation of Higher Education" is a professional text that offers insights and guidance to the rising generation of leaders in the field of higher education. It explains how to integrate online learning into an institution during a period of rapid social…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Change, Higher Education, Distance Education
Korhonen, Vesa, Ed.; Alenius, Pauliina, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2018
Internationalisation have recently featured in discussions and initiatives related to various fields of higher education. Educational leaders, institutions and national policy-makers, but also international actors, such as the European Union and UNESCO, have promoted the internationalisation of higher education. Increasing emphasis on…
Descriptors: International Education, Continuing Education, Vocational Education, Educational Policy
Waggoner, Michael D., Ed.; Walker, Nathan C., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
From the founding of Harvard College in 1636 as a mission for training young clergy to the landmark 1968 Supreme Court decision in "Epperson v. Arkansas," which struck down the state's ban on teaching evolution in schools, religion and education in the United States have been inextricably linked. Still today new fights emerge over the…
Descriptors: Religion, Public Schools, Parochial Schools, Elementary Secondary Education
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Cramer, Sharon F., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2017
For those seeking a way to change opinions of shared governance from pointless and unlikely to possible and intriguing, "Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 1" will trigger meaningful conversations by offering valuable new perspectives. Experienced governance members, the contributors provide practical insights for everyone…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, College Administration, Educational Planning
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Buckner, Marjorie M.; Strawser, Michael G. – Communication Education, 2016
As opposed to the "place where you were forced to consider new ideas, to meet new people, to ask new questions, and to learn to think, to socialize, to imagine" (Fitzgerald, 2012, p. 20), millennial students view college as a financial rather than philosophical training ground (Berrett, 2015). Unfortunately, this perspective…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Generational Differences, Student Characteristics, Student Responsibility
Howard, Tyrone C., Ed.; Tunstall, Jonli, Ed.; Flennaugh, Terry K., Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2016
This timely book demonstrates why there needs to be a more thoughtful and collaborative effort on the part of K-12 schools, as well as institutions of higher education, to provide better college access to students from low-income communities. Building on a 10-year case study of a successful school-university partnership, the authors examine the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, College School Cooperation, Access to Education
Bastedo, Michael N., Ed.; Altbach, Philip G., Ed.; Gumport, Patricia J., Ed. – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016
First published in 1999, "American Higher Education in the Twenty First Century" offered a comprehensive introduction to the central issues facing American colleges and universities. This thoroughly revised edition brings the classic volume up to date. The contributors have rewritten every chapter to address major changes in higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
Schmidtke, Carsten, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2016
In this collection of original essays, contributors critically examine the pedagogical, administrative, financial, economic, and cultural contexts of American Indian vocational education and workforce development, identifying trends and issues for future research in the fields of vocational education, workforce development, and American Indian…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Students, Vocational Education, Labor Force Development
Brown, David W., Ed.; Witte, Deborah, Ed. – Kettering Foundation, 2016
This annual publication serves as a forum for new ideas and dialogue between scholars and the larger public. Essays explore ways that students, administrators, and faculty can initiate and sustain an ongoing conversation about the public life they share. Following a Foreword by Deborah Witte, this issue of the "Higher Education Exchange"…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Graduate Study, Professionalism, Graduate School Faculty
Maclachlan, John C., Ed.; Waraksa, Elizabeth A., Ed.; Williford, Christa, Ed. – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2015
This volume celebrates the first decade of Council on Library and Information Resources' (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program by bringing together 20 past and present CLIR postdoctoral fellows to share their thoughts on their experiences, and more broadly, on the direction of academia. Each essay is a look into the working conditions associated…
Descriptors: Postdoctoral Education, Fellowships, Library Education, Futures (of Society)
Burgstahler, Sheryl E., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2015
This second edition of the classic "Universal Design in Higher Education" is a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute guide for creating fully accessible college and university programs. The second edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded, and it addresses major recent changes in universities and colleges, the law, and technology. As…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Disabilities, Special Education
Cunningham, David S., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2015
Seeking to deepen current scholarly engagement with vocational exploration in both theory and practice, "At This Time and In This Place" champions the themes of calling and vocation as key elements of effective undergraduate education. Growing out of a year-long seminar sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges and its Network for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Occupations, Undergraduate Study, Reflection
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Tobolowsky, Barbara F., Ed. – National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 2014
Higher education institutions are more diverse than ever before, as are the students they serve. Because of this great diversity, there is no silver bullet--one approach--that will work for teaching all students in all circumstances. This book offers a succinct description of several pedagogical paths available to faculty that can actively engage…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Diversity, Teaching Methods, College Students
Shotton, Heather, Ed.; Lowe, Shelly C., Ed.; Waterman, Stephanie J., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2012
While the number of Native Americans attending post-secondary institutions continues to rise, Native Americans remain one of the least represented and least understood populations in our colleges and universities. The lack of knowledge about, and understanding of this particular population may be attributed to its invisibility within the academy,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, American Indians, Tribally Controlled Education, Professional Education
Kanno, Yasuko, Ed.; Harklau, Linda, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Currently, linguistic minority students--students who speak a language other than English at home--represent 21% of the entire K-12 student population and 11% of the college student population. Bringing together emerging scholarship on the growing number of college-bound linguistic minority students in the K-12 pipeline, this ground-breaking…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, English (Second Language), Elementary Secondary Education, Academic Persistence
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