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Evans, Stephanie Y., Ed.; Domingue, Andrea D., Ed.; Mitchell, Tania D., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2019
"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 rising leaders in the field, it examines, evaluates, establishes, and…
Descriptors: African Americans, African American Teachers, African American Students, Females
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Lehman, Geoff; Weinman, Michael – SUNY Press, 2018
Discusses the importance of the early history of Greek mathematics to education and civic life through a study of the Parthenon and dialogues of Plato. "The Parthenon and Liberal Education" seeks to restore the study of mathematics to its original place of prominence in the liberal arts. To build this case, Geoff Lehman and Michael…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Liberal Arts, Greek Civilization, Educational Philosophy
Constantinou, Constantia, Ed.; Miller, Michael J., Ed.; Schlesinger, Kenneth, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2017
International librarianship stems from a desire to bring about political change, transcultural understanding, collaboration, and mutual respect. Historically, librarians have been deeply involved with challenging issues of information sharing, equity in information access, and bridging the digital divide between different socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Library Services, Librarians, Global Approach, Partnerships in Education
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Shiffman, Dan – SUNY Press, 2017
Argues that first- and second-generation Jewish American writers had an ambivalent relationship with educational success. Jewish American immigrants and their children have been stereotyped as exceptional educational achievers, with attendance at prestigious universities leading directly to professional success. In "College Bound," Dan…
Descriptors: United States Literature, Jews, Educational History, Immigrants
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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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Cramer, Sharon F., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2017
Building on the resources offered in the first volume of this series, this second volume offers governance members, leaders, and other academics valuable insights into the governance process in higher education. In a chapter drawn from his keynote address at the March 2015 SUNY Voices conference, Steven Bahls, president of Augustana College,…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, College Administration, Educational Policy
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Sciarcon, Jonathan – SUNY Press, 2017
A history of the French schools that pioneered female education in Ottoman Iraq's Jewish communities. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Alliance Israélite Universelle (AIU), a Paris-based Jewish organization, founded dozens of primary schools throughout the Middle East. Many were the first formal educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Females, Jews
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Brooms, Derrick R. – SUNY Press, 2017
This work marks a radical shift away from the pervasive focus on the challenges that Black male students face and the deficit rhetoric that often limits perspectives about them. Instead, Derrick R. Brooms offers reflective counter-narratives of success. Being Black, Being Male on Campus uses in-depth interviews to investigate the collegiate…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, College Students, Student Experience
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Gunnlaugson, Olen, Ed.; Scott, Charles, Ed.; Bai, Heesoon, Ed.; Sarath, Edward W., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2017
A first of its kind, this book maps out current academic approaches in higher education to second-person contemplative education, which addresses contemplative experience from an intersubjective perspective. Until recently, contemplative studies has emphasized a predominantly first-person standpoint, but the expansion and embrace of second-person…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Reflection, Metacognition
Mizzi, Robert C., Ed.; Rocco, Tonette S., Ed.; Shore, Sue, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2016
This groundbreaking book critiques the boundaries of where adult education takes place through a candid examination of teaching, learning, and working practices in the social periphery. Lives in this context are diverse and made through complex practices that take place in the shadows of formal systems: on streetscapes and farms, in vehicles and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Lifelong Learning, Sexuality, Occupations
Tierney, William G., Ed.; Duncheon, Julia C., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2015
Though more students are entering college, many drop out, especially those who are low income and/or of color. To address this problem, educational stakeholders have focused on the concept of "college readiness," or the preparation a student needs to succeed in college. However, what it means to be college ready and how to help more…
Descriptors: College Readiness, At Risk Students, Case Studies, Educational History
Britzman, Deborah P. – SUNY Press, 2015
"A Psychoanalyst in the Classroom" provides rich descriptions of the surprising ways individuals handle matters of love and hate when dealing with reading and writing in the classroom. With wit and sharp observations, Deborah P. Britzman advocates for a generous recognition of the vulnerabilities, creativity, and responsibilities of…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Interpersonal Relationship, Psychological Patterns, Reading
Edmondson, Jeff; Zimpher, Nancy L. – SUNY Press, 2014
In 2006, Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky had been suffering from many of the same challenges facing metro regions across the country. Despite significant investments in education from the public and private sectors, outcomes were alarming: Kindergarten readiness was below fifty percent, and nearly half of the students in the Cincinnati Public…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Educational History, Metropolitan Areas, Public Schools
Lane, Jason E., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2014
The Big Data movement and the renewed focus on data analytics are transforming everything from healthcare delivery systems to the way cities deliver services to residents. Now is the time to examine how this Big Data could help build smarter universities. While much of the cutting-edge research that is being done with Big Data is happening at…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Educational Research, Higher Education
Sallee, Margaret W. – SUNY Press, 2014
For the past two decades, colleges and universities have focused significant attention on helping female faculty balance work and family by implementing a series of family-friendly policies. Although most policies were targeted at men and women alike, women were intended as the primary targets and recipients. This groundbreaking book makes clear…
Descriptors: Research Universities, College Faculty, Fathers, Family Work Relationship
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