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Casey, Zachary A.; McManimon, Shannon K. – SUNY Press, 2021
Antiracist professional development for white teachers often follows a one-size-fits-all model, focusing on narrow notions of race and especially white privilege at the expense of more radical analyses of white supremacy. Frustrated with this model, Zachary A. Casey and Shannon K. McManimon, both white teacher educators, developed a two-year…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, White Teachers, Social Justice, Racial Bias
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Hayward, Fred M. – SUNY Press, 2020
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 a war, to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Change, Change Strategies
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Tierney, William G., Ed.; Kolluri, Suneal, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2020
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 argued, is manufactured…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Social Influences, Sociology, Interpersonal Relationship
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Small, Pamela Felder, Ed.; Barker, Marco J., Ed.; Gasman, Marybeth, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2020
"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 address legacies of exclusion in higher…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Race, Cultural Influences, Racial Factors
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Beauregard, Molly – SUNY Press, 2020
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 course that marries the spiritual…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Consciousness Raising, Creativity, Identification (Psychology)
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Levin, John S.; Martin, Marie C.; Damián, Ariadna I. López – SUNY Press, 2020
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 analyze the experiences of four types of academics as they respond and adjust to the demands of…
Descriptors: College Administration, Neoliberalism, College Faculty, Professional Identity
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Beemyn, Genny, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2019
While more trans students, faculty, and staff have come out on US college campuses today than ever before, many still report enduring harassment and discrimination. Others avoid disclosing their gender identity because they do not feel safe or comfortable at their schools. This groundbreaking book is the first to address their experiences in a…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Social Bias, Teacher Characteristics, Student Characteristics
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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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Drescher, Nuala McGann; Scheuerman, William E.; Steen, Ivan D. – SUNY Press, 2019
Public education, from pre-K through higher education, and labor unions, particularly those representing public sector workers, are today under attack from those who question the very need to have such basic institutions. "United University Professions" is a history of United University Professions (UUP), which grew from humble…
Descriptors: Unions, Higher Education, School Personnel, College Faculty
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Baca, Isabel, Ed.; Hinojosa, Yndalecio Isaac, Ed.; Murphy, Susan Wolff, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2019
"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, "Teaching Writing with Latino/a Students", this collection contributes to ongoing…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Racial Composition, Culturally Relevant Education
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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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