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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
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
Lane, Jason E., Ed.; Johnstone, D. Bruce, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2013
This thought-provoking volume brings together scholars and system leaders to analyze some of the most pressing and complex issues now facing higher education systems and society. Higher Education Systems 3.0 focuses on the remaking of higher education coordination in an era of increased accountability, greater calls for productivity, and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Campuses, Educational History
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Fogel, Daniel Mark, Ed.; Malson-Huddle, Elizabeth, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2012
President Lincoln signed the Morrill Land-grant Act in 1862, launching a nationwide project in public higher education that would build democracy, prosperity, and competitiveness to levels undreamed of 150 years ago. As student costs skyrocket, driven by steep drops in public funding, the viability of that project, like the nation itself, is under…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Higher Education, Research Universities, Democracy
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Allan, George – SUNY Press, 2012
Educators are familiar with Alfred North Whitehead's three stages of education: romance, precision, and generalization. Philosophers are familiar with his metaphysical theories about the primacy of temporal processes. In "Modes of Learning," George Allan brings these two sides of Whitehead's thought together for the first time in a book…
Descriptors: Learning, Educational Philosophy, Philosophy, Ethics
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Lane, Jason E., Ed.; Johnstone, D. Bruce, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2012
Local, state, and national economies are facing unprecedented levels of international competition. The current fiscal crisis has hampered the ability of many governments in the developed world to directly facilitate economic growth. At the same time, many governments in the developing world are investing significant new resources into local…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Innovation, Industry, Universities
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Liu, Liyan – SUNY Press, 2012
How did an obscure provincial teachers college produce graduates who would go on to become founders and ideologues of the Chinese Communist Party? Mao Zedong, Cai Hesen, Xiao Zisheng, and others attended the Hunan First Normal School. Focusing on their alma mater, this work explores the critical but overlooked role modern schools played in sowing…
Descriptors: Conflict, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Schools of Education
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Vaught, Sabina E. – SUNY Press, 2011
Racism and inequity in U.S. education are pervasive and consistent problems, unavoidable facts of public schooling in this country. This book is a multisite critical race ethnography of institutional relationships and organization in a large, urban, West Coast school district. In this daring and provocative work, Sabina E. Vaught examines the…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Racial Discrimination, Equal Education, Public Education
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Guruz, Kemal – SUNY Press, 2011
Students and scholars leaving their homes in search of education and knowledge is not a new phenomenon. An indispensable resource for understanding the international mobility of students, this book reveals how the global mobility of such students, scholars, programs, and institutions of higher education have evolved over time. Kemal Guruz explores…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Foreign Students, College Students, Higher Education
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Simmer-Brown, Judith, Ed.; Grace, Fran, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2011
"Meditation and the Classroom" inventively articulates how educators can use meditation to educate the whole student. Notably, a number of universities have initiated contemplative studies options and others have opened contemplative spaces. This represents an attempt to address the inner life. It is also a sign of a new era, one in…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Instruction, Higher Education, Religion Studies
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