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Hoefling, Trina – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2017
Remote working is the new reality, and transactional work--provided by freelancers, contract employees or consultants--has increased exponentially. It is forecast that as much as half the labor force will be working independently and virtually by 2020. Most organizations are still grappling with how to effectively manage their virtual staff and…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Teamwork, Computer Mediated Communication, Communications
De Welde, Kristine, Ed.; Stepnick, Andi, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2014
Despite tremendous progress toward gender equality and equity in institutions of higher education, deep patterns of discrimination against women in the academy persist. From the "chilly climate" to the "old boys' club," women academics must navigate structures and cultures that continue to marginalize, penalize, and undermine…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Gender Bias, Guides, Equal Education
Freeman, Sydney, Jr., Ed.; Hagedorn, Linda Serra, Ed.; Goodchild, Lester, Ed.; Wright, Dianne, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2013
Where is higher education as a field of study going in this century? How will higher education program leaders design and sustain their degree programs' vitality in the face of perennial challenges from inside and outside the academy? While in 1979 the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) defined standards for student…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Doctoral Degrees, Guidelines
Tull, Ashley, Ed.; Kuk, Linda, Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2012
Student affairs organizations are at a crossroads. They face expanding enrollments; a concomitant increase need for often more complex services; changing demographics; a growing cohort of non-traditional and first-generation students; shifting and more demanding responsibilities; and increased expectations from the greater campus community,…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Change, Role, Responsibility
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
Arminio, Jan, Ed.; Torres, Vasti, Ed.; Pope, Raechele L., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2012
Despite seeming endless debate and public attention given to the issue for several decades, those committed to creating welcoming and engaging campus environments for all students recognize that there is considerably more work to be done, and ask "Why aren't we there yet, and when will we be done?" While our campuses have evolved from being…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Sexual Orientation, Student Personnel Services, Interpersonal Communication
Brown, Alice W. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2012
Scarcely a week goes by without a headline about the unsustainability of higher education as we know it, under threat from new models, for-profits, or online education. Most threatened are small liberal arts colleges--with commentators predicting the demise of colleges with fewer than 1,000, or even 1,500 students. Are these trends inevitable, or…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, Governing Boards, Case Studies
Klingaman, Steve – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2012
"Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges" is a hands-on, step-by-step guide to building a million-dollar-a-year development office. Community colleges educate nearly half the undergraduates in America yet receive as little as two percent of all gifts to higher education. Private philanthropy is now essential to the mission of community…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Community Colleges, Quality Control, Private Financial Support
Bensimon, Estela Mara, Ed.; Malcom, Lindsey, Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2012
How can it be that 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, our institutions of higher education have still not found ways of reducing the higher education gaps for racial and ethnic groups? That is the question that informs and animates the Equity Scorecard model of organizational change. It shifts institutions' focus from what…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Race, Civil Rights, Institutional Research
Vande Berg, Michael, Ed.; Paige, R. Michael, Ed.; Lou, Kris Hemming, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2012
A central purpose of this book is to question the claims commonly made about the educational benefits of study abroad. Traditional metrics of enrollment increases and student self-report, and practices of structural immersion, are being questioned as educators voice growing uncertainty about what students are or are not in fact learning abroad.…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Program Effectiveness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness
Hora, Matthew T.; Millar, Susan B. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
Education partnerships are central to--and often a requirement of--most education reform initiatives promoted by state and local governments, by foundations, and by business funders. Many fail for failure to understand the dynamics of their complex relationships. This book provides insights and guidance to enable prospective and existing education…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Administrative Principles, Planning, Cultural Differences
Hansen , Edmund J. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
Synthesizing the best current thinking about learning, course design, and promoting student achievement, this is a guide to developing college instruction that has clear purpose, is well integrated into the curriculum, and improves student learning in predictable and measurable ways. The process involves developing a transparent course blueprint,…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Active Learning, College Instruction, Courses
Zull, James E. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
With his knack for making science intelligible for the layman, and his ability to illuminate scientific concepts through analogy and reference to personal experience, James Zull offers the reader an engrossing and coherent introduction to what neuroscience can tell us about cognitive development through experience, and its implications for…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Scientific Concepts, Metacognition, Memory
Barratt, Will – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
This is at once a playful text with a serious purpose: to provide the reader with the theoretical lenses to analyze the dynamics of social class. It will appeal to students, and indeed anyone interested in how class mediates relationships in higher education, both because of its engaging tone, and because it uses the college campus as a microcosm…
Descriptors: Social Class, Discussion (Teaching Technique), College Environment, Group Dynamics
Cuyjet, Michael J., Ed.; Howard-Hamilton, Mary F., Ed.; Cooper, Diane L., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
As the diversity of the students on campus increases, the importance for everyone in authority to understand students' distinct cultures and how they perceive institutions, and equally, to understand their own privilege, and often unconscious cultural assumptions, has never been greater. This book presents a comprehensive set of resources to guide…
Descriptors: Social Justice, College Students, Race, Discussion
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