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Gagliardi, Jonathan S., Ed.; Parnell, Amelia, Ed.; Carpenter-Hubin, Julia, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2018
In this era of "Big Data," institutions of higher education are challenged to make the most of the information they have to improve student learning outcomes, close equity gaps, keep costs down, and address the economic needs of the communities they serve at the local, regional, and national levels. This book helps readers understand and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Higher Education
Eckel, Peter D.; Trower, Cathy A. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2018
This series of essays written for trustees and administrative leaders of universities and colleges draws on the authors' extensive consulting experience, research into the dynamics of boards, and service as trustees, to focus on practical insights that will help readers improve governance. The authors have contributed a series of essays on…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Governance, Educational Administration, Higher Education
Linder, Kathryn E., Ed.; Hayes, Chrysanthemum Mattison, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2018
This volume offers the first comprehensive guide to how high-impact practices (HIPs) are being implemented in online environments and how they can be adjusted to meet the needs of online learners. This multi-disciplinary approach will assist faculty and administrators to effectively implement HIPs in distance education courses and online programs.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Online Courses, Technology Uses in Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
Weston, Anthony – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2018
College teachers all too often still play Sage on the Stage -- lecturing to rooms full of passive and supposedly absorbed students. The cutting-edge opposite is still supposed to be the Guide on the Side -- facilitating wherever students themselves are already going, mentoring and coaching them along the way. But who says that these are the only…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teaching Methods, Vignettes, Problem Based Learning
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
Harper, Shaun R., Ed.; Wood, J. Luke, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2015
"Advancing Black Male Student Success" presents a comprehensive portrait of Black male students at every stage in the U.S. education system: preschool and kindergarten; elementary, middle and high schools; community colleges and four-year postsecondary institutions; and master's and doctoral programs. Each chapter is a synthesis of…
Descriptors: Males, African American Students, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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
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