New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Oct 27, 2020
Author discusses his book, which says that student activities do not necessarily advance students' interests. White men gain the most, he says.
Aug 19, 2020
Can colleges teach students what they need to know in the 21st century? Derek Bok offers an answer.
A new book gives tips and tricks to boards, presidents and would-be presidents to avoid leadership disasters.
Author of new book on academic dishonesty discusses strategies for reducing cheating while improving student learning.
Author of new novel about her former job -- helping applicants write their admissions essays -- answers questions about the book and the competition to get in to college.
Derek Bok's new book asserts that much of the recent criticism of higher education is inaccurate or oversimplified, but that plenty of serious problems do exist.
Editors of new book discuss the zombie apocalypse in higher education.
Longtime higher education scholar Robert Zemsky tries to get at what’s actually keeping higher education from making changes. His answer? A lot.
Author discusses themes of new book on the courts and higher education.
Author discusses new book on how faculty members can consider their own teaching and learning experiences to improve them.
Editors discuss themes of new collection of essays on challenges faced by academic women with children.
New book argues that English has become the global language of science -- and that, on balance, it's a good thing.
Author discusses his new book, Student Activism and Civil Rights in Mississippi.
Editors of new volume of essays discuss their ideas about the importance to undergraduate programs of including arts and sciences disciplines in meaningful ways.

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May 27, 2015

The class biases of those hiring for the highest-paid entry-level jobs ensure that those jobs go to graduates of elite colleges from affluent backgrounds, a new book argues.

May 22, 2015

Author discusses his new book on science before and after the dominance of English as a global language.

May 15, 2015

New book proposes teaching-intensive tenure track to address what it calls the "real" crisis in the humanities.

May 8, 2015

Author of new book on the creation of the research university discusses the role of disciplines and information overload -- from the 18th century to the rise of MOOCs.

May 4, 2015

Author discusses her new book on the role and long-term impact of Native American mascots of college teams.

April 14, 2015

New book by longtime composition instructor seeks to use real-world sentences to change the way students think about grammar.

April 6, 2015

New book explores strategies and obstacles for gay, lesbian and transgender students and those who conduct research on L.G.B.T.Q. topics.

April 2, 2015

A new book from researchers at the Community College Research Center posits that the "guided pathways" approach of program development will lead to better outcomes at institutions. 

March 26, 2015

Audrey Watters and Sara Goldrick-Rab challenge Kevin Carey's The End of College.

March 23, 2015

New America's Kevin Carey answers questions about his new book, The End of College, which looks to the past in charting a possible future for higher education.

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