New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
May 15, 2015
New book proposes teaching-intensive tenure track to address what it calls the "real" crisis in the humanities.
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.
Author discusses his new book on science before and after the dominance of English as a global language.
New book proposes teaching-intensive tenure track to address what it calls the "real" crisis in the humanities.
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.
Author discusses her new book on the role and long-term impact of Native American mascots of college teams.
New book by longtime composition instructor seeks to use real-world sentences to change the way students think about grammar.
New book explores strategies and obstacles for gay, lesbian and transgender students and those who conduct research on L.G.B.T.Q. topics.
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. 
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.
Feminist art history professor discusses book on how she came to study and participate in a form of bodybuilding called "figure girl" competitions.
Editor discusses new volume on the importance of key disciplines to solving key societal problems.
Author discusses new book on the flaws in American science -- and the ways that government agencies and universities support it.

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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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