New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Oct 11, 2018
Authors discuss their new book about viewing colleges and universities as media institutions focused on winning over audiences.
Cover image of The Flight of a Butterfly or the Path of a Bullet?: Using Technology to Transform Teaching and Learning
Feb 28, 2018
Author discusses new book on how technology is changing K-12 education, and the lessons of schools' experiences for higher education.
Authors of new book discuss political science, "physics envy," and why scholars need to change their view of models.
New book examines the decline of ROTC after the Vietnam War and its recent return to America's elite campuses.
Economist's new book explains the many ways financial forces affect scientific research -- and those who hope to practice it.
Professor discusses his biography of Benjamin Mays, the Morehouse president whose influence went well beyond mentoring Martin Luther King Jr.
Author gets inside look at IRBs, and offers perspectives on how they operate, and how researchers can improve their chances of a smooth review.
New book sheds light on higher education's complicated history with the federal government.
A new book watches students push boundaries and develop artistic visions.
Andrew S. Rosen, Kaplan's CEO, takes on the traditional view of college with his debut book, arguing that higher education needs a "reboot" to meet America's goals.
Author argues that impact on campus life is significant -- and educators should know more about it.
New book takes a tragicomic look at aging in literature and academe.
Editors discuss new book on the creation of knowledge in the social sciences.

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February 18, 2014

Author discusses new book arguing that Christian adults should consider Christian colleges and that those institutions should embrace the nontraditional market.

February 4, 2014

Husband-and-wife professors at Yale law school (she gave us the "Tiger Mother" debate) publish book about why some racial and ethnic groups are more successful than others. And no, it's not because they value education.

January 31, 2014

Editors discuss themes in new book of essays, written by multiracial college students.

November 20, 2013

Author of new book offers tips for grad students and job-seekers.

October 4, 2013

A new book gives tips and tricks to boards, presidents and would-be presidents to avoid leadership disasters.

September 11, 2013

Author of new book on academic dishonesty discusses strategies for reducing cheating while improving student learning.

September 6, 2013

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.

August 15, 2013

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.

August 12, 2013

Editors of new book discuss the zombie apocalypse in higher education.

August 6, 2013

Longtime higher education scholar Robert Zemsky tries to get at what’s actually keeping higher education from making changes. His answer? A lot.

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