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.
New Books About Higher Education
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.
Audrey Watters and Sara Goldrick-Rab challenge Kevin Carey's The End of College.
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.