New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Jan 17, 2017
Author discusses book about efforts in the post-Civil War era to create colleges in the South that educated men and women, black students and white students together.
Author discusses new book arguing that Christian adults should consider Christian colleges and that those institutions should embrace the nontraditional market.
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.
Editors discuss themes in new book of essays, written by multiracial college students.
Author of new book offers tips for grad students and job-seekers.
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.

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November 3, 2014

In the new book The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel, a key theme is the relationship between anti-Semitism and the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.

October 3, 2014

New books on academic freedom and free speech argue that the most serious threats to academic freedom and free speech are coming from within higher education.

September 2, 2014

In a new book, the authors of Academically Adrift return to report on how the same cohort of "meandering" students are faring after graduation. It's not a pretty picture.

August 27, 2014

In new book, creator of "Reacting to the Past" details history of the pedagogical technique and advocates its wider adoption.

August 19, 2014

New novel by an English professor offers a fresh take on the academic satire genre.

August 4, 2014

Are students evaluated on their academic work, or on how well they navigate the college environment? Both, a recent book argues -- which is why mentoring programs should aim to unmask the "hidden curriculum" for at-risk students.

August 1, 2014

New book argues that education schools too often neglect teacher training -- leaving it up to teachers to figure things out on their own.

July 29, 2014

New book argues that shared governance is under threat, along with future of American higher education, and professors must take up the fight.

July 16, 2014

An upcoming book argues that meetings -- one of the most loathed aspects of academic life -- are untapped sources of creativity and insight.

June 13, 2014

A documentary filmmaker releases a critical look at higher education and student debt. But was he wrong to ignore the for-profit sector?

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