New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Dec 05, 2016
New book highlights intellectual property practices that the author says are dangerous for the public's interest in higher ed.
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.
Authors of new book discuss ways to improve teaching and learning in the STEM fields.
Author discusses analysis that may frustrate some on the left and on the right in his new book Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?

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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?

June 12, 2014

Author discusses a new approach to affirmative action in admissions that she says could help the disadvantaged without some of the legal and political issues that challenge current approaches.

June 10, 2014

Study finds that the more students engage with faculty members and academics, the more their political views moderate. Student activities are what appear to encourage those already leaning left or right to tilt further.

May 8, 2014

New book on making the choice offers an enriching discussion with no clear answers.

April 28, 2014

Author of new book explains why no one case can be made for the importance of the humanities -- and why the arguments must be different in America and Britain.

March 28, 2014

Author discusses in new book how college students in the 20th century changed fashion.

March 27, 2014

A new book argues federal lawmakers have failed to maintain a rational higher ed policy but come together on behalf of for-profits that spend generously.

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