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Higher Education Directory

Higher Education Directory Author Higher Education Publications Inc
ISBN-10 0914927779
Release 2017-01-13
Pages 1075
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The Directory list 5,500+ accredited, degree-granting post-secondary education institutions in the United States.



Education Directory

Education Directory Author
ISBN-10 WISC:89109745364
Release 1970
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Education Directory has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Education Directory also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Education Directory book for free.



Disability in Higher Education

Disability in Higher Education Author Nancy J. Evans
ISBN-10 9781118018224
Release 2017-03-06
Pages 544
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Create campuses inclusive and supportive of disabled students, staff, and faculty Disability in Higher Education: A Social Justice Approach examines how disability is conceptualized in higher education and ways in which students, faculty, and staff with disabilities are viewed and served on college campuses. Drawing on multiple theoretical frameworks, research, and experience creating inclusive campuses, this text offers a new framework for understanding disability using a social justice lens. Many institutions focus solely on legal access and accommodation, enabling a system of exclusion and oppression. However, using principles of universal design, social justice, and other inclusive practices, campus environments can be transformed into more inclusive and equitable settings for all constituents. The authors consider the experiences of students, faculty, and staff with disabilities and offer strategies for addressing ableism within a variety of settings, including classrooms, residence halls, admissions and orientation, student organizations, career development, and counseling. They also expand traditional student affairs understandings of disability issues by including chapters on technology, law, theory, and disability services. Using social justice principles, the discussion spans the entire college experience of individuals with disabilities, and avoids any single-issue focus such as physical accessibility or classroom accommodations. The book will help readers: Consider issues in addition to access and accommodation Use principles of universal design to benefit students and employees in academic, cocurricular, and employment settings Understand how disability interacts with multiple aspects of identity and experience. Despite their best intentions, college personnel frequently approach disability from the singular perspective of access to the exclusion of other important issues. This book provides strategies for addressing ableism in the assumptions, policies and practices, organizational structures, attitudes, and physical structures of higher education.



Washington Information Directory 2017 2018

Washington Information Directory 2017 2018 Author CQ Press
ISBN-10 9781506365657
Release 2017-07-20
Pages 1096
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The Washington Information Directory is the essential one-stop source for information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. This thoroughly researched guide provides capsule descriptions that help users quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization. The Washington Information Directory offers three easy ways to find information: by name, by organization, and through detailed subject indexes. The volume is topically organized, and within the taxonomic structure the relevant organizations are listed not only with contact information but with a brief paragraph describing what the organization (whether government or nongovernmental) does related to that topic. It is focused on Washington—an organization must have an office in Washington to be listed. It also includes dozens of resource boxes on particular topics and organization charts for federal agencies and NGOs. With more than 10,000 listing sand coverage of the new presidential administration, the 2017–2018 Edition features contact information for the following: • 115th Congress and federal agencies • Nongovernmental organizations • Policy groups, foundations, and institutions • Governors and other state officials • U.S. ambassadors and foreign diplomats • Congressional caucuses



Improving How Universities Teach Science

Improving How Universities Teach Science Author Carl Wieman
ISBN-10 9780674978928
Release 2017-05-22
Pages 288
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Too many universities remain wedded to outmoded ways of teaching. Too few departments ask whether what happens in their lecture halls is effective at helping students to learn and how they can encourage their faculty to teach better. But real change is possible, and Carl Wieman shows us how it can be done—through detailed, tested strategies.



The New Education

The New Education Author Cathy N. Davidson
ISBN-10 9780465093182
Release 2017-09-05
Pages 336
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"The most important book I have read in many years." -Tony Wagner, Harvard University i-lab Expert in Residence, author of Creating Innovators A leading educational thinker argues that the American university is stuck in the past--and shows how we can revolutionize it for our era of constant change Our current system of higher education dates to the period from 1865 to 1925, when the nation's new universities created grades and departments, majors and minors, in an attempt to prepare young people for a world transformed by the telegraph and the Model T. As Cathy N. Davidson argues in The New Education, this approach to education is wholly unsuited to the era of the gig economy. From the Ivy League to community colleges, she introduces us to innovators who are remaking college for our own time by emphasizing student-centered learning that values creativity in the face of change above all. The New Education ultimately shows how we can teach students not only to survive but to thrive amid the challenges to come.



Connecting in College

Connecting in College Author Janice M. McCabe
ISBN-10 9780226409528
Release 2016-11-08
Pages 234
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Many college students rely on their friends for more than just having fun. But surprisingly, we know very little about what college students friendships look like, or how they might benefit from these friendships, socially and academically, in the short and long term. At a time when only four out of ten students graduate from four-year colleges within four years, understanding friendships may help better assist students and institutions in drawing on friends benefits and avoiding their pitfalls. In this book, sociologist Janice McCabe explores how friendship networks matter for college students lives both during and after college. In doing so, she identifies different types of friendship networksfor instance, the extent to which young people have tight cohesive friendship groups, or move effortlessly through different social circlesand how these networks are associated with social and academic success for students from different race, gender, and class backgrounds. The benefits of friendship are not the same for all friends, and these benefits also are not the same for all students; McCabe finds instead that friendship network type influences how friends matter for students academic and social successes and failures."



Higher Education Higher Education in Norway Labour Market Relevance and Outcomes

Higher Education Higher Education in Norway Labour Market Relevance and Outcomes Author OECD
ISBN-10 9789264301757
Release 2018-06-05
Pages 180
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The higher education system in Norway generally produces graduates with good skills and labour market outcomes. This success can be largely attributed to Norway’s robust and inclusive labour market and recent higher education reforms to improve quality.



Lower Ed

Lower Ed Author Tressie McMillan Cottom
ISBN-10 9781620974728
Release 2018-08-07
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“The best book yet on the complex lives and choices of for-profit students.” —The New York Times Book Review As featured on The Daily Show, NPR’s Marketplace, and Fresh Air, the “powerful, chilling tale” (Carol Anderson, author of White Rage) of higher education becoming an engine of social inequality “p>Lower Ed is quickly becoming the definitive book on the fastest-growing sector of higher education at the turn of the twenty-first century: for-profit colleges. With sharp insight and deliberate acumen, Tressie McMillan Cottom—a sociologist who was once a recruiter at two for-profit colleges—expertly parses the fraught dynamics of this big-money industry. Drawing on more than one hundred interviews with students, employees, executives, and activists, Lower Ed details the benefits, pitfalls, and real costs of the expansion of for-profit colleges. Now with a new foreword by Stephanie Kelton, economic advisor to Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign, this smart and essential book cuts to the very core of our nation’s broken social contracts and the challenges we face in our divided, unequal society.



Blockchain Revolution

Blockchain Revolution Author Don Tapscott
ISBN-10 9781101980156
Release 2016-05-10
Pages 384
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Blockchain technology is powering our future. As the technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, open software platforms like Ethereum, and disruptive companies like Ripple, it’s too important to ignore. In this revelatory book, Don Tapscott, the bestselling author of Wikinomics, and his son, blockchain expert Alex Tapscott, bring us a brilliantly researched, highly readable, and essential book about the technology driving the future of the economy. Blockchain is the ingeniously simple, revolution­ary protocol that allows transactions to be simultaneously anonymous and secure by maintaining a tamperproof public ledger of value. Though it’s best known as the technology that drives bitcoin and other digital cur­rencies, it also has the potential to go far beyond currency, to record virtually everything of value to humankind, from birth and death certifi­cates to insurance claims, land titles, and even votes. Blockchain is also essential to understand if you’re an artist who wants to make a living off your art, a consumer who wants to know where that hamburger meat really came from, an immigrant who’s tired of paying big fees to send money home to your loved ones, or an entrepreneur looking for a new platform to build a business. And those examples are barely the tip of the iceberg. As with major paradigm shifts that preceded it, blockchain technology will create winners and losers. This book shines a light on where it can lead us in the next decade and beyond.



Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009 Author U. S. Department of Labor
ISBN-10 9781602393202
Release 2008-12
Pages 890
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A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.



Hispanic Serving Institutions

Hispanic Serving Institutions Author Anne-Marie Núñez
ISBN-10 9781317601685
Release 2015-02-11
Pages 242
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Despite the increasing numbers of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and their importance in serving students who have historically been underserved in higher education, limited research has addressed the meaning of the growth of these institutions and its implications for higher education. Hispanic-Serving Institutions fills a critical gap in understanding the organizational behavior of institutions that serve large numbers of low-income, first-generation, and Latina/o students. Leading scholars on HSIs contribute chapters to this volume, exploring a wide array of topics, data sources, conceptual frameworks, and methodologies to examine HSIs’ institutional environments and organizational behavior. This cutting-edge volume explores how institutions can better serve their students and illustrates HSIs’ changing organizational dynamics, potentials, and contributions to American higher education.



Lions 316D District Directory 2017 18

Lions 316D District Directory 2017 18 Author MJF Lion V V Sai Vara Prasad, District Governor
ISBN-10
Release 2017-11-10
Pages 550
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District Governor MJF Lion V V Sai Vara Prasad, released the Printed Lions District Directory for 2017-18, containing Service Activities of the Clubs, Membership, Lion Leaders etc. This Digital Edition is a portable version of the Printed book, containing all the informations.



Profiles of American Colleges 2017

Profiles of American Colleges 2017 Author Barron's College Division
ISBN-10 1438006896
Release 2016-07-01
Pages 1680
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Profiles of American Colleges 2017 has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Profiles of American Colleges 2017 also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Profiles of American Colleges 2017 book for free.



Senate Telephone Directory 2017

Senate Telephone Directory  2017 Author Senate
ISBN-10 0160938708
Release 2017-07
Pages 212
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Do you need an easy method to reach your United States Senator? United States Senate Telephone Directory contains addresses and telephone numbers for senators and committee members and their staff. In addition, it presents information on caucuses, coalitions and bicameral organizations; the House of Representatives; the executive branch; and more. This resource is a "MUST HAVE" for anyone working on or with Capitol Hill, lobbyists, and government relations personnel. Other related products: United States Senate resources collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/agency/us-senate Previous U.S. Senate Telephone Directory print volumes: United States Senate Telephone Directory 2015 is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/052-070-07682-8 United States Senate Telephone Directory 2014 is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/052-070-07672-1 United States Senate Telephone Directory 2013 can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/node/43767/edit United States Senate Telephone Directory, 2011 can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/052-070-07623-2 United States Senate Telephone Directory 2012 is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/052-070-07642-9 United States Senate Telephone Directory, March 2009 can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/052-070-07558-9



Qualitative Inquiry in Higher Education Organization and Policy Research

Qualitative Inquiry in Higher Education Organization and Policy Research Author Penny A. Pasque
ISBN-10 9781317213802
Release 2016-11-25
Pages 200
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Qualitative Inquiry in Higher Education Organization and Policy Research provides readers with the theoretical foundations and innovative perspectives for undertaking qualitative research to influence policy and practice discussions. Well-known chapter authors discuss innovative strategies for investigating complex problems, helping readers understand how research can consider the culture of the institution, administrative hierarchy, students, faculty, and external constituencies. From both an organizational and policy perspective, chapter pairings explore a range of methodologies, including ethnography, case study, critical qualitative inquiry, and the notion of "grit." This volume explores how qualitative inquiry can advance understanding of organizational inequities in higher education, and it offers graduate students and educational researchers the tools to improve the organizational function of institutions while contributing to meaningful change.



Inside Graduate Admissions

Inside Graduate Admissions Author Julie R. Posselt
ISBN-10 9780674915664
Release 2016-01-11
Pages 262
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Advanced degrees are necessary for careers that once required only a college education. Yet little has been written about who gets into grad school and why. Julie Posselt pulls back the curtain on this secret process, revealing how faculty evaluate applicants in top-ranked doctoral programs in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.