9780415803267

Introduction to American Higher Education

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415803267

  • ISBN10:

    0415803268

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/11/2010
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Written primarily for students in higher education and student affairs graduate programs, Introduction to American Higher Education is a groundbreaking textbook that combines classic scholarship pertaining to colleges and universities with the most cutting-edge perspectives in the field.ŃThe book is divided into five sections and contains 25 essential readings on the following topics:FacultyTeaching, Learning and CurriculumCollege StudentsOrganizations, Leadership and GovernanceHigher Education PolicyEach section includes chapters on community colleges and four-year institutions, as well as a substantive overview written by Ann E. Austin, Clifton F. Conrad, Laura I. Rend¤în, Adrianna J. Kezar, and Edward P. St. John. This impressive volume ensures that faculty members will no longer have to compile their own collections of articles and chapters for use in introductory courses ' Introduction to American Higher Education brings together the best scholarship in one comprehensive text.

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