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Product Description: Learning Architectures in Higher Education restores criticality and rigour to the study of communities of practice as a means of understanding learning, acknowledging that this is one of the most influential and widely used theories of learning to emerge during the last 30 years but one that has been misapplied and diluted...read more

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9781474261692 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 23, 2017, cover price $128.00 | About this edition: Learning Architectures in Higher Education restores criticality and rigour to the study of communities of practice as a means of understanding learning, acknowledging that this is one of the most influential and widely used theories of learning to emerge during the last 30 years but one that has been misapplied and diluted.

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Product Description: Learn psychology YOUR Way with PSYCH! PSYCH's easy-reference, paperback textbook presents course content through visually-engaging chapters as well as Chapter Review Cards that consolidate the best review material into a ready-made study tool...read more

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9780030016080 | 3rd edition (Harcourt School, July 1, 1987), cover price $39.90 | also contains Villanova University 1842-1992: American-Catholic-Augustinian | About this edition: Psychology

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9781305662704 | 5 pap/psc edition (Cengage Learning, February 3, 2017), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Learn psychology YOUR Way with PSYCH!

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Product Description: Through more than thirty projects for major colleges and universities across the country and in China, Designs for Learning presents the principles and practices behind academic buildings, libraries, graduate centers, and academic facilities that sensitively integrate into the fabric of each campus...read more

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9781580934817 | Monacelli Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Through more than thirty projects for major colleges and universities across the country and in China, Designs for Learning presents the principles and practices behind academic buildings, libraries, graduate centers, and academic facilities that sensitively integrate into the fabric of each campus.

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Product Description: A shocking exposé of sexual abuse and the struggle for justice at one of America's most prestigious schoolsIn June 2012, Amos Kamil's New York Times Magazine cover story, "Prep-School Predators," caused a shock wave that is still rippling...read more

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9780374166625 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 3, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A shocking exposé of sexual abuse and the struggle for justice at one of America's most prestigious schoolsIn June 2012, Amos Kamil's New York Times Magazine cover story, "Prep-School Predators," caused a shock wave that is still rippling.

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9780374536503 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 15, 2016, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A shocking exposé of sexual abuse and the struggle for justice at one of America's most prestigious schoolsIn June 2012, Amos Kamil's New York Times Magazine cover story, "Prep-School Predators," caused a shock wave that is still rippling.

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Product Description: That education should instill and nurture democracy is an American truism. Yet organizations such as the Business Roundtable, together with conservative philanthropists such as Bill Gates and Walmart’s owners, the Waltons, have been turning public schools into corporate mills...read more

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9781583676141 | Monthly Review Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: That education should instill and nurture democracy is an American truism.

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9781583676134 | Reprint edition (Monthly Review Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: That education should instill and nurture democracy is an American truism.

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Product Description: Universities have a key role to play in contributing to environmental development and combating climate change. The chapters within this volume detail the challenges faced by higher education institutions in considering environmental sustainability, and provide both a broad view of university engagement and a detailed examination of various projects...read more
By Diana Robinson (editor)

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9781526107206 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Universities have a key role to play in contributing to environmental development and combating climate change.

Product Description: Since its inception, Teach For America has both received accolades and critiques its methods of preparing future teachers. In Teach For Whose America, Beth Sondel provides a textured description of how the market-based reforms with which Teach For America participates really translate into school culture and classroom practice...read more

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9781138910799 | Routledge, April 1, 2017, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Since its inception, Teach For America has both received accolades and critiques its methods of preparing future teachers.

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9781138910805 | Routledge, April 1, 2017, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Since its inception, Teach For America has both received accolades and critiques its methods of preparing future teachers.

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Product Description: Labor studies scholars and working-class historians have long worked at the crossroads of academia and activism. The essays in this collection examine the challenges and opportunities for engaged scholarship in the United States and abroad...read more

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9780252040498 | Univ of Illinois Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Labor studies scholars and working-class historians have long worked at the crossroads of academia and activism.

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9780252081965 | Reprint edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Labor studies scholars and working-class historians have long worked at the crossroads of academia and activism.

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Product Description: Part of the Maynooth Studies in Local History series At Mallow petty sessions on 31 October 1893, two young Cork girls were committed to an industrial school at Kinsale, on the south coast of the county. They were committed on the grounds that they were found begging in the town on that day...read more

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9781846826108 | Four Courts Pr Ltd, November 28, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Part of the Maynooth Studies in Local History series At Mallow petty sessions on 31 October 1893, two young Cork girls were committed to an industrial school at Kinsale, on the south coast of the county.

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Product Description: Now in its 67th edition, The Europa World of Learning is one of the world's leading reference works. Updated to the highest editorial standards, entries are sourced directly from the organizations to ensure accurate and reliable information...read more
By Europa Publications (corporate author)

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9781857438321 | 67 revised edition (Routledge, September 22, 2016), cover price $1400.00 | About this edition: Now in its 67th edition, The Europa World of Learning is one of the world's leading reference works.

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Product Description: Anyone traversing the hilly, tree-lined paths of Penn State Abington would be hard-pressed to imagine the college in its first incarnation. Among the most diverse of Penn State University's commonwealth campuses today, the college's lineage dates to 1850 as the Chestnut Street Female Seminary in Philadelphia...read more
By Karen Wiley Sandler (foreword by)

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9781467117425 | Arcadia Pub, September 19, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Anyone traversing the hilly, tree-lined paths of Penn State Abington would be hard-pressed to imagine the college in its first incarnation.

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Product Description: Chroniclers have deemed the University of Idaho "The Beacon for Mountain and Plain" and "This Crested Hill"--both are apt monikers for Idaho's land grant and comprehensive research university. For over 125 years, the University of Idaho has served the people of Idaho, the nation, and the world...read more
By President Chuck Staben (foreword by)

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9781467117326 | Arcadia Pub, September 19, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Chroniclers have deemed the University of Idaho "The Beacon for Mountain and Plain" and "This Crested Hill"--both are apt monikers for Idaho's land grant and comprehensive research university.

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Product Description: Founded in 1966, Genesee Community College (GCC) is the product of a grassroots movement that culminated in a public referendum supporting the creation of a community college. The resulting institution has exceeded the most optimistic predictions of its early proponents...read more

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9781467117418 | Arcadia Pub, September 19, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Founded in 1966, Genesee Community College (GCC) is the product of a grassroots movement that culminated in a public referendum supporting the creation of a community college.

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Product Description: Woburn High School has instilled the importance of education in generations of students for over 160 years. The school opened its doors in 1852 with thirty-four students in a leased room at the Knight Building on Main Street. Increasing enrollment and curriculum requirements necessitated the building of a larger school on Main Street in 1854 and again in 1906 at the Dow Farm property on Montvale Avenue...read more

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9781467118200 | History Pr, September 19, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Woburn High School has instilled the importance of education in generations of students for over 160 years.

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Product Description: This three-volume set is an indispensable and up-to-date guide to over 18,000 education institutions worldwide that offer at least a postgraduate degree or a four-year professional diploma. The 28th edition includes single-user access to the IAU's online service The World Higher Education Database, for 12 months from publication date...read more

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9781137508515 | 28 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, September 16, 2016), cover price $809.00 | About this edition: This three-volume set is an indispensable and up-to-date guide to over 18,000 education institutions worldwide that offer at least a postgraduate degree or a four-year professional diploma.

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Product Description: When Michael Copperman left Stanford University for the Mississippi Delta in 2002, he imagined he would lift underprivileged children from the narrow horizons of rural poverty. Well-meaning but naïve, the Asian American from the West Coast soon lost his bearings in a world divided between black and white...read more

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9781496805850 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, September 1, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: When Michael Copperman left Stanford University for the Mississippi Delta in 2002, he imagined he would lift underprivileged children from the narrow horizons of rural poverty.

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Product Description: Kutztown University (KU) traces its origins to the Fairview Seminary. In 1860, Henry R. Nicks opened Fairview Seminary as a select school where more advanced subjects than those offered in the area were taught. In 1864, Nicks opened a new Maxatawny Seminary on the site where KU's Old Main stands today...read more

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9781467117050 | Arcadia Pub, August 29, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Kutztown University (KU) traces its origins to the Fairview Seminary.

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Product Description: Penn State University was founded in 1855. Then known as the Farmer's High School of Pennsylvania, the 400-acre campus had only one main building. With almost 100,000 current students (including students at the Commonwealth Campuses) and having the largest dues-paying alumni association in the world, Penn State continues to be a world leader in education...read more

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9781467116954 | Arcadia Pub, August 29, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Penn State University was founded in 1855.

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Product Description: Nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, Weber State University has been serving the Greater Weber and Davis County communities for over 125 years. On January 7, 1889, Weber Stake Academy opened its doors for the first time to approximately 100 students...read more

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9781467116800 | Arcadia Pub, August 22, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, Weber State University has been serving the Greater Weber and Davis County communities for over 125 years.

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Product Description: This book explores the concepts of innovation and entrepreneurship through multiple lenses in the context of education. Mixing equal parts of theory and practice, this volume takes a closer look on how innovation and entrepreneurship are approached around the globe as disciplines, methods, and mindsets...read more
By Roland Burger (editor)

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9781786350688 | Emerald Group Pub Ltd, August 8, 2016, cover price $124.95 | About this edition: This book explores the concepts of innovation and entrepreneurship through multiple lenses in the context of education.

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Product Description: Tulane University was founded as the Medical College of Louisiana in 1834 by seven young doctors who saw the need for trained physicians in the city of New Orleans. In 1847, it evolved into the public University of Louisiana, also offering law, liberal arts, and science coursework; it became a private institution in 1884 after Paul Tulane's donation...read more

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9781467116442 | Arcadia Pub, August 1, 2016, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Tulane University was founded as the Medical College of Louisiana in 1834 by seven young doctors who saw the need for trained physicians in the city of New Orleans.

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Product Description: Find Me Unafraid tells the uncommon love story between two uncommon people whose collaboration sparked a successful movement to transform the lives of vulnerable girls and the urban poor. With a Foreword by Nicholas Kristof.This is the story of two young people from completely different worlds: Kennedy Odede from Kibera, the largest slum in Africa, and Jessica Posner from Denver, Colorado...read more
By Nicholas Kristof (foreword by)

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9780062292865 | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, July 26, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Find Me Unafraid tells the uncommon love story between two uncommon people whose collaboration sparked a successful movement to transform the lives of vulnerable girls and the urban poor.

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Product Description: The position and role of the business school and its educational programmes have become increasingly prominent, yet also questioned and contested. What management education entails, and how it is enacted, has become a matter of profound concern in the field of higher education and, more generally, for the development of the organized world...read more
By Martin Parker (editor)

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9780415727372 | Routledge, June 13, 2016, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: The position and role of the business school and its educational programmes have become increasingly prominent, yet also questioned and contested.

Product Description: This book takes stock of learning theories in the European Union (EU) integration literature and assesses what insights the concept of ‘learning’ has added to our understanding of the European integration processes. Given the European integration dynamics since 2000 (including enlargement and new governance approaches and instruments), learning and learning-related theories have gained major EU significance...read more
By Anthony R. Zito (editor)

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9781138979581 | Special edition (Routledge, June 30, 2016), cover price $47.95 | About this edition: This book takes stock of learning theories in the European Union (EU) integration literature and assesses what insights the concept of ‘learning’ has added to our understanding of the European integration processes.

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Product Description: Based largely on archival sources in the United States and Rome, this book documents the evolution of Fordham from a small diocesan college into a major American Jesuit and Catholic university. It places the development of Fordham within the context of the massive expansion of Catholic higher education that tookplace in the United States in the twentieth century...read more

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9780823271511 | Fordham Univ Pr, June 1, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Based largely on archival sources in the United States and Rome, this book documents the evolution of Fordham from a small diocesan college into a major American Jesuit and Catholic university.

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