Education: Events

Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) 2016

2016Mar. 12th16th

Location: Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium, 100 S. Capitol Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46225

Are you attending NASPA 2016? Routledge Education is excited to join the celebration at NASPA, so be sure to stop by our booth to see all our key and new titles. We're offering a 20% discount on all of our titles on display, plus free global shipping. Learn more about the conference below, and take a look at our entire booklist here.

Common Purpose: Shaping a vision for higher education

This year's theme reflects the vital role that student affairs plays in the shared goal of all those who work in higher education. Campuses must reach across functional boundaries to assure the continued well-being of students, adapt to new regulations, and react to crises and the increasing scrutiny higher education is facing. Student affairs is uniquely positioned to help shape a vision of higher education that addresses these challenges.

  • The Global Academic Rankings Game

    Changing Institutional Policy, Practice, and Academic Life

    Edited by Maria Yudkevich, Philip G. Altbach, Laura E. Rumbley

    The Global Academic Rankings Game provides a much-needed perspective on how countries and universities react to academic rankings. Based on a unified case methodology of eleven key countries and academic institutions, this comprehensive volume provides expert analysis on this emerging phenomenon at…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14
    Routledge

  • A Handbook for Leaders in Higher Education

    Transforming teaching and learning

    By Stephanie Marshall

    Written to assist those seeking to understand the key global drivers, and an overview of key challenges facing senior leaders and managers today, this book focuses on the complex and highly politicised area of teaching and learning in higher education. Providing tried and tested tips and techniques…

    Paperback – 2016-03-08
    Routledge

  • Detox Your Writing

    Strategies for doctoral researchers

    By Pat Thomson, Barbara Kamler

    There are a number of books which aim to help doctoral researchers write the PhD. This book offers something different - the scholarly detox. This is not a faddish alternative, it’s not extreme. It’s a moderate approach intended to gently interrupt old ways of doing things and establish new habits…

    Paperback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge

  • Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Maurianne Adams, Lee Anne Bell

    For twenty years, Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice has been the definitive sourcebook of theoretical foundations, pedagogical and design frameworks, and curricular models for social justice teaching practice. Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition continues in the tradition of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge

  • Religious Minority Students in Higher Education

    By Yoruba T. Mutakabbir, Tariqah A. Nuriddin

    The most recent addition to the Key Issues on Diverse College Students series bridges theory to practice in order to help student affairs and higher education professionals understand the needs and experiences of religious minorities on college campuses. Religious Minority Students in Higher…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge
    Key Issues on Diverse College Students

  • Advancing Practice in Academic Development

    Edited by David Baume, Celia Popovic

    Within the field of academic development, the last twenty years have seen a great expansion of published research into practice and the further development of theoretical approaches. This growth in the scholarship of academic development matches a growth in the scholarship of teaching and learning.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    SEDA Series

  • Student Development Theory in Higher Education

    A Social Psychological Approach

    By Terrell L. Strayhorn

    Moving beyond the theories traditionally used to describe college student development, this engaging book introduces social psychological theories that address the most relevant issues in higher education today. Covering theories of ecological systems, sense of belonging, prejudice and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge
    Core Concepts in Higher Education

  • Understanding the University

    Institution, idea, possibilities

    By Ronald Barnett

    Understanding the University constitutes the final volume in a trilogy – the first two books having been Being a University (2010) and Imagining the University (2012) – and represents the trilogy’s ultimate aims and endeavours. The three volumes together offer a unique attempt at a fairly…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Foundations and Futures of Education

  • Prestige in Academic Life

    Excellence and exclusion

    By Paul Blackmore

    The achievement of academic excellence is inherently competitive. Deliberate government policies, globalisation and changes in communication technologies mean that competitiveness in the academic world is sharper than ever before. At the centre of this is the seeking of prestige, at all levels from…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

  • The American Education Policy Landscape

    By Jennifer A. Rippner

    In today’s complex educational environment, it’s critical for educators to understand the policy landscape. Research-based and grounded in a non-ideological perspective, The American Education Policy Landscape is an essential guide for educators, graduate students, and policymakers alike. This…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09
    Routledge

  • Culturally Responsive Leadership in Higher Education

    Promoting Access, Equity, and Improvement

    Edited by Lorri Santamaría, Andrés Santamaría

    Rapidly changing global demographics demand visionary, collaborative, and culturally appropriate leadership practices on university campuses. In the face of widening gaps in academic achievement and socio-economic roadblocks, Culturally Responsive Leadership in Higher Education offers a new vision…

    Paperback – 2015-11-06
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Online Course Design

    A Standards-Based Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Marjorie Vai, Kristen Sosulski

    In spite of the proliferation of online learning, creating online courses can still evoke a good deal of frustration, negativity, and wariness in those who need to create them. The second edition of Essentials of Online Course Design takes a fresh, thoughtfully designed, step-by-step approach to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-23
    Routledge
    Essentials of Online Learning

  • Guiding the American University

    Contemporary Challenges and Choices

    By Peter N. Stearns

    American higher education is under unprecedented pressure, beginning with the public funding and student debt crises and extending to inadequate performance in student retention and growing global competition. Respected educator and scholar Peter N. Stearns breaks down the underlying problems,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge

  • Experiential Education in the College Context

    What it is, How it Works, and Why it Matters

    By Jay W. Roberts

    Experiential Education in the College Context provides college and university faculty with pedagogical approaches that engage students and support high-impact learning. Organized around four essential categories—active learning, integrated learning, project-based learning, and community-based…

    Paperback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge

  • Reframing Community Partnerships in Education

    Uniting the Power of Place and Wisdom of People

    By Miguel A. Guajardo, Francisco Guajardo, Christopher Janson, Matthew Militello

    Reframing Community Partnerships in Education provides both the theoretical framework as well as a practical guide to engage educators in interdisciplinary, inter-organizational, multicultural, and multi-generational work to improve the social fabric of communities. Using case examples of best…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge

  • Bullying Among University Students

    Cross-national perspectives

    Edited by Helen Cowie, Carrie Anne Myers

    Bullying Amongst University Students is a pioneering collection of knowledge and evidence exploring the under-researched phenomenon of bullying in universities. Abusive behaviour amongst young people is a serious and pervasive problem that is exacerbated by the rapid advances in electronic…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14
    Routledge

  • Teaching for Learning

    101 Intentionally Designed Educational Activities to Put Students on the Path to Success

    By Claire Howell Major, Michael S. Harris, Todd Zakrajsek

    Despite a growing body of research on teaching methods, instructors lack a comprehensive resource that highlights and synthesizes proven approaches. Teaching for Learning fills that gap. Each of the one hundred and one entries: describes an approach and lists its essential features and elements…

    Paperback – 2015-09-09
    Routledge

  • Alternative Solutions to Higher Education’s Challenges

    An Appreciative Approach to Reform

    By Laura M. Harrison, Peter C. Mather

    Moving beyond critique, Alternative Solutions to Higher Education’s Challenges uses an appreciative approach to highlight what is working in colleges and universities and offers an examination of how institutions can improve practice. Drawing on examples and cases from real higher education…

    Paperback – 2015-09-09
    Routledge

  • Research in the College Context

    Approaches and Methods, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Frances K. Stage, Kathleen Manning

    Research in the College Context, 2nd Edition provides faculty, students, practitioners, and researchers in the college environment with a manual of diverse approaches and methods for researching higher education and college students. The text offers the reader a variety of qualitative and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-03
    Routledge

  • Governance of Higher Education

    Global Perspectives, Theories, and Practices

    By Ian Austin, Glen A. Jones

    Governance of Higher Education explores the work of traditional and contemporary higher education scholarship worldwide, providing readers with an understanding of the assumptions, historical traditions, and paradigms that have shaped the scholarship on governance. Bringing together the vast and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

  • Integrating Mindfulness into Anti-Oppression Pedagogy

    Social Justice in Higher Education

    By Beth Berila

    Drawing from mindfulness education and social justice teaching, this book explores an anti-oppressive pedagogy for university and college classrooms. Authentic classroom discussions about oppression and diversity can be difficult; a mindful approach allows students to explore their experiences with…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge

  • The Crisis of Campus Sexual Violence

    Critical Perspectives on Prevention and Response

    Edited by Sara Carrigan Wooten, Roland W. Mitchell

    Although awareness of campus sexual assault is at a historic high, institutional responses to incidents of sexual violence remain widely varied. The Crisis of Campus Sexual Violence provides higher education scholars, administrators, and practitioners with a necessary and more holistic…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18
    Routledge

  • Best Practices for Flipping the College Classroom

    Edited by Julee B. Waldrop, Melody A. Bowdon

    Best Practices for Flipping the College Classroom provides a comprehensive overview and systematic assessment of the flipped classroom methodology in higher education. The book: Reviews various pedagogical theories that inform flipped classroom practice and provides a brief history from its…

    Paperback – 2015-07-24
    Routledge
    Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning

  • Wellness Issues for Higher Education

    A Guide for Student Affairs and Higher Education Professionals

    Edited by David S. Anderson

    Wellness Issues for Higher Education is an essential resource that addresses a range of student wellness issues confronting professionals in college and university settings. Organized around five dimensions of Wellness—Emotional, Social, Intellectual, Physical, and Spiritual—this book…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge