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Education and the Commercial Mindset
ISBN: PB: 9780674986848, ISBN: HB: 9780674049178, Harvard University Press, October 2018
432 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 charts, 20 tables
America's commitment to public schooling once seemed unshakable. But today the movement to privatize K–12 education is stronger than ever. A veteran teacher and administrator, Samuel Abrams examines the rise of market forces in public education and r...
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Next Gen PhD A Guide to Career Paths in Science
ISBN: PB: 9780674986794, ISBN: HB: 9780674504653, Harvard University Press, September 2018
272 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 3 line illus., 13 charts, 7 graphs
For decades, top scientists in colleges and universities pursued a clear path to success: enroll in a prestigious graduate program, conduct research, publish papers, complete the PhD, pursue postdoctoral work. With perseverance and a bit of luck, a t...
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Information, Incentives, and Education Policy
ISBN: HB: 9780674050907, Harvard University Press, June 2018
240 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 line illus., 3 graphs, 7 tables
How do we ensure that waste and inefficiency do not undermine the mission of publicly funded schools? Derek Neal writes that economists must analyze education policy in the same way they analyze other procurement problems. Insights from research on i...
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Inside Graduate Admissions Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeeping
ISBN: PB: 9780674984042, ISBN: HB: 9780674088696, Harvard University Press, May 2018
240 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 12 tables
Advanced degrees have become necessary credentials for many careers that once required only a college education. Yet while graduate school pursuit stands at an all-time high, little has been written about graduate school admissions – how the process...
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Minds on Fire How Role-Immersion Games Transform College
ISBN: PB: 9780674984097, Harvard University Press, March 2018
400 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 8 halftones, 1 map, 12 tables
Why are so many students intellectually disengaged? Faculty, administrators, and tuition-paying parents have been asking this question for nearly two centuries. And the answer is always more or less the same: students are so deeply absorbed in compet...
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How College Works
ISBN: PB: 9780674979802, Harvard University Press, February 2018
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 line illus.
Constrained by shrinking budgets, can colleges do more to improve the quality of education? And can students get more out of college without paying higher tuition? Daniel Chambliss and Christopher Takacs conclude that the limited resources of college...
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Unequal Colleges in the Age of Disparity
ISBN: HB: 9780674975712, Harvard University Press, October 2017
380 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 halftone, 62 graphs, 8 tables
For decades, leaders in higher education have voiced their intention to expand college education to include disadvantaged groups. Colleges have embraced and defended public policies that push back against discrimination and make college more affordab...
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Beyond Test Scores A Better Way to Measure School Quality
ISBN: HB: 9780674976399, Harvard University Press, August 2017
298 pp., 21x14 cm, 11 line illus.
When it comes to sizing up America's public schools, test scores are the go-to metric of state policy makers and anxious parents looking to place their children in the "best" schools. Yet ample research indicates that standardized tests are a poor wa...
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Who Gets In? Strategies for Fair and Effective College Admissions
ISBN: HB: 9780674971912, Harvard University Press, May 2017
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 31 tables
When it comes to the hotly disputed topic of college admissions, the one thing everyone agrees about is that it's unfair. But there is little agreement on what a fair process would be. Rebecca Zwick takes a hard look at the high-stakes competition o...
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Improving How Universities Teach Science Lessons from the Science Education Initiative
ISBN: HB: 9780674972070, Harvard University Press, May 2017
216 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 6 charts, 10 tables
Too many universities remain wedded to outmoded ways of teaching science in spite of extensive research showing that there are much more effective methods. Too few departments ask whether what happens in their lecture halls is effective at helping st...
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