Education and teaching

New Directions cover

New Directions

Assessment and Preparation of Hispanic College Students

Edited by Richard J. Tannenbaum, Laura I. Rendón, Gary Francisco Keller, Estela Mara Bensimón, Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr. and Alberto Acereda

"New Directions" serves as a national state-of-the-art in assessment and access as it affects the major Hispanic communities around the nation. The book focuses on two themes: (1) the…

Moving Forward cover

Moving Forward

Policies, Planning, and Promoting Access of Hispanic College Students

Edited by Gary Francisco Keller, Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr. and Alberto Acereda

Equitable access to quality education is key to the advancement of Hispanic communities because education may serve as either a gateway or a barrier to social mobility, economic…

"Designing the New American University" cover

Designing the New American University

William B. Dabars and Michael M. Crow

America’s research universities consistently dominate global rankings but may be entrenched in a model that no longer accomplishes their purposes. With their multiple roles of discovery,…

Creativity, Technology & Education: Exploring their Convergence

Punya Mishra and Danah Henriksen

What is creativity? Why is it important? What does it look like across different disciplines and contexts? What role does technology play, if any, in the creative process? And finally,…

Prison Pedagogies, edited by Joe Lockard and Sherry Rankins-Robertson

Prison Pedagogies

Learning and Teaching with Imprisoned Writers

Edited by Sherry Rankins-Robertson and Joe Lockard

In a time of increasing mass incarceration, US prisons and jails are becoming a major source of literary production. Prisoners write for themselves, fellow prisoners, family members, and…

Cover of The Internationalization of US Writing Programs edited by Shirley K Rose and Irwin Weiser

The Internationalization of US Writing Programs

Edited by Shirley K Rose and Irwin Weiser

"The Internationalization of US Writing Programs" illuminates the role writing programs and WPAs play in defining goals, curriculum, placement, assessment, faculty development, and…

Cover of Poetry: A Writers' Guide and Anthology by Amorak Huey and W. Todd Kaneko


A Writers' Guide and Anthology

W. Todd Kaneko and Amorak Huey

"Poetry: A Writers' Guide and Anthology" is a complete introduction to the art and craft of writing poetry. The authors map out more than 25 key elements of poetry including image, lyric…

Cover of Bureaucracy: A Love Story edited by Gabriel Cervantes, Dahlia Porter, Ryan Skinnell, and Kelly Wisecup


A Love Story

Edited by Ryan Skinnell, Kelly Wisecup, Gabriel Cervantes and Dahlia Porter

Bureaucracy usually only becomes visible when it stops working — when a system fails, when an event gets off schedule, when someone points to a problem or glitch in a carefully…

APA Educational Psychology Handbook

APA Educational Psychology Handbook

Volumes 1–3

Edited by Tim Urdan, Steve Graham and Karen R. Harris

The "APA Educational Psychology Handbook" reflects the broad nature of the field today, with state-of-the-science reviews of the diverse critical theories driving research and practice;…

50 Myths and Lies That Threaten America’s Public Schools

50 Myths and Lies That Threaten America’s Public Schools

The Real Crisis in Education

Gene V Glass and David C. Berliner

Two of the most respected voices in education and a team of young education scholars identify 50 myths and lies that threaten America's public schools. With hard-hitting information and…