Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Changing the Conversation About Higher Education

Changing the Conversation About Higher Education (Hardback)

£47.95
Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

American colleges and universities are laboring with sharply reduced resources and being asked pointed questions about their efficiency and effectiveness in educating students like never before. For those administrators, faculty and all readers who want to understand how colleges can get better at their most important work, they will find invaluable guidance in Changing the Conversation about Higher Education. Robert Thompson has brought together the work of more than twenty professionals across thirteen universities to present important research on the obscure issues of vision, structure, and cultural transformation as they pertain to administrators and faculty. The result is a much-needed discussion on how to improve faculty and curricular reform for student success. Changing the Conversation about Higher Education addresses the contributions and findings from this research and is intended for academic administrators, faculty, and graduate students who are dedicated to improving undergraduate teaching and learning. The research was directed at two core aims of a liberal education: critical thinking and writing.

Dr. Robert Thompson is professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University where he has served as head of the division of medical psychology, director of the undergraduate program in human development, dean of Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education. Dr. Thompson received the Bachelor of Arts degree from LaSalle College in 1967 and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of North Dakota in 1971 and served on the faculties of Georgetown University Medical School and Catholic University of America prior to coming to Duke University in 1975.

More books by Robert Thompson

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Second Class Available free for ALL orders. No charge for each additional book. 3-7 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Teaching English and Maths in FE: ...
(Paperback)
David Allan
 
 
£19.99
 
Come to Believe: How the Jesuits are...
(Paperback)
Stephen Katsouros
 
 
£19.99
 
College Music Curricula for a New...
(Paperback)
Robin D. Moore
 
 
£26.49
 
Cognitive Neuroscience of Natural...
(Paperback)
Roel M. Willems
 
 
£25.99
 
Latest Blog
#FoylesFive: Pre-Orders
21/08/2017

We all know a good book is worth the wait. But the waiting is also really hard when you’re dying to read that hotly anticipated thriller or the latest volume of a great series. Here at Foyles we’ve got you covered.

ZED Books: The role of the independent publisher in a content-obsessed world
18/08/2017

Indie publisher ZED Books have a radical approach to their books and their company structure. Here, they talk to us about the role independent publishers can play in a world of ever expanding (and less than reliable) information sources.

Blog - J R Wallis on Monsters as Metaphors
16/08/2017

J R Wallis questions the conventional view of monsters as metaphors for the worries we have about the state of the world around us.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd