Higher Education

Anders, George. You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a "Useless" Liberal Arts Education. (New York: Little, Brown & Co., 2017). You Can Do Anything Given the rising cost[...]

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Bruni, Frank. Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania. (New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2015). Where You Go is not Who You[...]

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A Celebration of Maxine Greene On October 6th, in the Cowin Conference Center, TC held a memorial celebration of the life of Professor Emerita Maxine Greene, who died in May[...]

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Delbanco, Andrew. College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012). College: What It Was, Is and Should Be This book examines the role of colleges[...]

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Golden, Daniel. The Price of Admission: How American's Ruling Class Buys Its Way into Elite Colleges--and Who Gets Left Outside the Gates. (New York: Crown Publishers, 2006). The Price of[...]

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Graff, Gerald. Clueless in Academe: How Schooling Obscures the Life of the Mind. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003). Clueless in Academe Graff, a professor of English and education, contends[...]

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bell hooks and Parker Palmer Dialogue at St. Norbert College This dialogue between bell hooks and Parker J. Palmer took place on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, as one of several[...]

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Hacker, Andrew & Dreifus, Claudia. Higher Education? How Colleges are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids--And What We Can Do about It.  New York: Times Books, 2010. Higher Education?[...]

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A Public Dialogue Between bell hooks and Cornel West A public dialogue between bell hooks & Cornel West hosted by Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts. Cornel[...]

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Jack, Anthony Abraham. The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Disadvantaged Students. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019. The Privileged Poor Anthony Jack begins by acknowledging that elite universities[...]

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Kirn, Walter. Lost in the Meritocracy: The Undereducation of an Overachiever. (New York: Doubleday, 2009). Lost in the Meritocracy Kirn’s memoir offers a cautionary tale for those obsessed with achieving[...]

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Labaree, David F. A Perfect Mess: The Unlikely Ascendancy of American Higher Education. (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2017). A Perfect Mess This book gives an extremely useful (and[...]

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Lukianoff, Greg & Haidt, Jonathan. The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas are Setting up a Generation for Failure. (New York: Penguin Press, 2018). The[...]

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Loyola University Maryland’s Center for Innovation in Urban Education welcomed author and professor Gloria Ladson-Billings, Ph.D, for “Hip Hop/Hip Hope: Reinventing Culturally Relevant Pedagogy” on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.

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Gloria Ladson-Billings explicates her work on Culturally Relevant Pedagogy. She argues that CRP rests on the following three propositions: academic achievement or student learning, cultural competence, and socio-political consciousness. Her[...]

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Perry, Jill Alexa, editor. The EdD and the Scholarly Practitioner: The CPED Path. (Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2016). The EdD and the Scholarly Practitioner This edited book highlights ideas[...]

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Perry, Jill Alexa & Carlson, David Lee. In Their Own Words: A Journey to the Stewardship of the Practice in Education. (Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2013). In Their Own[...]

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Schwartz, Barry & Sharpe, Kenneth. Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing. (New York: Riverhead Books, 2010). Practical Wisdom Schwartz and Sharpe offer an insightful analysis of[...]

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Tough, Paul. The Years that Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019 The Years that Matter Most In this book, Paul Tough turns[...]

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From Moment to Meaning Piantanida, M., Llewellyn, M.J., McMahon, P.L. From Moment to Meaning: The Art of Scholar-Practitioner Inquiry. (Pittsburgh, Learning Moments Press, 2020). This book is grounded in the[...]

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