Higher Education
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Books about higher education available at Cardinal Meyer Library:

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Electronic Resources

Academic Search Premier*
A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.

Chronicle of Higher Education
The No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

Credo Reference 
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.

Directory of Open Access Journals
Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering many subjects and languages.

Dissertations & Theses: Global
Comprehensive global collection of full text dissertations and theses.

Dissertations & Theses @ Marian University 
A subset of ProQuest Dissertations and Theses - Full Text.

EBSCOhost Databases
Search multiple EBSCO databases simultaneously. Custom select any number of databases from the library's complete list available through EBSCO. 

Education Research Complete*
EBSCO's most comprehensive collection of full-text education journals.

Educational Administrative Abstracts*
Includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational leadership, management and research.

ERIC*
Indexes education journals and documents with links to full-text ERIC documents.

Google Scholar
Accesses online journals and institutional repository/ self-submitted scholarly articles.

PsycARTICLES
Full text articles from journals published by the APA and allied organizations.

SAGE Premier
SAGE Journals in Communication Studies, Criminology, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Urban Studies & Planning.

* = Access provided by BadgerLink

 

Video Resources:

Films on Demand
Multidisciplinary documentary film resource.

Videos from Films on Demand:

College, Inc. (56:28)
This edition of Frontline takes a closer look at the booming business of higher education. It’s a $400 billion industry fueled by taxpayer money. But what are students getting out of the deal? Critics say a worthless degree and a mountain of debt. Investors insist they’re innovators, widening access to education. The program follows the money to uncover how Wall Street and a new breed of for-profit universities are transforming the way Americans think about college education.

Too Many Kids Go to College: A Debate (1:41:07) 
Do too many people go to college? The belief that college is essential to reaching one’s full potential is under fire. Student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt, unemployment for those with bachelor’s degrees is at an all-time high, and entrepreneurs like the founders of Microsoft and Facebook prove that extraordinary success is possible without graduating college. But recent studies show that college is economically beneficial even to those whose jobs don’t require it. Is it still the best way to ensure social mobility, or is America’s love affair with higher education unjustified?

College Life: Perspectives from Students and Instructors (51:51)
In this documentary, students talk about the ups and downs of higher education and the costs of obtaining it at community colleges, state universities, and private institutions. Topics include diversity, the proliferation of digital tools and distractions, the rise of prescription medication abuse, gaining or lacking a clear sense of purpose in college, and the likelihood—or lack thereof—of finding fulfilling work after graduation. In addition, professors and business leaders discuss what they’d like to see in today’s college students and job candidates.

Shattering the Silences: The Case for Minority Faculty (1:26:25) 
Across America, campus diversity is under attack: affirmative action programs are shut down, ethnic studies departments defunded, multicultural scholarships severely slashed. Faculty of color remain less than 9.2 percent of all full professors, and minority student enrollment is dropping. In this program, eight professors of color—African-American, Latino, Native American, and Asian-American—discuss the special pressures minority faculty face in majority-white institutions. The eight point to special pressures such as being tapped to provide diversity on faculty committees and in scholarly organizations, being advisors for all the students of their ethnicity, and their work being held to higher standards than those of their white colleagues.
 

Websites:

 

Accreditation

Council for Higher Education Accreditation

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools: Higher Learning Commission

U.S. Department of Education: Accreditation in the United States

 

Assessment

Association of American Colleges and Universities: Assessment

Ericae.net: Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation

Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment

 

Teaching and Learning

Association of American Colleges and Universities: Curriculum

EDUCAUSE

Higher Education Best Practices: Teaching and Learning

National Education Association: Higher Education Websites

 

College and University Resources

Indiana University: Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning

Del Mar College: Faculty Development

LaGrange College: Faculty Teaching Resources

University of Oregon: Teaching Effectiveness Program

University of Michigan: Center for Research on Teaching and Learning

Seattle Pacific University: Center for Scholarship and Faculty Development

Western Michigan University Teaching and Learning Resources

 

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Fun Fact

Marian’s Student Senate organization, the student-led governing body, hosts a concert every spring, with past artists including Augustana, Jay Sean, Jason Derulo, Plain White T’s, Gym Class Heroes and Josh Gracin (Source: Student Handbook, 2013-2014).

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