How the financial pressures of paying for college affect the lives and well-being of middle-class families
James Collins Johnson was an escaped slave working at Princeton University in 1843 when he was arrested and tried as a fugitive. Though convicted and slated for return to slavery, he was redeemed by a local white woman. Johnson became one of the best-known vendors at Princeton over his six-decade career. This book challenges this uncomplicated account of Johnson's life.
WINNER OF THE 2020 CONNECTICUT BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION AND NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS FOR BOOK CLUBS IN 2021 BY BOOKBROWSE
It's a long way from the research carrel to the classroom. No matter your personality, your prior experience, or the specifics of your situation, the transition from graduate studies to teaching involves a set of challenges for which no one is ever fully prepared.
Students are reading on screens more than ever—how can we teach them to be better digital readers?
Smartphones, laptops, tablets: college students are reading on-screen all the time, and digital devices shape students’ understanding of and experiences with reading.
Bearing witness to more liberating futures in theological education
The 250th anniversary of the founding of Rutgers University is a perfect moment for the Rutgers community to reconcile its past, and acknowledge its role in the enslavement and debasement of African Americans and the disfranchisement and elimination of Native American people and culture.
Starting in the 1850s achievement tests became standardized in the British Isles, and were administered on an industrial scale. By the end of the century more than two million people had written mass exams, particularly in science, technology, and mathematics.
Bring pedagogy and cognitive science to online learning environments
The first book to tell the story of the Advanced Placement program--the gold standard for academic rigor in U.S. high schools and beyond