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Campus Confidential

100 startling things you don't know about Canadian universities (Second Edition)

In 2011, the first edition of Campus Confidential sparked a lively debate about what is really going on inside our colleges and universities. The media and readers alike welcomed this readable, … ; 256 View

Degrees of Failure

University Education in Decline

In Degrees of Failure, Randle Nelsen brings together such diverse topics as campus parking, college sports, helicopter parents, edu-business as edu-tainment, and technology in teaching to show … 152 View
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Introduction

From: Campus Confidential

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Explains the reasoning behind writing this book and why this discussion is important to Canadian Society today and how the Universities effect the life’s of Canadians ; 8 $0.80 Add
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The University from the Inside-Out

Thoughts of a Participant Observer

From: Degrees of Failure

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This opening chapter looks broadly at the roots of the current higher-education mess, pointing out whose interests the current system supports, and the effects on students, teachers, parents, … 9 $0.90 Add
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A Student’s Guide to University

From: Campus Confidential

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Focuses on what it means to be a student in university divided into the following: 1 University Isn’t for Everyone 2 Should Tuition Be Free? 3 Consider the Skilled Trades 4 University … ; 22 $2.20 Add
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Inside the Ivory Tower

From: Campus Confidential

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An insider’s look at university institutions including: 18 Not Every University Is “World Class” 19 Our Universities Need a Proper Admissions Test 20 Our Math Students Just … ; 40 $4.00 Add
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Do Canadian Universities Work?

From: Campus Confidential

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An analysis on the question do canadian universities work separated into the following areas: 35 Putting Bums On Seats Is the Number-One Priority 36 The Perils of Athletics 37 University … ; 24 $2.40 Add
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A Professor’s Life

From: Campus Confidential

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An insider’s look at the life of a professor including: 60 Too Much Research? 61 A Teacher’s Lament 62 It’s Almost Impossible to Fire Profs 63 It’s Hard to Get a Faculty … ; 35 $3.50 Add

Sharing the Wealth

From: BlackBerry Town

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Covers RIM and Jim Balsillie’s support of the University of Waterloo and the foundation and growth of Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). 16 $1.60 Add
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Epilogue

Twenty-One Recommendations for the Future

From: Campus Confidential

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The authors outline their recommendations about the future of universities in Canada ; 18 $1.80 Add
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Swinging for the Fences

From: BlackBerry Town

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Howitt touches on the Unviersity of Waterloo and how it has developed into one of the most respected technology and business schools in Canada, in large part thanks to BlackBerry’s … 17 $1.70 Add