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Higher Education Audiobooks

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    The Coddling of the American Mind

    How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

    Narrated by Jonathan Haidt ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 6 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Coddling of the America Mind by Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff, read by Jonathan Haidt.What doesn't kill you makes you weakerAlways trust your feelingsLife is a battle between good people and evil peopleThese three Great Untruths contradict basic psychological principles about well-being, as well as ancient wisdom from many cu... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    How to Take Smart Notes

    One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking – for Students, Academics and Nonfiction Book Writers

    by Sönke Ahrens ...
    Narrated by Nigel Fyfe ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 52 min

    The key to good and efficient writing lies in the intelligent organisation of ideas and notes. This book helps students, academics and nonfiction writers to get more done, write intelligent texts and learn for the long run. It teaches you how to take smart notes and ensure they bring you and your projects forward.The Take Smart Notes principle is based on established psychological insight and ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Academia Next

    The Futures of Higher Education

    Narrated by William Sarris ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 41 min

    The outlook for the future of colleges and universities is uncertain. Financial stresses, changing student populations, and rapidly developing technologies all pose significant challenges to the nation's colleges and universities. In Academia Next, futurist and higher education expert Bryan Alexander addresses these evolving trends to better understand higher education's next generation. Alexander ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Colleges emphasize student ‘stickiness' to boost graduations

    by PBS NewsHour ...
    Narrated by PBS NewsHour ...

    Unabridged

    6 min

    In Tennessee, a disturbingly high dropout rate at public universities prompted the state to change how they fund schools: the more students graduate, the more a school gets paid. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the rise of performance-based funding and innovations by schools to keep students invested. ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Critical Condition

    Replacing Critical Thinking with Creativity

    by Patrick Finn ...
    Narrated by Patrick Finn ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 37 min

    Chapter 1 Foolish Question: Isn’t It Time We Replaced Critical Thinking?Discusses how Finn came to this topic. Originating in a debate that arose after he gave a TEDx talk focused on these issues, the topic seems to have a life to its own. Finn has given dozens of talks and workshops on these issues in many countries since that first TEDx talk. ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Broken

    How Our Social Systems are Failing Us and How We Can Fix Them

    by Paul LeBlanc ...
    Narrated by Adam Barr ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 55 min

    Many of the systems built to serve people instead do more harm than good. In Broken, Dr. Paul LeBlanc, president of Southern New Hampshire University, draws on his experience working in one such system-education-to reconnect us to the human facets of serving people. In doing so, he charts a course for rebuilding and reinhabiting better systems across education, healthcare, criminal justice, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Black, Brown, Bruised

    How Racialized STEM Education Stifles Innovation

    Narrated by Diana Blue ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 38 min

    Drawing on narratives from hundreds of Black, Latinx, and Indigenous individuals, Ebony Omotola McGee examines the experiences of underrepresented racially minoritized students and faculty members who have succeeded in STEM. Black, Brown, Bruised reveals the challenges that underrepresented racially minoritized students confront in order to succeed in these exclusive, usually all-White, academic ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions

    Power, Diversity, and the Emancipatory Struggle in Higher Education

    Narrated by Mia Ellis ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 39 min

    Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions provides a multidisciplinary exploration of the contemporary university's entanglement with the history of slavery and settler colonialism in the United States. Inspired by more than a hundred student-led protests during the Movement for Black Lives, contributors examine how campus rebellions-and university responses to them-expose the racialized ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Naked Roommate

    And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College

    by Harlan Cohen ...
    Narrated by Brian Holden ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 7 min

    For ten years (and counting), The Naked Roommate has been the #1 go-to guide for your very best college experience! From sharing a bathroom with forty strangers to sharing lecture notes, The Naked Roommate is your behind-the-scenes look at everything you need to know about college (but never knew you needed to know). This essential, fully updated edition is packed with real-life advice on ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Choosing College

    How to Make Better Learning Decisions Throughout Your Life

    Narrated by Brian Holden ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 26 min

    Cut through the noise and make better college and career choices This book is about addressing the college-choosing problem. The rankings, metrics, analytics, college visits, and advice that we use today to help us make these decisions are out of step with the progress individual students are trying to make. They don't give students and families the information and context they need to make such a ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Taking Up Space

    The Black Girl’s Manifesto for Change

    Unabridged

    5 hours 31 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Taking Up Space written and read by Chelsea Kwakye and Ore Ogunbiyi.THE FLAGSHIP 2019 RELEASE OF #MERKY BOOKS____________________________‘Brilliant’ CANDICE CARTY-WILLIAMS‘Hugely important’ PAULA AKPAN‘Essential’ BERNARDINE EVARISTO____________________________</st... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

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    Colorado apprenticeship program turns the factory floor into a classroom

    Rethinking College

    by PBS NewsHour ...
    Narrated by PBS NewsHour ...
    Series series Rethinking College

    Unabridged

    5 min

    Some high school students in Colorado may get prime jobs even before they get their diplomas. That’s because CareerWise, the nation’s first statewide youth apprenticeship program, links students to industries and addresses manufacturers’ demand for skills, while offering employment, academic credit and support for college. Hari Sreenivasan reports as part of our Rethinking College series. ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Revolution in Higher Education

    How a Small Band of Innovators Will Make College Accessible and Affordable

    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 26 min

    Colleges and universities have become increasingly costly, and, except for a handful of highly selective, elite institutions, unresponsive to twenty-first-century needs. But for the past few years, technology-fueled innovation has begun to transform higher education, introducing new ways to disseminate knowledge and better ways to learn-all at lower cost. In this impassioned account, Richard ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    Racing to the Bottom Part 3: Thoughts on the Bureaucratization of Education

    Narrated by J.-M. Kuczynski ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 29 min

    Thoughts on psychopathology in relation to the bureaucratization of education. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Real World of College

    What Higher Education Is and What It Can Be

    Unabridged

    10 hours 52 min

    For The Real World of College, Wendy Fischman and Howard Gardner analyzed in-depth interviews with more than 2,000 students, alumni, faculty, administrators, parents, trustees, and others, which were conducted at ten institutions ranging from highly selective liberal arts colleges to less-selective state schools. Their findings challenged characterizations in the media: students are not ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    next generation of African-American doctors finds success and support at this university, The

    Rethinking College

    by PBS NewsHour ...
    Narrated by PBS NewsHour ...
    Series series Rethinking College

    Unabridged

    6 min

    Xavier University, a small, historically black college in New Orleans, manages to graduate more African Americans who go on to become medical doctors than any other undergraduate institution in the country -- a fact that's even more striking given a drop in black males applying to medical schools. In our series Rethinking College, Hari Sreenivasan reports on what sets the school apart. ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    How to Be Sort of Happy in Law School

    Narrated by Teri Barrington ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 33 min

    Each year, over 40,000 new students enter America's law schools. Each new crop experiences startlingly high rates of depression, anxiety, fatigue, and dissatisfaction. Kathryne M. Young was one of those disgruntled law students. After finishing law school (and a PhD), she set out to learn more about the law school experience and how to improve it for future students. Young conducted one of the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Grad to Grown-Up

    68 Tips to Excel in Your Personal and Professional Life

    Narrated by George Newbern ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 16 min

    Everything you didn't learn in school but all you need to know to launch your personal and professional life. Grad to Grown-Up: 68 Tips to Excel in Your Personal and Professional Life is a unique self-help book that offers a roadmap to kickstart your future. Rags-to-riches author and CEO Gene Rice and his high school English teacher daughter Courtney Bejgrowicz demystify adulthood by sharing ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Super Courses

    The Future of Teaching and Learning

    by Ken Bain ...
    Narrated by BJ Harrison ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 43 min

    Decades of research have produced profound insights into how student learning and motivation can be unleashed-and it's not through technology or even the best of lectures. In Super Courses, education expert and bestselling author Ken Bain tells the fascinating story of enterprising college, graduate school, and high school teachers who are using evidence-based approaches to spark deeper levels of ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    When Grit Isn't Enough

    A High School Principal Examines How Poverty and Inequality Thwart the College-f or-All Promise

    Narrated by Coleen Marlo ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 36 min

    Examines major myths informing American education and explores how educators can better serve students, increase college retention rates, and develop alternatives to college that don’t disadvantage students on the basis of race or incomeEach year, as the founding headmaster of the Boston Arts Academy (BAA), an urban high school that boasts a 94 percent college acceptance rate, Linda Nathan made a ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Benefits of Friends

    Inside the Complicated World of Today's Sororities and Fraternities

    by Jana Mathews ...
    Narrated by Rachel Perry ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 53 min

    In 2011, Jana Mathews's career took a surprising turn. What began as an effort for a newly minted college professor to get to know her students turned into an invitation to be initiated into a National Panhellenic Conference sorority and serve as its faculty advisor. For the next seven years, Mathews attended sorority and fraternity chapter meetings, Greek Week competitions, leadership retreats, ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Best Education for Free

    by Amisha Burn ...
    Narrated by Aadam Smyth ...

    Unabridged

    14 min

    Best Education for Free: The Essential Guide on How to Get a Scholarship to Achieve Your Dream Education for FreeA scholarship is a financial merit-based award that a student would have to apply for. The scholarship may be a package of financial aid to help the student. It could include housing and course materials as well as tuition, or just the tuition. It may only be a percentage of the tuition ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    The Closing of the American Mind

    by Allan Bloom ...
    Narrated by Christopher Hurt ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 40 min

    More than just a huge #1 bestseller, this is one of the great and vitally important books of our time. Allan Bloom, a professor of social thought at the University of Chicago and a noted translator of Plato and Rousseau, argues that the social and political crisis of twentieth century America is really an intellectual crisis. From the universities’ lack of purpose to their students’ lack of ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Diversity Delusion

    How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture

    Unabridged

    10 hours 27 min

    **This program includes an introduction read by the author.By the New York Times bestselling author: a provocative account of the attack on the humanities, the rise of intolerance, and the erosion of serious learning.**America is in crisis, from the university to the workplace. Toxic ideas first spread by higher education have undermined humanistic values, fueled intolerance, and widened divisions ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD