Academic, psychological and social dimensions
Series: Research into Higher Education
Programmes in higher education tend to focus attention on the student’s first year (because of concerns about student transition and retention) and on their final year (because of student exiting for their future careers). The middle year(s) of programmes receive relatively little attention which...
Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge
Signals and Shortcomings
Series: Key Issues in Higher Education
A lot hangs on the summative grades that students are given. A good degree opens doors which otherwise might remain closed. Yet, as higher education is now a mass rather than an elite system, what is expected of its graduates is different from the expectations of previous generations. Students are...
Published August 24th 2007 by Routledge
How can universities ensure that they are preparing their students for today's competitive job market?This book tackles the highly topical subject of graduate underemployment with insight and clarity. The authors argue the case for more sophisticated research into employability with passion and...
Published December 4th 2003 by Routledge
Effective Management for Maximum Impact
Series: SEDA Series
Educational development is a major issue for higher education institutions (HEIs). It constitutes a major part of the research work of many academics. This practical volume, written by experienced practitioners in the field, is a guide to successfully managing an educational development project....
Published September 1st 2002 by Routledge
Undergraduate Non-completion in Higher Education
Presents the findings of new research into the problem of students dropping-out from their courses, and provides information that will help institutions understand and address the problem. The book clarifies definitions of non-completion, looks at what influences students to leave early, assesses...
Published March 31st 1999 by Routledge
The new focus in learning is on developing the individual's capability. This work looks at this in the context of improving skills, lifelong learning and welfare-to-work. It debates the issues within the setting of institutional strategies, work-based learning, skills development and assessment....
Published June 1st 1998 by Routledge