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  1. Stepping up to the Second Year at University

    Academic, psychological and social dimensions

    Edited by Clare Milsom, Martyn Stewart, Mantz Yorke, Elena Zaitseva

    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

  2. Grading Student Achievement in Higher Education

    Signals and Shortcomings

    By Mantz Yorke

    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

  3. Learning, Curriculum and Employability in Higher Education

    By Peter Knight, Mantz Yorke

    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

  4. Managing Educational Development Projects

    Effective Management for Maximum Impact

    Edited by Carole Baume, Paul Martin, Mantz Yorke

    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

  5. Leaving Early

    Undergraduate Non-completion in Higher Education

    By Mantz Yorke

    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

  6. Capability and Quality in Higher Education

    Edited by Stephenson, John (Professor of Higher Education for Capability, University of Leeds), Yorke, Mantz (Director, Centre for Higher Education Development, John Moores University)

    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

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