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  1. The Experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Academics

    A comparative study of the unequal academy

    By Kalwant Bhopal

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Recent research suggests that Black and minority ethnic (BME) academics remain underrepresented, particularly at senior levels in higher education, and tend to be concentrated in new, post-1992 universities. This book provides an original comparative study of BME academics in both the UK and the...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Reconsidering English Studies in Indian Higher Education

    By Suman Gupta, Richard Allen, Subarno Chattarji, Supriya Chaudhuri

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    This book examines the status of English Studies in India, aspirations pinned on the subject by students, teachers, policy-makers and society in general, and how these are addressed at the higher education level. It presents analytical background discussions of the history and policy environment,...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Globally Networked Teaching in the Humanities

    Theories and Practices

    Edited by Alexandra Schultheis Moore, Sunka Simon

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    As colleges and universities in North America increasingly identify "internationalization" as a key component of the institution’s mission and strategic plans, faculty and administrators are charged with finding innovative and cost-effective approaches to meet those goals. This volume provides an...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Higher Education Access and Choice for Latino Students

    Critical Findings and Theoretical Perspectives

    Edited by Patricia Perez, Miguel Ceja

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Now the largest and fastest-growing ethnic population in the U.S., Latino students face many challenges and complexities when it comes to college choice and access. This edited volume provides much needed theoretical and empirical data on how the schooling experiences of Latino students shape their...

    Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. University Access and Success

    Capabilities, diversity and social justice

    By Merridy Wilson-Strydom

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    The challenge of widening access and participation in higher education in a manner that ensures students are successful in their studies is a major issue globally and a significant research-focus within higher education studies and higher education policy. Similarly, the challenge of...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Academic Bildung in Net-based Higher Education

    Moving beyond learning

    Edited by Trine Fossland, Helle Mathiasen, Mariann Solberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    The explosive emergence of net-based learning in higher education brings with it new possibilities and constraints in teaching and learning environments.This edited collection considers how the concept of Academic Bildung - a term suggesting a personal educational process beyond actual educational...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. From Vocational to Professional Education

    Educating for social welfare

    Edited by Jens-Christian Smeby, Molly Sutphen

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    One of the most important routes to employment within the social welfare sector worldwide is higher education, which equips students not only with the knowledge for employment, but with the tools to use and build on this knowledge. During the last few decades there has been an academic drift in...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Integrative Learning

    International research and practice

    Edited by Daniel Blackshields, James Cronin, Bettie Higgs, Shane Kilcommins, Marian McCarthy, Anthony Ryan

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Current teaching, learning and assessment practices can lead students to believe that courses within a programme are self-sufficient and separate. Integrative Learning explores this issue, and considers how intentional learning helps students become integrative thinkers who can see connections in...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Understanding HIV and STI Prevention for College Students

    Edited by Leo Wilton, Robert T. Palmer, Dina C. Maramba

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, young people aged 18 to 25 are at a significant risk for acquiring and transmitting HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other STIs (sexually transmitted infections). Primary developmental processes that place college students...

    Published October 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Activity Theory, Authentic Learning and Emerging Technologies

    Towards a transformative higher education pedagogy

    Edited by Vivienne Bozalek, Dick Ng’ambi, Denise Wood, Jan Herrington, Joanne Hardman, Alan Amory

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Although emerging technologies are becoming popularised for teaching, learning and research, the relationship between their use and transformative effects on higher education remain largely unexplored. This edited collection seeks to fill this gap by providing a nuanced view, locating higher...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Academics: A comparative study of the unequal academy
    By Kalwant Bhopal
    To Be Published July 6th 2015
  2. Sustaining Mobile Learning: Theory, research and practice
    Edited by Wan Ng, Therese M. Cumming
    To Be Published July 27th 2015
  3. Narratives of Doctoral Studies in Science Education: Making the transition from educational practitioner to researcher
    Edited by Shirley Simon, Christina Ottander, Ilka Parchmann
    To Be Published September 8th 2015
  4. Cosmopolitan Learning for a Global Era: Higher education in an interconnected world
    By Sarah Richardson
    To Be Published October 23rd 2015
  5. Experiences of Immigrant Professors: Challenges, Cross-Cultural Differences, and Lessons for Success
    By Charles B. Hutchison
    To Be Published October 29th 2015
  6. Crossing Boundaries and Weaving Intercultural Work, Life, and Scholarship in Globalizing Universities
    Edited by Adam Komisarof, Zhu Hua
    To Be Published November 16th 2015
  7. English Studies Beyond the ‘Center’: Teaching Literature and the Future of Global English
    By Myles Chilton
    To Be Published November 23rd 2015
  8. The Working Classes and Higher Education: Inequality of Access, Opportunity and Outcome
    Edited by Amy Stich, Carrie Freie
    To Be Published February 1st 2016
  9. The Design of the University: American, German and Global Perspectives
    By Heinz Dieter Meyer
    To Be Published March 1st 2016
  10. Advancing the Bologna Process in Higher Education: Practices, Perspectives and Innovations
    By Joseph Piro
    To Be Published March 1st 2016

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