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  1. 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 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Refocusing the Self in Higher Education

    A Phenomenological Perspective

    By Glen Sherman

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    In higher education literature, theories of learning and development have largely been adapted from psychology to the exclusion of basic insights from philosophy. This volume addresses the gaps in higher education’s theoretical base created by this inattention to philosophy and reflects...

    Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Academic Governance

    Disciplines and Policy

    By Jenny Lewis

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Academia is an important site for producing knowledge, which is crucial in driving economies and societies around the globe at the beginning of the 21st century. Yet surprisingly little is known about how contemporary universities are shaped by the formal and multiple demands they face from...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Developing Creativities in Higher Music Education

    International Perspectives and Practices

    Edited by Pamela Burnard

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    This is the first book to critically address the issue of how we can enhance and develop creativities in higher music education. It features new international, richly diverse perspectives on the nature and practice of creativities in different cultural and institutional contexts, in varying roles...

    Published September 15th 2013 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Higher Education Access and Choice for Latino Students: Critical Findings and Theoretical Perspectives
    Edited by Patricia Perez, Miguel Ceja
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  2. Reconsidering English Studies in Indian Higher Education
    By Suman Gupta, Richard Allen, Subarno Chattarji, Supriya Chaudhuri
    To Be Published May 14th 2015
  3. Globally Networked Teaching in the Humanities: Theories and Practices
    Edited by Alexandra Schultheis Moore, Sunka Simon
    To Be Published May 19th 2015
  4. The Experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Academics: A comparative study of the unequal academy
    By Kalwant Bhopal
    To Be Published July 6th 2015
  5. Sustaining Mobile Learning: Theory, research and practice
    Edited by Wan Ng, Terry Cumming
    To Be Published July 27th 2015
  6. The Design of the University: American, German and Global Perspectives
    By Heinz Dieter Meyer
    To Be Published August 1st 2015
  7. Experiences of Immigrant Professors: Challenges, Cross-Cultural Differences, and Lessons for Success
    By Charles Hutchison
    To Be Published August 1st 2015
  8. 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
  9. Cosmopolitan Learning for a Global Era
    By Sarah Richardson
    To Be Published October 15th 2015
  10. Higher Education Access for Working-Class Students: Inequalities, Outcomes and Opportunities
    Edited by Amy Stich, Carrie Freie
    To Be Published February 1st 2016

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