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  1. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Experiences of Immigrant Professors

    Challenges, Cross-Cultural Differences, and Lessons for Success

    By Charles Hutchison

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Educational institutions all over the world continue to attract the services of foreign-born scholars. In addition to the culture shock that immigrants experiences in unfamiliar countries, these scholars often undergo what the authors refer to as "pedagogical shock." Through autobiographical...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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. Academic Bildung in Net-based Higher Education: Moving beyond learning
    Edited by Trine Fossland, Helle Mathiasen, Mariann Solberg
    To Be Published January 27th 2015
  2. University Access and Success: Capabilities, diversity and social justice
    By Merridy Wilson-Strydom
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  3. Higher Education Access and Choice for Latino Students: Critical Findings and Theoretical Perspectives
    Edited by Patricia Perez, Miguel Ceja
    To Be Published April 30th 2015
  4. Reconsidering English Studies in Indian Higher Education
    By Suman Gupta, Richard Allen, Subarno Chattarji, Supriya Chaudhuri
    To Be Published May 13th 2015
  5. Globally Networked Teaching in the Humanities: Theories and Practices
    Edited by Alexandra Schultheis Moore, Sunka Simon
    To Be Published May 18th 2015
  6. Experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Academics: A comparative study of the unequal academy
    By Kalwant Bhopal
    To Be Published May 31st 2015
  7. Sustaining Mobile Learning: Theory, research and practice
    Edited by Wan Ng, Terry Cumming
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  8. The Design of the University: American, German and Global Perspectives
    By Heinz Dieter Meyer
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  9. 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 July 31st 2015
  10. Transnational Education Crossing ‘Asia’ and ‘the West’: Adjusted Desire, Identity and Neo-colonial Disguise
    By Le Ha Phan
    To Be Published August 31st 2015

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