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Research into Higher Education

Co-published with the Society for Research into Higher Education

Series Editor: Jeroen Huisman, Jennifer M. Case

This exciting new series aims to publish cutting edge research and discourse that reflects the rapidly changing world of higher education, examined in a global context. Encompassing topics of wide international relevance, the series includes every aspect of the international higher education research agenda, from strategic policy formulation and impact to pragmatic advice on best practice in the field.

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  1. Digital Technology and the Contemporary University

    Degrees of digitization

    By Neil Selwyn

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Digital Technology and the Contemporary University examines the often messy realities of higher education in the ‘digital age’. Drawing on a variety of theoretical and empirical perspectives, the book explores the intimate links between digital technology and wider shifts within contemporary...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Women Leaders in Higher Education

    Shattering the myths

    By Tanya Fitzgerald

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Leadership in universities is physically, intellectually and emotionally demanding work. It involves multiple and complex tasks and responsibilities such as staff management, strategic management, operational planning, financial and resources management, policy development, quality assurance...

    Published August 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Researching Student Learning in Higher Education

    A social realist approach

    By Jennifer M. Case

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Many contemporary concerns in higher education focus on the student experience of learning.With a larger and much more diverse intake than ever before, linked with a declining unit of resource, questions are being asked afresh around the purposes of higher education. Although much of the debate is...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Literacy in the Digital University

    Critical perspectives on learning, scholarship and technology

    Edited by Robin Goodfellow, Mary R. Lea

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Literacy in the Digital University is an innovative volume bringing together perspectives from two fields of enquiry and practice: ‘literacies and learning’ and ‘learning technologies’. With their own histories and trajectories, these fields have seldom overlapped either in practice, theory, or...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Everything for Sale? The Marketisation of UK Higher Education

    By Roger Brown, Helen Carasso

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    The marketisation of higher education is a growing worldwide trend. Increasingly, market steering is replacing or supplementing government steering. Tuition fees are being introduced or increased, usually at the expense of state grants to institutions. Grants for student support are being replaced...

    Published February 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. The University in Dissent

    Scholarship in the corporate university

    By Gary Rolfe

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    The rise of corporatism in the North American University was charted by Bill Readings in the mid nineteen-nineties in his book The University in Ruins. The intervening years have seen the corporate university grow and extend to the point where its evolution into a large business corporation is...

    Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Reconstructing Identities in Higher Education

    The rise of 'Third Space' professionals

    By Celia Whitchurch

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Reconstructing Identities in Higher Education: The Rise of Third Space Professionals draws on studies conducted in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States to explore the roles and identities of a growing number of staff associated with broadly based institutional projects such as...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Strategic Curriculum Change in Universities

    Global Trends

    By Paul Blackmore, Camille B. Kandiko

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    The curriculum is a live issue in universities across the world. Many stakeholders – governments, employers, professional and disciplinary groups and parents – express strong and often conflicting views about what higher education should achieve for its students. Many universities are reviewing...

    Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Intellectual Leadership in Higher Education

    Renewing the role of the university professor

    By Bruce Macfarlane

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    What is ‘intellectual leadership’ and how might this concept be better understood in the modern university? Drawing on research into the role of full or chair professors, this book argues that it is important to define and reclaim intellectual leadership as a counter-weight to the prevailing...

    Published February 16th 2012 by Routledge

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