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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 603 new and published books in the subject of Higher Education — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Entrepreneurial University

    Context and Institutional Change

    Edited by Lene Foss, David v. Gibson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    Global recessions and structural economic shifts are motivating government and business leaders worldwide to increasingly look to "their" universities to stimulate regional development and to contribute to national competiveness. The challenge is clear and the question is pressing: How will...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Critical Realist Activity Theory

    An engagement with critical realism and cultural-historical activity theory

    By Iskra Nunez

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Critical Realist Activity Theory provides an exciting new contribution to the New Studies in Critical Realism and Education series by showing how the nature of learning is tantamount to the critical realist notion of the dialectic. The science of learning is too important to leave solely to the...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. A Critical Study of Thailand’s Higher Education Reforms

    The culture of borrowing

    By Rattana Lao

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    This book offers a critical examination of contemporary higher education reforms in Thailand situated in the broader historical, socio-economic and political changes. Through a qualitative case study with three methods of inquiry, this book explores why different 'global education policies' such...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Gender, Experience, and Knowledge in Adult Learning

    Alisoun’s Daughters

    By Elana Michelson

    In this wide-ranging book, Elana Michelson invites us to revisit basic understandings of the `experiential learner’. How does experience come to be seen as the basis of knowledge? How do gender, class, and race enter into the ways in which knowledge is valued? What political and cultural belief...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Frontiers in Computer Education

    Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Frontiers in Computer Education (ICFCE 2014), December 24–25, 2014, Wuhan, China

    Edited by Yuanzhi Wang

    This proceedings volume contains selected papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Frontiers in Computer Education (ICFCE 2014), which was held December 24-25, 2014, in Wuhan, China. The objective of this conference was to provide a forum for different researchers in different...

    Published May 18th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. 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

  7. Learning at the Practice Interface

    Reconstructing dialogue for progressive educational change

    By Neil Hooley

    This book investigates professional practice at the interface of sociology and epistemology for progressive educational change. It suggests that orthodox sociology and sociology of education have not sufficiently analysed contemporary educational situations due primarily to the strength of the...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 24th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Excellence in University Assessment

    Learning from award-winning practice

    By David Carless

    Assessment in higher education is an area of intense current interest, not least due to its central role in student learning processes. Excellence in University Assessment is a pioneering text which contributes to the theory and practice of assessment through detailed discussion and analysis of...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Internationalizing the Curriculum

    By Betty Leask

    Series: Internationalization in Higher Education Series

    The drive to internationalize higher education has seen the focus shift in recent years towards its defining element, the curriculum. As the point of connection between broader institutional strategies and the student experience, the curriculum plays a key role in the success or failure of the...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge