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Forthcoming Higher Education Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education

    Emerging perspectives on institutional transformation

    Edited by Daryl G. Smith

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    In addition to many other issues that touch higher education around the world, diversity and equity in higher education is fast becoming a major opportunity and challenge to institutions, countries and regions. The increasing centrality of diversity is fueled in part by changing demographics,...

    To Be Published April 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Higher Education Choice in China

    Social stratification, gender and educational inequality

    By Xiaoming Sheng

    Series: Routledge Research in Asian Education

    Much of the existing research on parental involvement and higher education choice examines the difference between the working class and the middle class, but little literature looks at different factions within the social classes. This book discusses higher education choice in China, particularly...

    To Be Published April 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Engaging Leaders

    The challenge of inspiring collective commitment in universities

    By Paul Gentle, Dawn Forman

    Addressing the question of how leadership can work most successfully in universities, Engaging Leaders strengthens the sense of shared professional knowledge and capability amongst leaders in higher education. Presenting a narrative of change which not only spells out why universities need to work...

    To Be Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Staff Development (Routledge Revivals)

    By Graham Webb

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1996, this book charts the philosophical landscape of staff development at a time when the subject of ‘quality’ in university teaching and learning was under examination. Graham Webb considers three main issues in his research. He focuses on what the basis for educational and...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Writing Groups for Doctoral Education and Beyond

    Innovations in practice and theory

    Edited by Claire Aitchison, Cally Guerin

    Writing is the principal means by which doctoral candidature is monitored and measured; this, combined with the growing tendency to use publications as proxy measures of individual and institutional productivity, underlines the centrality of writing in academia. One of the central questions for...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. High-Stakes Testing in Education

    Value, fairness and consequences

    Edited by Theo J.H.M Eggen, Gordon Stobart

    High-stakes educational testing is a global phenomenon which is increasing in both scale and importance. Assessments are high-stakes when there are serious consequences for one or more stakeholders. Historically, tests have largely been used for selection or for providing a ‘licence to practise’,...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. An Education in Facebook?

    Higher Education and the World's Largest Social Network

    Edited by Mike Kent, Tama Leaver

    An Education in Facebook? examines and critiques the role of Facebook in the evolving landscape of higher education. At times a mandated part of classroom use, at others an informal network for students, Facebook has become an inevitable component of college life, acting alternately as an...

    To Be Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Employer Engagement in Education

    Theories and evidence

    Edited by Anthony Mann, Julian Stanley, Louise Archer

    This collection focuses on employer engagement in education, how it is delivered and the differentiated impact it has on young people in their progression through schooling and higher education into the labour market. The focus is not narrowly on vocational or technical education or work-related...

    To Be Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. International Trends in University Governance

    Autonomy, self-government and the distribution of authority

    Edited by Michael Shattock

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Governance is becoming increasingly important in universities just as it is in the wider world of commerce and banking. Historically, universities were run by their academic communities but as mass higher education has taken root, as university research has become a critical element in national...

    To Be Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge