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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 531 new and published books in the subject of Higher Education — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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’,...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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,...

    Published April 24th 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...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Internationalisation of Higher Education

    Towards a new research agenda in critical higher education studies

    Edited by Eva Hartmann

    We are in the middle of a fundamental transformation of the global order which is challenging the supremacy of the USA, and to a certain extent of Europe, in economic and also in normative terms. The financial crisis has further accentuated this shift in the post-Cold War architecture, with...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Ethics and Academic Freedom in Educational Research

    Edited by Pat Sikes, Heather Piper

    Formal ethical review of research proposals is now almost the default requirement for all – staff and students – planning research under the auspices of colleges and universities in many parts of the world. With notable exceptions, the extant literature discussing educational research ethics takes...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Approaches to Assessment that Enhance Learning in Higher Education

    Edited by Stylianos Hatzipanagos, Rebecca Rochon

    This book addresses the need to diversify mainstream forms of assessment currently used in Higher Education in order to re-establish the focus on the learning process. Making assessment central to student learning is about returning to what current research emphasises: the primary beneficiary of...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge