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  1. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Universities and Regional Development

    A Critical Assessment of Tensions and Contradictions

    Edited by Rómulo Pinheiro, Paul Benneworth, Glen A. Jones

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Universities are under increasing pressure to help promote socio-economic growth in their local communities. However until now, no systematic, critical attention has been paid to the factors and mechanisms that currently make this process so daunting. In Universities and Regional Development,...

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Journalism Education, Training and Employment

    Edited by Bob Franklin, Donica Mensing

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    During this period of rapid and significant change in journalistic practices, journalism educators are re-examining their own profession and contributing to the invention of new models and practices. This edited volume of studies by respected international scholars describes the diverse issues...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Digital Games and Learning

    Research and Theory

    By Nicola Whitton

    Series: Digital Games and Learning

    In recent years, there has been growing interest in the use of digital games to enhance teaching and learning at all educational levels, from early years through to lifelong learning, in formal and informal settings. The study of games and learning, however, takes a broader view of the relationship...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Sociology of Adult & Continuing Education

    By Peter Jarvis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book provides a comprehensive sociological overview of adult and continuing education. It draws on all branches of sociology rather than advocating one approach. It examines the theories of all the significant sociological writers in the field such as Knowles, Marx, Freire and Gramsci and sets...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Paradoxes of Learning

    On Becoming An Individual in Society

    By Peter Jarvis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    As more is discovered about the powerful impact of lifelong learning on adults, educators are changing their views about how, when and where we learn. Learning is no longer defined only in the context of formal educational settings but in social context as well – including families, the workplace,...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Learning Online

    What Research Tells Us About Whether, When and How

    By Barbara Means, Marianne Bakia, Robert Murphy

    At a time when more and more of what people learn both in formal courses and in everyday life is mediated by technology, Learning Online provides a much-needed guide to different forms and applications of online learning. This book describes how online learning is being used in both K-12 and higher...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Developing Generic Support for Doctoral Students

    Practice and pedagogy

    Edited by Susan Carter, Deborah Laurs

    This multidisciplinary, multi-voiced book looks at the practice and pedagogy of generic, across-campus support for doctoral students. With a global imperative for increased doctoral completions, universities around the world are providing more generic support. This book represents collegial...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Physical University

    Contours of space and place in higher education

    Edited by Paul Temple

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    The great universities of the world are to a large extent defined in the public imagination by their physical form: when people think of a university, they usually think of a distinctive place, rather than about say the teaching or the research that might go on there. This is understandable, both...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. A Guide to Teaching Effective Seminars

    Conversation, Identity, and Power

    By Susan R. Fiksdal

    A Guide to Teaching Effective Seminars provides college and university faculty with a new approach to thinking about their teaching and helps them develop a deeper understanding of conversation itself. Seminars often inspire collaborative learning and produce rich educational environments, yet even...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge