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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 542 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. Intercultural Postgraduate Supervision

    Reimagining time, place and knowledge

    By Catherine Manathunga

    The impact of globalisation and aggressive marketing by universities has increased the flow of international or culturally diverse students enrolling in postgraduate research degree programs outside their own countries. As access to postgraduate education widens, more local culturally diverse and...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Governing Cross-Border Higher Education

    By Christopher Ziguras, Grant McBurnie

    Series: Internationalization in Higher Education Series

    Governing Cross-Border Higher Education examines the role of governments in relation to three key aspects of international education: student mobility; migration of international students; and transnational provision through collaboration or branch campuses. The research for this book is informed...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Learning in Landscapes of Practice

    Boundaries, identity, and knowledgeability in practice-based learning

    Edited by Etienne Wenger-Trayner, Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Steven Hutchinson, Chris Kubiak, Beverly Wenger-Trayner

    If the body of knowledge of a profession is a living landscape of practice, then our personal experience of learning can be thought of as a journey through this landscape. Within Learning in Landscapes of Practice, this metaphor is further developed in order to start an important conversation about...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Bridging the Divide between Faculty and Administration

    A Guide to Understanding Conflict in the Academy

    By James L. Bess, Jay R. Dee

    Conflicts between faculty and administration have become particularly virulent and disruptive in recent years, as institutions have struggled to adapt to intensifying pressures for efficiency and accountability. Analyzing common sources of conflict and challenges on campus that impede attempts to...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education for Adults

    Volume 2 Opportunities for Adult Education

    Edited by Malcolm Tight

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book opens with a survey of the historical evolution of adult education in the UK and leads on to the study of the structure of adult learning. It discusses distance teaching opportunities such as the Open University and the National Extension College, and face-to-face teaching provision in...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Adult Learning in the Social Context

    By Peter Jarvis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book is a logical progression from The Sociology of Adult and Continuing Education. The author takes a completely new approach to the subject and puts forward a model of adult learning which is analysed in depth. This model arises from the results of a research project in which adults analysed...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Power & Authority in British Universities

    By Graeme Moodie, Rowland Eustace

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In facing the question ‘who runs the universities’, the authors have carried out over a period of years an extensive programme of interviews, both formal and informal, as well as a detailed study of documents. Their findings are written up in the language of politics – in terms of power, authority,...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge