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  1. The University and its Disciplines

    Teaching and Learning within and beyond disciplinary boundaries

    By Carolin Kreber

    University teaching and learning take place within ever more specialized disciplinary settings, each characterized by its unique traditions, concepts, practices and procedures. It is now widely recognized that support for teaching and learning needs to take this discipline-specificity into account....

    Published September 17th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Student Engagement in Higher Education

    Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations

    Edited by Shaun R. Harper, Stephen John Quaye

    Student Engagement in Higher Education is an important volume that fills a longstanding void in the higher education and student affairs literature. The editors and authors make clear that diverse populations of students experience college differently and encounter group-specific barriers to...

    Published August 26th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Changing Practices of Doctoral Education

    Edited by David Boud, Alison Lee

    Postgraduate research has undergone unprecedented change in the past ten years, in response to major shifts in the role of the university and the disciplines in knowledge production and the management of intellectual work. New kinds of doctorates have been established that have expanded the scope...

    Published August 12th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Globalizing the Research Imagination

    Edited by Jane Kenway, Johannah Fahey

    In the provocative opening essay Kenway and Fahey explore ways in which the notion of the imagination itself might be mobilized by researchers. They are encouraged to develop 'defiant' global imaginations and communities with the capacities to think, 'be' and 'become' differently in a world of...

    Published August 7th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Abdulla Y. Al-Hawaj, Wajeeh Elali, E.H. Twizell

    The skills, creativity, and research developed through higher education are major factors in any society’s success in creating jobs and advancing prosperity. Universities and colleges play a vital rôle in expanding opportunity and promoting social justice. The papers in this book reflect the main...

    Published August 4th 2008 by CRC Press

  6. The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education

    By Kathryn Ecclestone, Dennis Hayes

    The silent ascendancy of a therapeutic ethos across the education system and into the workplace demands a book that serves as a wake up call to everyone. Kathryn Ecclestone and Dennis Hayes' controversial and compelling book uses a wealth of examples across the education system, from primary...

    Published June 27th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Authentic Dissertation

    Alternative Ways of Knowing, Research and Representation

    By Donald Trent Jacobs

    The Authentic Dissertation is a road map for students who want to make their dissertation more than a series of hoop-jumping machinations that cause them to lose the vitality and meaningfulness of their research. Students and tutors are presented with practical guidance for the kind of...

    Published June 25th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Plagiarism, the Internet, and Student Learning

    Improving Academic Integrity

    By Wendy Sutherland-Smith

    Written for Higher Education educators, managers and policy-makers, Plagiarism, the Internet and Student Learning combines theoretical understandings with a practical model of plagiarism and aims to explain why and how plagiarism developed. It offers a new way to conceptualize plagiarism and...

    Published April 25th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Academic Writing and Publishing

    A Practical Handbook

    By James Hartley

    Academic Writing and Publishing will show academics (mainly in the social sciences) how to write and publish research articles. Its aim is to supply examples and brief discussions of recent work in all aspects of the area in short, sharp chapters. It should serve as a handbook for postgraduates and...

    Published April 24th 2008 by Routledge

  10. e-Learning and Social Networking Handbook

    Resources for Higher Education

    By Frank Rennie, Robin Mason

    Student engagement with digital learning resources and online social networking are strong forces in education today. How can these resources best be utilized by educators and course designers in higher education? This book aims to provide the reader with enough background information to appreciate...

    Published April 9th 2008 by Routledge