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  1. Improving Learning by Widening Participation in Higher Education

    Edited by Miriam David, Ann-Marie Bathmaker, Gill Crozier, Pauline Davis, Hubert Ertl, Alison Fuller, Geoff Hayward, Sue Heath, Chris Hockings, Gareth Parry, Diane Reay, Anna Vignoles, Julian Williams

    Series: Improving Learning

    Improving Learning by Widening Participation in Higher Education presents a strong and coherent rationale for improving learning for diverse students from a range of socio-economic, ethnic/racial and gender backgrounds within higher education, and for adults across the life course. Edited by...

    Published September 16th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Learning with Digital Games

    A Practical Guide to Engaging Students in Higher Education

    By Nicola Whitton

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Written for Higher Education teaching and learning professionals, Learning with Digital Games provides an accessible, straightforward introduction to the field of computer game-based learning. Up to date with current trends and the changing learning needs of today’s students, this text offers...

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Argumentation in Higher Education

    Improving Practice Through Theory and Research

    By Richard Andrews

    Argumentation in Higher Education offers professors, lecturers and researchers informative guidance for teaching effective argumentation skills to their undergraduate and graduate students. This professional guide aims to make the complex topic of argumentation open and transparent. Grounded in...

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Towards the Virtuous University

    The Moral Bases of Academic Practice

    By Jon Nixon

    Series: Key Issues in Higher Education

    A good university is invariably assumed to be one which is managerially effective in terms of its economic efficiency, and is judged in terms of entrepreneurialism, self-promotion and competitive innovation. This book argues that in the majority of institutions, these goals are being pursued to the...

    Published September 6th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Teaching, Learning and Research in Higher Education

    A Critical Approach

    By Mark Tennant, Cathi McMullen, Dan Kaczynski

    Teaching, Learning and Research in Higher Education offers a combination of critical perspectives and practical advice that is ideally suited for individuals interested in enhancing their practice through analysis and critique. The aim is to promote a critical understanding of one’s own practices:...

    Published August 31st 2009 by Routledge

  6. A Practical Guide to University and College Management

    Beyond Bureaucracy

    By Steve Denton, Sally Brown

    Written for Higher Education managers and administrators, A Practical Guide to University and College Management is a highly accessible text that offers practical guidance on how to manage the day-to-day life of universities. The authors take a proactive approach and offer a range of good practice...

    Published August 31st 2009 by Routledge

  7. Collaborative Working in Higher Education

    The Social Academy

    By Lorraine Walsh, Peter Kahn

    Collaborative working is an increasingly vital part of Higher Education academic life. Traditionally, university culture supported individual research and scholarship. Today, the focus has shifted from the individual to the group or team. Collaborative Working in Higher Education takes the reader...

    Published August 25th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Activity Theory in Practice

    Promoting Learning Across Boundaries and Agencies

    Edited by Harry Daniels, Anne Edwards, Yrjo Engeström, Tony Gallagher, Sten R. Ludvigsen

    This ground-breaking book brings together cutting-edge researchers who study the transformation of practice through the enhancement and transformation of expertise. This is an important moment for such a contribution because expertise is in transition - moving toward collaboration in...

    Published August 19th 2009 by Routledge

  9. How to Recruit and Retain Higher Education Students

    A Handbook of Good Practice

    By Tony Cook, Brian S. Rushton

    How to Recruit and Retain Higher Education Students is an invaluable resource for academic staff, administrators and policy makers involved in student recruitment and improving student retention. It offers practical advice on how universities can influence the expectations of prospective students,...

    Published August 18th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The WTO and the University

    Globalization, GATS, and American Higher Education

    By Roberta Malee Bassett

    Series: Studies in Higher Education

    By and large, the debate about the merits of including higher education services within free trade policies has occurred outside of the United States, even though the U.S. Office of the Trade Representative has specifically included higher education services in its March 2003 negotiating offer to...

    Published August 2nd 2009 by Routledge