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  1. Action Research in Teaching and Learning

    A Practical Guide to Conducting Pedagogical Research in Universities

    By Lin S Norton

    A practical, down-to-earth guide for those who work in teaching and learning in universities, this book will be indispensable reading for those who would like to carry out action research on their own practice. Lin S Norton's concept of 'pedagogical action research' has come from over twenty years'...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Online Social Networking on Campus

    Understanding What Matters in Student Culture

    By Ana M. Martínez-Alemán, Katherine Lynk Wartman

    In the era of such online spaces as Facebook, Instant Messenger, Live Journal, Blogger, Web Shots, and campus blogs, college students are using these resources and other online sites as a social medium. Inevitably, this medium presents students with ethical decisions about social propriety, self...

    Published November 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  3. Political Correctness and Higher Education

    British and American Perspectives

    By John Lea

    How many times have you heard the phrase: `it’s all political correctness gone mad!’ Do you ever wonder whether colleges and universities are really awash with trivial concerns about the use of language or whether they are actually trying to address serious concerns about discrimination and...

    Published November 19th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Inclusion and Diversity

    Meeting the Needs of All Students

    By Sue Grace, Phil Gravestock

    Series: Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education

    How should you prepare for the first day of class? How can you encourage all students to participate in discussions? How do you ensure disabled students can take part in field work? Increasingly, universities are drawing from a less traditional group of students – international students, disabled...

    Published October 27th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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 16th 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 25th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 11th 2008 by Routledge

  8. 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 6th 2008 by Routledge

  9. 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 3rd 2008 by CRC Press

  10. 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 26th 2008 by Routledge