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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 536 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. Ethics and Academic Freedom in Educational Research

    Edited by Pat Sikes, Heather Piper

    Formal ethical review of research proposals is now almost the default requirement for all – staff and students – planning research under the auspices of colleges and universities in many parts of the world. With notable exceptions, the extant literature discussing educational research ethics takes...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Approaches to Assessment that Enhance Learning in Higher Education

    Edited by Stylianos Hatzipanagos, Rebecca Rochon

    This book addresses the need to diversify mainstream forms of assessment currently used in Higher Education in order to re-establish the focus on the learning process. Making assessment central to student learning is about returning to what current research emphasises: the primary beneficiary of...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Affirmative Action Matters

    Creating opportunities for students around the world

    Edited by Laura Dudley Jenkins, Michele S. Moses

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Affirmative Action Matters focuses specifically on affirmative action policies in higher education admissions, the sphere that has been the most controversial in many of the nations that have such policies. It brings together distinguished scholars from diverse nations to examine and discuss the...

    Published April 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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