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  1. Critical Realist Activity Theory

    An engagement with critical realism and cultural-historical activity theory

    By Iskra Nunez

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Critical Realist Activity Theory provides an exciting new contribution to the New Studies in Critical Realism and Education series by showing how the nature of learning is tantamount to the critical realist notion of the dialectic. The science of learning is too important to leave solely to the...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Student Development Theory in Higher Education

    A Social Psychological Approach

    By Terrell L. Strayhorn

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    Moving beyond the cognitive and psychosocial development theories traditionally used to describe college student development, Strayhorn introduces theories that address the most important topics in Higher Education today. This book promotes the understanding and application of social psychological...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Governance of Higher Education

    Global Perspectives, Theories, and Practices

    By Ian Austin, Glen A. Jones

    Governance of Higher Education explores the work of traditional and contemporary higher education scholarship worldwide, providing readers with an understanding of the assumptions, historical traditions, and paradigms that have shaped the scholarship on governance. Bringing together the vast and...

    To Be Published September 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. A People’s History of American Higher Education

    By Philo Hutcheson

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    This essential history of American higher education builds from the ground up, shedding light on the full, diverse of range of institutions—including small liberal arts schools, junior and community colleges, and state colleges—that have been instrumental in creating the higher education system we...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Guiding the American University

    By Peter N. Stearns

    American higher education is under unprecedented pressure, beginning with the public funding and student debt crises and extending to inadequate performance in student retention and growing global competition. Respected educator and scholar Peter N. Stearns sorts though this dilemma, exploring the...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Global Academic Rankings Game

    Changing Institutional Policy, Practice, and Academic Life

    Edited by Philip G. Altbach, Maria Yudkevich, Laura Rumbley

    The Global Academic Rankings Game contributes to the continuing debate about the influence of rankings in higher education and is an invalulable resource for higher education scholars and administrators as they tackle rankings in their own national and institutional contexts....

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  7. Contemplative Practices in Higher Education

    Cultivating Teaching and Learning Across the Disciplines

    Edited by Daniel P. Barbezat, Arthur Zajonc

    From the social sciences to the humanities, and the hard sciences to business and law, contemplative approaches to higher education have been creatively and effectively developed to stabilize and sharpen concentration and attention, deepen the understanding of course material, engender and foster...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Postmodernity in Christian Higher Education

    Institutional Fallibilism

    By P Jesse Rine

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion and Education

    There has been much dialogue among higher education scholars regarding the implications of the emergent postmodern paradigm, and thought leaders in the evangelical world have noted with concern the postmodern challenge to exclusivist truth claims. However, few have sought to situate the challenges...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  9. Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education

    Edited by Imogen Taylor, Marion Bogo, Michelle Lefevre, Barbra Teater

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Work Education provides an authoritative overview of current understanding through coverage of key debates, exploring the state of play in particular social work education fields and reflecting on where the future might be taking us. The overall aim of the Handbook...

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge

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