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  1. Improving What is Learned at University

    An Exploration of the Social and Organisational Diversity of University Education

    By John Brennan, Robert Edmunds, Muir Houston, David Jary, Yann Lebeau, Michael Osborne, John T.E. Richardson

    Series: Improving Learning

    Received the ‘highly commended’ award by the Society for Educational Studies for books published in 2010. What is learned in universities today? Is it what students expect to learn? Is it what universities say they learn? How far do the answers to questions such as these differ according to what,...

    Published December 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. Changing Identities in Higher Education

    Voicing Perspectives

    Edited by Ronald Barnett, Roberto Di Napoli

    Series: Key Issues in Higher Education

    In this timely and innovative book scholars from Europe, the UK, North America and Australia, explore their own sense of identity, reflecting both on their research and scholarly interests, and their work experiences. Taking the form of a debate, Changing Identities in Higher Education helps to...

    Published September 17th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Higher Education and Sustainable Development

    Paradox and Possibility

    By Stephen Gough, William Scott

    Series: Key Issues in Higher Education

    The ‘Key Issues in Higher Education’ series aims to raise both awareness and the standards of debate on the fundamental issues that lie at the very heart of higher education and intends to assist national and international debate. Higher Education and Sustainable Development examines whether it is...

    Published June 28th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Education for All

    The Future of Education and Training for 14-19 Year-Olds

    By Richard Pring, Geoffrey Hayward, Ann Hodgson, Jill Johnson, Ewart Keep, Alis Oancea, Gareth Rees, Ken Spours, Stephanie Wilde

    There are two key questions at the heart of the ongoing debate about education and training for all young people, irrespective of background, ability or attainment: What counts as an educated 19 year old today? Are the models of education we have inherited from the past sufficient to meet the...

    Published May 25th 2009 by Routledge

  6. International Perspectives on Competence Development

    Developing Skills and Capabilities

    Edited by Knud Illeris

    In today’s complex and ever-changing world it has become obvious that even highly developed knowledge and skills are no longer sufficient to meet new challenges, situations and problems facing individuals, organisations and nations. This raises an enormous and potentially confusing issue for...

    Published May 17th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Improving Working as Learning

    By Alan Felstead, Alison Fuller, Nick Jewson, Lorna Unwin

    Series: Improving Learning

    Interest in learning at work has captured the attention of many people around the world, often taking centre stage in policy debates about improving economic performance, prosperity and well-being. This book is about the learning that goes on in workplaces – ranging from offices, factories and...

    Published April 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Improving Learning in College

    Rethinking Literacies Across the Curriculum

    By Roz Ivanic, Richard Edwards, David Barton, Marilyn Martin-Jones, Zoe Fowler, Buddug Hughes, Greg Mannion, Kate Miller, Candice Satchwell, June Smith

    Series: Improving Learning

    What's the problem with literacy at college? How might everyday literacy be harnessed for educational ends? Based on the first major study of literacy practices in colleges in the UK, this book explores the reading and writing associated with learning subjects across the college curriculum. It...

    Published February 15th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Managing Your Competencies

    Personal Development Plan

    By Roel Grit

    A competency is a combination of knowledge, skills and attitude that one needs in order to function adequately in any given professional situation – a nurse must know how to give a crying child a vaccination, and a policeman must be able to stop a drunken brawl. Competency orientated teaching has...

    Published December 31st 2008 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary Theories of Learning

    Learning Theorists … In Their Own Words

    Edited by Knud Illeris

    In this definitive collection of today’s most influential learning theorists, sixteen world-renowned experts present their understanding of what learning is and how human learning takes place. Professor Knud Illeris has collected chapters that explain both the complex frameworks in which learning...

    Published December 7th 2008 by Routledge