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Higher Education, Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

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Highlights

  1. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World

    Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds

    As new digital forms of formal and informal learning proliferate, there is an increasing need to better understand how people in different regions of the world are implementing massive open online courses (MOOCs) and other forms of open educational resources (OERs). Educators, researchers,...

    Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Best Practices for Flipping the College Classroom

    Edited by Julee B. Waldrop, Melody A. Bowdon

    Series: Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning

    Best Practices for Flipping the College Classroom provides a comprehensive overview and systematic assessment of the flipped classroom methodology in higher education. The book: Reviews various pedagogical theories that inform flipped classroom practice and provides a brief history from its...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Decision Making for Student Success

    Behavioral Insights to Improve College Access and Persistence

    By Benjamin L. Castleman, Saul Schwartz, Sandy Baum

    Each year, many students with affordable college options and the academic skills needed to succeed do not enroll at all, enroll at institutions where they are not well-positioned for success, or drop out of college before earning a credential. Efforts to address these challenges have included...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Democratizing Higher Education

    International Comparative Perspectives

    By Patrick Blessinger, John P. Anchan

    Higher education systems around the world are undergoing fundamental change and reform due to external pressures—including internationalization of higher education, increased international competition for students, less reliance on public funding, and calls to create greater access opportunities...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Alternative Solutions to Higher Education’s Challenges

    An Appreciative Approach to Reform

    By Laura M. Harrison, Peter C. Mather

    Moving beyond critique, Alternative Solutions to Higher Education’s Challenges uses an appreciative approach to highlight what is working in colleges and universities and offers an examination of how institutions can improve practice. Drawing on examples and cases from real higher education...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Preparing Students for Life Beyond College

    A Meaning-Centered Vision for Holistic Teaching and Learning

    By Robert J. Nash, Jennifer J.J. Jang 張文馨

    At a time when STEM research and new technologies are dominating the curricula of colleges and universities, this important book refocuses the conversation on holistic education for all students. Organized around the most important and difficult questions that students face, Preparing Students for...

    Published March 6th 2015 by Routledge

  7. A Faculty Guide to Advising and Supervising Graduate Students

    By Darla J. Twale

    This practical guide provides college and university faculty with resources for supervising and advising graduate assistants, guiding doctoral students through the dissertation process, and preparing the next generation of scholars. Exploring common situations that faculty and their graduate...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Stepping up to the Second Year at University

    Academic, psychological and social dimensions

    Edited by Clare Milsom, Martyn Stewart, Mantz Yorke, Elena Zaitseva

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Programmes in higher education tend to focus attention on the student’s first year (because of concerns about student transition and retention) and on their final year (because of student exiting for their future careers). The middle year(s) of programmes receive relatively little attention which...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Excellence in University Assessment

    Learning from award-winning practice

    By David Carless

    Assessment in higher education is an area of intense current interest, not least due to its central role in student learning processes. Excellence in University Assessment is a pioneering text which contributes to the theory and practice of assessment through detailed discussion and analysis of...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Inside the Role of Dean

    International perspectives on leading in higher education

    Edited by Renee T Clift, John Loughran, Geoffrey E Mills, Cheryl J Craig

    Despite deans playing critical roles in education, little is known about the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for the job, or the practical dilemmas they face on an almost daily basis. Each chapter of this international collection opens the role up for examination and critique, developing...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge