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  1. 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

  2. Connected Classrooms

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Distance Teaching

    Edited by Alan Blackstock, Nathan Straight

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Synchronous technologies, particularly interactive video conferencing (IVC), are becoming common modes of teaching and delivering college courses. The increasing popularity of IVC in the U.S. and abroad calls for more pedagogically effective practices for teachers and researchers using this...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Experiences of Immigrant Professors

    Challenges, Cross-Cultural Differences, and Lessons for Success

    By Charles Hutchison

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Educational institutions all over the world continue to attract the services of foreign-born scholars. In addition to the culture shock that immigrants experiences in unfamiliar countries, these scholars often undergo what the authors refer to as "pedagogical shock." Through autobiographical...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Faculty Development in Developing Countries

    Improving Teaching Quality in Higher Education

    Edited by Cristine Smith, Katherine Hudson

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    This volume explores the research and practice of faculty development in developing and fragile countries, and the multiple individual, institutional, cultural, political, and economic barriers that stand in the way of this reform. Based on the concept that "we teach as we were taught," it aims to...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Globally Networked Teaching in the Humanities

    Theories and Practices

    Edited by Alexandra Schultheis Moore, Sunka Simon

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    As colleges and universities in North America increasingly identify "internationalization" as a key component of the institution’s mission and strategic plans, faculty and administrators are charged with finding innovative and cost-effective approaches to meet those goals. This volume provides an...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Higher Education Access and Choice for Latino Students

    Critical Findings and Theoretical Perspectives

    Edited by Patricia Perez, Miguel Ceja

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Now the largest and fastest-growing ethnic population in the U.S., Latino students face many challenges and complexities when it comes to college choice and access. This edited volume provides much needed theoretical and empirical data on how the schooling experiences of Latino students shape their...

    Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Higher Education Revolutions in the Gulf

    Globalization and Institutional Viability

    By Fatima Badry, John Willoughby

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    Over the past quarter century, the people of the Arabian Peninsula have witnessed a revolutionary transformation in higher education. In 1990, there were fewer than ten public universities that offered their Arabic-language curricula in sex-segregated settings to national citizens only. In 2015,...

    To Be Published September 11th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Learning at the Practice Interface

    Reconstructing dialogue for progressive educational change

    By Neil Hooley

    This book investigates professional practice at the interface of sociology and epistemology for progressive educational change. It suggests that orthodox sociology and sociology of education have not sufficiently analysed contemporary educational situations due primarily to the strength of the...

    To Be Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Managerial and Professional Learning and Development

    By David Spicer, Lauren Seward, Karen Waite

    Managerial and Professional Learning and Development seeks to provide readers with an understanding of the role and importance of learning and development at both individual and organizational levels. These represent essential individual skills and organizational capabilities that act to support...

    To Be Published March 31st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Multimodal Approaches to Research and Pedagogy

    Recognition, Resources, and Access

    Edited by Arlene Archer, Denise Newfield

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This book brings together social semiotics, cultural studies, multiliteracies, and other approaches in order to theorize very different learning environments, giving visibility to the modal effect in a range of disciplines. It highlights the ideological nature of discursive practices, examines...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  11. Reconsidering English Studies in Indian Higher Education

    By Suman Gupta, Richard Allen, Subarno Chattarji, Supriya Chaudhuri

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    This book examines the status of English Studies in India, aspirations pinned on the subject by students, teachers, policy-makers and society in general, and how these are addressed at the higher education level. It presents analytical background discussions of the history and policy environment,...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  12. The Internationalisation of Higher Education

    Towards a new research agenda in critical higher education studies

    Edited by Eva Hartmann

    We are in the middle of a fundamental transformation of the global order which is challenging the supremacy of the USA, and to a certain extent of Europe, in economic and also in normative terms. The financial crisis has further accentuated this shift in the post-Cold War architecture, with...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  13. Transatlantic Reflections on the Practice-Based PhD in Fine Art

    By Jessica Schwarzenbach, Paul Hackett

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Once the only country in the world to offer a doctorate for studio artists, the PhD in fine art disappeared after pressures established the MFA as the terminal degree for visual artists. Subsequently, the PhD in fine art emerged in the UK and is now offered by approximately 40 universities. Today...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  14. Universities in the Flux of Time

    An exploration of time and temporality in university life

    Edited by Paul Gibbs, Oili-Helena Ylijoki, Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela, Ronald Barnett

    Higher education and the institution of the university exist in time, their essential nature now continually subject to change: change in students, in knowledge, in structure and in their own communities and those they service. These changes are accompanied by a quickening of time, leading to...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  15. University Technology Transfer

    The globalization of academic innovation

    Edited by Shiri M. Breznitz, Henry Etzkowitz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Universities have become essential players in the generation of knowledge and innovation. Through the commercialization of technology, they have developed the ability to influence regional economic growth. By examining different commercialization models this book analyses technology transfer at...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  16. World Yearbook of Education 2008

    Geographies of Knowledge, Geometries of Power: Framing the Future of Higher Education

    Edited by Debbie Epstein, Rebecca Boden, Rosemary Deem, Fazal Rizvi, Susan Wright

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    This volume examines higher education in globalized conditions through a focus on the spatial, historic and economic relations of power in which it is embedded. Distinct geometries of power are emerging as the knowledge production capability of universities is increasingly globalized. Changes in...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  17. World Yearbook of Education 2015

    Elites, Privilege and Excellence: The National and Global Redefinition of Educational Advantage

    Edited by Agnès van Zanten, Stephen J. Ball, Brigitte Darchy-Koechlin

    Series: World Yearbook of Education

    This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education Series focuses on educational elites and inequality, focusing particularly on the ways in which established and emergent groups located at the top of the social hierarchy and power structure reproduce, establish or redefine their position. The...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge