Higher Education, Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

Practical Resources for Higher Education Professionals

  1. A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

    Enhancing academic practice, 4th Edition

    By Heather Fry, Steve Ketteridge, Stephanie Marshall

    Edited by Heather Fry, Steven Ketteridge, Stephanie Marshall

    This entirely new edition of a very successful book focuses on developing professional academic skills for supporting and supervising student learning and effective teaching. It is built on the premise that the roles of those who teach in higher education are complex and multi-faceted. A Handbook...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Lecturer's Toolkit

    A Practical Guide to Assessment, Learning and Teaching, 4th Edition

    By Phil Race

    The Lecturer’s Toolkit is a wide-ranging, down-to-earth, practical resource for lecturers and teachers in universities and colleges. Jargon-free and written with authority, clarity and candour, the Toolkit addresses a broad range of aspects of assessment, feedback, learning and teaching, and helps...

    To Be Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Shaping Work-Life Culture in Higher Education

    A Guide for Academic Leaders

    By Laura Koppes Bryan, Cheryl A. Wilson

    Shaping Work-Life Culture in Higher Education provides strategies to implement beneficial work-life policies in colleges and universities. As compared to the corporate sector, higher education institutions have been slow to implement policies aimed at fostering diversity and a healthy work-life...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Black Faculty in the Academy

    Narratives for Negotiating Identity and Achieving Career Success

    Edited by Fred A. Bonner II, aretha faye marbley, Frank Tuitt, Petra A. Robinson, Rosa M. Banda, Robin L. Hughes

    Through candid discussions and personal counter-narrative stories, Black Faculty in the Academy explores the experiences and challenges faced by faculty of color in academe. Black faculty in predominantly White college and university settings must negotiate multiple and competing identities while...

    To Be Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Beginning a Career in Academia

    A Guide for Graduate Students of Color

    Edited by Dwayne A. Mack, Elwood Watson, Michelle Madsen Camacho

    This practical guide prepares graduate students of color for their first job in academia and offers strategies for succeeding in the early years of tenure-track position. Through the voices of faculty who have experienced the rigors of the job search and a career in academia, Beginning a Career in...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Embracing Non-Tenure Track Faculty

    Changing Campuses for the New Faculty Majority

    Edited by Adrianna Kezar

    The nature of the higher education faculty workforce is radically and fundamentally changing from primarily full-time tenured faculty to non-tenure track faculty. This new faculty majority faces common challenges, including short-term contracts, limited support on campus, and lack of a professional...

    Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Engaging Diverse College Alumni

    The Essential Guide to Fundraising

    By Marybeth Gasman, Nelson Bowman III

    Winner of the 2014 CASE Warwick Award for Outstanding Research on Alumni Relations and Institutional Advancement Changing demographics are having a substantial impact on college and university student populations. In order to continue garnering funds and supporting their higher education...

    Published February 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Being an Academic

    By Joёlle Fanghanel

    The role of academics in universities worldwide has undergone unprecedented change over the past decade. In this book Fanghanel discusses the effect on academics of modes of governance that have fostered the application of market principles to higher education and promoted flexibility and choice as...

    Published August 25th 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Massive Open Online Courses

    The MOOC Revolution

    Edited by Paul Kim

    Are MOOCs a catalyst for reimagining education, a sign of the increased corporatization of the education sector, or merely a well-publicized but passing trend? Massive Open Online Courses shares insights from multiple stakeholders on what MOOCs are now and could eventually become, providing those...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  11. The New Landscape of Mobile Learning

    Redesigning Education in an App-Based World

    Edited by Charles Miller, Aaron Doering

    The New Landscape of Mobile Learning is the first book to provide a research based overview of the largely untapped array of potential tools that m-Learning offers educators and students in face-to-face, hybrid, and distance education. This cutting edge guide provides: • An essential...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  12. Crafting Scholarship in the Behavioral and Social Sciences

    Writing, Reviewing, and Editing

    By Robert M. Milardo

    Crafting Scholarship helps readers improve their writing and publishing success in academia. Framed within the context of the editorial and peer review process, the book explores writing, editing, and reviewing in academic publishing. As such it provides unique coverage of how successful writers...

    To Be Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  13. Writing in Psychology

    By Scott A. Miller

    This book helps readers become better writers of psychology and better writers in general. After reading thousands of course papers, theses, and dissertations, Dr. Miller knows and addresses the issues that students find most challenging when writing about psychology. Written with the utmost...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge