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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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. An Education in Facebook?

    Higher Education and the World's Largest Social Network

    Edited by Mike Kent, Tama Leaver

    An Education in Facebook? examines and critiques the role of Facebook in the evolving landscape of higher education. At times a mandated part of classroom use, at others an informal network for students, Facebook has become an inevitable component of college life, acting alternately as an...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 26th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Best Practices in Online Program Development

    Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

    By Elliot King, Neil Alperstein

    Series: Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning

    Best Practices in Online Program Development is a practical, hands-on guide that provides the concrete strategies that academic and administrative departments within institutions of higher learning need to develop in order to create and maintain coherent and effective online educational programs....

    Published December 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Bridging the Divide between Faculty and Administration

    A Guide to Understanding Conflict in the Academy

    By James L. Bess, Jay R. Dee

    Conflicts between faculty and administration have become particularly virulent and disruptive in recent years, as institutions have struggled to adapt to intensifying pressures for efficiency and accountability. Analyzing common sources of conflict and challenges on campus that impede attempts to...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Essentials of Online Course Design

    A Standards-Based Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Marjorie Vai, Kristen Sosulski

    Series: Essentials of Online Learning

    In spite of the proliferation of online learning, creating online courses can still evoke a good deal of frustration, negativity, and wariness in those who need to create them. The second edition of Essentials of Online Course Design takes a fresh, thoughtfully designed, step-by-step approach to...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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

  11. Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology

    Theory and Methods

    By Valery Chirkov

    To Be Published October 14th 2015 by Routledge

  12. Handbook of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge For Educators

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Mary Herring, Punya Mishra, Matthew Koehler

    A copublication with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), the 2nd edition of the Handbook of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge addresses the concept and implementation of technological pedagogical content knowledge—the knowledge and skills that teachers need...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  13. Improving Survey Methods

    Lessons from Recent Research

    Edited by Uwe Engel, Ben Jann, Peter Lynn, Annette Scherpenzeel, Patrick Sturgis

    Series: European Association of Methodology Series

    This state-of-the-art volume provides insight into the recent developments in survey research. It covers topics like: survey modes and response effects, bio indicators and paradata, interviewer and survey error, mixed-mode panels, sensitive questions, conducting web surveys and access panels,...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  14. On Being a Mentor

    A Guide for Higher Education Faculty, Second Edition

    By W. Brad Johnson

    On Being a Mentor is the definitive guide to the art and science of engaging students and faculty in effective mentoring relationships in all academic disciplines. Written with pithy clarity and rooted in the latest research on developmental relationships in higher educational settings, this...

    To Be Published November 10th 2015 by Routledge

  15. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  16. Teaching for Learning

    101 Intentionally Designed Education Activities to Put Students on the Path to Success

    By Claire Howell Major, Michael S. Harris, Todd Zakrajsek

    Despite a growing body of research on teaching methods, instructors lack a comprehensive resource that highlights and synthesizes proven approaches. Teaching for Learning fills that gap. Each of the one hundred and one entries: describes an approach and lists its essential features and elements...

    To Be Published September 18th 2015 by Routledge

  17. Teaching Online

    A Practical Guide, 4th Edition

    By Susan Ko, Steve Rossen

    Teaching Online: A Practical Guide is an accessible, introductory, and comprehensive guide for anyone who teaches online. A leader in the online field, the fourth edition of this bestselling resource has been fully revised, maintains its reader friendly tone, and offers exceptional practical...

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge

  18. Technology Integration and High Possibility Classrooms

    Building from TPACK

    By Jane Hunter

    Technology Integration and High Possibility Classrooms provides a fresh vision for education in schools based on new research from in-depth studies of technology integration in exemplary teachers’ classrooms. This timely book meets the demand for more examples of effective technology integration by...

    Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  19. The Instructional Value of Digital Storytelling

    Higher Education, Professional, and Adult Learning Settings

    By Patricia McGee

    Although storytelling has been recognized as an effective instructional strategy for some time, most educators are not informed about how to communicate a story that supports learning—particularly when using digital media. The Instructional Value of Digital Storytelling provides a broad overview of...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  20. 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...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  21. University Teaching

    An Introductory Guide

    By Tony Harland

    University Teaching: An Introductory Guide is a vital tool for the new lecturer that aims to encourage and support an inquiry into university teaching and academic life. This book understands that teaching is not discrete but one of many activities integrated in academic work. It recognizes that...

    Published April 26th 2012 by Routledge

  22. University Teaching in Focus

    A learning-centred approach

    Edited by Lynne Hunt, Denise Chalmers

    University Teaching in Focus provides a foundational springboard for early career academics preparing to teach in universities. Focusing on four critical areas - teaching, curriculum, students, and quality/leadership - this succinct resource offers university teachers a straightforward approach to...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge

  23. Integrating Mindfulness into Anti-Oppression Pedagogy

    Social Justice in Higher Education

    By Beth Berila

    Drawing from mindfulness education and social justice teaching, this book explores an anti-oppressive pedagogy for university and college classrooms. Authentic classroom discussions about oppression and diversity can be difficult; a mindful approach allows students to explore their experiences with...

    To Be Published September 4th 2015 by Routledge

  24. 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

  25. A Guide to Teaching Effective Seminars

    Conversation, Identity, and Power

    By Susan R. Fiksdal

    A Guide to Teaching Effective Seminars provides college and university faculty with a new approach to thinking about their teaching and helps them develop a deeper understanding of conversation itself. Seminars often inspire collaborative learning and produce rich educational environments, yet even...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  26. 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 a 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...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  27. 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...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  28. Doing Research to Improve Teaching and Learning

    A Guide for College and University Faculty

    By Kimberly M. Williams

    Given the increased accountability at the college and university level, one of the most promising ways for faculty at institutions of higher education to improve their teaching is to capitalize upon their skills as researchers. This book is a step-by-step guide for doing research to inform and...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  29. Experiential Education in the College Context

    What It Is, How It Works, And Why It Matters

    By Jay W. Roberts

    Experiential Education in the College Context provides college and university faculty with pedagogical approaches that engage students and support high-impact learning. Organized around four essential categories—active learning, integrated learning, project-based learning, and community-based...

    To Be Published October 5th 2015 by Routledge

  30. 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

  31. A Faculty Guide for Succeeding in Academe

    By Darla J. Twale

    All too often a culture of silence permeates academia, where faculty and administrators ignore or misunderstand difficult situations. A Faculty Guide for Succeeding in Academe is a practical guide for prospective and current faculty that addresses real, complex issues that are too often left...

    Published May 29th 2013 by Routledge

  32. A Faculty Guide to Addressing Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior

    By Brian Van Brunt, W. Scott Lewis

    College and university faculty are asked to serve an increasingly diverse and at-risk population of students. They face disruptive and dangerous behaviors that range from speaking out of turn or misusing technology, to potentially agressive behavior. A Faculty Guide to Addressing Disruptive and...

    Published August 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  33. Wellness Issues for Higher Education

    A Guide for Student Affairs and Higher Education Professionals

    Edited by David S. Anderson

    Wellness Issues for Higher Education is an essential resource that addresses a range of student wellness issues confronting professionals in college and universities settings. Organized around five dimensions of Wellness—Emotional, Social, Intellectual, Physical, and Spiritual—this book...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge