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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 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...

    Published December 1st 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...

    Published December 16th 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 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 3rd 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. Contemplative Practices in Higher Education

    Cultivating Teaching and Learning Across the Disciplines

    Edited by Daniel P. Barbezat, Arthur Zajonc

    From the social sciences to the humanities, and the hard sciences to business and law, contemplative approaches to higher education have been creatively and effectively developed to stabilize and sharpen concentration and attention, deepen the understanding of course material, engender and foster...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge