Caste, Class, Nation
Series: Routledge Research in Education
This book explores the rhetoric and functions of a "global" English by analyzing the teaching and learning of remedial English coaching scheme for students belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Backward Classes in Indian universities and technology institutes. Examining the...
Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge
Understanding, Leading, and Enacting Change
Higher education is in an unprecedented time of change and reform. To address these challenges, university leaders tend to focus on specific interventions and programs, but ignore the change processes and the contexts that would lead to success. Joining theory and practice, How Colleges Change...
Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge
Utilizing Semantic Web Technologies
Learning with cases lets students engage with authentic and complex problems and gain experience with diverse and unpredictable outcomes. Emerging technologies can support and enhance case-based learning, letting teachers and students develop learning environments as never before – but this will...
To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge
International Inside Out
For several decades internationalisation has been a cornerstone of both Japanese government higher education policy and approaches to reform at an institutional level, but Japan has still not managed to lose its reputation as a somewhat reclusive member of the global academic community. Consensus...
Published September 7th 2012 by Routledge
The Challenges of a Diversifying Workforce
The latest volume in the Routledge International Studies in Higher Education Series, Academic and Professional Identities in Higher Education: The Challenges of a Diversifying Workforce, reviews the implications of new forms of academic and professional identity, which have emerged largely as a...
Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge
Changing Campuses for the New Faculty Majority
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
A Global Comparison of Compensation and Contracts
How are professors paid? Can the "best and brightest" be attracted to the academic profession? With universities facing international competition, which countries compensate their academics best, and which ones lag behind? Paying the Professoriate examines these questions and provides key...
Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge
The Role of Minority Serving Institutions
To maintain competitiveness in the global economy, United States policymakers and national leaders are increasing their attention to producing workers skilled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Given the growing minority population in the country, it is critical that...
Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge
Increased demands for colleges and universities to engage in outcomes assessment for accountability purposes have accelerated the need to bridge the gap between higher education practice and the fields of measurement, assessment, and evaluation. The Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and...
Published December 18th 2011 by Routledge
Models, Policies and Research
Quality assurance (QA) in open and distance learning (ODL) can be a contentious issue. Some argue that it should be judged by the same criteria and methods as face-to-face education, while others claim that it is so different in its organization, enrolments and operations that conventional QA...
Published November 14th 2011 by Routledge
Legal Issues and Commercial Realities
Managing the Entrepreneurial University is essential reading for both higher education administrators and those studying to enter the field. As universities have become more market focused, they have changed dramatically. But has the law kept up? This book explains fundamental legal concepts in...
Published April 17th 2011 by Routledge
A Guide for Today's Administrators
Business Practices in Higher Education is a breakthrough guide offering higher education and student affairs professionals an understanding of the fundamental business nature of colleges and universities. The author discusses the practical applications of business concepts and models and how these...
Published November 7th 2010 by Routledge
A Systems Approach to Understanding Misconduct and Empowering Change
For those who believe in the promise of higher education to shape a better future, this may be a time of unprecedented despair. Stories of students regularly cheating in their classes, admissions officers bending the rules for VIPs, faculty fudging research data, and presidents plagiarizing seem...
Published October 14th 2010 by Routledge
Principles and Practice
How can Academic Developers provide evidence of the effectiveness and ‘added value’ of their work to the key stakeholders within their institutions? Written for Academic Developers, academic administrators and others responsible for promoting organizational change, Evaluating the Effectiveness of...
Published August 29th 2010 by Routledge
The introduction of market forces into higher education is the most crucial issue facing universities and colleges today. As the role of universities in the knowledge society becomes ever more apparent, and as public funding reaches its limit, marketisation has become an issue of critical...
Published July 26th 2010 by Routledge
Effective Leadership and Management in Universities and Colleges, 2nd Edition
The Higher Education Manager’s Handbook has been substantially updated and reflects important changes that have occurred since its first publication in 2004. In this new edition, Peter McCaffery continues to draw on a wealth of US and UK case studies based in innovative practice. The book offers...
Published April 28th 2010 by Routledge
Challenges for Developing Countries
Leadership for World-Class Universities reveals how "world-class" thinking and policy can help university leaders employ modern solutions to the challenges facing higher education today. Readers will benefit from best practice advice offered by distinguished international contributors who have...
Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge
Higher Education in Cross-Sector Collaboration
The most complex social challenges – such as post-secondary access and success for under-represented students, diversification of the workforce, poverty, environmental degradation, and global health – exceed the problem-solving capacity of single organizations or societal sectors. Organizing for...
Published March 23rd 2010 by Routledge
Global Perspectives on Trust and Power
The latest volume in the Routledge International Studies in Higher Education series, Accountability in Higher Education takes an in-depth look at accountability initiatives around the world. Various evaluations, reporting schemes, and indicator systems have been initiated both to inform the...
Published July 27th 2010 by Routledge
An Examination of Institutional Policies, Practices, and Culture
Written for administrators, faculty, and staff in Higher Education who are working with low income and first-generation college students, Recognizing and Serving Low-Income Students in Higher Education uncovers organizational biases that prevent post-secondary institutions from adequately serving...
Published July 12th 2010 by Routledge