Higher Education, Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

Key Issues in Higher Education

  1. Creating Campus Cultures

    Fostering Success among Racially Diverse Student Populations

    Edited by Samuel D. Museus, Uma M. Jayakumar

    Many colleges and universities have not engaged in the critical self-examination of their campuses necessary for effectively serving racially diverse student populations. This timely edited collection provides insights into how campus cultures can and do shape the experiences and outcomes of their...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  2. College Students' Sense of Belonging

    A Key to Educational Success for All Students

    By Terrell L. Strayhorn

    Belonging – with peers, in the classroom, or on campus – is a crucial part of the college experience. It can affect a student’s degree of academic achievement, or even whether they stay in school. Although much is known about the causes and impact of sense of belonging in students, little is known...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Student Voices on Inequalities in European Higher Education

    Challenges for theory, policy and practice in a time of change

    Edited by Fergal Finnegan, Barbara Merrill, Camilla Thunborg

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    This book focuses on the voices and experiences of non-traditional students in European higher education. It examines the impact that access to higher education is having on these students’ lives and discusses what this tells us about European education and society. In particular, it explores the...

    Published March 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Revolutionary Pedagogies and Debtocracy

    The Undermining Effects of Neoliberalism on Education

    By Maria Nikolakaki, Leonidas Vatikiotis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    This volume describes the economic context of the world today, and defines what debtocracy is and what revolutionary education can do about it. It explores how current neo-liberal policies and trends undermine education as a potential site of democratic learning and revolutionary social change. The...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Integrative Learning

    International research and practice

    Edited by Daniel Blackshields, James Cronin, Bettie Higgs, Shane Kilcommins, Marian McCarthy, Anthony Ryan

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Current teaching, learning and assessment practices can lead students to believe that courses within a programme are self-sufficient and separate. Integrative Learning explores this issue, and considers how intentional learning helps students become integrative thinkers who can see connections in...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Parallels and Responses to Curricular Innovation

    Lessons on Posthumanistic Education

    By Brad Petitfils

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume explores two radical shifts in history and subsequent responses in curricular spaces: the move from oral to print culture in the 15th century and the rise of he Jesuits (who created the first "global network" of education), and the move from print to digital culture in the 20th century...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Landscapes of Specific Literacies in Contemporary Society

    Exploring a social model of literacy

    Edited by Vicky Duckworth, Gordon Ade-Ojo

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume makes a timely contribution to our understanding of literacy as a multi-faceted, complexly situated activity. Each chapter provides the reader with a fresh perspective into a different site for literate behaviour, approaches, design and relationships, and offers an exploration into the...

    To Be Published December 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. From Vocational to Professional Education

    Educating for social welfare

    Edited by Jens-Christian Smeby, Molly Sutphen

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    One of the most important routes to employment within the social welfare sector worldwide is higher education, which equips students not only with the knowledge for employment, but with the tools to use and build on this knowledge. During the last few decades there has been an academic drift in...

    To Be Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Expanding the Donor Base in Higher Education

    Engaging Non-Traditional Donors

    Edited by Noah D. Drezner

    Winner of the Association of Fundraising Professionals 2014 Skystone Partners Research Prize in Philanthropy and Fundraising Traditionally, institutions have relied on wealthy White men to reach their fundraising goals. But as state investment in public higher education lessens and institutions...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  11. Diversity and Inclusion on Campus

    Supporting Racially and Ethnically Underrepresented Students

    By Rachelle Winkle-Wagner, Angela M. Locks

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    As scholars and practitioners in higher education attempt to embrace and lead diversity efforts, it is imperative that they have an understanding of the issues that affect historically underrepresented students. Using an intersectional approach that connects the categories of race, class, and...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  12. Hip-Hop Culture in College Students’ Lives

    Elements, Embodiment, and Higher Edutainment

    By Emery Petchauer

    College campuses have become rich sites of hip-hop culture and knowledge production. Despite the attention that campus personnel and researchers have paid to student life, the field of higher education has often misunderstood the ways that hip-hop culture exists in college students’ lives. Based...

    Published October 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  13. Fostering Success of Ethnic and Racial Minorities in STEM

    The Role of Minority Serving Institutions

    Edited by Robert T. Palmer, Dina C. Maramba, Marybeth Gasman

    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

  14. Asian American Students in Higher Education

    By Samuel D. Museus

    Series: Key Issues on Diverse College Students

    Asian American Students in Higher Education offers the first comprehensive analysis and synthesis of existing theory and research related to Asian American students’ experiences in postsecondary education. Providing practical and insightful recommendations, this sourcebook covers a range of topics...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  15. Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education

    By Jan Arminio, Tomoko Kudo Grabosky, Josh Lang

    Series: Key Issues on Diverse College Students

    Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education bridges theory to practice in order to better prepare practitioners in their efforts to increase the success of veteran and military service members in higher education. Bringing together perspectives from a researcher, practitioner, and...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  16. Black Men in Higher Education

    A Guide to Ensuring Student Success

    By J. Luke Wood, Robert T. Palmer

    Series: Key Issues on Diverse College Students

    Black Men in Higher Education bridges theory to practice in order to better prepare practitioners in their efforts to increase the success of Black male students in colleges and universities. In this comprehensive but manageable text, leading researchers J. Luke Wood and Robert T. Palmer highlight...

    To Be Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  17. Undocumented Students in Higher Education

    Supporting Pathways for Success

    By Ryan Gildersleeve

    Series: Key Issues on Diverse College Students

    The most recent addition to the Key Issues on Diverse College Students series, this volume bridges theory to practice in order to help student affairs and higher education professionals who work to support undocumented students in colleges and universities. Bringing together conversations about...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  18. Asian American Students in Higher Education

    By Samuel D. Museus

    Series: Key Issues on Diverse College Students

    Asian American Students in Higher Education offers the first comprehensive analysis and synthesis of existing theory and research related to Asian American students’ experiences in postsecondary education. Providing practical and insightful recommendations, this sourcebook covers a range of topics...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  19. Higher Education and Sustainable Development

    A model for curriculum renewal

    By Cheryl Desha, Karlson 'Charlie' Hargroves

    Responding to the global and unprecedented challenge of capacity building for twenty-first century life, this book is a practical guide for tertiary education institutions to quickly and effectively renew the curriculum towards education for sustainable development. The book begins by exploring...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  20. Handbook of Test Security

    Edited by James A. Wollack, John J. Fremer

    High stakes tests are the gatekeepers to many educational and professional goals. As such, the incentive to cheat is high. This Handbook is the first to offer insights from experts within the testing community, psychometricians, and policymakers to identify and develop best practice guidelines for...

    Published March 26th 2013 by Routledge