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Research into Higher Education: Co-published with the Society for Research into Higher Education


About the Series

This exciting series publishes cutting edge research and discourse addressing contemporary themes in higher education of wide international relevance. The series examines all aspects of the international higher education research agenda, from strategic policy formulation and impact to pragmatic advice on best practice in the field.

For more information, or to express an interest in writing for the series, please contact Sarah Hyde, [email protected]

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Marginalised Communities in Higher Education Disadvantage, Mobility and Indigeneity

Marginalised Communities in Higher Education: Disadvantage, Mobility and Indigeneity

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Neil Harrison, Graeme Atherton
August 27, 2021

Drawing on examples from nine countries across five continents, this book offers anyone interested in the future of higher education the opportunity to understand how communities become marginalised and how this impacts on their access to learning and their ability to thrive as students. Focusing...

Exploring Diary Methods in Higher Education Research Opportunities, Choices and Challenges

Exploring Diary Methods in Higher Education Research: Opportunities, Choices and Challenges

1st Edition

Edited By Xuemeng Cao, Emily F. Henderson
March 29, 2021

This methodologically oriented collection brings together higher education diary research studies from international contexts to showcase the versatility of the method and its adaptability to higher education research. While keeping a diary is a familiar personal practice, diary method is a ...

Reimagining the Higher Education Student Constructing and Contesting Identities

Reimagining the Higher Education Student: Constructing and Contesting Identities

1st Edition

Edited By Rachel Brooks, Sarah O’Shea
March 18, 2021

Drawing on the perspectives of scholars and researchers from around the world, this book challenges dominant constructions of higher education students. Given the increasing number and diversity of such students, the book offers a timely discussion of the implicit and sometimes subtle ways that ...

Designing Effective Feedback Processes in Higher Education A Learning-Focused Approach

Designing Effective Feedback Processes in Higher Education: A Learning-Focused Approach

1st Edition

By Naomi Winstone, David Carless
July 16, 2019

Feedback is one of the most powerful influences on student achievement, yet it is difficult to implement productively within the constraints of a mass higher education system. Designing Effective Feedback Processes in Higher Education: A Learning-Focused Approach addresses the challenges of ...

The Education Ecology of Universities Integrating Learning, Strategy and the Academy

The Education Ecology of Universities: Integrating Learning, Strategy and the Academy

1st Edition

By Robert A. Ellis, Peter Goodyear
April 01, 2019

Many universities around the world are finding that the structures and processes they have put in place to further their educational missions are being tested by rapidly changing circumstances. These changes involve new pedagogies, new course designs, new technologies and updating of the physical ...

Student Plagiarism in Higher Education Reflections on Teaching Practice

Student Plagiarism in Higher Education: Reflections on Teaching Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw
October 17, 2018

Student Plagiarism in Higher Education is a crucial read for any university teacher concerned about plagiarism. It provides the tools and information needed to assess this often complex international phenomenon constructively and effectively from a variety of angles, and provides a framework for ...

Changing European Academics A Comparative Study of Social Stratification, Work Patterns and Research Productivity

Changing European Academics: A Comparative Study of Social Stratification, Work Patterns and Research Productivity

1st Edition

By Marek Kwiek
September 17, 2018

European academics have been at the centre of ongoing higher education reforms, as changes in university governance and funding have led to changes in academic work and life. Discussing the academic profession, and most importantly, its increasing stratification across Europe, Changing European ...

Enhancing the Freedom to Flourish in Higher Education Participation, Equality and Capabilities

Enhancing the Freedom to Flourish in Higher Education: Participation, Equality and Capabilities

1st Edition

By Talita M. L. Calitz
July 19, 2018

Persistent educational, economic and social inequalities perpetuate unequal participation in higher education for a significant number of students in both developing and developed contexts, offering these students fewer opportunities to convert academic resources into equal participation. Enhancing...

Possible Selves and Higher Education New Interdisciplinary Insights

Possible Selves and Higher Education: New Interdisciplinary Insights

1st Edition

Edited By Holly Henderson, Jacqueline Stevenson, Ann-Marie Bathmaker
June 22, 2018

Drawing together example studies from international contexts, this edited collection provides a new and cross-disciplinary perspective on the concept of the possible self, exploring its theoretical, methodological and empirical uses with regards to Higher Education. Building on research which ...

Reconstructing Relationships in Higher Education Challenging Agendas

Reconstructing Relationships in Higher Education: Challenging Agendas

1st Edition

By Celia Whitchurch, George Gordon
June 07, 2017

Drawing on two international research projects, Reconstructing Relationships in Higher Education: Challenging Agendas looks behind formal organisational structures and workforce patterns to consider the significance of relationships, particularly at local and informal levels, for the aspirations ...

Access to Higher Education Theoretical perspectives and contemporary challenges

Access to Higher Education: Theoretical perspectives and contemporary challenges

1st Edition

Edited By Anna Mountford-Zimdars, Neil Harrison
November 16, 2016

How do we understand and explain who has access to higher education? How do we make sense of persisting and new forms of inequality? How can global, national and institutional policymakers and practitioners make higher education more inclusive? Access to Higher Education: Theoretical perspectives ...

Religion and Higher Education in Europe and North America

Religion and Higher Education in Europe and North America

1st Edition

Edited By Kristin Aune, Jacqueline Stevenson
December 07, 2016

Religion and Higher Education in Europe and North America illuminates the experiences of staff and students in higher education as they negotiate the university environment. Religious extremism has been rising across Europe, whilst recent attacks have thrown public debate around the place of ...

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