Education: Post-Compulsory Education

  • Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age: Principles and Practices of Design book cover

    Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age

    Principles and Practices of Design, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Helen Beetham, Rhona Sharpe

    Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age examines contemporary issues in the design and delivery of effective learning through a critical discussion of the theoretical and professional perspectives informing current digital education practice. This third edition has been thoroughly revised to address…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge

  • Disability Research and Policy: Current Perspectives book cover

    Disability Research and Policy

    Current Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard J. Morris

    This book is based on research and scholarship produced by the Meyerson Disability Research Project (MDRP) at the University of Arizona. Its chapters are divided into two major sections: 1) Disability Research Areas and 2) Disability Policy Areas. The first section addresses some relatively new…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Success Factors for Minorities in Engineering book cover

    Success Factors for Minorities in Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Fleming, Irving Pressley McPhail

    This book aims to isolate specific success factors for underrepresented minorities in undergraduate engineering programs. Based on a three-phase study spearheaded by the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, the findings include evidence that hands-on exposure to problem-based…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Confidence in Critical Thinking: Developing Learners in Higher Education book cover

    Confidence in Critical Thinking

    Developing Learners in Higher Education, 1st Edition

    By Arlene Egan

    Confidence in Critical Thinking bridges the gap between theory and application for both new and established educators who wish to recognise their own critical-thinking skills, develop them and, in turn, support the development of their learners. By harnessing findings from research on design,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge

  • Adult and Lifelong Education: Global, national and local perspectives book cover

    Adult and Lifelong Education

    Global, national and local perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcella Milana, John Holford, Vida A. Mohorčič Špolar

    Adult and Lifelong Education explores why politicians, researchers, and practitioners involved in educating post-school young people and adults have quietly abandoned the term ‘education’ in favour of ‘learning’. Bringing together contributions from experienced as well as younger scholars, and from…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • How to be a Better Scientist book cover

    How to be a Better Scientist

    1st Edition

    By Andrew C. Johnson, John P. Sumpter

    Understanding the fundamentals of conducting good science, that will have an impact, is the goal of every aspiring scientist. Providing a wealth of tips, How to be a Better Scientist is the book to read if you want to succeed in this competitive field. Helping readers gain an insight into…

    Paperback – 2018-12-06
    Routledge

  • Professionalism in Post-Compulsory Education and Training: Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives book cover

    Professionalism in Post-Compulsory Education and Training

    Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Tummons

    What does ‘professionalism’ mean for teachers and trainers in further education colleges or adult education centres? Over the last twenty years, ideas about professionalism and professional identity within the post-compulsory sector have been shaped and reshaped by successive policies, standards,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge

  • Strategies for Postsecondary Education book cover

    Strategies for Postsecondary Education

    1st Edition

    By Peter Scott

    Originally published in 1975, Strategies for Postsecondary Education looks at how postsecondary education absorbs an increasing proportion of education budgets in developed countries. The book analyses the inequalities in the American postsecondary education system and compares its performance with…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Realizing Qualitative Research into Higher Education book cover

    Realizing Qualitative Research into Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Prichard, Paul Trowler

    Originally published in 2003 Realizing Qualitative Research into Higher Education, looks at how qualitative research in broad terms, confronts the question of the researcher's involvement in the production of knowledge. However, the method adopted even in highly positivist qualitative work has a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • How They Fared: The Impact of the Comprehensive School Upon the University book cover

    How They Fared

    The Impact of the Comprehensive School Upon the University, 1st Edition

    By Guy Neave

    Originally published in 1975 How They Fared looks at some of the effects of ‘going comprehensive’. The book's investigation provides information about the inflow of students from comprehensive schools. In what way do these students differ from their fellows from selective establishments? What…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Restructuring Universities: Politics and Power in the Management of Change book cover

    Restructuring Universities

    Politics and Power in the Management of Change, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Walford

    Originally published in 1987 Restructuring Universities uses Aston University as a case study of the internal restructuring taking place in universities. Aston lost one third of its funding in 1981 and was told to reduce its student numbers by one fifth within three years. The university has a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • The Crisis of the University book cover

    The Crisis of the University

    1st Edition

    By Peter Scott

    Originally published in 1984, The Crisis of the University looks at the way in which changes to intellectual life relate to the development of the different institutions that make up higher education. It examines the evolution of the liberal university that flourished in the 19th and early 20th…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

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