Higher Education Products

  • Black Women College Students

    A Guide to Student Success in Higher Education

    By Felecia Commodore, Dominique J. Baker, Andrew T. Arroyo

    The latest book in the Key Issues on Diverse College Students series explores the state of Black women students in higher education. Delineating key issues, proposing an original student success model, and describing what institutions can do to better support this group, this important book…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Key Issues on Diverse College Students

  • Re-envisioning the Public Research University

    Tensions and Demands

    Edited by Andrew Furco, Robert Bruininks, Robert J. Jones, Kateryna Kent

    In this edited collection, contributors explore how contemporary tensions and demands on public research universities influence and transform institutional policies, structures, and culture as these institutions strive to remain relevant and competitive. With a focus on one Midwestern university,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Masculinity and Student Success in Higher Education

    By Jonathan M. Bowman, D. Craig Filar

    This practical resource identifies complex issues associated with masculinity in higher education, providing administrators and faculty with research-based strategies for supporting the success of this student group. Grounded in interdisciplinary social science theories and representative case…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Key Issues on Diverse College Students

  • Re-Imagining Christian Higher Education

    Edited by Laurie Schreiner

    Re-Imagining Christian Higher Education takes a fresh and critical look at the challenges facing Christian colleges and universities, and provides concrete recommendations for university leaders, faculty, and staff to implement in their daily work. Chapters in this volume address leadership and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 

  • Articulating Asia in Japanese Higher Education

    Policy, Partnership and Mobility

    By Jeremy Breaden

    This book is a study of cross-border activity in and around Japanese universities, employing ‘Asia’ as the cornerstone of inquiry. It offers qualitative, case-based analysis of Asia-oriented student mobility and partnership projects, framed by critical evaluation of discourses and texts concerning…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Social Mobility for the 21st Century

    Everyone a winner?

    Edited by Steph Lawler, Geoff Payne

    Social Mobility for the 21st Century addresses experiences of social mobility, and the detailed processes through which entrenched, intergenerationally transmitted privilege are reproduced. Contributions will include (but are not limited to) family relationships, students’ encounters with higher…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Sociological Futures

  • Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Approaches to Design-Based Research

    Edited by Mike Cole, William Penuel, Kevin O'Neill

    Most intervention research in education aims to demonstrate the efficacy of specific programs and practices. The assumption is that if researchers can produce evidence-based programs that work in a variety of settings, educators will take them up on a large scale. Unfortunately, this approach…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 

  • The Socratic Method Today

    Student-Centered and Transformative Teaching in Political Science

    Edited by Lee Trepanier

    This exciting new textbook provides a sophisticated examination of the Socratic method for teaching political science students in higher education. It shows how the Socratic method is employed in the Platonic dialogues, compares its transformative approach to other student-centered teaching…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18 

  • Educational Reciprocity and Adaptivity

    International Students and Stakeholders

    Edited by Abe W. Ata, Ly Thi Tran, Indika Liyanage

    Educational Reciprocity and Adaptability challenges the common belief that adapting to new educational settings is the responsibility of international students alone. The book argues that reciprocal responses are required by students and stakeholders alike for an efficient and equitable…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Using Virtual Worlds in Educational Settings

    Making Learning Real

    By Lisa Jacka

    The integration of virtual worlds in learning environments enables teachers to liberate themselves from teacher-focussed instruction and enables students to develop their skills through collaboration and engage in problem solving through the creation and sharing of immersive experiences. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 

  • Innovations as Symbols in Higher Education

    By J. David Johnson

    Examining the role of symbolic innovations in higher education institutions, this book distinguishes between the real, material changes universities undergo and the ways universities present them and symbolic changes to outside and internal stakeholders. By defining symbolic innovations and their…

    Hardback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Chinese Students in UK Further Education

    Examining Aspirations, Motivations and Choices

    By Rosemary A. Reynolds

    Chinese students in the UK have been increasing in number for many years, yet competition from other Western educators and increasing investment in China’s own education system has led to concern that UK institutions may soon see a decline in their market share. Dr. Reynolds addresses this issue in…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 

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