Higher Education Products

  • On Being a Mentor

    A Guide for Higher Education Faculty, Second Edition

    By W. Brad Johnson

    On Being a Mentor is the definitive guide to the art and science of engaging students and faculty in effective mentoring relationships in all academic disciplines. Written with pithy clarity and rooted in the latest research on developmental relationships in higher educational settings, this…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Privatisation, Education and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Privatisation in and of education is a process that takes many different forms, and is deeply controversial. While the shift in who pays is certainly an important dimension of privatisation, there have also been changes in the management, provision, and delivery of schooling. In most of the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge

  • Space, Place and Scale in the Study of Education

    Edited by Lorraine Symaco, Colin Brock

    The term ‘space’ is inherently geographical. Educational provision and activity takes place within spaces ranging from a room at home or in a school to a campus to an administrative area which could be a state within a country, a whole country or a group of countries. Such spaces are known as…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Experiences of Immigrant Professors

    Challenges, Cross-Cultural Differences, and Lessons for Success

    By Charles B. Hutchison

    Educational institutions all over the world continue to attract the services of foreign-born scholars. In addition to the culture shock that immigrants experience in unfamiliar countries, these scholars often undergo "pedagogical shock." Through autobiographical accounts of foreign-born professors…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Researching Higher Education

    International perspectives on theory, policy and practice

    Edited by Jennifer M. Case, Jeroen Huisman

    Research on higher education has yielded many insights that have improved our theoretical and practical understanding but there are still many themes that continue to appear on research agendas, provoking renewed focus on these complex questions and problems. Researching Higher Education explores…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Research into Higher Education

  • Social Work Doctoral Education

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman

    The rapid expansion of doctoral education in social work is changing academia, and expanding the expectations of education for professional practice. This volume focuses on the early development, gradual evolution and present status of social work doctoral education. Relevant for social work…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • East and West in Comparative Education

    Searching for New Perspectives

    Edited by Soong Hee Han, Peter Jarvis

    Sparked by global capitalism’s demand for new knowledge and new commodities, as well as new logistical systems to deliver them, the nature of education has changed significantly. Universities, in striving to become a part of this knowledge society, have focused on responding to these demands, at…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Matthias Barth, Gerd Michelsen, Marco Rieckmann, Ian Thomas

    The Routledge International Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development gives a systematic and comprehensive overview of existing and upcoming research approaches for higher education for sustainable development. It provides a unique resource for researchers engaged in the field of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Academic Governance

    Disciplines and Policy

    By Jenny Lewis

    Academia is an important site for producing knowledge, which is crucial in driving economies and societies around the globe at the beginning of the 21st century. Yet surprisingly little is known about how contemporary universities are shaped by the formal and multiple demands they face from…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Cosmopolitan Learning for a Global Era

    Higher education in an interconnected world

    By Sarah Richardson

    Ensuring that higher education students are fully prepared for lives as global citizens is a pressing concern in the contemporary world. This book draws on insights from cosmopolitan thought to identify how people from different backgrounds can find common ground. By applying cosmopolitan insights…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Guiding the American University

    Contemporary Challenges and Choices

    By Peter N. Stearns

    American higher education is under unprecedented pressure, beginning with the public funding and student debt crises and extending to inadequate performance in student retention and growing global competition. Respected educator and scholar Peter N. Stearns breaks down the underlying problems,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Learning Design in Practice

    Fostering Different Pedagogical Approaches

    By Grainne Conole

    Learning Design in Practice provides tools, design methods, and approaches that will help anyone design pedagogically effective learning activities and curricula which make effective use of available technologies.  New technologies facilitate different pedagogical approaches and offer a…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge

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