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  • The Future Agenda for Internationalization in Higher Education

    Next Generation Insights into Research, Policy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Douglas Proctor, Laura E. Rumbley

    The internationalization of higher education is a world-wide phenomenon, subject to multiple interpretations at national, institutional and individual levels. Still, much of the mainstream literature on this topic is concentrated on a small number of countries and a narrow range of key topics. To…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10
    Internationalization in Higher Education Series

  • The Politics of English Second Language Writing Assessment in Global Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Todd Ruecker, Deborah Crusan

    Reflecting the internationalization of the field of second language writing, this book focuses on political aspects and pedagogical issues of writing instruction and testing in a global context. High-stakes assessment impacts the lives of second language (L2) writers and their teachers around the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Developing Evaluative Judgement in Higher Education

    Assessment for Knowing and Producing Quality Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Boud, Rola Ajjawi, Phillip Dawson, Joanna Tai

    A key skill to be mastered by graduates today is the ability to assess the quality of their own work, and the work of others. This book demonstrates how the higher education system might move away from a culture of unhelpful grades and rigid marking schemes, to focus instead on forms of feedback…

    Paperback – 2018-04-12

  • Education by the Numbers and the Making of Society

    The Expertise of International Assessments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sverker Lindblad, Daniel Pettersson, Thomas S. Popkewitz

    International statistical comparisons of nations have become commonplace in the contemporary landscape of education policy and social science. This book discusses the emergence of these international comparisons as a particular style of reasoning about education, society and science. By examining…

    Paperback – 2018-04-09

  • Advancing Theory and Research in Widening Participation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen Boeren, Nalita James

    Issues of access, social exclusion and widening participation dominate educational policy agendas and are a shared global challenge. Participation in higher education and adult lifelong learning activities can be a life-changing experience that opens up new opportunities. However, access remains…

    Hardback – 2018-04-02

  • External Higher Education Quality Assurance in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Liu Shuiyun

    Since the end of the 1990s, the Chinese higher education system has seen a dramatic expansion of enrolment. China currently has the largest higher education system in the world, however, the rapid growth resulted in concerns being raised about the quality of the system. In response, an array of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14

  • Measurements in Distance Education

    A Compendium of Instruments, Scales, and Measures for Evaluating Online Learning, 1st Edition

    By Amy J. Catalano

    As more postsecondary faculty become engaged in designing online learning environments, research conducted on distance education program quality becomes increasingly important. Measurements in Distance Education is a concise, well-organized guide to some of the many instruments, scales, and methods…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • Assessing Student Learning Outcomes in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hamish Coates, Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, Hans Anand Pant

    This book examines important advances and offers a realistic image of the state of the art in student learning outcomes assessment in higher education—a field close to the core of nearly every higher education institution. Producing sound information on what students know and can do is critical to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21

  • Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Education

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Charles Secolsky, D. Brian Denison

    Increased demands for colleges and universities to engage in outcomes assessment for accountability purposes have accelerated the need to bridge the gap between higher education practice and advances in the fields of measurement, assessment, and evaluation. This research handbook provides higher…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22

  • A Handbook for Doctoral Supervisors

    2nd Edition

    By Stan Taylor, Margaret Kiley, Robin Humphrey

    Across the globe, doctoral education is in the throes of change. Diversification, regulation and proliferation are just a few of the developments that pose major challenges for those supervising doctoral candidates. The second edition of A Handbook for Doctoral Supervisors has been fully updated…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01

  • Assessment of Student Achievement

    1st Edition

    By Gavin T. L. Brown

    Assessment is a concept familiar across the field of education and is inherent to the work of professors, administrators, teachers, researchers, journalists, and scholars. A multifaceted and politically charged topic, assessment ranges from informal interactions with learners in classrooms to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26
    Ed Psych Insights

  • Social Work Doctoral Education

    Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16

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