Study of Higher Education Products

  • Student Development Theory in Higher Education

    A Social Psychological Approach

    By Terrell L. Strayhorn

    Moving beyond the theories traditionally used to describe college student development, this engaging book introduces social psychological theories that address the most relevant issues in higher education today. Covering theories of ecological systems, sense of belonging, prejudice and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26 
    Routledge
    Core Concepts in Higher Education

  • 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 – 2015-11-03 
    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 – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Governance of Higher Education

    Global Perspectives, Theories, and Practices

    By Ian Austin, Glen A. Jones

    Governance of Higher Education explores the work of traditional and contemporary higher education scholarship worldwide, providing readers with an understanding of the assumptions, historical traditions, and paradigms that have shaped the scholarship on governance. Bringing together the vast and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

  • Critical Realist Activity Theory

    An engagement with critical realism and cultural-historical activity theory

    By Iskra Nunez

    Critical Realist Activity Theory provides an exciting new contribution to the New Studies in Critical Realism and Education series by showing how the nature of learning is tantamount to the critical realist notion of the dialectic. The science of learning is too important to leave solely to the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Affirmative Action and Racial Equity

    Considering the Fisher Case to Forge the Path Ahead

    By Uma M. Jayakumar, Liliana M. Garces

    The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional…

    Paperback – 2015-04-02
    Routledge

  • Decision Making for Student Success

    Behavioral Insights to Improve College Access and Persistence

    By Benjamin L. Castleman, Saul Schwartz, Sandy Baum

    Each year, many students with affordable college options and the academic skills needed to succeed do not enroll at all, enroll at institutions where they are not well-positioned for success, or drop out of college before earning a credential. Efforts to address these challenges have included…

    Paperback – 2015-03-25
    Routledge

  • Democratizing Higher Education

    International Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Patrick Blessinger, John P. Anchan

    Higher education systems around the world are undergoing fundamental change and reform due to external pressures—including internationalization of higher education, increased international competition for students, less reliance on public funding, and calls to create greater access opportunities…

    Paperback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge

  • Preparing Students for Life Beyond College

    A Meaning-Centered Vision for Holistic Teaching and Learning

    By Robert J. Nash, Jennifer J.J. Jang 張文馨

    At a time when STEM research and new technologies are dominating the curricula of colleges and universities, this important book refocuses the conversation on holistic education for all students. Organized around the most important and difficult questions that students face, Preparing Students for…

    Paperback – 2015-03-06
    Routledge

  • Hispanic-Serving Institutions

    Advancing Research and Transformative Practice

    Edited by Anne-Marie Núñez, Sylvia Hurtado, Emily Calderón Galdeano

    Despite the increasing numbers of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and their importance in serving students who have historically been underserved in higher education, limited research has addressed the meaning of the growth of these institutions and its implications for higher education.…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • University Access and Success

    Capabilities, diversity and social justice

    By Merridy Wilson-Strydom

    The challenge of widening access and participation in higher education in a manner that ensures students are successful in their studies is a major issue globally and a significant research-focus within higher education studies and higher education policy. Similarly, the challenge of…

    Hardback – 2015-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

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