Study of Higher Education Products

  • India Higher Education Report 2015

    Edited by N. V. Varghese, Garima Malik

    The unprecedented expansion of higher education in India and the proliferation of providers in turn have posed enormous challenges to equity, quality and financing of the sector. The India Higher Education Report 2015 traces the evolution of higher education and discusses the key role of committees…

    Hardback – 2015-12-22 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2015-12-18 
    Core Concepts in Higher Education

  • Making Sense of Teaching in Difficult Times

    Edited by Penny Jane Burke, Suellen Shay

    Thinking about teaching in educational terms has become increasingly difficult because of the conceptions of higher education that predominate in both policy and public debate. Framing the benefits of higher education simply as an economic good poses particular difficulties for making educational…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 

  • 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 – 2015-11-16

  • 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 – 2015-10-19

  • 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 – 2015-10-08

  • 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

  • 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
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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