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  • Freedom to Learn

    The threat to student academic freedom and why it needs to be reclaimed

    By Bruce Macfarlane

    The freedom of students to learn at university is being eroded by a performative culture that fails to respect their rights to engage and develop as autonomous adults. Instead, students are being restricted in how they learn, when they learn and what they learn by the so-called student engagement…

    Paperback – 2016-08-24
    Research into Higher Education

  • Intellectual Leadership in Higher Education

    Renewing the role of the university professor

    By Bruce Macfarlane

    What is ‘intellectual leadership’ and how might this concept be better understood in the modern university? Drawing on research into the role of full or chair professors, this book argues that it is important to define and reclaim intellectual leadership as a counter-weight to the prevailing…

    Paperback – 2012-02-17
    Research into Higher Education

  • The Academic Citizen

    The Virtue of Service in University Life

    By Bruce Macfarlane

    With increasing focus on excellence in research and teaching, the service role of the individual academic is often neglected. This book calls for greater recognition of this important aspect of academic life, highlighting the importance of mentoring, committee work and pastoral care in the daily…

    Paperback – 2010-04-06
    Key Issues in Higher Education

  • Challenging Boundaries

    Managing the integration of post-secondary education

    Edited by Neil Garrod, Bruce Macfarlane

    This edited volume will be an important and key resource for managers, researchers, and policy makers in the field of Higher Education and Further Education. It offers insights into a radical new way of organizing post-compulsory education on an international basis that directly promotes a social…

    Paperback – 2008-12-18

  • Researching with Integrity

    The Ethics of Academic Enquiry

    By Bruce Macfarlane

    There is increased emphasis internationally on ethically sound research, and on good training for research supervisors. Researching with Integrity aims to identify what and how research can be undertaken ethically and with ‘virtue’ from initial conception of ideas through to dissemination. It…

    Paperback – 2008-12-05

  • Teaching with Integrity

    The Ethics of Higher Education Practice

    By Bruce Macfarlane

    This is a book about the ethics of teaching in the context of higher education. While many books focus on the broader socially ethical topics of widening participation and promoting equal opportunities, this unique book concentrates specifically on the lecturer's professional responsibilities. It…

    Paperback – 2003-10-16

  • Effective Learning and Teaching in Business and Management

    Edited by Bruce Macfarlane, Roger Ottewill

    Written to meet the needs of teachers, lecturers and tutors working at different levels and in many situations, this is the guide to surveying and understanding the key issues, best practices and new developments in business and management studies. Teaching in this field is a multi-faceted…

    Paperback – 2001-06-01
    Effective Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

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