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The Routledge international handbook of higher education

Author: Malcolm Tight
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge international handbook series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers a reference work providing an overview of the main issues in higher education around the world. This title surveys the state of the discipline and includes the examination and discussion of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Tight
ISBN: 9780415432641 0415432642 9780203882221 0203882229
OCLC Number: 247441691
Description: xiii, 525 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: List of Contributors Section I: Introduction 1. Editorial Introduction, Malcolm Tight Section II: Teaching and Learning Section Introduction 2. Approaches to Learning, Jennifer M. Case and Delia Marshall 3. Student Learning Research: A Broader View, Tamsin Haggis 4. Conceptualising Teaching and Learning Interactions in Researching Higher Education, Paul Ashwin 5. International Students from Asia, David Kember 6. Study Success of Students from Ethnic Minority Backgrounds: an Overview of Explanations for Differences in Study Careers, Sabine Severiens and Rick Wolff Section III: Course Design Section Introduction 7. Curriculum, Kelly Coate 8. Problem-based Learning, Anna Kwan 9. "An Alignment of the Planets": Mapping the Intersections Between Pedagogy, Technology and Management in Australian Universities, Ilana Snyder, Simon Marginson and Tania Lewis 10. Diverse Student Groups: Teaching with a Goal of Inclusivity, Marybeth Gasman and Julie Vultaggio Section IV: The Student Experience Section Introduction 11. Tertiary Education in the Noughties: the Student Perspective, Naomi White 12. Tuition Fee Policies in a Comparative Perspective: Theoretical and Political Rationales, Pamela Marcucci and Bruce Johnstone 13. From Senior Student to Novice Worker: Learning Trajectories in Political Science, Psychology and Mechanical Engineering, Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren, Hakan Hult, Lars Owe Dahlgren, Helene Hard af Segerstad and Kristina Johansson 14. Postgraduate Research Students' Experience: It's All About Balancing Living, Coralie McCormack Section V: Quality Section Introduction 15. What Can Students' Perceptions of Academic Quality tell us? Research Using the Course Experience Questionnaire, John T. E. Richardson 16. Grading Student Achievement in Higher Education: Measuring or Judging? Mantz Yorke 17. National Monitoring of Higher Education: Motives, Methods and Means, John Taylor 18. Still Balancing Improvement and Accountability? Developments in External Quality Assurance in the Nordic countries 1996-2006, Trine Dano and Bjorn Stensaker 19. A Global Survey of University Ranking and League Tables, Alex Usher and Massimo Savino Section VI: System Policy Section Introduction 20. Reflections on the Reform of Higher Education in Central and Eastern Europe, Peter Scott 21. Globalisation and Higher Education Restructuring in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China, Ka-Ho Mok 22. Performance-based Funding as an Instrument of Competition in German Higher Education, Dominic Orr, Michael Jaeger and Astrid Schwarzenberger 23. Shifting Roles and Approaches: Government Coordination of Post-Secondary Education in Canada, 1995-2006, Theresa Shanahan and Glen Jones 24. Bachelor Graduates on the Labour Market: a Cross-National Comparison of the Employers' Viewpoint, Bettina Alesi Section VII: Institutional Management Section Introduction 25. Institutional Structures: where Legitimacy and Efficiency Meet, Colin Pilbeam 26. The Shaping of the Departmental Culture: Measuring the Relative Influences of the Institution and Discipline, Jenny J. Lee 27. Economies of Scale and Mergers in Higher Education, Colin Green and Geraint Johnes 28. University-based Economic Growth, Iryna Lendel, Phil Allen and Maryann Feldman 29. Building Democracy's University: University-Community Partnerships and the Emergent Civic Engagement Movement, Matthew Hartley and David Soo Section VIII: Academic Work Section Introduction 30. Interpreting Changing Academic Roles and Identities in Higher Education, Kerri-Lee Krause 31. Academic Development, Ranald Macdonald 32. The Changing Nature of Academic Work, Jan Currie and Lesley Vidovich 33. Understanding Academic Freedom: the Views of Social Scientists, Gerlese S. Akerlind and Carole Kayrooz Section IX: Knowledge Section Introduction 34. Academic Research in Contemporary Society, Angela Brew 35. Disciplinarity, Ruth Neumann 36. Out with Humboldt and in with the Knowledge Society: On the Consequences of the Redefinition of the Role of Higher Education and Research, Merle Jacob 37. The University, Neoliberal Reform and the Liberal Educational Ideal, Tony Harland Index
Series Title: Routledge international handbook series.
Other Titles: International handbook of higher education
Responsibility: edited by Malcolm Tight [and others].
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