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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
In recent years most western democracies have experienced a shift from elite to mass higher education, with the United States leading the way. This text compares the experience of this very important social change within different nation states. Whilst recognising the critical global economic forces that appear to explain the international nature of... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 62.00
The management of higher education institutions is very complex. This book presents an account of non-academic higher education management. It includes contributions from distinguished practitioners of university management, and is meant as a key resource for all aspiring, trainee, and practicing managers in higher education. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 159.00
This book examines the relationship between collegiality and the collegial tradition in the context of the development of mass higher education, offering a fuller picture of present-day character of British (especially English) higher education. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00
Oxford, the Collegiate University addresses the possible shift in balance of authority at one of the world's greatest universities, and arrives at a positive conclusion. Oxford will continue to remain an effective collegiate university and, while its identity will change, its core values persist. more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 279.99 US$ 240.79
This comprehensive guide offers extensive analysis of the complex legal framework in which universities work, and the remedies which may be sought in the event of disputes. The second edition has been fully updated to take account of the many changes to the legal framework, providing an essential guide for all involved in higher education law. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Undoubtedly the most important development in higher education in recent years has been the seemingly inexorable expansion of national systems. In a comparatively short time period many countries have moved from an elite to a mass model. Furthermore, expansion has invariably changed the whole experience of higher education for all the interested parties... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
For centuries, the idea of collegiality has been integral to the British understanding of higher education. This book examines how its values are being restructured in response to the 21st-century pressures of massification and managerialism. more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39
This book aims to understand the development of higher education over recent decades by exploring in particular the context and consequences of the decline in public funding to support undergraduate teaching, and the increasing diversification and stratification within national systems. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 45.00
What does 'autonomy' mean within language learning? Should it be enhanced within national, institutional or small group culture and, if so, how can that be done? A variety of new theoretical perspectives are here firmly anchored in research data from projects worldwide. By foregrounding cultural issues and thus explicitly addressing the concerns of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 36.00
Learning and Teaching Across Cultures in Higher Education contains theoretical rationale, resources and examples to help readers understand and deal with situations involving contact between learners or educators from different cultural backgrounds, as well as giving insights into the new global context of higher education. more...