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  • Higher Education Managementby David Warner; David Palfreyman

    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...

  • Understanding Mass Higher Educationby David Palfreyman; TED TAPPER

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 200.00

    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...

  • The Collegial Tradition in the Age of Mass Higher Educationby Ted Tapper; David Palfreyman

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    This book will examine the relationship between collegiality and the collegial tradition in the context of the development of mass higher education. The collegial tradition in higher education has been shaped above all by the collegiate universities. In all its various forms (as commensality, as a mode of governance, and as a critical force in shaping... more...

  • Oxford, the Collegiate Universityby Ted Tapper; David Palfreyman

    Springer 2010; US$ 179.00

    Oxford is one of the world's great universities but this has not meant that it is exempt from pressures for change. On various fronts it has been required to meet the challenges that universities almost worldwide have to face. Given the retrenchment of public funding, especially to support undergraduate teaching, it has been required to augment... more...

  • The Law of Higher Educationby Dennis Farrington; David Palfreyman

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 279.99

    Written by two leading practitioners, this comprehesive and practical guide to the law of higher education in the UK provides extensive analysis of the complex legal framework in which universities work and the remedies which may be sought in the event of disputes.The Law of Higher Education has been fully updated to take account of the many legislative... more...

  • Oxford and the Decline of the Collegiate Traditionby David Palfreyman; Ted Tapper

    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...

  • Structuring Mass Higher Educationby David Palfreyman; Ted Tapper

    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...

  • Learner Autonomy Across Culturesby Dr David Palfreyman; Dr Richard C. Smith

    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...

  • Learning and Teaching Across Cultures in Higher Educationby Dr David Palfreyman; Dr Dawn Lorraine McBride

    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...

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