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  • Key Concepts in Adult Education and Trainingby Malcolm Tight

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    As adults, we are all continually involved in learning, with increasing numbers of us engaged in more formalized forms of learning; that is, in education or training. All those involved in the broad field of adult education and training will come into contact with many specialist ideas or concepts. It is often assumed of students that they already... more...

  • International Relationsby Malcolm Tight

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 94.95

    Features the research being undertaken into higher education systems and issues outside of North America. This book sets out to convey a diversity of ideas and approaches. It includes examples of quantitative and qualitative strategies for data collection and analysis; and approaches ranging from historical and policy analysis to self reflection. more...

  • Researching Higher Educationby Malcolm Tight

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 57.00

    This authoritative book couples an overview of the principal current areas of research into higher education with a guide to the processes involved in undertaking such research. more...

  • Education for Adultsby Malcolm Tight

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This book opens with a survey of the historical evolution of adult education in the UK and leads on to the study of the structure of adult learning. It discusses distance teaching opportunities such as the Open University and the National Extension College, and face-to-face teaching provision in adult education centres. It also looks at specific programmes... more...

  • Education for Adultsby Malcolm Tight

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The nature of adult education at individual, group and community levels is the concern of this book. Definitions and patterns of adult learning are critically assessed in both this country and abroad, and the processes involved considered in detail. Both case studies and thematic articles have been included and are selected to illustrate the breadth... more...

  • Institutional Transformation To Engage A Diverse Student Bodyby Liz Thomas; Malcolm Tight

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 114.95

    The book brings together three important HE agendas that have dominated UK and international policy over recent years: responding to greater student diversity, a concern to maximize student retention and success and the need for institutions to change to meet these challenges. more...

  • Theory and Method in Higher Education Researchby Malcolm Tight; Jeroen Huisman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95

    Theory and Method in Higher Education Research contains contemporary contributions to international debates regarding the application and development of theory and methodology in researching higher education. more...

  • Theory and Method in Higher Education Research IIby Malcolm Tight; Jeroen Huisman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 124.95

    This is the second volume in this series dedicated to Theory and Method in Higher Education Research. Publishing contemporary contributions to international debates regarding the application and development of theory and methodology in researching higher education, this volume aims to offer a channel for discussion, critique and innovation. more...

  • Academic Mobilityby Nina Maadad; Malcolm Tight

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95

    Academic mobility promotes the development of joint research activities, broadens the horizons of researchers, lecturers and professors, and promotes knowledge flows between institutions. This book offers a contemporary perspective on the mobility of academics across the globe with contributions by authors based in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Israel,... more...

  • Autonomy in Social Science Research, Volume 4by Malcolm Tight; Carole Kayrooz; Gerlese Akerlind

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 99.95

    This book examines how and why autonomy matters in contemporary social science research. It considers how autonomy impacts upon the individual researcher, the cultures and values of the university, and research motivation and sponsorship. The authors provide a better understanding of the interplay between individual and institutional autonomy, the... more...