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- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 112.31
This book brings together research relating to the economics of higher education in Ireland and presents evidence that will help support policy decision making. It provides an analysis of prominent issues within the higher education sector from an economic viewpoint, discussing the relevant theory and offering an empirical analysis. The book examines... more...
- Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95
Universities have been subjected to continuous government reforms since the 1980s, to make them 'entrepreneurial', 'efficient' and aligned to the predicted needs and challenges of a global knowledge economy. Under increasing pressure to pursue 'excellence' and 'innovation', many universities are struggling to maintain their traditional mission to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 56.95
Since the mid-1970s, a series of international declarations that link environment and sustainable development to all aspects of higher learning have been endorsed and signed by universities around the world. Although university involvement in sustainable-development research and outreach has increased substantially, systematic learning from higher-education... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2017; US$ 23.99
Unleashing Personal Success and Organizational Performance in Today?s Virtual Workplace Remote working is the new reality, and transactional work ? provided by freelancers, contract employees or consultants ? has increased exponentially. It is forecast that as much as half the labor force will be working independently and virtually by 2020. Most... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 19.99
The overriding issue for many Further Education teachers and trainees is learner disengagement, leading to behavioural issues and a lack of motivation in the classroom. Faced with unmotivated learners on a daily basis, teachers can soon begin to lose their own enthusiasm and confidence. Motivating Unwilling Learners in Further Education offers... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 34.95
Teacher Education across Minority-Serving Institutions focuses on teacher education across a diverse array of institutions. It pushes for scholars to consider that racial diversity in teacher education is not simply an end in itself, but is rather, a means to accomplish other goals, such as developing justice-oriented and asset-based pedagogies.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.74
This volume draws together the viewpoints and research findings of leading scholars and informed local practitioner-researchers throughout Asia-Pacific about the issues and challenges of English as a medium of instruction (EMI) at higher education institutions in that region. Specifically, it addresses four key themes: Macro-level EMI policy and... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 29.95
A Professor at the End of Time tells one professor?s story in the context of the rapid reconfiguration of higher education going on now, and analyzes what the job included before the supernova of technological innovation, the general influx of less-well-prepared students, and the diminution of state and federal support wrought wholesale changes... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 124.95
This volume explores the internationalization of higher education in the context of global citizenry and intercultural competencies. It focuses on presenting dissonance as a means to facilitating students openness to complexity and development of intercultural skills or their experiences in the classroom. more...