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- Springer 2012; US$ 89.95
Christian Schierenbeck makes a provocative case that higher education across the globe suffers from a profound productivity crisis which prevents broad access to affordable and high-quality educational services. He shows how the vast productivity gap in higher education could be closed if academic managers borrowed some of the managerial practices... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95
The challenge of managing education effectively is formidable. Written by two education managers, this text explores the issues associated with good leadership in educational and training institutions. It is based on their own work and on a series of detailed interviews with eminent leaders. more...
- UNSW Press 2013; US$ 49.99
All teaching institutions recognise the need to make continual improvements in the quality of teaching and learning. But how, in the resource-constrained environments of universities, can quality be improved without increasing resources to fund it? The governing body at the University of New South Wales gave its president and vice-chancellor three... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 65.00
From the American Conference of Academic Deans comes the third edition of the handbook written for and by academic deans. Since the publication of the second edition, higher education has changed significantly and as a result, so has the role of the dean. This new edition addresses the work of a dean, from building a relationship with the president... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
Offers discussion, advice, expert opinion and case studies of best practice, covering the various parts of academic practice that are associated with career progression and promotion. The book is particularly aimed at education professionals aspiring to develop leadership responsibilities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
Aimed at the higher education and further education practitioner, this title aims to build on work already done on quality assessment and to take it further by asking questions about what can be learned from assessment and how it can be developed in a positive way. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
Addressing the question of how leadership can work most successfully in universities, Engaging Leaders strengthens the sense of shared professional knowledge and capability amongst leaders in higher education. Presenting a narrative of change which not only spells out why universities need to work differently, this book also takes the reader through... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The specification of standards in higher education has long been the subject of international debate. This text covers the rationales, operational issues and perspectives on benchmarking and standards from international viewpoints. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00
This issue uses the powerful narrative of autoethnography to make visible the existence of international professors and teaching assistants who speak English as a Second Language. These important, but often invisible, individuals contribute daily to the education of students within the US postsecondary educational system. This volume covers a variety... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 85.00
Whilst external quality audits have been in place for more than a decade in some countries, limited research exists on the extent to which such audits have been effective in improving systems and processes for quality assurance in higher education institutions, and the extent to which such audits have improved academic standards, outcomes and student... more...