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- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 69.99
Was ist gute Lehre? Wie kann man Hochschuldozierende wissenschaftlich fundiert weiterbilden? Immanuel Ulrich konzeptionierte eine wissenschaftliche Weiterbildung und erprobte sie in der Praxis: 79 Lehrende mit ihren 3.183 Studierenden aus geistes-, sozial- und naturwissenschaftlichen Fachbereichen der Freien Universität nahmen an der anderthalbjährigen... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 29.00
Colleges and universities have administrative and governance arrangements that can come to terms with change. These can come into play to interpret and modulate change and to allow necessary adjustments through participatory processes. But the capacity of these mechanisms to preserve and protect the institution is not ordinarily all that visible. Gradual... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
Shows that universities are subject to fundamental change, evolving from science-based, monodisciplinary institutions into transfunctional and 'international know-how hubs'. This book explores the combination of forces that propel this dramatic change, tracing the historic development of universities, and exploring technology-based enterprises. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 49.99
Lyall and Sell have opened a candid public policy discussion about the future of public universities. This is the only book-length treatment of public higher education finance at the beginning of the 21st century that looks comprehensively at state experiments and dilemmas, and attempts to envision possible future paths. Lyall and Sell describe market... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 54.99
Understanding Authority in Higher Education clarifies issues of authority in an academic setting. Throughout, it introduces basic concepts of higher-education administration and then examines the limits of authority in context. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Academia is an important site for producing knowledge, which is crucial in driving economies and societies around the globe at the beginning of the 21 st century. Yet surprisingly little is known about how contemporary universities are shaped by the formal and multiple demands they face from national policy requirements, particularly performance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95
Conflicts between faculty and administration have become particularly virulent and disruptive in recent years, as institutions have struggled to adapt to intensifying pressures for efficiency and accountability. Analyzing common sources of conflict and challenges on campus that impede attempts to address these conflicts, Bridging the Divide between... more...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 39.00
This critique of modern academia is also a proposal for making campuses more effective -- that is, better at meeting the clients' or customers' needs. The author addresses the problems that many academic institutions have today in clinging to the practices and organization of the past. By outlining the many problems in organization that colleges and... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2013; US$ 30.99
Scarcely a week goes by without a headline about the unsustainability of higher education as we know it, under threat from new models, for-profits, or online education. Most threatened are small liberal arts colleges ? with commentators predicting the demise of colleges with fewer than 1,000, or even 1,500 students. Are these trends inevitable, or... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 209.00
Drawing on the findings of a survey of academics in eighteen countries across five continents, this book analyzes recent changes in institutional governance and management in higher education and their impact on the academy and academic work. more...