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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 29.99
This book will help trustees, presidents, and faculty members diagnose whether or not they are in denial over the true condition of the institution they are charged with preserving. Donors, state officials, accreditors, and others interested in the quality and vitality of American higher education will find direction in this book. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 31.99
Using case studies and relevant literature, this book illustrates the challenges to legitimate, shared-governance domains when the routine of the academy is forced to deal with big issues, often brought on by external forces. more...
- Hodder Education 2013; US$ 9.58
Take the guesswork out of BTEC assessment with sample student work and assessor feedback for all pass, merit and distinction criteria. By focusing on assessment this compact guide leads students through each pass, merit and distinction criterion by clearly showing them what they are required to do.:.; Provides a sample student answer for every single... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 18.99
The contents in this volume are organized into sections dealing with Canada?s culture; geography; people; history; political system (including the constitution, monarchy, parliament, legal and court system, federalism and the provinces, parties and elections); defense; economy; the future; and a comprehensive bibliography.... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 29.99
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,... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 209.00
Known as either 'soft' or 'hard' 'managerialism', 'new managerialism' or 'new public management', this new narrative has, irrespective of moniker, permeated the institutions of higher education almost everywhere. Taking this as its context, this volume is founded on a comprehensive international comparative analysis... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 179.00
External drivers are pressing for a more privatized approach to higher education and research, a greater reliance on technology and the more efficient use of resources. This book analyzes recent changes in institutional governance and management in higher education and their impact on the academy and academic work. It draws on findings from an international... more...