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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The marketised and securitised shaping of formal education sites in terms of risk prevention strategies have transformed what it means to be a learner and a citizen. In this book, Karl Kitching explores racialised dimensions to suggest how individuals and collectives are increasingly made responsible for their own welfare as ?good? or ?bad? students,... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 29.00
Despite representing a majority of the college student population, a surprising lack of research has focused on the unique issues and needs of commuter students. This volume reviews the contemporary research and thinking about commuters. Topics include: • theoretical perspectives and discussions of foremost topics and issues, • specific... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00
Academic labour is increasingly undertaken by a diverse and hierarchical workforce where not all perspectives are heard. Professors comprise only 20% of tenured academics - of which only 20% are women and most of the able bodies working in universities are white and straight. An estimated 50 to 60% of academic work (teaching and research) is undertaken... more...
The "Front Porch": Examining the Increasing Interconnection of University and Athletic Department FundingWiley 2015; US$ 29.00
Higher education and intercollegiate athletics have long had a complicated relationship. Examining the interconnection between the two and from a variety of theoretical and practical angles, this volume highlights many of the debates surrounding higher education and intercollegiate athletics and the financial dependency between these two long-standing... more...
- NYU Press 2008; US$ 22.10
As much as we think we know about the modern university, very little has been said about what it's like to work there. Instead of the high-wage, high-profit world of knowledge work, most campus employees?including the vast majority of faculty?really work in the low-wage, low-profit sphere of the service economy. Tenure-track positions are at an all-time... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 60.95
Lecturing can be a terror, a chore or an exhilarating experience. For most lecturers, at one time or another, it is all of these things. For many in HE & FE it remains the staple form of teaching and, as student groups get ever larger, good lecturing becomes ever more important. This is an accessible, friendly and confidence-boosting book for inexperienced... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 62.95
In today's highly competitive and globalized higher education market, leaders and managers find themselves considering the same issues of quality assurance, increased participation, the potential of new technologies and improving standards of teaching, learning and leadership. Education development has a central role to play in these areas, and should... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 61.95
This book brings together a collection of ground-breaking research and tested techniques in the field of learning and teaching in higher education. It provides an accessible, authoritative account of the latest developments, outlining how to apply learning theory and best practice to everyday teaching and providing advice on overcoming problems... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
The Challenge to Scholarship is a lively and engaging investigation that seeks to establish what it means to be a scholar and the value of scholarship. It addresses current concerns and tensions including the scholarship of teaching and the relationship between teaching and research. Gill Nicholls gets right to the heart of the debate over scholarship... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
Attracting and retaining highly qualified faculty is essential to maintaining productivity at institutions of higher education. Colleges and universities are at a critical juncture in their history as they attempt to achieve their teaching and research goals. more...