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  • Wie werden Professuren besetzt?by Christine Färber; Ulrike Spangenberg

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 27.76

    Nach wie vor gibt es an deutschen Hochschulen sehr viel weniger Professorinnen als Professoren. Christine Färber zeigt in ihrer auf zahlreichen Interviews basierenden Studie, dass eine wichtige Ursache hierfür die Berufungsverfahren sind. Selten gibt es einheitliche Regelungen zur Gleichstellung. Die Auswahlkriterien sind oft nicht transparent. Entscheidend... more...

  • Changing Academic Workby Elaine Martin

    McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 57.00

    Higher education serves a diverse range of students and is under closer government scrutiny and control. This book explores the competing tensions: the need to balance individualism with collaboration; and accountability with reward. It develops a set of principles to guide academic work. It aims to offer insight and guidance for academic staff. more...

  • Rethinking the Future of the Universityby David Lyle Jeffrey; Dominic Manganiello

    University of Ottawa Press 1998; US$ 12.99

    This distinguished collection of essays, edited under the direction of David Lyle Jeffrey and Dominic Manganiello, emerged from the discussions that surrounded the 1995-1996 McMartin Lectures. Dedicated to studying the relationship and contributions of historic Christian thought to the intellectual life of university disciplines, this series of lectures... more...

  • Von der Delegation zur Kooperationby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99

    Bildung ist der umfassende Prozess der Entwicklung und Entfaltung derjenigen Fähigkeiten, die Menschen in die Lage versetzen, zu lernen, Leistungspotenziale zu entwickeln, zu handeln, Probleme zu lösen und Beziehungen zu gestalten. Junge Menschen in diesem Sinne zu bilden, ist nicht allein Aufgabe der Schule. Gelingende Lebensführung und soziale Integration... more...

  • Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Researchby John C. Smart

    Springer 2010; US$ 69.95

    Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms of... more...

  • Le « moment 68 » et la réinvention de l?Acadieby Joel Belliveau

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2014; US$ 29.99

    La distance et les barrières linguistiques n?ont pu empêcher le mouvement étudiant nord-américain de former une incarnation locale en terre acadienne, culminant dans une participation enthousiasme au « moment 1968 » planétaire, avec une saveur originale toutefois, qui changera profondément la culture politique de cette minorité linguistique. more...

  • University Crisis and Student Protests in Africaby B. Nyamnjoh; Piet Konings

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 34.20

    Faced with a deepening crisis in their universities, African students have demonstrated a growing activism and militancy. They have been engaged in numerous, often violent, strikes for improvements in their deteriorating living and study conditions and the introduction of a democratic culture in the universities and society as a whole, including the... more...

  • Understanding Mass Higher Educationby David Palfreyman; TED TAPPER

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 200.00

    In recent years most western democracies have experienced a shift from elite to mass higher education, with the United States leading the way. This text compares the experience of this very important social change within different nation states. Whilst recognising the critical global economic forces that appear to explain the international nature of... more...

  • Constructing Developmentby Bjorn Harald Nordtveit

    Springer 2009; US$ 159.00

    Argues that a development project or policy should not be understood and analyzed as a linear system and it should be viewed as a complex and dialectical organism. This title examines the strengths and weaknesses of 'public-private partnerships', which are being used frequently by donor agencies to implement social services. more...

  • Making Teaching and Learning Matterby Judith Summerfield; Cheryl C. Smith

    Springer 2010; US$ 179.00

    This volume captures the spirit of collaboration and innovation that its authors bring into the classroom, as well as to groundbreaking undergraduate programs and initiatives. Coming from diverse points of view and twenty different disciplines, the contributors illuminate the often perplexing debates about what matters most in higher education today.... more...