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  • From Expert Student to Novice Professionalby Anna Reid; Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren; Lars Owe Dahlgren; Peter Petocz

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 179.00

    This book presents a model of professional learning borne of a decade of research in Sweden and Australia. It details how students shift the focus of their learning away from the formalism associated with the university to the exigencies of working life. more...

  • Handbook on Globalization and Higher Educationby Roger King; Simon Marginson; Rajani Naidoo

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00

    Higher education has entered centre-stage in the context of the knowledge economy and has been deployed in the search for economic competitiveness and social development. Against this backdrop, this highly illuminating Handbook explores worldwide convergences and divergences in national higher education systems resulting from increased global co-operation... more...

  • Hochschulorganisation und verwaltungsrechtliche Systembildungby Klaus F. Gärditz

    Mohr Siebeck 2009; US$ 113.56

    Die Hochschulorganisation befindet sich erneut in einer Phase des Umbruchs. Ökonomisierung, Hierarchisierung, Entstaatlichung und administrative Professionalisierung bezeichnen Leitbilder, welche die traditionell kollegiale, akademisch-fachliche und auf Betroffenenrepräsentation gründende Hochschulbinnenorganisation erschüttern. Dies irritiert auch... more...

  • Professionalität Sozialer Arbeit und Hochschuleby Roland Becker-Lenz; Stefan Busse; Gudrun Ehlert; Silke Müller-Hermann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    Welche Möglichkeiten und Grenzen bietet das Hochschulstudium zur Entwicklung von Professionalität in der Sozialen Arbeit? Die Vermittlung von Wissen, die Herausbildung von Kompetenzen, die Bildung eines professionellen Habitus und einer professionellen Identität sind parallele, z.T. aber auch konkurrierende Zielmarken hochschulischer Lern- und Bildungsprozesse.... more...

  • Widening Participation in Higher Educationby Tamsin Hinton-Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    This collection offers an authoritative, up-to-date commentary on the challenges facing higher education today across both the UK and internationally. The book charts the impact of global economic trends and recent policy developments for students, academics, providers and changing course provision. more...

  • Academic Freedom and the Social Responsibilities of Academics in Tanzaniaby L. Chachage

    CODESRIA 2008; US$ 20.90

    When the Dar es Salaam Declaration on Academic Freedom and Social Responsibility of Academics came up in the early 1990s, African higher-education systems were in a serious, multi-dimensional and long-standing crisis. Hand-in-hand with the imbalances and troubles that rocked and ruined African economies, the crisis in the academia was characterised... more...

  • Teaching in Tensionby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    In recent years, international efforts to improve educational quality in sub-Saharan Africa have focused on promoting learner-centered pedagogy. However, it has not fl ourished for cultural, economic, and political reasons that often go unrecognized by development organizations and policymakers. This edited volume draws on a long-term collaboration... more...

  • History of Universities, Volume XXII/1by Mordechai Feingold

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 124.99

    VolumeXXII/1 of History of Universities contains the customary mix of learned articles, book reviews, conference reports, and bibliographical information, which makes this publication an indispensable tool for the historian of higher education. It offers a lively combination of original research and invaluable reference material. - ;Volume XXII/1 of... more...

  • History of Universities, Volume XXII/2by Mordechai Feingold

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 124.99

    Volume XXII/2 of History of Universities contains the customary mix of learned articles, book reviews, and bibliographical information. In this special issue, the contributors examine the institutional and intellectual history of the Coll--egrave--;ge de Montaigu, from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century. - ;Volume XXII/2 of History of Universities... more...

  • History of Universities, Volume XXIII/1by Mordechai Feingold

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 124.99

    Volume XXIII/1 of History of Universities contains the customary mix of learned articles, book reviews, conference reports, and bibliographical information, which makes this publication an indispensable tool for the historian of higher education. It offers a lively combination of original research and invaluable reference material. - ;Volume XXII/1... more...