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- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 209.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
Tracing the transformation of early modern academics into modern researchers from the Renaissance to Romanticism, Academic Charisma and the Origins of the Research University uses the history of the university and reframes the "Protestant Ethic" to reconsider the conditions of knowledge production in the modern world. William Clark argues that... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99
This report, produced with the help of Madagascars national education team in 2006-07, is designed to contribute to ongoing education reform discussions. It analyzes the constraints to system expansion and presents possible next steps for an appropriate course of action. This report aims to encourage discussion among policymakers, stakeholders... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 69.95
Here is a compendium of literature reviews on an array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. It critiques the literature in terms of its conceptual and methodological rigor and sets forth an agenda for the future. more...