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Higher education

  • Preparing the Next Generation in Tanzaniaby Arun R. Joshi; Isis Gaddis

    World Bank Publications 2015; US$ 24.99

    Human capital refers to a broad range of knowledge, skills, and capabilities that are needed for life and work and that are typically build through quality education. Countries that fail to invest consistently in education often do not experience robust economic growth because investments in physical infrastructure, such as dams, roads, and airports... 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...

  • Society, Schools and Progress in Tanzaniaby J. Cameron; W. A. Dodd; Edmund King

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Education and Educational Research: Society, Schools, and Progress in Tanzania focuses on the educational system in Tanzania. The book first offers information on the economy, territorial domain, form of government, and progress of education in Tanzania. The text also outlines the road to independence of this country. The rise of the African people... more...

  • Scholarly Self-Fashioning and Community in the Early Modern Universityby Dr Richard Kirwan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    A greater fluidity in social relations and hierarchies was experienced across Europe in the early modern period, a consequence of the major political and religious upheavals of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. During this time university scholars demonstrated a great energy when characterizing themselves socially as learned men. This book investigates... more...

  • Teaching in Tensionby Frances Vavrus; Lesley Bartlett

    Springer 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Professionalität Sozialer Arbeit und Hochschuleby 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...

  • 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...

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

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    Students entering higher education expect their studies to lead them towards some specific form of professional career. But in this age, complex internationalized professions are the main source of work for graduates, so students need to prepare themselves for a future that can be volatile, changeable and challenging. This book shows how students navigate... more...