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  • Learning Spacesby Maggi Savin-Baden

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 53.00

    Introduces readers to forms of learning spaces that need to be (re) captured in a academic life. This book suggests that the ability to have or to find space in academic life seems to be increasingly difficult since we seem to be consumed by teaching and bidding, overwhelmed by emails and underwhelmed by long arduous meetings. more...

  • Active Learning Spacesby Paul Baepler; D. Christopher Brooks; J. D. Walker

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    With the paradigm shift to student-centered learning, the physical teaching space is being examined The configuration of classrooms, the technology within them, and the behaviors they encourage are frequently represented as a barrier to enacting student-centered teaching methods, because traditionally designed rooms typically lack flexibility in seating... more...

  • Learner-Centered Teachingby Maryellen Weimer

    Wiley 2002; US$ 40.00 US$ 34.67

    In this much needed resource, Maryellen Weimer-one of the nation's most highly regarded authorities on effective college teaching-offers a comprehensive work on the topic of learner-centered teaching in the college and university classroom. As the author explains, learner-centered teaching focuses attention on what the student is learning, how the... more...

  • Student Mobility and Narrative in Europeby Elizabeth Murphy-Lejeune

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Bringing together case studies and theory, this book is the first in-depth qualitative study of student migration within Europe. Drawing on the theory of 'the stranger' as a sociological type, the author suggests that the travelling European students can be seen as a new migratory elite. The book presents the narratives of travelling students, explains... more...

  • Internationalisation and Trade in Higher Educationby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 84.00

    In the last decade, we have witnessed new forms of cross-border post-secondary education. These forms not only include international student mobility, but also the mobility of educational programmes and institutions across borders. Until now, however, there has been no comprehensive account of these activities at the global level. more...

  • Quality and Recognition in Higher Educationby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 26.00

    Cross-border education is undergoing new and growing developments such as e-learning, for-profit providers, joint campuses and transnational consortia. These changes are challenging existing national quality assurance and accreditation frameworks and agencies. more...

  • The "Post Industrial University"by David Pearce Snyder

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Once it has outsourced its administrative functions and spun off its professional and career-prep degree programs, the post-industrial university will initially be a much smaller and more purposefully-focused enterprise than today?s typical industrial-scale public university. But the mission of the new university will be large, for the new knowledge... more...

  • Educational Developmentby Ray Land

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 55.00

    Professor Ray Land is Professor of Higher Education Development and Director of the Centre for Higher Education Development at Coventry University. He previously taught at the University of Edinburgh. In addition to educational development, his curent research interests include theshold concepts and troublesome knowledge, and theoretical aspects of... more...

  • Managing Peopleby Alison Hall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 51.00

    The most important asset of any university or college is its staff, yet the majority of line managers in higher education institutions are not appointed on the basis of their experience of, or expertise in, managing people. This book is a practical guide to people management for these managers. With contributions from Professor Robin Middlehurst, Tom... more...