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  • How to Manage Your Distance and Open Learning Courseby Lucinda Becker

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 50.00

    This book is an essential guide to all aspects of open and distance learning, covering how to choose a course, how to manage the routine aspects of studying and how to make the most of the learning opportunities, skills development and career advancement that can arise from your course. more...

  • Sustainabilityby Kathleen Kevany; Donald Huisingh; Francisco J. Lozano García

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    The twelve papers in this e-book emphasize the need for educational leaders across the globe to make fundamental changes in the ways they engage their students, faculty and community stakeholders to chart the course for sustainable societies and develop people with the skills to successfully make this transition. Meaningful education requires an organic... more...

  • Teaching International Studentsby Judith Carroll; Janette Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 59.95

    Teaching International Students explores the challenges presented to lecturer and student alike by increased cultural diversity within universities. Packed with practical advice from experienced practitioners and underpinned by reference to pedagogic theory throughout, topics covered include: the issues arising from international students... more...

  • The Enquiring Universityby Stephen Rowland

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 55.00

    Explores the ways in which teaching, research and learning are related to each other and to a wider social context, one in which ideas about the nature of the university and knowledge are changing. This book indicates ways in which the appropriate spaces can be opened up to enhance a spirit of enquiry amongst academic staff and their students. more...

  • A Gentle Guide To Research Methodsby Gordon Rugg; Marian Petre

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 38.00

    Provides an overview of research methods, including research design, data collection methods, statistics, and academic writing. This book also includes a coverage of data collection methods - from interviews to indirect observation to card sorts. more...

  • Realizing the Universityby Ronald Barnett

    McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 55.00

    The university has explicitly to take on a dual role: firstly, of compounding supercomplexity, so making the world more challenging; and secondly, of enabling us to live effectively. This book presents a fundamental reworking of the way in which we understand the university. It is meant for those concerned about higher education. more...

  • Academic Tribes and Territoriesby Tony Becher; Paul R. Trowler

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 57.00

    Offers an understanding of the internal life of higher education institutions in Britain and North America. This title assesses fundamental changes in the nature of higher education and in the academic's role and their significance for academic cultures. It also examines academic cultures in lower status institutions internationally. more...

  • Departmental Leadership in Higher Educationby Peter T. Knight; Paul R. Trowler

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 60.00

    Suitable for those who have, or will have, a role in leading departments or teams in higher education institutions. This book examines the ways in which mainstream leadership thinking does - and does not - apply to departments and teams in HEIs and suggests that departmental leadership is critical to institutional well-being. more...

  • Leading Academicsby Robin Middlehurst

    McGraw-Hill Education 1993; US$ 59.00

    Based on research in universities, this book presents a comprehensive examination of leadership in British higher education. It critiques contemporary ideas of leadership and their relevance to academe, and also explores the relationship between models of leadership and practice at different levels of the institution. more...

  • Higher Education Managementby David Warner; David Palfreyman

    McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 62.00

    The management of higher education institutions is very complex. This book presents an account of non-academic higher education management. It includes contributions from distinguished practitioners of university management, and is meant as a key resource for all aspiring, trainee, and practicing managers in higher education. more...