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  • Der Streit um die Hochschulrahmengesetzgebung des Bundesby Tobias Hoymann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 37.75

    1. 1 Thematische Einführung und Fragestellungen ?Zum Bildungs- bzw. Hochschulbereich mussten wir also feststellen, dass das 1 Herstellen von Einvernehmlichkeit nicht möglich ist. ? ? Mit dieser ernüchtern- 2 den Feststellung scheiterte 2004 die Arbeit der Bundesstaatskommission, die von Bundestag und Bundesrat mit der Modernisierung der bundesstaatlichen... more...

  • Soziale Herkunft und Hochschulzugangby Kai Maaz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 34.91

    Im Zentrum der Arbeit steht die Analyse sozialer Disparitäten im Bildungssystem, insbesondere des Hochschulzugangs. Diese werden sowohl aus einer bildungssoziologischen als auch aus einer erziehungswissenschaftlichen (schulstrukturellen) Perspektive betrachtet. Der Forschungsstand zur Wirkung primärer und sekundärer Disparitäten wird dadurch erweitert,... more...

  • A Short Guide to Writing a Thesisby Gerald O'Collins

    ATF Press 2011; US$ 20.00

    This book will help students in choosing a topic for their thesis that they can investigate and turn into a short paper or a long dissertation. The book looks at questions like the following. What should feed into their choice of a supervisor? How should they compile and organise their bibliography and set about writing the introduction? What are... more...

  • The Academic Administrator and the Lawby J. Douglas Toma; Richard L. Palm

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    Synthesizes the research literature on legal issues that arise when school deans and department chairs perform their many duties. Pays particular attention to the judicial process, plus areas of employment, student affairs, and external regulation. more...

  • Quality Assurance in an International Higher Education Areaby Andrea Bernhard

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 52.78

    Rethinking the purpose and the aim of higher education has led to new and alternative ways to assure the quality of different higher education systems. In the case studies of six OECD countries, Andrea Bernhard exemplifies the ongoing trends and changes of quality assurance systems along peer-reviewed country reports and interviews with national and... more...

  • Zentralabiturby Katharina Maag Merki

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 34.91

    In den deutschsprachigen Ländern ist das Schulwesen gegenwärtig durch einen systematischen Umbau der administrativen Steuerungsmechanismen gekennzeichnet. Ein zentrales Motiv ist die Einführung zentraler Abiturprüfungen. Die in diesem Band publizierte mehrjährige Studie untersucht in zwei Bundesländern in Deutschland erstmals die mit dieser Einführung... more...

  • Internal Audit in Higher Educationby Alison Holmes; Sally Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95

    This volume describes a range of experiences of internal audit in higher education institutions from the UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Germany. It presents approaches to best practice designed to enable readers to assess and develop their own audit procedures. more...

  • Study Abroad in a New Global Centuryby Susan B. Twombly; Mark H. Salisbury; Shannon D. Tumanut; Paul Klute

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    Studying abroad has become a key educational means for preparing graduates with the intercultural competencies needed to succeed in our global economy. The federal government, business community, and higher education sector are united in their belief that study abroad is critical to such success. This monograph seeks to address two fundamental questions:... more...

  • Enabling Student Learningby Sally Brown; Gina Wisker

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This text explores a range of strategies, both institutional and individual, which have been developed by academic and support staff, to foster the kind of atmosphere, facilities and attitudes in relation to learning which support systems. more...

  • Performance Funding for Higher Education: What Are the Mechanisms? What Are the Impacts?by Kevin J. Dougherty; Vikash Reddy

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    After first appearing in 1979 in Tennessee, performance funding for higher education went on to be adopted by another 26 states. This monograph reviews research on a multitude of states to address these questions: • What impacts does performance funding have on institutional practices and, ultimately, student outcomes? • What... more...