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  • Knowledge, Diversity and Performance in European Higher Educationby A. Bonaccorsi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Sebastián López Escarcena offers a comprehensive coverage of the history and main concepts of the international law of expropriation. The interaction between human rights conventions and investment treaties are analysed from a global perspective, providing the reader with a unique insight into expropriation at an international level. Within... more...

  • Developing Generic Support for Doctoral Studentsby Susan Carter; Deborah Laurs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This multidisciplinary, multi-voiced book looks at the practice and pedagogy of generic, across-campus support for doctoral students. With a global imperative for increased doctoral completions, universities around the world are providing more generic support. This book represents collegial cross-fertilisation focussed on generic pedagogy, provided... more...

  • Helping Doctoral Students Writeby Barbara Kamler; Pat Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Helping Doctoral Students Write offers a proven approach to effective doctoral writing. By treating research as writing and writing as research, the authors offer pedagogical strategies for doctoral supervisors that will assist the production of well-argued and lively dissertations. It is clear that many doctoral candidates find research writing... more...

  • A Guide to Teaching Effective Seminarsby Susan R. Fiksdal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    A Guide to Teaching Effective Seminars provides college and university faculty with a new approach to thinking about their teaching and helps them develop a deeper understanding of conversation itself. Seminars often inspire collaborative learning and produce rich educational environments, yet even experienced faculty find these conversations can... more...

  • Governance Reconsideredby Susan R. Pierce; Stephen Trachtenberg

    Wiley 2014; US$ 42.00

    Revamp senior administration organization for more effective governance Governance Reconsidered: How Boards, Presidents, Administrators, and Faculty Can Help Their Colleges Thrive takes an in-depth look at the current practice of governance in higher education and explores solutions for more effective functioning. Written by a former college president,... 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...