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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Current teaching, learning and assessment practices can lead students to believe that courses within a programme are self-sufficient and separate. Integrative Learning explores this issue, and considers how intentional learning helps students become integrative thinkers who can see connections in seemingly disparate information, and draw on a wide... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 21.00
This lively, short and to-the-point guide helps students prepare for exams with two to three hours to answer questions they have not previously seen. Straightforward and supportive, it encourages you to take control of your own learning and studying, explains the language of exam questions, and offers techniques and approaches for your personal circumstances. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 69.99
This volume provides a unique insight into the academic profession at a time of major change. It is organized both thematically and geographically with attention given to regions rarely covered, such as China and Latin America. For the first time, here is a book that critically assesses the condition of the professoriate at a time of momentous change.... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 99.00
It has become part of the conventional wisdom in the economics of education that subsidies to higher education have a regressive distributional effect. Given that relatively more children from wealthier families enroll in higher education, many economist assume that these subsidies to higher education have an unwanted distributional impact. This volume... more...