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  • Obsessed with the Doctoral Thesesby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    After having supervised the 30th doctoral thesis at the University of Lapland, Finland, Professor Kaarina Määttä invited the doctoral graduates and their circle of acquaintances to talk about their experiences of the process of writing a doctoral thesis and their opinions on good supervision and support. What did the dissertation process give and demand?... more...

  • Supervising Practices for Postgraduate Research in Art, Architecture and Designby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    Supervising Practices for Postgraduate Research in Art, Architecture and Design offers insights into supervisory practices in creative and design-based research by academics at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University, Australia. The book focuses on practices of supervising candidates who are undertaking postgraduate research in art,... more...

  • Whisperings from the Corridorsby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 69.95

    This book is intended to illuminate the experiences of teachers working in higher education, the tensions they face in working in an increasingly complex professional landscape. Higher teaching loads, increased expectations of research output, and changing social and economic structures that shape the way students view their tertiary education have... more...

  • Modeling and Measuring Competencies in Higher Educationby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    Measuring competencies acquired over the course of higher education is an area of research that largely has been neglected. This deficit can be attributed to the complexity of academic competencies since the variety of institutions, programs, occupational fields and job requirements render it difficult to define and even harder to measure outcomes.... more...

  • Critical Issues in Higher Educationby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 69.95

    The ideas and papers in this volume primarily showcase the work of a group of new scholars who will lead the next generation of educational practise and inquiry. While the topics explored are critical issues, the ways in which these new scholars have chosen to address them illustrates the diversity of voice, venue and value that has led them to present... more...

  • The Creative Universityby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    The concept of the ?Creative University? signals that higher education stands at the center of the creative economy indicating the growing significance of intellectual capital and innovation for economic growth and cultural development. Increasingly economic activity is socialised through new media and depends on immaterial and digital goods. This... more...

  • The International Imperative in Higher Educationby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    21st century higher education faces immense changes?from the broad impact of globalization to the implications of massification and the growth of enrollments worldwide. The International Imperative in Higher Education focuses on most of the central elements affecting universities worldwide. Included among the themes analyzed are global issues such... more...

  • The Development of Higher Education Research in Europeby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    Though the book is a contribution to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER), it is not just about the history of the organisation as such. The contributions provide an account of the emergence of higher education as a field of study and research in Europe, its institutionalisation, and its relationships... more...

  • Lernwelt Universitätby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    Welcher Zusammenhang besteht zwischen der Entwicklung von Kompetenz in der Hochschullehre und den Bedingungen, unter denen diese Kompetenzen umgesetzt werden? Mit dem neuen Band der Reihe 'Lernweltforschung' wird versucht, theoriebasiertes und empiriegestütztes Wissen hierzu aufzubauen. Im Vordergrund stehen Aspekte der Entwicklung, Koordinierung und... more...

  • Public Policy for Academic Qualityby

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00

    Public Policy for Academic Quality presents an analysis of fourteen innovative national quality assurance policies. As a result, this volume offers a systematic, unbiased assessment of their goals, implementation issues and impacts overall. more...