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  • 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...

  • The Finance of Higher Educationby Michael B. Paulsen

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 80.00

    A wide-ranging examination of the governmental and institutional policies and practices, and essential theories and areas of research that in combination establish the foundation, explore and extend the boundaries, and expand the base of knowledge in the 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...

  • Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Researchby J.C. Smart

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 63.26

    Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms of... more...

  • Skills Training in Research Degree Programmesby Richard Hinchcliffe; Anthony P Bromley; Steve J Hutchinson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00

    Aims to provide coverage of Skills Training in Research Degree Programmes in the UK, providing chapters that are suitable for academics, trainers and research administrators. This book examines the politics of skills training and its implications for academic culture as well as providing support and advice for practitioners and policy makers. more...

  • Challenging e-Learning in the Universityby Robin Goodfellow; Mary R. Lea

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 55.00

    Takes a fresh approach to the field of e-learning in higher education. This work gives an alternative perspective to e-learning. It argues that in order to develop e-learning in the university we need to understand the texts and practices that are involved in learning and teaching using online and web-based technologies. more...

  • A Lecturer's Guide to Further Educationby Dennis Hayes; Toby Marshall; Alec Turner

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    What are the key issues in further education? What does the future hold for FE? This book examine key issues such as: how teaching in FE differs from others sectors; the motivations of learners; the use of new technologies in the classroom; the techniques adopted by college managers; and the introduction of personalised learning. more...