Collaboration to Widen Participation in Higher Education

Collaboration to Widen Participation in Higher Education



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781858562803
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 08/28/2002
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on the contributorsix
Tribute to Maggie Woodrowxv
Part 1National Approaches
Chapter 1Pyramids or spiders? Cross-sector collaboration to widen participation. Learning from international experiences3
Chapter 2Collaboration within and between HEIs in England: a review of policy and practice29
Chapter 3Widening Access to higher education in Ireland49
Chapter 4Government deliberations on widening recruitment to higher education: partnerships in Sweden with higher education institutions, schools and others71
Chapter 5Collaboration to address equity problems in access to higher education in Lithuania79
Chapter 6Pathways to College Network: Collaborating nationally to improve college access and success for under represented students in the US85
Chapter 7Collaboration: the past and the future for higher education in South Africa99
Part 2Case Studies
Chapter 8Six years on: REACHOut degree route--widening participation by collaboration with the community111
Chapter 9Ten years of access policy into practice through Partnership: a pragmatic approach to progression139
Chapter 10Developing progression to learning: building progressive pathways in the Tees Valley153
Chapter 11The role of Community Colleges in promoting access to higher education for low-income students: the University of California at Los Angeles transfer program171
Chapter 12Why collaborate? Initiatives for improving participation and completion for students with a disability in South Australia181
Chapter 13'College wouldn't touch me with a barge pole': a collaborative educational development programme for ex-offenders199
Chapter 14Academics and first-year students: collaborating to access success in an unfamiliar university culture213
Chapter 15Inter-university collaboration--a regional approach239
Chapter 16Interdisciplinary collaboration: its role in widening participation in Higher Education247
Chapter 17Putting partnerships into practice257

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