Cultures and Change in Higher Education: Theories and Practices

Cultures and Change in Higher Education: Theories and Practices

by Paul Trowler


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403948533
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 09/15/2008
Series: Universities into the 21st Century
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

PAUL TROWLER is Professor of Higher Education, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University, UK. He is a member of the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Development Committee, and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Higher Education. He has published widely in the area of policy, cultures and change in higher education.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Understanding Changes in Higher Education.- A Sociocultural Understanding of Teaching, Learning and Assessment.- Teaching and Learning Regimes: A Brief Overview.- Teaching and Learning Regimes Deconstructed.- Organizational Shape and Processes: Learning Architectures, Enhancement Cultures.- Enhancing Teaching and Learning.- Researching for Change.- Endnote.- References.- Index.

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