Researching Higher Education: International perspectives on theory, policy and practice

Researching Higher Education: International perspectives on theory, policy and practice


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138938847
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/04/2015
Series: Research into Higher Education Series
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Jennifer M. Case is Professor of Academic Development in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Jeroen Huisman is Professor of Higher Education at the Centre for Higher Education Governance Ghent, Ghent University, Belgium.

Table of Contents

Preface Jennifer M. Case & Jeroen Huisman

Chapter 1: Higher education research in the United Kingdom since 1945 Malcolm Tight

Part 1: Higher education and society

Chapter 2: Internationalisation of higher education Sheila Trahar, Wendy Green, Hans de Wit & Craig Whitsed

Chapter 3: Public engagement in higher education: The state of the art Richard Watermeyer & Jamie Lewis

Chapter 4: Creativity and innovation in the twenty-first century university William G. Tierney and Michael Lanford

Chapter 5: Whose Academy? Gender and higher education Sarah J. Aiston

Chapter 6: Working class students in Western higher education Carli Rowell

Chapter 7: Reassessing the outcomes of higher education Heike Behle, Gabriel Atfield, Peter Elias, Lynn Gambin, Anne Green, Terence Hogarth, Kate Purcell, Charikleia Tzanakou & Christopher Warhurst

Chapter 8: Policy-making in higher education: Is a ‘theory of everything’ possible? Theresa Shanahan, Paul Axelrod, Roopa Desai Trilokekar, & Richard Wellen

Part 2: Curriculum, teaching and learning

Chapter 9: The professional development of academics as teachers: Reconsiderations Brenda Leibowitz

Chapter 10: Curriculum in higher education research Johanna Annala, Jyri Lindén & Marita Mäkinen

Chapter 11: Research into student learning and university teaching: Changing perspectives Noel Entwistle, Evangelia Karagiannopoulou, Anna Ólafsdóttir & Paul Walker

Chapter 12: ‘Student experience’surveys: political, theoretical and empirical dimensions Mantz Yorke

Chapter 13: Mind the gap: the chasm between research and practice in teaching and learning with technology Linda Price, Adrian Kirkwood and John T. E. Richardson

Chapter 14: More than the sum of its parts: higher education research explored Sue Clegg

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