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By James Martin
Since the economic recession of 2008, colleges and universities have looked for ways to lower costs while increasing incomes. Not all have succeeded. Threatened closures and recent institutional mergers point to what might be a coming trend in higher education. The long-term economic weakness of colleges and universities means schools...
Redesigning Courses for Online Delivery takes a unique approach to course redesign. Both scholarly and practical, the considerations and methods will assist readers in the development of high quality online experiences. It moves beyond the technology, driving course development to best fit the content, the learners, and the instructor. Its...
The traditional American four-year college experience is in danger of becoming a thing of the past. Cultural critic Andrew Delbanco offers a trenchant defense of such an education, and warns that it is becoming a privilege reserved for the relatively rich.
While two-year and community college institutions are called by different names and may not all be structured the same around the world, their core mission remains consistently: to respond to the needs of their local community. This volume examines various two-year and community college institutions worldwide.
By Tom Steele
This title explores the development of the Labour Party's policy on higher education from 1945 to 2000. The book questions the place higher education has occupied within Labour ideology.
Reflects on the link between constructing students as consumers and the purpose of higher education, and the implications for student identity and learning.
By Suzy Harris
Explores fundamental questions about language and education that arise from the current debate into the 'internationalization' and 'harmonisation' of higher education systems throughout the world.
By Paul Ashwin
An investigation of the research, development, policy and practice of teaching and learning in Higher Education. It examines the ways in which teaching-learning interactions are shaped by teaching-learning environments, student and academic identities, disciplinary knowledge practices and institutional cultures.
Offers a look at the debates surrounding the benefits and dangers of the increasing use of technology in education. This title explores the benefits and dangers of the increasing use of technology in education, drawing on different cultural perspectives from across the globe to consider a variety of viewpoints.