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The Routledge International Handbook of Higher Education

Edited by: Malcolm Tight , Ka Ho Mok , Jeroen Huisman , Christopher C. Morphew

Print publication date:  April  2009
Online publication date:  June  2009

Print ISBN: 9780415432641
eBook ISBN: 9780203882221
Adobe ISBN: 9781134082018

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This volume is a detailed and up-to-date reference work providing an authoritative overview of the main issues in higher education around the world today. Consisting of newly commissioned chapters and impressive journal articles, it surveys the state of the discipline and includes the examination and discussion of emerging, controversial and cutting edge areas.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Editorial Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Approaches to Learning Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Student Learning Research Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Conceptualising Teaching and Learning Interactions in Researching Higher Education Download PDF
Chapter  5:  International Students from Asia Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Study Success of Students from Ethnic Minority Backgrounds Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Curriculum Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Problem-based Learning Download PDF
Chapter  9:  “An Alignment of the Planets”: Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Diverse Student Groups: Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Tertiary Education in the Noughties Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Tuition Fee Policies in a Comparative Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  13:  From Senior Student to Novice Worker Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Postgraduate Research Students’ Experience Download PDF
Chapter  15:  What Can Students’ Perceptions of Academic Quality Tell Us? Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Grading Student Achievement in Higher Education Download PDF
Chapter  17:  National Monitoring of Higher Education Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Still Balancing Improvement and Accountability? Download PDF
Chapter  19:  A Global Survey of University Ranking and League Tables  Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Reflections on the Reform of Higher Education in Central and Eastern Europe  Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Globalisation and Higher Education Restructuring in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China  Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Performance-based Funding as an Instrument of Competition in German Higher Education  Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Shifting Roles and Approaches Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Bachelor Graduates on the Labour Market Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Institutional Structures Download PDF
Chapter  26:  The Shaping of the Departmental Culture Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Economies of Scale and Mergers in Higher Education Download PDF
Chapter  28:  University-based Economic Growth Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Building Democracy’s University Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Interpreting Changing Academic Roles and Identities in Higher Education Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Academic Development Download PDF
Chapter  32:  The Changing Nature of Academic Work Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Understanding Academic Freedom Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Academic Research in Contemporary Society Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Disciplinarity Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Out with Humboldt and in with the Knowledge Society Download PDF
Chapter  37:  The University, Neoliberal Reform and the Liberal Educational Ideal Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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