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Research into Higher Education: Co-published with the Society for Research into Higher Education


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This exciting new series aims to publish cutting edge research and discourse that reflects the rapidly changing world of higher education, examined in a global context. Encompassing topics of wide international relevance, the series includes every aspect of the international higher education research agenda, from strategic policy formulation and impact to pragmatic advice on best practice in the field.

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Designing Effective Feedback Processes in Higher Education: A Learning-Focused Approach

Designing Effective Feedback Processes in Higher Education: A Learning-Focused Approach

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Naomi Winstone, David Carless
July 16, 2019

Feedback is one of the most powerful influences on student achievement, yet it is difficult to implement productively within the constraints of a mass higher education system. Designing Effective Feedback Processes in Higher Education: A Learning-Focused Approach addresses the challenges of...

The Education Ecology of Universities: Integrating Learning, Strategy and the Academy

The Education Ecology of Universities: Integrating Learning, Strategy and the Academy

1st Edition

Robert A. Ellis, Peter Goodyear
April 01, 2019

Many universities around the world are finding that the structures and processes they have put in place to further their educational missions are being tested by rapidly changing circumstances. These changes involve new pedagogies, new course designs, new technologies and updating of the physical...

Student Plagiarism in Higher Education: Reflections on Teaching Practice

Student Plagiarism in Higher Education: Reflections on Teaching Practice

1st Edition

Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw
October 29, 2018

Student Plagiarism in Higher Education is a crucial read for any university teacher concerned about plagiarism. It provides the tools and information needed to assess this often complex international phenomenon constructively and effectively from a variety of angles, and provides a framework for...

Changing European Academics: A Comparative Study of Social Stratification, Work Patterns and Research Productivity

Changing European Academics: A Comparative Study of Social Stratification, Work Patterns and Research Productivity

1st Edition

Marek Kwiek
September 17, 2018

European academics have been at the centre of ongoing higher education reforms, as changes in university governance and funding have led to changes in academic work and life. Discussing the academic profession, and most importantly, its increasing stratification across Europe, Changing European...

Enhancing the Freedom to Flourish in Higher Education: Participation, Equality and Capabilities

Enhancing the Freedom to Flourish in Higher Education: Participation, Equality and Capabilities

1st Edition

Talita M. L. Calitz
July 30, 2018

Persistent educational, economic and social inequalities perpetuate unequal participation in higher education for a significant number of students in both developing and developed contexts, offering these students fewer opportunities to convert academic resources into equal participation. Enhancing...

Possible Selves and Higher Education: New Interdisciplinary Insights

Possible Selves and Higher Education: New Interdisciplinary Insights

1st Edition

Holly Henderson, Jacqueline Stevenson, Ann-Marie Bathmaker
July 03, 2018

Drawing together example studies from international contexts, this edited collection provides a new and cross-disciplinary perspective on the concept of the possible self, exploring its theoretical, methodological and empirical uses with regards to Higher Education. Building on research which...

Reconstructing Relationships in Higher Education: Challenging Agendas

Reconstructing Relationships in Higher Education: Challenging Agendas

1st Edition

Celia Whitchurch, George Gordon
June 02, 2017

Drawing on two international research projects, Reconstructing Relationships in Higher Education: Challenging Agendas looks behind formal organisational structures and workforce patterns to consider the significance of relationships, particularly at local and informal levels, for the aspirations...

Religion and Higher Education in Europe and North America

Religion and Higher Education in Europe and North America

1st Edition

Kristin Aune, Jacqueline Stevenson
December 08, 2016

Religion and Higher Education in Europe and North America illuminates the experiences of staff and students in higher education as they negotiate the university environment. Religious extremism has been rising across Europe, whilst recent attacks have thrown public debate around the place of...

Access to Higher Education: Theoretical perspectives and contemporary challenges

Access to Higher Education: Theoretical perspectives and contemporary challenges

1st Edition

Anna Mountford-Zimdars, Neil Harrison
November 18, 2016

How do we understand and explain who has access to higher education? How do we make sense of persisting and new forms of inequality? How can global, national and institutional policymakers and practitioners make higher education more inclusive? Access to Higher Education: Theoretical perspectives...

Changing Pedagogical Spaces in Higher Education: Diversity, inequalities and misrecognition

Changing Pedagogical Spaces in Higher Education: Diversity, inequalities and misrecognition

1st Edition

Penny Jane Burke, Gill Crozier, Lauren Ila Misiaszek
November 16, 2016

Higher education is in a current state of flux and uncertainty, with profound changes being shaped largely by the imperatives of global neoliberalism. Changing Pedagogical Spaces in Higher Education forms a unique addition to the literature and includes significant practical pointers in developing...

Student Politics and Protest: International perspectives

Student Politics and Protest: International perspectives

1st Edition

Rachel Brooks
October 24, 2016

Despite allegations of political disengagement and apathy on the part of the young, the last ten years have witnessed a considerable degree of political activity by young people – much of it led by students or directed at changes to the higher education system. Such activity has been evident across...

Theorising Learning to Teach in Higher Education

Theorising Learning to Teach in Higher Education

1st Edition

Brenda Leibowitz, Vivienne Bozalek, Peter Kahn
October 18, 2016

Theorising Learning to Teach in Higher Education provides both lecturers embarking on a career in higher education and established members of staff with the capacity to improve their teaching. The process of learning to teach, and the associated field of professional academic development for...

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