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The Tenure-Track Process for Chicana and Latina Faculty: Experiences of Resisting and Persisting in the Academy

The Tenure-Track Process for Chicana and Latina Faculty: Experiences of Resisting and Persisting in the Academy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Patricia A. Perez
May 31, 2019

This anthology addresses the role of postsecondary institutional structures and policy in shaping the tenure-track process for Chicana and Latina faculty in higher education. Each chapter offers first-person narratives of survival in the academy employing critical theoretical contributions and...

Success Factors for Minorities in Engineering

Success Factors for Minorities in Engineering

1st Edition

Jacqueline Fleming, Irving Pressley McPhail
March 18, 2019

This book aims to isolate specific success factors for underrepresented minorities in undergraduate engineering programs. Based on a three-phase study spearheaded by the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, the findings include evidence that hands-on exposure to problem-based...

Exploring Institutional Logics for Technology-Mediated Higher Education

Exploring Institutional Logics for Technology-Mediated Higher Education

1st Edition

Neelam Dwivedi
March 12, 2019

This book articulates the complexities inherent in higher education’s multi-faceted response to the forces of mediatization—or how institutions change when their social communication gets mediated by technology—and introduces a novel perspective to comprehend them in a systematic way. By drawing on...

Academics Engaging with Student Writing: Working at the Higher Education Textface

Academics Engaging with Student Writing: Working at the Higher Education Textface

1st Edition

Jackie Tuck
January 17, 2019

Student writing has long been viewed as a problem in higher education in the UK. Moreover, the sector has consistently performed poorly in the National Student Survey with regard to assessment and feedback. Academics Engaging with Student Writing tackles these major issues from a new and unique...

Art and Design Pedagogy in Higher Education: Knowledge, Values and Ambiguity in the Creative Curriculum

Art and Design Pedagogy in Higher Education: Knowledge, Values and Ambiguity in the Creative Curriculum

1st Edition

Susan Orr, Alison Shreeve
January 08, 2019

Art and Design Pedagogy in Higher Education provides a contemporary volume that offers a scholarly perspective on tertiary level art and design education. Providing a theoretical lens to examine studio education, the authors suggest a student-centred model of curriculum that supports the...

The Minoritisation of Higher Education Students: An Examination of Contemporary Policies and Practice

The Minoritisation of Higher Education Students: An Examination of Contemporary Policies and Practice

1st Edition

Ruth Mieschbuehler
January 03, 2019

Research into ethnic attainment differences in British higher education and elsewhere tends to depict students from minority ethnic backgrounds as disadvantaged, marginalised, discriminated against and excluded. In The Minoritisation of Higher Education, Mieschbuehler demonstrates that this idea is...

The Phenomenological Heart of Teaching and Learning: Theory, Research, and Practice in Higher Education

The Phenomenological Heart of Teaching and Learning: Theory, Research, and Practice in Higher Education

1st Edition

Katherine Greenberg, Brian Sohn, Neil Greenberg, Howard R Pollio, Sandra Thomas, John Smith
January 02, 2019

This book presents a carefully constructed framework for teaching and learning informed by philosophical and empirical foundations of phenomenology. Based on an extensive, multi-dimensional case study focused around the ‘lived experience’ of college-level teaching preparation, classroom...

Working Toward Racial Equity in First-Year Composition: Six Perspectives

Working Toward Racial Equity in First-Year Composition: Six Perspectives

1st Edition

Renee DeLong, Taiyon Coleman, Kathleen Sheerin DeVore, Shannon Gibney, Michael Kuhne, Valerie Déus
December 06, 2018

This book presents the authors’ attempts to interrogate the ways that white institutional, pedagogical, and curricular heteronormativity affects equity in writing instruction at Two Year Colleges. Written from a wide range of subject and identity positions, this volume explores issues that arise...

Grounding Education in Environmental Humanities: Exploring Place-Based Pedagogies in the South

Grounding Education in Environmental Humanities: Exploring Place-Based Pedagogies in the South

1st Edition

Lucas F. Johnston, Dave Aftandilian
November 05, 2018

This edited volume draws together educators and scholars to engage with the difficulties and benefits of teaching place-based education in a distinctive culture-laden area in North America: the United States South. Despite problematic past visions of cultural homogeneity, the South has always been...

Data for Continuous Programmatic Improvement: Steps Colleges of Education Must Take to Become a Data Culture

Data for Continuous Programmatic Improvement: Steps Colleges of Education Must Take to Become a Data Culture

1st Edition

Ellen B. Mandinach, Edith Gummer
November 05, 2018

This book addresses the issue of data use in educator preparation programs towards continuous programmatic improvement. With an aim to increase the rigor in both research and practice in educational administration and teacher education, this volume will analyze the longstanding quality concerns...

Virtue and the Quiet Art of Scholarship: Reclaiming the University

Virtue and the Quiet Art of Scholarship: Reclaiming the University

1st Edition

Anne Pirrie
October 25, 2018

Virtue and the Quiet Art of Scholarship offers a fresh perspective on what it is to be a ‘good knower’ in a social and educational environment dominated by the market order. It explores how narrowly conceived epistemic virtues might be broadened out by seeing those who work and study in the...

Conversations on Embodiment Across Higher Education: Teaching, Practice and Research

Conversations on Embodiment Across Higher Education: Teaching, Practice and Research

1st Edition

Jennifer Leigh
October 17, 2018

"Embodiment" is a concept that crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries. However, it is a contested term, and the literature is fragmented, particularly within Higher Education. This has resulted in silos of work that are not easily able to draw on previous or related knowledge in order to...

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