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The Dispositif of the University Reform: The Higher Education Policy Discourse in Poland

The Dispositif of the University Reform: The Higher Education Policy Discourse in Poland

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Helena Ostrowicka, Justyna Spychalska-Stasiak, Łukasz Stankiewicz
March 04, 2020

The Dispositif of the University Reform presents a discourse analysis about transformations in higher education in Poland. Combining Foucauldian categories of discourse, dispositif and governmentality with contemporary changes in the area of science and higher education, it proposes an analysis of...

Teacher Education at Hispanic-Serving Institutions: Exploring Identity, Practice, and Culture

Teacher Education at Hispanic-Serving Institutions: Exploring Identity, Practice, and Culture

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Janine M. Schall, Patricia Alvarez McHatton, Eugenio Longoria Sáenz
March 03, 2020

Documenting the collaborative work of staff at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley over the course of several years, this text explores the many ways in which teachers and faculty must engage with the institutional designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). In doing so, the volume...

Developing and Utilizing Employability Capitals: Graduates’ Strategies across Labour Markets

Developing and Utilizing Employability Capitals: Graduates’ Strategies across Labour Markets

1st Edition

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Tran Le Huu Nghia, Thanh Pham, Michael Tomlinson, Karen Medica, Christopher Thompson
February 07, 2020

Graduate employability is a significant concern for most higher education institutions worldwide. During the last two decades, universities have attempted to implement their employability agendas to support their students to enhance employment outcomes. However, within today’s globalized labour...

Graduate Research Supervision in the Developing World: Policies, Pedagogies, and Practices

Graduate Research Supervision in the Developing World: Policies, Pedagogies, and Practices

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Erik Blair, Danielle Watson, Shikha Raturi
January 27, 2020

Recognising that graduate supervisory practice is not an abstracted academic pursuit, but an activity that is subjectively bounded by content and context, impacted by the experiences and beliefs of supervisee and supervisor, this text explores the unique dynamics of graduate supervision in the...

The Thinking University Expanded: On Profanation, Play and Education

The Thinking University Expanded: On Profanation, Play and Education

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Yusef Waghid, Nuraan Davids
December 17, 2019

The Thinking University Expanded considers how the university can be extended and developed to an institution of play that becomes a gateway to new compositions and enactments of opportunities and happiness for university academics and students alike. A university of and in continuous play can...

The Doctorate as Experience in Europe and Beyond: Supervision, Languages, Identities

The Doctorate as Experience in Europe and Beyond: Supervision, Languages, Identities

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Michael Byram, Maria Stoicheva
December 10, 2019

The Doctorate as Experience in Europe and Beyond presents a detailed and fascintating account of completing a doctorate from the perspectives of researchers, supervisors and students. It provides an in-depth insight through qualitative data, interpretative methods and insider experiences for a...

Developing Transformative Spaces in Higher Education: Learning to Transgress

Developing Transformative Spaces in Higher Education: Learning to Transgress

1st Edition

Sue Jackson
November 15, 2019

Higher education has been presented as a solution to a host of local and global problems, despite the fact that learning and assessment can also be used as mechanisms for exclusion and social control. Developing Transformative Spaces in Higher Education: Learning to Transgress demonstrates that...

Life for the Academic in the Neoliberal University

Life for the Academic in the Neoliberal University

1st Edition

Alpesh Maisuria, Svenja Helmes
October 08, 2019

Life for the Academic in the Neoliberal University investigates the impact of neoliberalism on academics in today’s universities. Considering the experiences of early career researchers as well as more experienced academics, it outlines the changing nature of working life in the university...

Building Soft Skills for Employability: Challenges and Practices in Vietnam

Building Soft Skills for Employability: Challenges and Practices in Vietnam

1st Edition

Tran Le Huu Nghia
September 19, 2019

This book is among the first of its kind to comprehensively examine the implementation of soft skills in universities in the developing country, Vietnam. The context is unique as the implementation is taking place within the distinctive socio-economic, cultural and political characteristics of the...

Higher Education in Nepal: Policies and Perspectives

Higher Education in Nepal: Policies and Perspectives

1st Edition

Krishna Bista, Shyam Sharma, Rosalind Latiner Raby
August 23, 2019

This book presents a showcase of discussions and critical perspectives about Nepalese higher education. Its chapters cover topics such as the impacts of local sociopolitical changes and global forces on public and private education, emerging online and distance education, administrative and...

Post-Recession Community College Reform: A Decade of Experimentation

Post-Recession Community College Reform: A Decade of Experimentation

1st Edition

Chet Jordan, Anthony Picciano
July 25, 2019

The book analyses and evaluates several key community college reform programs that emerged after the Recession of 2008 and as a result of major initiatives in California, New York, Tennessee, Florida, Connecticut and Wisconsin. Because of the economic downturn in the early 21st Century, an...

Race, Law, and Higher Education in the Colorblind Era: Critical Investigations into Race-Related Supreme Court Disputes

Race, Law, and Higher Education in the Colorblind Era: Critical Investigations into Race-Related Supreme Court Disputes

1st Edition

Hoang Vu Tran
July 10, 2019

This book provides detailed analysis of Supreme Court judgments which have impacted the rights of minorities in relation to higher education, and so illustrates ongoing issues of racial discrimination throughout the American education sector. Race, Law, and Higher Education in the Colorblind Era...

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