Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research

Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research

Author: John C. Smart

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402069598

Category: Education

Page: 410

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The Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms of its conceptual and methodological rigor, and sets forth an agenda for future research intended to advance knowledge on the chosen topic.

Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research

Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research

Author: Michael B. Paulsen

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319724904

Category: Education

Page: 595

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Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms of its conceptual and methodological rigor and sets forth an agenda for future research intended to advance knowledge on the chosen topic. The Handbook focuses on a comprehensive set of central areas of study in higher education that encompasses the salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries undertaken in the international higher education community. Each annual volume contains chapters on such diverse topics as research on college students and faculty, organization and administration, curriculum and instruction, policy, diversity issues, economics and finance, history and philosophy, community colleges, advances in research methodology and more. The series is fortunate to have attracted annual contributions from distinguished scholars throughout the world.

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Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research 13

Author: J.C. Smart

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0875861210

Category: Education

Page: 414

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Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities.

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Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research 15

Author: J.C. Smart

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 087586127X

Category: Education

Page: 558

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Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities.

Governance of Higher Education

Governance of Higher Education

Author: Ian Austin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317810537

Category: Education

Page: 218

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Governance of Higher Education explores the work of traditional and contemporary higher education scholarship worldwide, providing readers with an understanding of the assumptions, historical traditions, and paradigms that have shaped the scholarship on governance. Bringing together the vast and disparate writings that form the higher education governance literature—including frameworks drawn from a range of disciplines and global scholarship—this book synthesizes the significant theoretical, conceptual, and empirical scholarship to advance the research and practice of governance. Coverage includes the structures of governance, cultures and practices, the collegial tradition, the new managed environment of the academy, and the politics and processes of governance. As universities across the globe face a myriad of challenges and multiple stakeholder demands, Governance of Higher Education offers scholars, practitioners, and higher education graduate students an essential resource for advancing research and the practice of governance.

Exploring the Social and Academic Experiences of International Students in Higher Education Institutions

Exploring the Social and Academic Experiences of International Students in Higher Education Institutions

Author: Bista, Krishna

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466697508

Category: Education

Page: 363

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Cross-cultural experiences in university settings have a significant impact on students’ lives by enriching the learning process and promoting cultural awareness and tolerance. While studying abroad offers students unique learning opportunities, educators must be able to effectively address the specific social and academic needs of multicultural learners. Exploring the Social and Academic Experiences of International Students in Higher Education Institutions is a pivotal reference source for the latest research on the issues surrounding study abroad students in culturally diverse educational environments. Featuring various perspectives from a global context on ensuring the educational, structural, and social needs of international students are met, this book is ideally designed for university faculty, researchers, graduate students, policy makers, and academicians working with transnational students.

The Oxford Handbook of Diversity and Work

The Oxford Handbook of Diversity and Work

Author: Quinetta M. Roberson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199736355

Category: Medical

Page: 483

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Greater workforce diversity and business trends make the management of such diversity an important challenge for organizational leaders. The Oxford Handbook of Diversity and Work offers a comprehensive review of current theory and research and stimulates thoughtful and provocative conversation about future study of diversity in the workplace.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education

Author: Miriam E. David

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781529725919

Category: Education

Page: 1952

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With over 600 signed entries, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Higher Education demonstrates the impact higher education has had on global economies and universities across the world. Topics include: • students burdened with higher tuition fees • departments expected to produce courses and research that have clear and demonstrable social impact • what the university is and how it meets social and business requirements This encyclopedia touches on all aspects of higher education through: • key concepts • debates • approaches • schools of thought on higher education • role of universities As an interdisciplinary field, these volumes will prove to be an essential resource for students and researchers in education, sociology, politics and other related fields across the humanities and social science disciplines.

The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Higher Education

The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Higher Education

Author: Malcolm Tight

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415327644

Category: Education

Page: 318

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All those with an interest in higher education and higher education research will find this comprehensive collection of the past two decades' most influential readings on the topic an absolutely essential companion.

Enhancing Academic Research and Higher Education With Knowledge Management Principles

Enhancing Academic Research and Higher Education With Knowledge Management Principles

Author: Zyngier, Suzanne

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799857730

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 323

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Knowledge management principles, strategies, models, tools, and techniques have been proven in government, business, and industry. More recently, knowledge management has emerged as an essential enabler for the successful pursuit of scholarly activities in higher education. Knowledge management has significant contributions to make in capturing, storing, processing, and disseminating knowledge between and across these stakeholder entities and their processes to better support these interrelated processes and activities. Given the impetus provided by the United Nations Global Knowledge Economy Policy, institutions worldwide are actively pursuing the use of knowledge management in all facets of social and economic development. The importance of knowledge management research and application in academia is a critical element of this multifaceted endeavor. Enhancing Academic Research and Higher Education With Knowledge Management Principles is a compendium of cutting-edge research on the use of knowledge management in higher education and provides original, theoretical, and application-oriented research within this domain. The book will also provide insights on the management of expertise, knowledge, information, and organizational development in different types of work communities and environments. By including research on global perspectives, the implementation of knowledge management at universities, current trends in the field, and the results, this book is a valuable reference work for professionals and researchers working in the field of information and knowledge management in various disciplines, and academics, analysts, developers, students, technologists, education consultants, higher education administrators, academicians, stakeholders, and practitioners seeking to learn, improve, and expand their theoretical and applied knowledge of knowledge management tools and techniques, models, processes, and systems in higher education.

Journal of International Students, 2016 Vol. 6 No. 2

Journal of International Students, 2016 Vol. 6 No. 2

Author: Krishna Bista

Publisher: OJED/STAR

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 354

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The Journal of International Students (JIS) is a quarterly publication on international education. JIS is an academic, interdisciplinary, and peer-reviewed publication (Print ISSN 2162-3104 & Online ISSN 2166-3750) indexed in major academic databases. The journal publishes scholarly peer-reviewed articles on international students in tertiary education, secondary education, and other educational settings that make significant contributions to research, policy, and practice in the internationalization of education worldwide. We encourage the submission of manuscripts from researchers and practitioners around the world from a myriad of academic fields and theoretical perspectives, including international education, comparative education, human geography, global studies, linguistics, psychology, sociology, communication, international business, economics, social work, cultural studies, and other related disciplines.