Download Critical Approaches to Women and Gender in Higher Education by Pamela L. Eddy, Kelly Ward, Tehmina Khwaja PDF

By Pamela L. Eddy, Kelly Ward, Tehmina Khwaja

This quantity offers a serious exam of the prestige of ladies and gender in larger schooling this present day. regardless of the expanding numbers of ladies in better schooling, gendered buildings proceed to prevent women’s development in academia. This ebook is going past the numbers to envision the problems dealing with these individuals of academia with non-dominant gender identities. The authors study greater schooling constructions from quite a number views and supply innovations at person and institutional degrees to motivate activism and enhance equality in academia.

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Download Adult Learners On Campus by H.B. Slotnick PDF

By H.B. Slotnick

The chance for a "second likelihood" is a becoming phenomenon. a few participants of the grownup freshmen Consulting staff, a dozen or so college and graduate scholars on the college of Dakota, who've a common curiosity within the comparable procedures of studying and instructing, investigated the explicit main issue concerning the methods older-than-average scholars study and the educational tools wonderful for them. They famous that for either the older scholar and the instructor of the older scholar there are difficulties and matters which are assorted from the common pupil or student/teacher dating. as well as providing an built-in photo of grownup beginners on campus, this publication additionally offers a few educating innovations that may be utilized in the school room tomorrow.; it's aimed toward academics in additional and grownup schooling, running shoes in all disciplines, researchers in grownup and carrying on with schooling.

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Download Making the Transition to E-learning: Strategies and Issues by Mark Bullen, Diane P. Janes PDF

By Mark Bullen, Diane P. Janes

Larger schooling associations world wide are more and more turning to e-learning as a fashion of facing transforming into and altering scholar populations. schooling for the information society capability new abilities and information are wanted and it implies that lifelong studying has develop into a need. larger schooling associations want to e-learning to supply handy and fl exible entry to top quality schooling and coaching that's had to meet those rising calls for. As they enforce e-learning, in spite of the fact that, associations are suffering from the numerous pedagogical, organizational and technological concerns. Making the Transition to E-learning: concepts and concerns offers insights and reviews from e-learning specialists from around the globe. It addresses the institutional, pedagogical, and technological concerns that greater schooling associations are grappling with as they movement from traditional face-to-face educating to e-learning in its different kinds.

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Download Work-Based Learning (Society for Research into Higher by David Boud, Nicky Solomon PDF

By David Boud, Nicky Solomon

Work-based studying is a thorough method of the proposal of upper schooling. scholars adopt examine for a level or degree basically of their office and their studying possibilities should not contrived for learn reasons yet come up from general paintings. The position of the collage is to equip and qualify humans already in employment to improve lifelong studying abilities, no longer via engagement with latest disciplines, our bodies of information or classes outlined through the collage, yet via a curriculum detailed for every individual. The businesses within which scholars paintings gain without delay via tasks that strengthen the company in addition to contributing to scholar studying. The association is a three-way partnership - concerning association, learner and college. during this association, members' studying is associated with the strategic ambitions of the association, including the information and adventure they bring about to the educational. the main accountability on the college is the popularity, evaluation and accreditation of the educational. Work-based studying is the 1st complete ebook in this significant innovation and: *locates work-based studying as a part of significant alterations influencing universities *includes contributions from a few of the pioneers of work-based studying *provides obtainable debts of the educating, studying and overview practices concerned *examines the influence of this innovation at the associations within which it really is brought *explores the adjustments in educational paintings practices linked to work-based studying and the demanding situations those current to teachers

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Download The Impact of Internationalization on Japanese Higher by John Mock, Hiroaki Kawamura, Naeko Naganuma PDF

By John Mock, Hiroaki Kawamura, Naeko Naganuma

"Deftly heading off either the zealous idealism of the policymaker and the cynical realism of the practitioner, the contributions to this quantity provide empirically grounded, culturally nuanced analyses of collage internationalisation in perform. urged analyzing for an individual attracted to eastern better schooling this day, and a great instance of the way to mixture attractive 'insider' tales with rigorous scholarly analysis." - Jeremy Breaden, PhD (Melbourne), Lecturer in jap reports, tuition of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, school of Arts, Monash collage "An very good well timed e-book! This booklet brings jointly serious insights and multi-dimensional understandings of internationalization, and overseas and intercultural practices in eastern better schooling. it will likely be a major sourcebook, a must-read for all attracted to eastern larger schooling and internationalization. it is going to definitely elevate the bar of advantage and information of the field." - Terri Kim, PhD (London), Reader in Comparative larger schooling, chief of the better schooling learn staff, college of East London

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Download Surviving First Year University by Lauren Williams, John Germov PDF

By Lauren Williams, John Germov

College may be bewildering in the beginning: you must comprehend the procedure to utilize it. This consultant goals to offer you the data you needn't in simple terms to outlive, yet to benefit from the event and, most significantly, get strong marks! even if you're full-time or part-time, on-campus or learning through "flexible delivery", you want to research key learn talents as quick as attainable. The authors aid you: use the net successfully for learn; boost your abilities in be aware taking, writing and referencing; do good in assessments; arrange winning oral shows; get the main out of operating in teams; and reap the benefits of collage help prone. Written in a uncomplicated kind, the booklet supplies a head begin to surviving and doing good at uni.

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Download The Routledge International Handbook of Higher Education by Malcolm Tight, Ka Ho Mok, Jeroen Huisman, Christopher PDF

By Malcolm Tight, Ka Ho Mok, Jeroen Huisman, Christopher Morphew

This quantity is an in depth and updated reference paintings delivering an authoritative review of the most concerns in larger schooling around the globe at the present time. such as newly commissioned chapters and bold magazine articles, it surveys the kingdom of the self-discipline and comprises the exam and dialogue of rising, arguable and leading edge parts.

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Download The Annual Review of Adult Learning and Literacy (J-B Annual by John Comings, Barbara Garner, Cristine Smith PDF

By John Comings, Barbara Garner, Cristine Smith

This specific booklet is written for practitioners within the box of grownup studying and literacy. This 3rd quantity within the sequence from the nationwide middle for the learn of grownup studying and Literacy (NCSALL). this can be a selection of the simplest new wisdom and perform within the box, and comprises an creation by way of the editors and 6 articles via wonderful writers and practitioners, in addition to experiences of the easiest books and key magazine articles released some time past 12 months.

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Download The Knowledge Economy and Lifelong Learning: A Critical by D.W. Livingstone, David Guile PDF

By D.W. Livingstone, David Guile

This booklet provides one of the most trenchant serious analyses of the frequent claims for the hot emergence of a data economic system and the attendant desire for larger lifelong studying. The booklet includes sections: first, common opinions of the boundaries of present notions of an information economic system and required grownup studying, by way of old comparisons, socio-political building and present empirical proof; secondly, particular demanding situations to presumed family members among paintings requisites and studying via case experiences in various present offices that rfile richer studying approaches than wisdom economic climate advocates intimate. some of the best authors within the box are represented. There aren't any different books to this point that either seriously examine the boundaries of the suggestion of the information economic climate and look at heavily the relation of place of work restructuring to lifelong studying past the confines of formal better schooling and similar academic guidelines. This reader presents a particular assessment for destiny reports of relatives among paintings and studying in modern societies past caricatures of the information economic climate. The booklet can be of curiosity to scholars following undergraduate or postgraduate classes in so much social sciences and schooling, company and labour reports departments, in addition to to coverage makers and most of the people excited about fiscal swap and lifetime studying concerns. D. W. Livingstone is Canada examine Chair in Lifelong studying and paintings and Professor Emeritus on the Ontario Institute for reviews in schooling, collage of Toronto. David Guile is Professor of schooling and paintings on the Institute of schooling, collage of London.

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Download Challenges and Opportunities for Education About Dual Use by National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life PDF

By National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Board on Life Sciences, Committee on Education on Dual Use Issues in the Life Sciences

The demanding situations and possibilities for schooling approximately twin Use concerns within the existence Sciences workshop was once held to interact the existence sciences neighborhood at the specific safeguard matters on the topic of learn with twin use power. greater than 60 individuals from virtually 30 international locations took half and integrated working towards lifestyles scientists, bioethics and biosecurity practitioners, and specialists within the layout of academic courses. The workshop sought to spot a baseline approximately (1) the level to which twin use matters are at present being incorporated in postsecondary schooling (undergraduate and postgraduate) within the existence sciences; (2) in what contexts that schooling is going on (e.g., in formal coursework, casual settings, as stand-alone matters or a part of extra basic education, and in what fields); and (3) what on-line academic fabrics addressing study within the existence sciences with twin use capability exist already.

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