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Re-Enchanting the Academy

Paperback, 26/05/2017, £25.00
£22.50

Triumph of Emptiness: Consumption, Higher Education, and Work Organization

Paperback, 21/08/2014, £23.99
£21.59
The book views the contemporary economy as an economy of persuasion where firms and institutions assign resources to rhetoric, image and reputation rather than production of goods and services. It examines critically phenomena such as the knowledge society, consumption, higher education, organizational change, professionalization and leadership

Advancing Practice in Academic Development

Paperback, 21/01/2016, £35.99
£32.39

Great Brain Race: How Global Universities are Reshaping the World

Hardback, 05/04/2010, £18.95
£17.06
Every year, nearly three million international students study outside of their home countries, a 40 per cent increase since 1999. This book presents an account of how international competition for the brightest minds is transforming the world of higher education - and why this revolution should be welcomed, not feared.

Academia Obscura

Hardback, 16/11/2017, £9.99
£8.99
If you think the groves of academe are all stuffiness, elbow patches and greying old men... Take a trip through the spectrum of academic oddities and unearth the Easter eggs buried in peer reviewed papers, the weird and wonderful world of scholarly social media, and rats in underpants.

Student-Centered Learning Environments in Higher Education Classrooms

Hardback, 29/10/2016, £74.99
£67.49
This book aims to develop a situative educational model to guide the design and implementation of powerful student-centered learning environments in higher education classrooms.

Understanding and Developing Student Engagement

Paperback, 06/03/2014, £34.99
£31.49

Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education: The Battle for World-Class Excellence

Paperback, 07/06/2016, £24.99
£22.49
University rankings have gained popularity around the world and are now a significant factor shaping reputation. This second edition updates Ellen Hazelkorn's first comprehensive study of rankings from a global perspective, drawing in new original research and extensive analysis. It is essential reading for policymakers, managers and scholars.

Speaking of Universities

Paperback, 26/02/2018, £15.99
£14.39
A devastating analysis of what is happening to our universities

Shut Down the Business School: What's Wrong with Management Education

Paperback, 20/05/2018, £14.99
£13.49
A clarion call to shut down the business school!

Who are universities for?: Re-making higher education

Paperback, 01/09/2018, £12.99
£11.69
Who are universities for? argues for a large-scale shake up of how we organise higher education. It includes radical proposals for reform of the curriculum and how we admit students to higher education. Offering concrete solutions, it provides a way forward for universities to become more responsive to challenges.

Decolonising the University

Paperback, 20/08/2018, £16.99
£15.29
Understanding and transforming the universities' colonial foundations.

Effective Personal Tutoring in Higher Education

Paperback, 08/10/2018, £24.99
£22.49
An essential text for all academics within higher education (HE) who have a personal tutoring role.

Supporting Student Mental Health in Higher Education

Paperback, 05/04/2019, £15.99
£14.39
Workable evidence-informed strategies and interventions for higher education staff seeking to improve student mental health and well-being.

Inclusion and Diversity: Meeting the Needs of All Students

Paperback, 01/12/2008, £34.99
£31.49
How should you prepare for the first day of class? How can you encourage all students to participate in discussions? How do you ensure disabled students can take part in field work? This book offers specific, practical advice on the issues that teachers encounter when teaching in a diverse classroom.

Educational Inequality: Closing the gap

Paperback, 03/07/2019, £19.99
£17.99

University Education

Paperback, 09/05/2019, £16.99
£15.29
Former Universities and Science Minister David Willetts combines a passionate advocacy of the value of a university education with a serious in-depth knowledge of the higher education sector to present his vision of what our universities can offer us-both now and in the future.

Making Learning Happen: A Guide for Post-Compulsory Education 3ed

Paperback, 12/05/2014, £28.99
£26.09
'Making Learning Happen has been an essential read for new academic staff since it first appeared. The third edition is exceptionally welcome providing real insights into what the modern student expects, and reflecting changes in the delivery of higher education.' -Pauline Kneale, Pro Vice-Chancellor Teaching and Learning, Plymouth University

Academic Practice: Developing as a Professional in Higher Education

Paperback, 02/05/2019, £30.99
£27.89
This book gives a broad overview of the issues faced by early career academics as they enter academic life and explores a variety of topics from curriculum planning to employability.

Flourishing Student: Every tutor's guide to promoting mental health, well-being and resilience in Higher Education

Paperback, 12/10/2017, £19.99
£17.99
Every tutor's guide to promoting mental health, well-being and resilience in Higher Education

A Concise Guide to Lecturing in Higher Education and the Academic Professional Apprenticeship

Paperback, 07/09/2020, £18.99
£17.09
Ideal for lecturers new to delivering higher education, organised to cover the teaching and research requirements of the new Academic Professional Apprenticeship.

The Disruptive Power of Online Education: Challenges, Opportunities, Responses

Paperback, 15/05/2020, £24.99
£22.49
This book explores how higher education institutions across the globe respond to the disruptive changes triggered by online technologies. Contributions address transformations regarding program design, business models and pedagogical interventions in a digital teaching environment.

Corona Generation, The: Coming of Age in a Crisis

Paperback, 27/11/2020, £9.99
£8.99
How teenagers' experiences of lockdown will impact on their future.

Institute for Learning and Higher Education

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £22.99
£20.69
The Institute of learning and Teaching in Higher Education (ILT) was launched in 1999 as a result of the recommendations of the Dearing Committee. This book documents the establishment of the ILT and gives help to those engaging with it.

Enhancing Teaching Practice in Higher Education

Paperback, 10/03/2016, £27.99
£25.19
Supports new and experienced lecturers on how pedagogical research and theory can be used to develop and enhance their academic practice.

Humanities, Higher Education, and Academic Freedom: Three Necessary Arguments

Paperback, 29/04/2015, £13.99
£12.59
This book is a lively, passionate defence of contemporary work in the humanities, and, beyond that, of the university system that makes such work possible. The book's stark accounts of academic labour, and its proposals for reform of the tenure system, are novel, controversial, timely, and very necessary.

Academic Freedom in an Age of Conformity: Confronting the Fear of Knowledge

Paperback, 06/01/2016, £19.99
£17.99
Universities, once at the forefront of campaigns for intellectual liberty, are now bastions of conformity. This provocative book traces the demise of academic freedom within the context of changing ideas about the purpose of the university and the nature of knowledge and is a passionate call to arms for the power of academic thought today.

Academic Diary: Or Why Higher Education Still Matters

Paperback, 22/03/2016, £11.99
£10.79
Sharp and witty observations of academic life that range from the local to the global, from PowerPoint to the halls of power.

American University In A Postsecular Age

Hardback, 06/03/2008, £33.49
£30.14
Religion has made a comeback in American society and on university campuses. How should higher education respond? This volume gathers essays from prominent scholars and educators who unpack the key issues.

Remaking Adult Learning

Paperback, 15/12/2010, £23.95
£21.56
Charting challenges and successes in the sector, Remaking Adult Learning illustrates how taking part in well-thought-out adult learning programmes can have a positive and sometimes life-saving impact on people's lives.

Post-compulsory Education And Lifelong Learning Across the UK

Paperback, 17/01/2011, £19.99
£17.99
This book brings together the perspectives of researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from across England, Wales and Scotland. It analyses each country's approach to national policy, organisation, governance and practice.

What Are Universities For?

Paperback, 23/02/2012, £9.99
£8.99
Across the world, universities are more numerous than they have ever been, yet at the same time there is unprecedented confusion about their purpose and skepticism about their value. This title offers an argument for rethinking the way we see our universities, and why we need them.

Manifesto for the Public University

Paperback, 30/11/2011, £27.99
£25.19
Responding to the debates the recent Browne report has sparked, this book addresses the public role of higher education. It is a manifesto arguing against the marketization of education and the inequalities that these policies will generate.

Digital Scholar: How Technology is Transforming Scholarly Practice

Paperback, 01/09/2011, £22.99
£20.69
This book delves into the changes in technology regarding higher education and seeks to define what it means to be a scholar in the digital age.

Speaking of Universities

Hardback, 07/02/2017, £16.99
£15.29
The leading commentator asks what is the future of our universities.

Affirmative Action and the University

7, 01/09/1995, £35.00
£31.50
While equal opportunity for all candidates is widely recognized as a goal within academia, the implementation of specific procedures to achieve equality has resulted in vehement disputes regarding both the means and ends. This title aims to encourage a reexamination of this issue.

Health Humanities

Paperback, 12/01/2015, £19.99
£17.99
This is the first manifesto for Health Humanities worldwide. It sets out the context for this emergent and innovative field which extends beyond Medical Humanities to advance the inclusion and impact of the arts and humanities in healthcare, health and well-being.
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