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Macmillan Higher Education

Cultures and Change in Higher Education

Theories and Practices

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Palgrave

Pages: 208
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Universities into the 21st Century

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Paperback - 9781403948533

15 September 2008

$49.99

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Ebook - 9780230365117

20 August 2008

$49.99

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Describes approaches to understanding cultures in higher education, paying particular attention to cultures and cultural construction at departmental level. Implications of cultural characteristics for issues around change...

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Describes approaches to understanding cultures in higher education, paying particular attention to cultures and cultural construction at departmental level. Implications of cultural characteristics for issues around change initiatives, including the enhancement of teaching, learning and assessment are a key focus of this book.

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Provides practical applications for anyone interested in enhancing teaching and learning in higher education
Uses recent data to illustrate points about change processes in higher education
Proposes a new theory about cultures of teaching and learning at departmental level in universities
Written in an accessible form and includes a number of vignettes from a variety of sources
 

Introduction
Understanding Changes in Higher Education
A Sociocultural Understanding of Teaching, Learning and Assessment
Teaching and Learning Regimes: A Brief Overview
Teaching and Learning Regimes Deconstructed
Organizational Shape and Processes: Learning Architectures, Enhancement Cultures
Enhancing Teaching and Learning
Researching for Change
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References
Index.

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PAUL TROWLER is Professor of Higher Education, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University, UK. He is a member of the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Development Committee, and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Higher Education. He has published widely in the area of policy, cultures and change in higher education.

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PAUL TROWLER is Professor of Higher Education, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University, UK. He is a member of the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Development Committee, and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Higher Education. He has published widely in the area of policy, cultures and change in higher education.

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