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Parson, Laura, Ed.; Ozaki, C. Casey, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2022
This book focuses on research-based teaching and learning practices that promote social justice and equity in higher education. The fourth volume in a four-volume series, this book critically addresses virtual and remote classroom settings. Chapters explore contexts within and outside the classroom, including a history of online learning; research…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Social Justice, Equal Education, Higher Education
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Johnston-Guerrero, Marc P., Ed.; Combs, Lisa Delacruz, Ed.; Malaney-Brown, Victoria K., Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2022
Increasing attention and representation of multiraciality in both the scholarly literature and popular culture warrants further nuancing of what is understood about multiracial people, particularly in the changing contexts of higher education. This book offers a way of "Preparing Higher Education for its Mixed Race Future" by examining…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Ethnic Diversity, Adolescents, College Attendance
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Wallace, Maria F. G., Ed.; Bazzul, Jesse, Ed.; Higgins, Marc, Ed.; Tolbert, Sara, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2022
This open access edited volume invites transdisciplinary scholars to re-vision science education in the era of the Anthropocene. The collection assembles the works of educators from many walks of life and areas of practice together to help reorient science education toward the problems and peculiarities associated with the geologic times many call…
Descriptors: Climate, Science Education, Communities of Practice, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Nicolaides, Aliki, Ed.; Eschenbacher, Saskia, Ed.; Buergelt, Petra T., Ed.; Gilpin-Jackson, Yabome, Ed.; Welch, Marguerite, Ed.; Misawa, Mitsunori, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2022
This handbook offers an expanded discourse on transformative learning by making the turn into new passageways to explore the phenomenon of transformation. It curates diverse discourses, knowledges and practices of transformation, in ways that both includes and departs from the adult learning mainstay of transformative learning and adult education.…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Critical Theory, Freedom, Creativity
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Chu, Zhaohui – Palgrave Macmillan, 2022
This book explores the reforms sweeping China's educational sector. Traditionally dominated by rote learning, China's educational system has increasingly been criticized by the rising middle class for failing to foster creativity, for arbitrary placement of students, and for fostering regional inequities. Reforms to make Chinese education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Psychological Patterns, Social Change
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Waghid, Yusef; Waghid, Faiq; Terblanche, Judith; Waghid, Zayd – Palgrave Macmillan, 2021
This book analyses the narratives of four academics who consider themselves post-structuralist. Grounded in the work of major thinkers in post-structuralism, these narratives reflect on higher education as a community of scholars without community. The authors highlight what specifically motivates their pedagogical affirmations and orientations,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Personal Narratives, Communities of Practice
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Morley, Dawn A., Ed.; Jamil, Md Golam, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2021
This open access book critiques real world learning across both the curriculum and extracurricular activities. Drawing on disciplines as diverse as business, health, fashion, sociology and geography, the editors and authors employ a cross-disciplinary approach to examine how this concept is being applied in higher education. Divided into three…
Descriptors: College Instruction, College Curriculum, Extracurricular Activities, Experiential Learning
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Larsen, Ellen; Allen, Jeanne Maree – Palgrave Macmillan, 2021
Drawing upon data from an Australian study, this book gives voice to beginning teachers navigating their way through their first year of teaching and discovering what it means to be professional learners. The chapters within provide rich insights into the ways in which beginning teachers make sense of the new and challenging experiences they face…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Beginning Teachers, Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes
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O'Connor, Pat, Ed.; White, Kate, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2021
This book examines persistent gender inequality in higher education, and asks what is preventing change from occurring. The editors and contributors argue that organizational resistance to gender equality is the key explanation; reflected in the endorsement of discourses such as excellence, choice, distorted intersectionality, revitalized…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Sex Fairness, Higher Education, Organizational Culture
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Waters, Johanna; Brooks, Rachel – Palgrave Macmillan, 2021
This book explores questions around the meaning and significance of international student migration. Framed in relation to the mobilities -- and immobilities -- of international students, the book highlights various key themes emerging from the rich interdisciplinary scholarship in this area, including socio-economic diversification in mobile…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Socioeconomic Status, Student Diversity
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Thomas, Dave S. P., Ed.; Arday, Jason, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2021
This book provides a forensic and collective examination of pre-existing understandings of structural inequalities in Higher Education Institutions. Going beyond the current understandings of causal factors that promote inequality, the editors and contributors illuminate the dynamic interplay between historical events and discourse and more…
Descriptors: Diversity, Equal Education, Correlation, Educational History
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Lybeck, Rick – Palgrave Macmillan, 2020
This book explores tensions between "critical social justice" and what the author terms "white justice as fairness" in public commemoration of Minnesota's US-Dakota War of 1862. First, the book examines a regional "white public pedagogy" demanding "objectivity" and "balance" in…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Racial Bias, Whites, American Indian History
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Anderson, Noel S.; Nieves, Lisette – Palgrave Macmillan, 2020
This book disrupts the false dichotomy of college versus career by showing how young people and the programs created to serve them integrate the worlds of college and career readiness as students work to learn against the odds and strive toward lives that matter to them. Work-based learning at each stage of the K-college experience is crucial to…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Workplace Learning, Case Studies
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Shelton, Stephanie Anne, Ed.; Sieben, Nicole, Eds. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2020
This collection weaves together the personal narratives of a group of diverse scholars in academia in order to reflect on the ways that grief and hope matter for those situated within higher education. Each chapter explores a unique aspect of grief and loss, from experiencing a personal tragedy such as the loss of a loved one, to national and…
Descriptors: Grief, Psychological Patterns, Higher Education, Personal Narratives
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Sanger, Catherine Shea, Ed.; Gleason, Nancy W., Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2020
This open access book offers pioneering insights and practical methods for promoting diversity and inclusion in higher education classrooms and curricula. It highlights the growing importance of international education programs in Asia and the value of understanding student diversity in a changing, evermore interconnected world. The book explores…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Global Approach, Higher Education, Liberal Arts
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