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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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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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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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St. Clair, Ralf – Palgrave Macmillan, 2020
This book explores the implications of centering learning in university leadership. While a range of external and internal factors push contemporary higher education leaders towards a reactive and transactional style, the author argues that placing learning at the centre of the decision-making process orients this leadership in values. Illustrated…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership Styles, Student Centered Learning, College Administration
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Parson, Laura, Ed.; Ozaki, C. Casey, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2020
This book is the first of three edited volumes designed to reconceptualize teaching and learning in higher education through a critical lens, with this inaugural publication focusing on the fundamentals behind the experience. Chapter authors explore recent research on the cognitive science behind teaching and learning, dispel myths on the process,…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Equal Education, Higher Education, Educational Research
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Turcan, Romeo V., Ed.; Reilly, John E., Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2020
This book explores the extent to which populism and the populist agenda is influencing curriculum content and learning methods in higher education. Against a background of increasing inequalities and a rising tide of nationalism and populism, this book raises concerns that populism -- and its various manifestations -- represents a grave challenge…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Political Attitudes, Problem Based Learning, Case Studies
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Palmer, Robert T., Ed.; Preston, DeShawn, Ed.; Assalone, Amanda, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2019
This book aims to help expand the pipeline for executive leaders at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs), where there is a high turnover in leadership, particularly among HBCUs. The editors and their contributors examine leadership at MSIs from an anti-deficit approach and create and add to the scholarly discourse around effective leadership…
Descriptors: Minority Serving Institutions, Minority Group Students, Black Colleges, Leadership Responsibility
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Harwood, Valerie; Murray, Nyssa – Palgrave Macmillan, 2019
This book introduces critical cultural social marketing and adapts these techniques for use in the promotion of educational futures in communities and places where there is educational disadvantage. An approach that builds on the discipline of social marketing, the authors describe the promotion of education as underpinned by a commitment to…
Descriptors: Marketing, Social Change, Cultural Influences, Student Diversity
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Arday, Jason, Ed.; Mirza, Heidi Safia, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2018
This book reveals the roots of structural racism that limit social mobility and equality within Britain for Black and ethnicised students and academics in its inherently white Higher Education institutions. It brings together both established and emerging scholars in the fields of Race and Education to explore what institutional racism in British…
Descriptors: Race, Higher Education, Racial Discrimination, Racial Bias
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Gray, Tonia, Ed.; Mitten, Denise, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2018
This Handbook serves as a starting point for critical analysis and discourse about the status of women in outdoor learning environments (OLEs). Women choose to participate actively in outdoors careers, many believing the profession is a level playing field and that it offers alternatives to traditional sporting activities. They enter outdoor…
Descriptors: Females, Outdoor Education, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries
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Milana, Marcella, Ed.; Webb, Sue, Ed.; Holford, John, Ed.; Waller, Richard, Ed.; Jarvis, Peter, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2018
This Handbook provides a wide-ranging frame of reference for researching adult and lifelong education and learning. With contributions from scores of established and newer scholars from six continents, the volume covers a diverse range of geopolitical and social territories across the world. Drawing on the multiple heritages that underpin research…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Lifelong Learning, Global Approach
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