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Roij, Azril Bacal, Ed. – Emerald Publishing Limited, 2022
Providing a critical look at how it is possible for institutions of higher education to go beyond the institutional constraints that plague the neo-liberal university, the authors of this volume explore the powerful role of transformative university-based research and education. An emerging global network of concerned teachers and researchers who…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Neoliberalism, Transformative Learning, Educational Research
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Brown, Chris, Ed.; Malin, Joel R., Ed. – Emerald Publishing Limited, 2022
Across many countries, national, federal and district level governments are increasingly pursuing approaches to school improvement that seek to achieve so-called 'bottom-up' change. That is, improvements to teaching and learning that are generated by teachers, and subsequently shared horizontally and vertically within educational systems. Often…
Descriptors: Guides, Evidence Based Practice, Teaching Methods, Educational Improvement
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Mack, Kelly M., Ed.; Winter, Kate, Ed.; Soto, Melissa, Ed. – Emerald Publishing Limited, 2022
By the end of this decade, the U.S. economy will annually create hundreds of thousands of new jobs requiring a bachelor's degree in STEM fields, particularly computer science. This increasing need for computer scientists, coupled with an inconsistent agenda for managing dramatic shifts in the demographic landscape of higher education, compromises…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Equal Education, Higher Education
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Caputo, Andrea, Ed.; Lock, Deborah, Ed.; Hack-Polay, Dieu, Ed. – Emerald Publishing Limited, 2022
Taking forward the notion of the scholar without borders, "International Environments and Practices of Higher Education" provides a critical review of the teaching practices in higher education in international contexts. Sticky problems and debates about inclusivity, diversity, and cultural representation in the curriculum and classroom…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Criticism
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Baston, Michael A., Ed.; Bridglall, Beatrice L., Ed.; Nettles, Michael, Ed. – Emerald Publishing Limited, 2022
COVID-19 has exposed and exacerbated entrenched inequities spawned by the historical and structural reality of bigotry, prejudice, discrimination, and inequity in all forms, and at institutional and individual levels. It is perceived that higher education institutions also perpetuates these inequities, which is fuelled by prevailing…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Role, Role of Education, COVID-19
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Kauffman, James M., Ed. – Emerald Publishing Limited, 2022
Special education's future is threatened by anti-scientific sentiment and poor thinking about school reform. The devolution of special education has been caused by decades of illogical, destructive criticism and a focus on issues other than ensuring a free, appropriate public education (FAPE) for individuals with educational disabilities. Special…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Students with Disabilities
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Hayward, Geoff; Katartzi, Eugenia; Ertl, Hubert; Hoelscher, Michael – Emerald Publishing Limited, 2021
Policies to promote high participation in Higher Educations (HE) systems aim to deliver social justice and economic development through widening participation of under-represented groups. "Degrees of Success" provides a critical test of this through examination of participation and success of learners progressing to HE with a vocational…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Higher Education, Access to Education, Outcomes of Education