Cultures and Change in Higher Education
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Cultures and Change in Higher Education : Theories and Practices

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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.show more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 138 x 212 x 14mm | 258.55g
  • Palgrave USA
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Gordonsville, United States
  • English
  • First.
  • 208 p.
  • 1403948534
  • 9781403948533
  • 607,668

About Paul Trowler

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.show more

Table of contents

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.- Endnote.- References.- Index.show more

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"It provides a refreshing voice in what is often a fairly turgid field". - John Brennan, CHERI, UKshow more