Cultures and Change in Higher Education by Paul Trowler
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Cultures and Change in Higher Education
By Paul Trowler

Cultures and Change in Higher Education

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Cultures and Change in Higher Education by Paul Trowler

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This book describes a number of approaches to understanding cultures in higher education and pays particular attention to cultures and cultural construction at the departmental level.It provides practical applications for anyone interested in enhancing teaching and learning in higher education. New data, particularly from the South African context, are used to illustrate points about change processes in higher education. A new theory about cultures of teaching and learning at the departmental level in universities is proposed. It is written in an accessible form and includes a number of vignettes from a variety of sources.The book describes approaches to understanding cultures in higher education and pays 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 the book.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403948533
ISBN-10: 1403948534
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 12mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 20-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Paul Trowler

Enhancing Learning, Teaching, Assessment and Curriculum in Higher Education by Paul Trowler Enhancing Learning, Teaching, Assessment and Curriculum in Higher Education, Paperback (March 2009)

Higher education is a particularly complex site for enhancement initiatives. This book offers those involved in change a coherent conceptual overview of enhancement approaches, of the change context, and of the probable interactions between them.

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Author Biography - 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.

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