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Our Higher Education books provide a scholarly and practical entry point for academics into key areas of higher education practice. All the books are informed by recent research, critiqued by the authors, and raise critical questions for practice. They explore individual topics or issues in depth, encourage readers to engage with ideas and examples of practice from beyond their immediate context, and challenge them to look at their own work and to identify ways in which they can build their own professional practice.

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Anti-racism in Education

Stories of Growing Activism

A powerful and challenging book comprising stories of anti-racist action by higher education scholars including researchers and teachers at various stages of their careers. Aimed at and relevant for anyone involved in education, it encourages reflection on the tolerance of racist structures and strategies to help enact positive change.

Bias-aware Teaching, Learning and Assessment

With the spotlight on diversity and inclusion, this book offers university teachers informed and practical strategies for raising awareness of bias in teaching, learning and assessment practices and provides approaches to eliminate, limit and mitigate the negative effects of bias on university students.

Co-creating Learning and Teaching

Towards relational pedagogy in higher education

Offers a unique perspective in bringing together the concept of co-creation with relational pedagogy within higher education learning and teaching. Highlights the benefits of classroom-level, relational, dialogic pedagogy and co-creation, with examples of practice and practical guidance.

Coaching Young People for Leadership

How to develop young people's leadership potential and ambitions though a three-stage coaching model that is simple, effective and measurable.

A Concise Guide to Lecturing in Higher Education and the Academic Professional Apprenticeship

Ideal for lecturers new to delivering higher education, organised to cover the teaching and research requirements of the new Academic Professional Apprenticeship. 

Creative Pedagogy

A Handbook for HE Professionals

Enables lecturers in higher education to understand and develop creative pedagogy techniques, engaging diverse learners to become creators of their own futures.

Critical Approaches to Online Learning

An essential read for all those involved in teaching and learning in higher education with the pivot to fully online - made urgent by Covid-19 - but also drawing on best practice to rethink the role of digital more broadly in the social practices of university learning and teaching. 

Developing Your Expertise as a SENCo

Leading Inclusive Practice

Equips SENCOs and aspiring SENCOs to engage in high level continuing professional development activity associated with studying for mandatory qualifications, and supports critical and innovative practice and career progression. 

Digital Learning, Teaching and Assessment for HE and FE Practitioners

A timely new text, fully up to date and relevant for both HE and FE practitioners. It recognises the increasing importance of designing appropriate online learning and teaching, and the need for all those involved in education to fully embrace digital skills and capabilities. 

Effective Personal Tutoring in Higher Education

An essential text for all academics within higher education (HE) who have a personal tutoring role.

Enabling Critical Pedagogy in Higher Education

An essential introduction to critical pedagogy for all those working within higher education, re-examining the concept and exploring its practical application at an institutional level, within the curriculum, within assessment, through learning and teaching, and in the spaces in-between. 

Engaging in Transnational Education

By Karen Smith Edited by Joy Jarvis

A clear and concise introduction to transnational higher education, drawing on research, current sector guidance and policy. 

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Developing Your Expertise as a SENCo

Leading Inclusive Practice

Equips SENCOs and aspiring SENCOs to engage in high level continuing professional development activity associated with studying for mandatory qualifications, and supports critical and innovative practice and career progression. 

Police Problem Solving Models and Theories

A critical introduction to key concepts underpinning problem-solving models and theories seen in everyday policing, encouraging critical thinking and ethical decision making for students and officers of the future.

Creative Pedagogy

A Handbook for HE Professionals

Enables lecturers in higher education to understand and develop creative pedagogy techniques, engaging diverse learners to become creators of their own futures.

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Universal Design for Learning

A Critical Approach

Edited by Nicola Martin and Mike Wray Series edited by Joy Jarvis and Karen Smith

The what, why, and how of Universal Design for Learning in higher education post-2020.

Evidencing Teaching Achievements in Higher Education

Explores how to evidence teaching achievements, and the implications of this for the status of HE teaching, as well as individual careers, before suggesting practical and demonstrable ways forward for individuals and institutions.