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.
Ideal for lecturers new to delivering higher education, organised to cover the teaching and research requirements of the new Academic Professional Apprenticeship.
An essential text for all academics highlighting the importance of staff having focused conversations about teaching, to build individual and team capacity and to bring about institutional change.
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.
A clear and concise introduction to transnational higher education, drawing on research, current sector guidance and policy.
Workable evidence-informed strategies and interventions for higher education staff seeking to improve student mental health and well-being.
An essential text for all academics within higher education (HE) who have a personal tutoring role.
A Handbook for Students
Essential reading for all international students studying for a British qualification at university, providing a clear guide to researching and producing a well presented and cohesive piece of academic writing.
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.
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.
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.
An essential and concise read for all those involved in teaching and learning in higher education, looking at best practice to support student transition to university.
A Student’s Guide to Well-being at University and Beyond
Student life can be overwhelming, and it is not surprising that you might struggle to cope sometimes. This book guides you through your student journey with simple and effective strategies to help you take ownership of your mental health and stay in control.
Translating Theory into Practice to Improve Student Success
Stories of practice, with critical insights, from a range of higher education practitioners and settings providing professional learning and development for personal tutors and academic advisors.