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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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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. 

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. 

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. 

Conversations to Change Teaching

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. 

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.

Using Digital Video in Initial Teacher Education

A research-based yet highly practical exploration of using digital video within both HEI- and school-based teacher education, suitable for primary and secondary programmes.

Understanding Feedback

A critical exploration for teacher educators

A critical exploration of assessment and feedback for teacher educators and all those involved in giving and receiving feedback within the education sector.

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. 

The Higher Education Personal Tutor’s and Advisor’s Companion

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.

Effective Personal Tutoring in Higher Education

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

English for Academic Purposes

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.

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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.

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. 

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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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. 

 

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.