Post-Secondary Education

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First Class Support for College Students on the Autism Spectrum

Practical Advice for College Counselors and Educators

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

College students with autism can face many difficulties in adult life that can be overlooked as they strive for academic success. This book shows how college counselors and other staff can support students with autism in their everyday life, taking into consideration relationships, mental health, and independent living skills.

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Developing Identity, Strengths, and Self-Perception for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The BASICS College Curriculum

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical college curriculum helps students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to develop an understanding of their identity, self-perception and strengths and how to use this self-knowledge to succeed at college, in their social lives, and in their careers. It is an ideal textbook for ASD college programs or for student self-study.

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Independence, Social, and Study Strategies for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The BASICS College Curriculum

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical college curriculum for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder teaches independence, social, and study skills that empower the student and enable academic success. An ideal textbook for ASD college programs or for student self-study, this curriculum provides hands-on help in the areas that students with ASD need it most.

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By Degrees: The First Year

From care to university

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

This book tracks the progress of three groups of young people entering higher education from a background in local authority care and looks at the personal and financial support they received

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Post-Compulsory Education and the New Millennium

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book seeks to provide an up-to-date overview of the post-compulsory sector of education and analyse the current trends and policies likely to affect both teachers and teacher trainers.The contributors have established national and international reputations in the post-16 education field.

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Assessment in Higher Education

Student Learning, Teaching, Programmes and Institutions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book examines not only the assessment of student learning but the assessment of institutions, the programmes they offer, and the teaching they provide. It describes in detail the significant developments that have taken place over the last decade in the field, and clarifies the different meanings of the term assessment that are now in use.

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Policy and Practice in Higher Education

Reforming Norwegian Universities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Change in higher education policy reflects and transforms the relationship between the state, the higher education institution and the individual. Drawn from the perspectives of political science and sociology, this volume describes and analyses the interplay of factors at all three levels, using Norway as a case study.

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Experiential Learning Around the World

Employability and the Global Economy

Edited by Norman Evans
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This study explores the expansion of adult and experiential learning (APEL) around the world. The authors compare initiatives in their own countries, and their effectiveness at the levels of government, educational institutions, and employment. They highlight APEL's key role in the adaptation of higher education to the competitive global market.

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Reforming Higher Education

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Examining the relationship between higher education policy and the state, this book focuses on the ways in which the changing concepts of the nature of the state and its role have had an impact on the development of higher education policy in the last thirty years.

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Transforming Universities

Changing Patterns of Governance, Structure and Learning in Swedish Higher Education

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The formation of higher education policy is a political process, and a change in government can result in dramatic system reform. Transforming Universities shows how such changes can affect institutional conditions and academic working and values, using the highly politicized Swedish system as a case study.

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