Post-Secondary Education

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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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No Place to Learn

Why Universities Aren't Working

UBC Press

Arguing that too much emphasis is placed on specialized research and too little on teaching, this book contends that students seeking higher education in Canada are being short-changed.

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Pursuing Academic Freedom

"Free and Fearless"?

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A collection of essays that calls into question the discrepancy between theory and reality in academic freedom

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Academic Freedom and the Inclusive University

UBC Press

Lively, impassioned and informed, these essays provide insight into the relationship between academic freedom and the inclusive university.

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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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