Theory and Method in Higher Education Research Vol: 1


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Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781785602870
Published:
29 Sep 2015
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
352 pages - 152 x 229 x 23mm
Series:
Theory and Method in Higher Education Research

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Higher education research is a developing field internationally, which is attracting more and more researchers from a great variety of disciplinary backgrounds within and beyond higher education institutions. As such, it is an arena within which a wide range of theories, methods and methodologies is being applied. Theory and Method in Higher Education Research I contains contemporary contributions to international debates regarding the application and development of theory and methodology in researching higher education.
The Use of Institutional Theory in Higher Education Research. The Role of Political and Policy Studies in Higher Education Policy Research. Evaluative Research in Higher Education Policy Analysis. Event History Analysis: A Primer for Higher Education Researchers. Efficiency in Higher Education: Requirements, Theory, Methods and Decision Areas. Three Methods, Four Different Outcomes! How to Test the Reliability and Validity of a Graduate Survey Competence Scale. The Change Laboratory in Higher Education: Research-Intervention using Activity Theory. What Works? A Critique of Appreciative Inquiry as a Research Method/ology. Images in Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Exploring Doctoral Examiner Judgements through the Lenses of Habermas and Epistemic Cognition. Theorising Academic Development As an Academic Discipline? Exploring Academic Developers’ Ways of Knowing, Theorising and Use of Methods. Theorising Inequality: Two-Dimensional Participatory Justice and Higher Education Research. A Normative Framework or an Emerging Theory? The Capability Approach in Higher Education Research. Engineering Phenomenography. The Narrative Approach in Higher Education Research. Copyright page. Theory and Method in Higher Education Research. Editorial introduction. Theory and Method in Higher Education Research. Theory and Method in Higher Education Research. List of Contributors.
The first volume of Theory and Method in Higher Education Research, edited by Jeroen Huisman and Malcolm Tight, is an important contribution to the body of pedagogical literature. The volume focuses on researchers’ engagement with theory and contemporary utilization of methods in educational research. [...] Theory and Method in Higher Education Research: Volume 1 is a must have for anyone with an interest in contemporary theoretical perspectives, epistemological advancement, and methodological approaches in higher education research.

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