Theory and Method in Higher Education Research Vol: 6

Jeroen Huisman
Ghent University, Belgium

Malcolm Tight
Lancaster University, UK

Product Details
09 Nov 2020
Emerald Publishing Limited
240 pages - 152 x 229mm
Theory and Method in Higher Education Research


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 are being applied. 

This volume of Theory and Method in Higher Education Research contains analyses and discussions of, amongst others, relational working, corpus linguistics, data dialogues, instrumental variables, participatory pedagogy, diverse participation, policy discourse, quality management and knowledge structures of research.
Chapter 1. Theorising practices of Relational Working across the boundaries of higher education; Catherine Hasted and Brett Bligh
Chapter 2. Uses of Corpus Linguistics in Higher Education Research: an adjustable lens; Sian Alsop, Virginia King, Genie Giaimo and Xiaoyu Xu
Chapter 3. Dialogues with Data: generating theoretical insights from research on practice in higher education; Riikka Hofmann
Chapter 4. The Use of Instrumental Variables in Higher Education Research; Kata Orosz, Viorel Proteasa and Daniela Craciun
Chapter 5. Participatory Pedagogy and artful inquiry: partners in researching the student experience; Stephane Farenga
Chapter 6. Rolling out the mat: a talanoa on talanoa as a higher education research methodology; Pearl Hindley, Nancy November, Sean Sturm and Ema Wolfgramm-Foliaki
Chapter 7. Rethinking Diversity: combining Sen and Bourdieu to critically unpack higher education participation and persistence; Sarah O'Shea
Chapter 8. Deleuzian Approaches to Researching Student Experience in Higher Education; Mona Sakr
Chapter 9. Investigating policy processes and discourses in higher education: the theoretical complementarities of Bernstein's pedagogic device and critical discourse studies; Sarah Horrod
Chapter 10. Framing Theory for Higher Education Research; Queenie Lam
Chapter 11. Research into Quality Assurance and Quality Management in Higher Education; Malcolm Tight
Chapter 12. The Knowledge Structures of Research on Higher Education and its Impact on Policy, Practice and Society; Vassiliki Papatsiba and Eliel Cohen
Jeroen Huisman is Professor of Higher Education in the Department of Sociology, Ghent University, Belgium. His most recent (co-edited) books include 25 years of transformations of higher education systems in post/Soviet countries (Palgrave, 2018) and Policy analysis of structural reforms in higher education: Processes and outcomes (Palgrave, 2017).  

Malcolm Tight is Professor of Higher Education in the Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University, UK. His main research interest is in the development of higher education research. His recent publications include Researching Higher Education (Open University Press, second edition, 2012) and Higher Education Research: the developing field (Bloomsbury, 2018).

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