Changing Identities in Higher Education

With its original, dialogic form and varied content, this book is of interest to all those concerned in current debates about the state and nature of higher education today and those interested in questions of identity.

Changing Identities in Higher Education

In this timely and innovative book scholars from Europe, the UK, North America and Australia, explore their own sense of identity, reflecting both on their research and scholarly interests, and their work experiences. Taking the form of a debate, Changing Identities in Higher Education helps to widen the contemporary space for debates on the future of higher education itself. The book is split into three parts: part one presents a set of essays each on a set of identities within higher education (academic, student, administrative/managerial and educational developers). part two includes responses to Part one from authors speaking from their own professional and scholarly identity perspective part three illustrates perspectives on the identities of students, provided by students themselves. With its original, dialogic form and varied content, this book is of interest to all those concerned in current debates about the state and nature of higher education today and those interested in questions of identity. It makes especially useful reading for students of higher education, lecturers in training, academics and managers alike.

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Changing Identities in Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Ronald Barnett, Roberto Di Napoli
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-12 - Publisher: Routledge

In this timely and innovative book scholars from Europe, the UK, North America and Australia, explore their own sense of identity, reflecting both on their research and scholarly interests, and their work experiences. Taking the form of a debate, Changing Identities in Higher Education helps to widen the contemporary space
Academic and Professional Identities in Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Celia Whitchurch, George Gordon
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-04 - Publisher: Routledge

The latest volume in the Routledge International Studies in Higher Education Series, Academic and Professional Identities in Higher Education: The Challenges of a Diversifying Workforce, reviews the implications of new forms of academic and professional identity, which have emerged largely as a result of a broadening disciplinary base and increasing
Reconstructing Identities in Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: Celia Whitchurch
Categories: EDUCATION
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Routledge

"Drawing on studies conducted in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, this book focuses on a growing number of staff who undertake roles associated with broadly based projects that have emerged in higher education institutions, including student life and welfare, widening participation, learning support, community partnership, research and
Academic Identities in Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Linda Evans, Jon Nixon
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-23 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Academic identity is continually being formed and reformed by the institutional, socio-cultural and political contexts within which academic practitioners operate. In Europe the impact of the 2008 economic crisis and its continuing aftermath accounts for many of these changes, but the diverse cultures and histories of different regions are also
Organizing Academic Work in Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Liudvika Leišytė, Uwe Wilkesmann
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-14 - Publisher: Routledge

Organizing Academic Work in Higher Education explores how managers influence teaching, learning and academic identities and how new initiatives in teaching and learning change the organizational structure of universities. By building on organizational studies and higher education studies literatures, Organizing Academic Work in Higher Education offers a unique perspective, presenting